Other Random Car Sightings [Photo Required]

jetsetter

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Where are you in Northern California that these cars inspired the breaking-out of a camera? I don't even bother with DB9s, Gallardos, Porsche Turbos, Contineltal GTs or Elises anymore. :p

Although...I live in the Bay Area which calls themselves Northern California...and I've been to the REAL Northern California (Eureka, recently) and I might just be confused my the local's lingo. Before I moved here, I seemed strange that everyone here things the whole world knows that "Bay Area" means San Francisco Bay. I grew up in Wisconsin, and to me the Bay Area was Green Bay. Maybe Tampa Bay for football fans...
 

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Where are you in Northern California that these cars inspired the breaking-out of a camera? I don't even bother with DB9s, Gallardos, Porsche Turbos, Contineltal GTs or Elises anymore. :p

I see Ferraris and Porches all the time but I never seem to be quick enough. But I am really taking photos of vehicles I like, hence the Fire department Ford Explorer a few pages back.
 

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I see Ferraris and Porches all the time but I never seem to be quick enough. But I am really taking photos of vehicles I like, hence the Fire department Ford Explorer a few pages back.

I Gotcha. My phone is full of a lot of pics of Mazda 3's and Mustangs...just because that's probably what my next car will be, and I am really interested in them. (Yes yes, I know the engines fall out of Mazda's, and the Mustang is crap. I know.)
 

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Lotus 340R from small local exotic car dealership

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A crazy Lotus 7 replica, I believe I posted pictures of this a long time ago but I got some more shots of it. Its made out of CF and aluminum, its not road legal in the slightest, and apparently is too loud for one of the tracks they took it to.

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Lotus Elite, I think.

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Taken with phone camera, and the lighting conditions were very odd so the pictures are less than studio quality. Not really sightings, but they pictures of cars that I saw.
 
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Lotus 340R from small local exotic car dealership

http://img391.imageshack.**/img391/9669/sspx0415yk3.jpg

http://img357.imageshack.**/img357/1161/sspx0413io4.jpg

A crazy Lotus 7 replica, I believe I posted pictures of this a long time ago but I got some more shots of it. Its made out of CF and aluminum, its not road legal in the slightest, and apparently is too loud for one of the tracks they took it to.

http://img483.imageshack.**/img483/834/sspx0417np9.jpg


Lotus Elite, I think.

http://img266.imageshack.**/img266/3502/sspx0430pa1.jpg

Taken with phone camera, and the lighting conditions were very odd so the pictures are less than studio quality. Not really sightings, but they pictures of cars that I saw.

lecturer at my uni has one of those 340R things, and i have seen some one around my home town with one too....they are horrifically quick and make an awesome sound.
 

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Well guys, ive been saying it since i started posting on here, that i couldnt wait to get a new phone for a better cam.. well, now i have the N95 w/ 5MP cam, so snap snap (though its a little slow at the moment)

On the morning of this day i was saying to my friend how I couldn't recall seeing a lambo in real life.

Then lone behold, the big man was listenin, and seen this
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Mustang GT
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300C
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Alfa Spider
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Today, I didn't totally drain my mp3 phone's battery while at work, so I had some battery life left to take some photos on the way home today.

I'm only posting this one because I'm in the US, and I see more gallardo's and v8 Vantages than I to Alfa's:

Alfa Romero 146? 164? Something like that.
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Lamborghini Countach:
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Ford GT:
Couple points about these shots. It was stop-n-go traffic, and I didn't want to be tailgating the guy in front of me while fiddling with a camera on California Hwy 101. That's why I'm so far back. #2, on the last one. the shutter lag on this phone is almost the worst I've ever used *laughs* I THOUGHT I got a great shot!
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seen a WAG today (footballers Wife/girlfriend) driving that lush black BMW M6.

its such a beautiful yet at the same time mean/angry looking car, and it looks ace in black with those dark gunmetal coloured 19/20inchers.

she was peroxide blonde, and had gold earings that would actually give the cars hoops a run for their money, they were massive!

its around here often enough so ill try get a shot of it, you can tell she didnt pick the car because she drives it like a micra everywhere lol.... i wanna hear that V10 woman! press the M button!
 
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NecroJoe: that's an Alfa Romeo 164, I think the last imported to the US.
 

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An old Ford Thunderbird

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Also saw two Maserati GT's, Ferrari Maranello & Modena, two Porsche Turbos, Bentley Arnage, and a few Corvette Z06's. Sorry, no pics, but you folks have probably seen enough nice cars on this forum already..........
 

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Saw a lot of nice cars today, but wasn`t able to take pictures...:blink: But here`s something I took while I wasn`t in a car...nothing fancy

El Camino SS, don`t have any idea what the hell other 2 cars are.


Really nice Lexus, loved that color. Took a picture of Focus o_O...just loved the way it looked green....:blink:
 

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On our hike today my dad and I passed this rich arse garden architect/ horse breeder's place, and lookie what was in his garage (first F612 I've ever seen IRL, dunno what kinda Maserati that was):

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And there was a new Mini standing in the garage next to these two:? I didn't see the huge Lotus logo until I saw the pic fullsize. Maybe he got more pretty things in there. And I don't think the dustiness is bad maintenance, it's just really dry here and just about every car on the streets is covered in dust and/or honeydew from trees.
 
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I think that's a 2002 Maserati Coupe. Or a Spyder, being unable to see the rest of the car. :)
 
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