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  1. erpin9

    erpin9 Jun 26, 2015

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    This is my very rare (only 2 made) 1963 Lotus Cortina Ogle allegedly owned by Sir Stirling Moss. The Ford Cortina GT modified by Ogle is a car designed by the Ogle Design Organisation for Stirling Moss, to fulfill his personal requirements for a four seater GT car. Stirling Moss specification required a balanced relationship between performance-comfort- economy - and a reasonable purchase price. It was important to him that his car should be based on a proven production car, for which service was freely available.



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    Picture of the car after full restoration. Won 1st in Class in my country's premier Concours D' Elegance.
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  2. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jun 26, 2015

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    Very cool! Thank for posting her.
     
  3. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jun 26, 2015

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  4. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jun 26, 2015

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    I used to have a VW type 3 fastback.... VW couldn't match any of the brake parts until we started looking into 914 parts.... then it all fit together perfectly...... Go figure!

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  5. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jun 26, 2015

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  6. i20rider

    i20rider Jun 27, 2015

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    Looks damn good sir !
     
  7. erpin9

    erpin9 Jun 27, 2015

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    Thank you sir for the compliment.
     
  8. destroid

    destroid Jun 30, 2015

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    Unlike a lot of sports cars, the GT-R is very stable at high speed over imperfect roads - it was tuned for the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

    With stock power of 550hp I've had it up to 138mph on a road course. Double and triple stock power is possible but traction becomes an issue.

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  9. noelekal

    noelekal Jun 30, 2015

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    Some years ago, I actually ran this thing down that same track as that GT-R used, clocking a much more leisurely 15.73 seconds at 89.8 mph.
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  10. OmegaSean

    OmegaSean Jul 1, 2015

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    At the Nurburg ring one of the few places the full potential of the car can be used including launch control !!!
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  11. OmegaSean

    OmegaSean Jul 1, 2015

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  12. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jul 1, 2015

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  13. kpa

    kpa Jul 1, 2015

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    a black one
     
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  14. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jul 1, 2015

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    subtle as a hand grenade...... ya gotta love it.

    and drum brakes.... that takes nerve!
     
  15. Hijak

    Hijak Jul 1, 2015

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    Sweet!::love::
     
  16. dennisthemenace

    dennisthemenace Hey, he asked for it! Jul 1, 2015

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    I remember taking one of those for a test drive, 0-60 took about an hour if I remember correctly. An hour later I took one of Fiats little coupe's out for a test and bought it on the spot. images.jpg Chalk and cheese different.
     
  17. noelekal

    noelekal Jul 1, 2015

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    Back in the olden days I once left my office in the bank and went out and repo'ed a Yugo. That Datsun sorta reminds me of it. As I'm a fairly big ol' boy, I drove the wretched thing back to the bank with my knees on either side of my ears.
     
  18. i20rider

    i20rider Jul 2, 2015

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    Alittle rx7 action. .. Screenshot_2015-07-02-00-15-01-1.png Screenshot_2015-07-02-00-15-07-1.png Screenshot_2015-07-02-00-18-32-1.png Screenshot_2015-07-02-00-18-27-1.png

    Poor bugatti
     
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  19. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jul 5, 2015

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    I'm not an auto racing fan, but nevertheless love good photos of wild looking cars in action…

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  20. OmegaSean

    OmegaSean Jul 5, 2015

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    This was in Tesco Car Park the other day was my first sports car in 1986 Ford Capri 2.0S
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