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Old 08-14-2008, 11:16 PM   #1
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Most Mind-blowing Cars in History

The new Camaro is impressive, no doubt about it. It will be a very good all around package. And some still don't believe that it will be possible to deliver at reasonable prices. But the cars that I am talking about are the ones that make you go "I can't believe that actually built that". The first car like this that comes to mind is the original Shelby Cobra. Big block in a tiny roadster. Engine, 4 wheels, 2 seats, and a shell of a body. Not much else.

What are some cars that you can think of? Old, new, doesn't matter. So long as the car (or truck) offers something that just doesn't seem possible. And no, extremely poor styling or performance doesn't count. These cars have to be . . . if not loved then at least respected.
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My sister's dentist's brother's cousin's housekeeper's dog-breeder's nephew sells coffee filters to the company that provides coffee to General Motors......
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:28 PM   #2
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I haven't really looked into it, but suparcars blow my mind. I'm talking about the S7, Enzo, CCX, and M1. I'm amazed by the angular designs and frequently wonder what inspired those shapes or made some crazy manufacturer decide to drop such a ridiculous motor in a car.
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:45 PM   #3
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i would have to say one of the current cars that would fit that category would have to be the Tesla Roadster 0-60 in 3.9

and of course the 2 most iconic american sports cars would be the 'Vette and Viper
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Old 08-14-2008, 11:48 PM   #4
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Old 08-15-2008, 12:23 AM   #5
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Old 08-15-2008, 12:38 AM   #6
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On the other end of the spectrum: The Aztek and SSR. As in it blows my mind that decisions that poor could have made it past the blue sky phrase, much less production.
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Old 08-15-2008, 12:42 AM   #7
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On the other end of the spectrum: The Aztek and SSR. As in it blows my mind that decisions that poor could have made it past the blue sky phrase, much less production.

Let see what else:

69 Chevy Camaro Z28

Mazda RX7

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Old 08-15-2008, 12:58 AM   #8
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Ferrari 355.

Beautiful styling
Pretty darn fast
heart thumping F1 inspired sound.

a thing of beauty.
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Old 08-15-2008, 11:35 AM   #9
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69 Charger R/T with the 426 Street HEMI.......hand down
Close, I'd prefer a 68, black on black.

Plus:

-Enzo Ferrari FXX
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Old 08-15-2008, 11:48 AM   #10
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Close, I'd prefer a 68, black on black.

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-Bugatti Veyron
-McLaren F1
I like your style

hmm, as an engineering marvel I say the

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Old 08-15-2008, 01:10 PM   #12
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Old 08-15-2008, 01:18 PM   #13
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chrysler's turbine car
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrysler_Turbine_Car

and the 1989 CCC
Chevy California Camaro

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/1989-c...ncept-car2.htm
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