Awesome Thread... [Automotive Edition]

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And it's all packaged in the coolest body Mercedes-Benz makes nowadays.



It would only be beaten by a bespoke build of W124 or W201, made out of virgin parts and stuffed full of Brabus badassery.
 
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And it's all packaged in the coolest body Mercedes-Benz makes nowadays.

It would only be beaten by a bespoke build of W124 or W201, made out of virgin parts and stuffed full of Brabus badassery.
I'll take a W201 Evo please

Doesn't even have to have any Brabus kit, that thing is badass as is.
 

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I love the AMG Hammer. It's so subtle, since it doesn't have a huge wing or huge arches.
 

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Didn't they use that on Mythbusters to destroy a barrel? Looks like the same location too. :think:
I dunno about the location, but it was the same vehicle.

Car?
[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2wRglgojOI[/YOUTUBE]

And...more car?
[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nflj21etu5E[/YOUTUBE]
 
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And...more car?
[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nflj21etu5E[/YOUTUBE]
Why exactly can't they show touring car in the US? That was AWESOME. I like NASCAR as much as the next redneck but that is just superb fun to watch and had to have been superb fun to be doing. Throwing it sideways off of every turn, gaining 4 seconds in 4-5 laps (was too busy watching to count). Fits this thread perfectly!

Now I need to go find more clips, and something to contribute.
 

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Why exactly can't they show touring car in the US? That was AWESOME. I like NASCAR as much as the next redneck but that is just superb fun to watch and had to have been superb fun to be doing. Throwing it sideways off of every turn, gaining 4 seconds in 4-5 laps (was too busy watching to count). Fits this thread perfectly!

Now I need to go find more clips, and something to contribute.
They don't because the NASCRASH behemoth basically bought out Speed Channel and made it NASCAR Channel 2. Instead of showing racing from around the world, they show a billion NASCRASH shows, some random car resto shows that aren't very good, and some paid advertisements disguised as shows.

NASCAR is worried that some other form of racing might displace it, so they ruthlessly suppress any series that looks like it's going to be wildly popular.
 
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This was posted elsewhere on this forum, but also belongs here. Watch in HD

[YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ag5--q_WEIE[/YOUTUBE]
 

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They don't because the NASCRASH behemoth basically bought out Speed Channel and made it NASCAR Channel 2. Instead of showing racing from around the world, they show a billion NASCRASH shows, some random car resto shows that aren't very good, and some paid advertisements disguised as shows.

NASCAR is worried that some other form of racing might displace it, so they ruthlessly suppress any series that looks like it's going to be wildly popular.
Does this mean they will no longer show Formula 1?
 

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do we have this here yet?
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They don't because the NASCRASH behemoth basically bought out Speed Channel and made it NASCAR Channel 2. Instead of showing racing from around the world, they show a billion NASCRASH shows, some random car resto shows that aren't very good, and some paid advertisements disguised as shows.

NASCAR is worried that some other form of racing might displace it, so they ruthlessly suppress any series that looks like it's going to be wildly popular.
News Corp. bought out Speedvision with the intent of turning it into a 24 hour NASCAR channel, and getting exclusive television rights for all NASCAR competition. A group of several network affiliates, however, threatened to sue the parent company if live Winston Cup race coverage moved from the network to the cable channel, newly rebranded as Speed TV.

You should be upset at the networks for not allowing all NASCAR related programing to be put onto a single (easily avoidable) channel, which would have freed up a combined 250 hours per year of weekend scheduling from races alone. :p
 

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M?kel? Auto Tuning - Finnish car restoration specialists. The same guys resposible for the Ford Model A on the previous page.

Unfortunately no pics, only links, since the site only contaisn flash player slideshows. Still.....my word...

http://www.mat.fi/n_index.php?nav=picture_gallery

Audi Quattro A2 ex-Hannu Mikkola Group B rally car
http://www.mat.fi/n_index.php?nav=gallery_view&gallery=project1983audiquattroa2&g=13

Lancia Delta HF ex-Juha Kankkunen Group A rally car
http://www.mat.fi/n_index.php?nav=gallery_view&gallery=project1992lanciadeltahf&g=13

Toyota Celica Turbo ex-Juha Kankkunen 1985 Hongkong-Beijing rally car
http://www.mat.fi/n_index.php?nav=gallery_view&gallery=project1984toyotacelicaturbo&g=13

More projects
http://www.mat.fi/n_index.php?nav=gallery&gallery=13

Seriously awesome work, worth spending a while on that site.
 

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I loved that Celica.

EDIT: Wow that Audi was rusty.
 
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M?kel? Auto Tuning - Finnish car restoration specialists. The same guys resposible for the Ford Model A on the previous page.

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Seriously awesome work, worth spending a while on that site.
No matter how many times I do it, I'll never tire of browsing that site - truly amazing work.
 

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Gotta add this thing to this thread.



Its the 1970 Mercury Marauder X-100.
 
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