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Offline BlackStarLine

Car Porn.
« on: January 05, 2016, 11:49:27 pm »
Considering people appear to be derailing the new tech thread with car imagery, I decided it would be more appropriate to have their own thread.

To begin with, I'll post some of my all time favourite machines.

Mercedes Benz 300SLR.
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Maserati 250F
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Mclaren MP4/4
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Offline Jynx

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2016, 11:23:13 am »
I removed my posts from the other topic. Sorry for derailing - I'll be more careful the next time.

I definitely prefer the classics. Don't like much the 1970s and the 1980s - too many edges. I do like, however, sport cars from the 1990s (I'd say mainly the Japanese models). As from contemporary, I like Audi - followed a bit their successes at Le Mans, and I do like their design - but I can't say there's something I'm particularly into.

Now, the pics.

Mercedes 300SL, 1954

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Jaguar E-Type, 1961

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Ferrari 250 GTO, 1962

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Ford GT40, 1964

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Lamborghini Miura, 1966

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Lancia Stratos, 1973

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Chevrolet Corvette, 1984

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Toyota AE86, 1986

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Nissan Skyline R34, 1999

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Volkswagen W12, 2001

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Audi R18, 2011

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Plymouth Superbird, 1970

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Ferrari Testarossa, 1988

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McLaren F1, 1992

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Dodge Viper, 2002

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Audi R8, 2006 (?)

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I'll add a few more, 'cause why not, after all?

Alfa Giulia GTA, 1965

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Ferrari 330 P4, 1967

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Offline BlackStarLine

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2016, 09:48:58 pm »
That Superbird is actually a Roadrunner. The logo on the wing gives it away.

Lord Ignatz

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Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2016, 03:17:59 pm »
I definitely prefer the classics. Don't like much the 1970s and the 1980s - too many edges. I do like, however, sport cars from the 1990s (I'd say mainly the Japanese models). As from contemporary, I like Audi - followed a bit their successes at Le Mans, and I do like their design - but I can't say there's something I'm particularly into.

I'll add a few more, 'cause why not, after all?

Alfa Giulia GTA, 1965

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Ferrari 330 P4, 1967

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I LOVE Alfa Romeo. My dad had an Alfa Romeo Sprint 1.7 Quadrifoglio Verde.

Like this one
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It's a typical late 80's car with a lot of edges (not as edgy as a Volvo or a Mercedes-Benz), but I loved that car when I was a kid.
Unfortunately, my dad sold it when I was a teenager, so I never drove it.



That Ferrari 330 P4 you posted is very interesting and quite hard to manufacture since it requires a lot of metal bending.
(Such extreme deformations make the metal sheets very thin in some points and create a lot of weak spots in the body panels, which would be unacceptable by today's safety standards.)

Offline Jynx

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2016, 04:37:55 pm »
I definitely prefer the classics. Don't like much the 1970s and the 1980s - too many edges. I do like, however, sport cars from the 1990s (I'd say mainly the Japanese models). As from contemporary, I like Audi - followed a bit their successes at Le Mans, and I do like their design - but I can't say there's something I'm particularly into.

I'll add a few more, 'cause why not, after all?

Alfa Giulia GTA, 1965

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Ferrari 330 P4, 1967

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I LOVE Alfa Romeo. My dad had an Alfa Romeo Sprint 1.7 Quadrifoglio Verde.

Like this one
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It's a typical late 80's car with a lot of edges (not as edgy as a Volvo or a Mercedes-Benz), but I loved that car when I was a kid.
Unfortunately, my dad sold it when I was a teenager, so I never drove it.



That Ferrari 330 P4 you posted is very interesting and quite hard to manufacture since it requires a lot of metal bending.
(Such extreme deformations make the metal sheets very thin in some points and create a lot of weak spots in the body panels, which would be unacceptable by today's safety standards.)

I didn't absolutely know about that Alfa. It certainly looks interesting - it reminded me of another one of my favourites.
Lancia Delta HF Integrale, 1989

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That Ferrari is - I believe - their last stand in the endurance scene. It's mostly famous for the win at the 24h of Daytona in 1967. It was certainly extreme, and certainly not mass produced (4 models in total? Or something like that).

Offline BlackStarLine

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2016, 07:36:22 pm »
Ah, the Delta Integrale... One of the best rally cars ever built. Worth a lot of money these days, last I heard they were going for 20k plus.

Lord Ignatz

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Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2016, 07:52:50 pm »
Speaking of good rallye cars.

