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      02-12-2008, 02:29 PM   #1
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The realistic cars you always wished you'd owned...

Inspired by da Carlos talking about an old Escort Cossie he wanted I started thinking about the cars, real cars not super dream cars, that I'd wished I'd owned and still would like to...

I'm not talking Lambo's and Ferrari's and the like - the really desirable but relatively ordinary cars you'd have loved to have owned and still could given enough cash and garage space.

In no particular order:

Triumph TR6 - Always loved the square looks.
Austin Healey 3000 - sex on wheels.
Escort RS2000 - how can you not?.
Triumph Dolomite Sprint - I dunno I always wanted one.
Mazda RX-7 - one day I'm gonna own me one of those wankels.
Mini Cooper S - no not one of the new ones you heathens, a proper one.
Corvette Stingray - say about '68 although a Dodge Charger has an appeal too.

I could go on but I dont want to name every car going! Come on, what old car would you like to own? (or have owned)
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Escort RS Cosworth
Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth
Audi Quattro
Lancia Integrale
BMW E30 M3

...there are so many
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Audi Quattro, thats a good one, I'd have it on my list gladly... mmm Integrale - such a good looking car.

350Z tooooooo new.
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Let me add a few more:

Porsche 356 Speedster
Jaguar XK-E Series 1
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Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II
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Into a spotty adolescent, whereby I thought that the only car I ever wanted to own was a Lancia Beta Monte Carlo. (I still would like one of these unreliable rust buckets).

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Keep it up chaps, love the SD1 with the flags, for some reason I never wanted one but a Rover P3000 - different kettle of fish altogether!
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The main ones:

1985 Toyota Corolla GT - AE86 last of the Corolla rear wheel drive and now a cult drift car

BMW E30 M3 Evo - 2.5liter 4 cyln - a timeless classic

I still hope to acquire both one day.
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In the category of "Fun while they lasted"

1988 Honda CRX (when they were new......)

Toyota Celica GT4

V6 2.3 ltr Cortina Mk4

MGB V8

Triumph GT6

The original Toyota MR2

Any Fiat X1/9 (probably the most fun you can have with 4 wheels)
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The main ones:

1985 Toyota Corolla GT - AE86 last of the Corolla rear wheel drive and now a cult drift car

BMW E30 M3 Evo - 2.5liter 4 cyln - a timeless classic

I still hope to acquire both one day.
The AE86 are going up in value tenfold.


I think i will own an Escort Cosworth at some point, Hopefully
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e93, Rs4 B7, RS6 B8, C63 Amg..

RS6 B8 is first than C63 AMG than the rest ..
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