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Old 07-18-2014, 09:04 PM   #1
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Passed in the passing lane.

Got passed by this last night, he just managed to squeeze in front of me as the passing lane finished. I drive a high performance sports coupe too, if my trans wasn't playing up I might've had a little bit of fun with him. I thought it was a body kit on a VW chassis, or these days a kit car based on an MX5, but saw a write up in the herald about it this morning. Pretty rare car around Huntly....

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Old 07-18-2014, 10:32 PM   #2
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Ah, the old 'if my trans wasn't playing up....'

That thing can go from zero to 200 kph in something like 8 seconds and keep going past 330

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Old 07-18-2014, 11:14 PM   #3
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Is that the new Humber 80?
The owner prob didn't know how close he came to being embarrassed by the raw grunt of the two baggers
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Old 07-19-2014, 01:34 AM   #4
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Nah, temps were below zero in the morning, so I scraped the ice off the NX Coupe.
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Old 07-19-2014, 01:43 AM   #5
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So what is it? Lexus?
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:28 AM   #6
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McLaren.
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Old 07-19-2014, 01:33 PM   #7
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Be awesome to drive around at 100 kmph on our excellent roads.
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Old 07-19-2014, 02:35 PM   #8
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Be awesome to drive around at 100 kmph on our excellent roads.
yup which pretty much relegates it to the 'I brought it because I appreciate fine engineering...' (translation "my cock is way bigger than yours") category
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Old 07-19-2014, 04:42 PM   #9
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I was " up town" the other day and there is even a dealership for then, oddly enough just round the corner from Ponsonby Road or for your old former Jaffas diagonally across from where the Star Hotel was.
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:40 PM   #10
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I still can't believe that Ponsonby has been a desireable area for over 30 years, I would never want to live there again.
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Old 07-19-2014, 08:07 PM   #11
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I still can't believe that Ponsonby has been a desireable area for over 30 years, I would never want to live there again.
Probably got the highest concentration of 4x4's in the country.
When I was at St Pauls in the mid 70's it was nicely run down, a flat white was a run over honky.
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Old 07-20-2014, 03:16 AM   #12
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When I worked in Parnell in the late '90's, customers would give me their address...and I'd feel like saying ''Hey, do you remember that party 2 doors up in 1973, fuck, that was a good night!'' Inner Auckland suburbs were practically slums for decades, now they are the suburbs of the rich and wish they were famous.
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:14 PM   #13
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McLaren.
I bet it would have absolutely fucking ruined the driver's day if he knew it'd been mistaken for an MX-5 based kit car

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Old 07-20-2014, 07:10 PM   #14
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I bet it would have absolutely fucking ruined the driver's day if he knew it'd been mistaken for an MX-5 based kit car

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I don't get these so called super cars. I mean all that money and ya don't even get a front bumper- how ya sposed to mount ya super cheap auto LED spots on that?
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Old 07-20-2014, 07:40 PM   #15
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I don't get these so called super cars. I mean all that money and ya don't even get a front bumper- how ya sposed to mount ya super cheap auto LED spots on that?
Yeah, and all that engine and I bet it hasn't even got a tow bar for towing the jetski.
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