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  1. Detroitgator

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    217... crazy
     
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    Amazing, a place where people know how to move the fck over when not passing
     
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      It's a good thing. Those guys were probably going 140 mph faster than the other cars toward the end of that video. Real easy to squash someone.
       
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        Got to drive a friend’s Tesla yesterday. Very cool. 100% changed my mind regarding auto-driving technology/ability.

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          Just curious if there are any major noticeable driving characteristics that stood out? I understand that the electric motors apply instant torque for acceleration if needed?
           
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          Well, I dont really have any comparison. 0 to 60 in under 3 seconds is shockingly impressive and puts a smile on your face, especially doing it with absolute ease and in pure silence. The entire “dashboard” is that computer display in the pic. It’s crazy how much you can control with just the app from your phone. I’ve always thought driverless cars would never happen. It did it, in moderate traffic, on a typical road. The one problem it cant figure out is a red light, unless there was a car already stopped at it.
           
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              Amazing? No it is idiotic for men with tiny penises to be out there driving 200 mph in the same roads as families.

              Look I've had high speed driving courses. I've hit the apexes within two inches, studies all the true apexes, deep/lates, earlies, at speeds that aren't really safe.

              That is nothing sort of gross recklessness.

              If those fvkkers want to kill themselves then go rent a track. They obviously have the money to do it.
               
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                Lets go another way.

                What are your top 3 dream cars?
                porsche 356
                old mercedes 220d (w sunroof) (I don't know why really... friend had one and I loved it)
                67 Karmann Ghia vert

                Top 3 truck/utility vehicles?
                Diesel Pajero/Montero
                Pretty much every Landcruiser, diesel of course
                Diesel Hilux quadcab
                 
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                  You’re my dad on the cars, I drove all your trucks except Montero in Afghanistan.

                  I have a Ukrainian friend who wanted to give me a Porsche 912
                   
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                    Was she hot? …...The car I mean(stolen):lol:
                     
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                    :lol: No. He was actually living in Vero at the time (had a business at the airport in Sebastian) and had bought it in mint condition from a really, really, old couple. He had a very specific reason for wanting me to have it and I had a very specific reason for not being able to take it.... but can you imagine no AC here in Florida?
                     
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                    Porsche 917
                    Ford GT40
                    McLaren F1
                     
                    • Detroitgator

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                      3244E5A0-68DA-4E4A-96CD-B407F59144FE.jpeg Saw this around where I live... still has original split rear window = $$$$
                       
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                        trucks/suvs?

                        that's just what your help drives, huh?
                         
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                        doublecab vw truck say 67ish

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                        Pug 404
                        Volvo 240d
                        Any CJ or Wrangler, but everyone thinks those are cool, right?

                        Anything the Top Gear original crew might take on a safari torture test, except British shyt.
                         
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                          A little more contemporary, but have you seen the Ford vans or Mitsu Fuso crew cab converted to 4x4 rv/camper?
                           
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                            Yup, like those too of course.

                            @BNAG8R mocks me.
                             
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                              Those are for daily's …..however if I had to choose maybe a LandCruiser of some sort for an SUV or maybe the new TrailHawk with the HellCat(707hp) motor

                              Truck would have to be this.....
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