1964 Morris Mini Cooper S


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Offline BlackStarLine

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2016, 08:30:27 pm »
Oh indeed. The Mini Cooper was an amazing little machine. Here's a little known fact for you, Sir Stirling Moss's sister won a number of rallys in a Mini Cooper.

Offline Geocorn

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2016, 08:35:29 pm »
This car is one of my favorites, too bad it only exists as a concept. It's from Alfa Romeo
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Offline The Loli Assassin

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2016, 09:26:56 pm »
Reposting the Ford Mustang that never was, also a rally car.



http://jalopnik.com/the-1979-rsx-rally-concept-is-the-coolest-mustang-never-533416087
"A large [enemy] fleet has been [detected]. They are fifteen miles away and headed in our direction. They are believed to have four battleships, eight cruisers, and a number of destroyers. This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can." - Ernest E. Evans, Commander, USS Johnston (DD-557)

Offline FALprofessional

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2016, 12:41:57 am »
Considering people appear to be derailing the new tech thread with car imagery, I decided it would be more appropriate to have their own thread.

To begin with, I'll post some of my all time favourite machines.

Mercedes Benz 300SLR.
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Maserati 250F
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Mclaren MP4/4
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Thank you!

I was going to get around to making a thread for everything car related, but I chose to start with science and technology. Nice to see the reins being pickup, so the science and technology thread can be about what it is suppose to be about.

Again, thanks!

Let get this goin' where the rubber meets the road . . . The Treads!  8)

As an aside, I noticed the classics are quite the favorite. Don't get me wrong, the Mercedes Benz 300SLR is a beaut, but come on. Show the modern automotive engineers some lovin', too. Or not. Truly, whatever fits your pre-fer-anananance. Anyway, I shall be back to dominate the automotive realm in due time.

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And, I am back.

U WANT GOOD LOOKING CARS?

... I derailed the topic, didn't I?

Somewhat, but cars are always welcome. Feel free to add more. I see you favor more of the classics. I'll counter you with the other side of the spectrum: contemporary.

BMW i8
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Lamborghini Veneno
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McLaren P1
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Acura NSX
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Yes, it is back!

Koenigsegg Agera R
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Lykan Hypersport
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AKA Big Bucks-a-lot

Ferrari Enzo
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It is always nice to have an Enzo.  8)

Volkswagen W12, 2001

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Mm, the W12. I forgot about that bad boy. Nice, nice, nice.

Updated: January 07, 2016, 02:41:25 am

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Oh indeed. The Mini Cooper was an amazing little machine. Here's a little known fact for you, Sir Stirling Moss's sister won a number of rallys in a Mini Cooper.

No, no, no. This is how you properly use a Mini.
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This car is one of my favorites, too bad it only exists as a concept. It's from Alfa Romeo
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Very nice, but this one is all too real.
Alfa Romeo 4C
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Yet, more offerings.

Lotus Evora
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Wiesmann GT MF5
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Tesla Roadster Sport
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The inception of Tesla.

Noble M600
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Joss JT1
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Gumpert Apollo S
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Bertone Mantide


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It is no concept. This is called reality.

TVR Sagaris
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Yes, the Russians like their pearlescent paint. Who wouldn't?

Rossion Q1
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American Street-Legal Speed Demons

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG 003
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A GT3 race car for the family man who needs to pickup groceries on the way home from a long, hard track day.

Saleen S5S Raptor
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Dodge SRT Viper ACR
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Hennessey Venom GT (Significantly modified Lotus Exige)
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The fastest sports car in the world: The Record-Setting Sprint
Here is Hennessey's 2016 concept for the Hennessey Venom F5:
Hennessey Venom F5


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Mosler MT900S
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Saleen S7
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Lord Ignatz

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Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2016, 10:51:19 am »
No, no, no. This is how you properly use a Mini.
Mr. Bean
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Haha, I expected that one. *thumbs up*




Groshonee

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Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2016, 08:35:50 pm »
Holden Hurricane. This thing is weeeeird.

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Offline Geocorn

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2016, 02:26:15 pm »
An Australian company making something that weird? Usually it's the US that shows off like that lol

Offline WeAreTheMeta

Re: Car Porn.
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2016, 02:28:25 pm »
Holden Hurricane. This thing is weeeeird.

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Weird maybe, but so much style!

Elvis Strunk [Aug 10, 2016, 12:40:11 am]:   Meta is eternally a loli~
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