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Author Topic: 25 most beautiful cars  (Read 1124 times)

Offline Dare



"The
democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
who are
willing to work and give to those who would not."
--
Thomas
Jefferson

Offline John S

Re: 25 most beautiful cars
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2018, 03:22:46 PM »
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  • What a shame us members in Europe can't access the site with this list of beauties, Dare.  :(

    You'll just have to type up the whole list for us, Dare.  ;)

    With your one/two fat finger method we'll see you in a week.  :P  :D
    Racing is life - everything else is just waiting. (Steve McQueen)

    Offline Dare

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #2 on: July 27, 2018, 03:46:29 PM »
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  • The James Bond Astin Martin is there as expected. Several
    Ferrari's with one being the most expensive car in the world
    valued at 75 Million. Jag XKE. I'd go no but I'm losing my train
    of thought. You'll be there next year John

    "The
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."
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    Thomas
    Jefferson

    Offline cosworth151

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #3 on: July 27, 2018, 04:01:56 PM »
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  • In the commentary, he called Bond's DB5 a convertible.  :confused:
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Dare

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #4 on: July 27, 2018, 04:42:29 PM »
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  • In the commentary, he called Bond's DB5 a convertible.  :confused:


    I said that? Just kidding
    "The
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."
    --
    Thomas
    Jefferson

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #5 on: July 27, 2018, 05:36:21 PM »
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  • They included the recent Ford GT but not the original. They included the Citroen DS, but not the Cobra GT coupe. They did not include any Talbot-Lago aero from the '30's. They included the Ferrari 250 GTO with the truncated roof instead of the original fastback, the Lotus Esprit I like but the Saleen S7 not so much. And against my personal taste 4 Lamborghinis.  :DntKnw:
    Lonny

    Offline cosworth151

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #6 on: July 28, 2018, 11:32:13 PM »
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  • In the commentary, he called Bond's DB5 a convertible.  :confused:


    I said that? Just kidding

    Not you, Dare. The guy who wrote the captions under the pictures.

    If I were to pick a production Lotus, I'd have gone with a 60's Elan or Europa. I would have picked any of the 54 Vette's contemporary competitors (2 seat T-Bird, Kiaser Darrin or Nash Healey) ahead of it.

    My personal choice for most beautiful car ever: The 1931 Bugatti Type 41 Royale Victoria Cabriolet with coachwork by Weinberger.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Dare

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #7 on: July 28, 2018, 11:44:17 PM »
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  • Just  give me the Batmobile....I'll buy my own cape and mask
    "The
    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
    who are
    willing to work and give to those who would not."
    --
    Thomas
    Jefferson

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #8 on: July 29, 2018, 12:25:34 AM »
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  • I always loved the Europa. My college roommate had one for a while, what a great car. Isn't this better than a Citroen DS though?

    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/14018/lot/523/?category=list
    Lonny

    Offline John S

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #9 on: July 29, 2018, 12:37:29 PM »
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  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Lonny, to me that Talbot Lago looks more like an eggmobile.  ;)


    This gets my vote,  :yahoo: take a look at the shed space at the back.  :crazy: 
    Just right for blending in around the British countryside, - well Lincolnshire (and maybe Kent) anyway.  :D

    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24878/preview_lot/5190506/?category=list&length=50&page=1
    « Last Edit: July 29, 2018, 01:08:09 PM by John S »
    Racing is life - everything else is just waiting. (Steve McQueen)

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #10 on: July 29, 2018, 03:15:22 PM »
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  • That is a very nice station wagon, as we Yanks say, isn't it?
    Lonny

    Offline Calman

    Re: 25 most beautiful cars
    « Reply #11 on: August 15, 2018, 07:59:12 PM »
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  • "25 most beautiful .... "

    ....Oh Cars!!!

    Please excuse me, I umm, mis-read the heading and appear to be sitting in the wrong topic.  Excuse me, sorry, excuse me, let me past, where is the exit door???   :DD :DD :DD :DD :DD :DD :DD :DD :DD

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
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