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Old 08-12-2014, 10:52 AM   #1
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Unlimited funds just deposited in your checking account...

What car do you buy today?

Ferrari for me. Since I knew what cars were.

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Old 08-12-2014, 11:23 AM   #2
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Old 08-12-2014, 11:30 AM   #3
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Boxster gts, cayman gt4

And a c4s to kart the kids around.

And buy a **************** load of apple / tesla shares haha
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Old 08-12-2014, 11:46 AM   #4
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Old 08-12-2014, 12:23 PM   #5
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As I have a Boxster the first vehicle I would want would be a new suv. Something that works year round. Then I would need a 3 car garage. My needs are simple.....G.

PS The first time I read your title I thought scam....!
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Old 08-12-2014, 12:30 PM   #6
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For sure a shiny new Boxster for those great summer days along with a really nice Merc for those not so sunny days and then a big SUV for our Canadian winters. And about 6 garages so have lots of room to add along the way!
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Old 08-12-2014, 12:30 PM   #7
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Oh, easy one. this for sure:

Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

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Old 08-12-2014, 12:59 PM   #8
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A new 2014 Boxster S and a new Ford Ranger.
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:05 PM   #9
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918 and some Patron....perhaps an Aventador for me an the missus to drive to get groceries.

Seriously off cars if I won one of the big Powerball jackpots......I would build a Gym and teach Martial Arts to underprivileged kids under the stipulation that they get straight A's in school and set up college funds for many.
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:13 PM   #10
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Honestly car would be the last thing on my shopping list.

There's a $350 million super yacht anchored right outside the window I'm looking out from now. It's the 9th largest private yacht in the world. Owned by the Russian billionaire who owns Stoli vodka. It's called the Serene. He's less than a mile from Statue of Liberty for a day now. Floyd Mayweather was onboard for a party and posted pictures on his Instragram. Man that must be some babe magnet.

No, on second thought owning anything that expensive is not my style either.
Okay I'll just settle on a 458 Speciale as a daily driver. And McLaren P1 as my showing off car. Figure at least one will be running if I have two.
Full service warranty on both please.

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I would build my own American made Boxster type sports car. I'd hire some Lamborghini designers to do the exterior and hire some of the guys at Hennessey to whip up something for the engine.
Then I would hire a bunch of guys from Ohlins and former F1 and LeMans racers to help develop the car's suspension/handling. The interiors would be basic, no-nosense to cut down expense.
They would all be sold with Martini or Gulf liveries. They would be made with quality and not profit in mind. (you did say I had limitless funds right?)
Aftera short while I would start a racing series where only up an coming drivers with no outside sponsorship deals.
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Old 08-12-2014, 01:21 PM   #11
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I think I have seen that dingy ;-)

I was at Atlantis the day it opened way back, our company installed the Photo Processing equipment and I had to be there to make sure it ran. The Yachts outside were enormous...several had helicopters sitting on their own deck. Bill Gates was there and a couple of Arabs....not sure who as we were kept sequestered from all this elite money.....Someone told me that day the 12 largest privately owned Yachts in the world were there.
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Old 08-12-2014, 02:57 PM   #12
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A new 2014 Boxster S and a new Ford Ranger.
Sorry, no amount of money can buy a new Ranger. Not made for a few years now...

Love my '00. 220k on the odo and now, water pump. All day job.

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I have a 1993 Ford Ranger and my average cost to maintain it is the $20 oil change every year.
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Old 08-12-2014, 03:27 PM   #14
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I have a 1993 Ford Ranger and my average cost to maintain it is the $20 oil change every year.
In 14 years and 220k, I've done 5-6 clutches, some seals on front wheels and axel, brakes several times, and basic engine / exhaust sensors, leaf springs, and one valve spring. It's been a great truck. This WP is only $60 for lifetime, but will take half that lifetime warranty to swap it.
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Old 08-12-2014, 03:35 PM   #15
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My Ranger only has 140K on it but in the last 14 years I've had it (passed on to me from my dad) I've put on 1 fan belt, front brake pads, new tires, fuel pump. Extremely cheap to maintain and keep running. And reliable as can be. Love it ! One drawback is the 4 cylinder lack of power. Going up hill with the AC on is like a 85 yr old woman with a walker.
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Pay for a 986 custom job with a 3 seat layout like the Mclaren F1. Then fill a garage end to end with one of every 2 seat drop top porsche ever made. 914s, boxster, carrera gts, 918, 718, 550, all the goodies.
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Old 08-12-2014, 03:50 PM   #17
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918 is one damn sexy car!!

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Old 08-12-2014, 04:12 PM   #18
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Ironic

I have a 94 Explorer Limited 4X4 , just keeps going and going.Great old vehicle
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Old 08-12-2014, 04:29 PM   #19
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Ferrari fxx and a gt3 RS made for the track, sounds like it should be on the track, but street legal. A big ass garage to sit back and stare and listen.
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Old 08-12-2014, 04:33 PM   #20
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What car do you buy today?
A 1967 MGB..........white, with wire wheels.

Including a mechanic named "Nigel".

Just sayin'.............

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