ATaylor-Jones
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12/29/15
8:56 AM
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Check out my Opposite Lock post on the Visa Mille Piste, it touched upon this and some of the other crazy development cars; Read more

9/12/15
5:22 PM
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How about one of only 4,000 Peugeot 206 Grand Tourismes for just over $770? I say 4,000 but I dare say most have died a long time ago. They were produced to homologate the 206 for WRC as the basic car was too short. To rectify this Peugeot developed some delightfully ugly bumpers to make it a little longer. Only 9

8/3/15
1:56 PM
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I had a 2.8 diesel Unlimited 4 door on test here in the UK and it was hilariously bad in so many ways. It was wider than most commercial vehicles, had the vaguest steering I’d ever encountered, drank like Oliver Reed and was all over the shop travelling on typically bumpy British roads. At £36,000 tested, it’s about

6/9/15
11:49 AM
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That would be the OSI Silver Fox with its twin boom chassis. It only had a 1 litre Renault Alpine lump but could do 155 mph. There was moveable aero too but money ran out before it could enter the ‘68 Le Mans as intended.

4/2/15
11:37 AM
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That would be the XJ220. In pictures it has overhangs that are too long, door mirrors from a Citroen CX and isn’t that exciting. In the metal it has elegance that few hypercars have ever beaten and some stunning details.

2/2/15
11:58 AM
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Auto Union Type A to D. All independent suspension, mid engine, forced induction and over 500 bhp in later cars. This was insanity for the mid 1930s!

1/13/15
12:47 PM
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I see a couple of people mentioned the Panther Solo, not a bad choice but not the best Panther had to offer. This is the Six, released in 1977 it had a twin turbo 8.2 litre Cadillac V8 in the middle and was supposedly good for 200mph. Only two were ever built.

10/9/14
1:40 PM
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True but you'd need to chuck some money at a 240 to make it decently powerful anyway.

10/9/14
1:26 PM
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As majestic as a sideways 240 is, I'd take the E30 M3 that followed it thanks. Worth it for the induction noise alone.