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    Ownership Verified: gt1750's Alfa 156 V6

    So here comes (finally!) the thread for the Alfa 156 I bought almost two months ago. I was searching for a second car since last summer, criteria were: slightly sporty feel, 5 or more cylinders, 4 useable seats, must appeal to my wife, price 5-6k Euro tops. Alfas were obviously high on the list...
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    Unveiled: Ferrari J50

    First, some letters: Original article: http://www.carscoops.com/2016/12/all-new-ferrari-j50-limited-edition.html And now, the pics: And a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcA2-N2r0Lc :jawdrop: It's bloody gorgeous and IMHO the most beautiful thing that came from Maranello...
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    Unveiled: 2017 Porsche Panamera

    Unveiled in leaked pics as of yet, the official presentation is due next week. Despite the image quality, the significant design improvements are noticeable :)
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    Seeing (mostly) red: Museo Storico Alfa Romeo

    As a part of our extended weekend holiday at Lake Como, we took a trip to Arese to the Museum of Alfa Romeo :) The building itself and the surroundings look pretty disappointing IMHO, so I didn't even bother trying to take a pic of my own Alfa there as I originally intended :( Inside is...
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    IAA Frankfurt a. M., September 17-27

    One of the biggest and most important autoshows in the world starts soon. Official homepage with infos & stuff: http://www.iaa.de/en/ Any forum members planning a visit? We could set a specific date and go together - I think it's more enjoyable to look at and discuss new cars together in a...
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    Ciao Italia - Italian Car Event at Oldtimerfabrik Neu-Ulm

    What to do on a sunny Sunday with your family and your wife's parents? Take them to a classic car event of course! :D We've actually managed to do two events that day, but the second one was rather small and contained mostly cars that we've already seen before/. So no photos from that one...
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    Ownership Verified: gt1750's 1750 [Alfa 159 SW TI Edition]

    So this is the car I got from a certain VW dealer in Munich after cancelling the Seat Leon ST FR order. I've always wanted a 159 and when this one popped up (with no photos - dealer sent me those after request), i knew I have to have it. She's an Alfa Romeo 159 1750 TBi TI, built in March...
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    Oldtimertreffen Senden - June 21st 2015

    I stumbled upon some posters promoting a nearby event and decided to go there to see what interesting things do the locals drive. It resulted in a nice Sunday family time in the company of nice motors, good food and rather crappy German music performed by a single elderly guy. There was a...
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    Game: LEGO Worlds

    Pretty much out of nowhere, here comes somewhat-Minecraft-like game that looks like a ton of fun :) It is not an exact clone of MC, there seems to be no survival or mining, however you can do a lot of cool stuff anyway and destroy/modify/ride just about anything you see. You can already build a...
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    Unveiled: Carozzeria Touring Berlinetta Lusso

    The prettiest Ferrari of recent times that is actually not a Ferrari (note the lack of prancing horses). Classy, understated, with carefully weighed proportions and beautifully sculpted surfaces, all painted in a lovely shade of blue. I am genuinely in love. One that is destined to be platonic...
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    Local Motors Sports Car Challenge

    Local Motors have yet another challenge up and running. https://localmotors.com/idesigncars/sports-car-challenge/ This time they asked for a lightweight RWD 2-seater with minimum bodywork, that's gonna be powered by a turbo four or later (optionally) by a 5.0 V8. Now the challenge is in the...
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    Unveiled: Possibly The Fugliest Car Of Recent Times - Toyota FCV

    Some of you might remember the Toyota FCV Concept from the last year's Tokyo Motor Show. I certainly do, even though I have been trying intesively to forget about it - I think it was one of the worst designs ever presented by a car manufacturer. It had bad proportions, pointless graphics an...
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    LCW 2014 - US Cars Meet at Kemp Konopac

    On Saturday, after I sold the Alfa, I went to a big American car meet called Lucky Cruisers Weekend to meet a friend and check out a van he helped restoring. The weather was sunny with no clouds in sight and you could see a lot of different cars from different eras (almost 550 registered cars in...
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    Unveiled: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster (NSFW material inside)

    First, a little blah blah: And now, the pics. Prepare your tissues: The want is strong with this one. I'll be in my bunk.
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    Concept: Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo a.k.a. That's how it should have looked from the start

    Just a concept, but everybody knows how this works ;) I like it very much and I hope it completely replaces the original hunchback.
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    Game: Black Mesa (Half-Life Remake)

    I'll take the liberty of skipping the introductions and jump straight to the news: The most anticipated mod of all times now has a release date for the first part: September 14th, 2012 Info, media and stuff: http://www.blackmesasource.com/ I am so hyped for this, let's hope it delivers and...
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    Ownership Verified: Gt1750's Daily Driver Alfa

    So finally, this is it. My first own car :D It's a 2003 Alfa Romeo Sportwagon 2,4 JTDm - which means it has a 5-cylinder turbodiesel that sends (most of) its 129 kW (175 HP) and 385 Nm to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual. The car had done 177074 km when I bought it and it had 4 owners. I...
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    No 56k: Classic Mercs Exhibition At A Local Dealership

    I like old Mercs so when I've seen this event advertised, I knew I had to be there. I was expecting just a few vehicles to be displayed inside the dealership, but I was pleasantly surprised when I got there. Apart from not having any of the famous racers, there was quite a lot to look at. My...
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    Classic And Sports Cars At Brno 2010

    A week ago, me, my girlfriend and her friend went to Autotec Brno. This event is usually all about trucks & professional vehicles and it takes place every even year, altering with Autosalon Brno. Due to the ongoing economical recession and lack of exhibitor interest, the promoters decided to...
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    Autoblog: Alfa Romeo Pandion by Bertone

    Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the coolest automotive concept of recent times: Image sources: Jalopnik, Wired.com
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