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Old 28th March 2006, 01:16   #1
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Thought you guys might want to see pictures from the tour I organised today:

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/sho...279#post726279

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Wow! must have been fun...

its an awesome car..Stig proved it to us on the top gear track..but man..this car has no exotic element other than its over the top price tag and limited product number...

They need to completely redesign the outside of the car, if they do they would have a killer with the next A10 you mentioned..600 HP fhew!!

but they surely need to follow Koenigsegg or Pagani on the looks...they might even increase the price tag then, but atleast you can be proud to own a s3xy looking machine..rather than something that resembles the 360

but in any event awesome tour..

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Nice pictures, Ashok. Nothing like visiting an automobile factory, that too Ascari.
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Wow! must have been fun...

but they surely need to follow Koenigsegg or Pagani on the looks...they might even increase the price tag then, but atleast you can be proud to own a s3xy looking machine..rather than something that resembles the 360

but in any event awesome tour..
I totally agree with you... they definately need some good designers on their team
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very good pictures ! did you get a chance to drive the car ?
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Going to see a 500 bhp car in a 507 bhp car. The height of power.
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Nice photos Ashok. You must have had a blast.
Ascari is sure a great car.
Thank you sharing photos
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dude ashok , what do you do for a livin. great to have u in team-bhp
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WOWW ASHOK, I"M OUTA WORDS, U ONE LUCKY BLOKE. LORD U"R REALLY 1... I Don't know what to say. Here' you are touring people in the worlds newest supercar manufacturer's factory oh my GAWD, just look at the frame, look at those pedals, look at that V10 and that Le-Mans racer and those slick's that are on the wheels, and all the horsepower in such small square-footage, and those F1 cars. Fabulous pictures and what an experience it must be ... "deeep SIGHH". So what do you do for a living brother, no i mean seriously I'm so so curious (jealous too ). Is touring people your profession or what?
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Great pictures there Ashok I'm sure this trip must have been a blast. Hows your M doing btw?
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Nice pics ashok, must have been quite an experience.
Off Topic : I dont see you in any of the pics and all are caucasians.

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Where are these engines coming from? Is BMW making 50 engines a year especially for Ascari??

Getting and additional 100 bhp out of an already highly tuned engine sounds optimistic to me.
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Ascari have secured a whole batch of engines from BMW - more than enough for current & planned production; don't forget that only 50 KZ-1's will ever be made. Given the modifications done to the engines, including remapping the ECU, 500bhp is easily achievable. If they were to add on a supercharger who knows what they might squeeze out of it - certainly in excess of 600bhp.

The tour was great and I am certainly no event organiser. I simply have an interest in cars and approached the right people. Ask nicely and you'd be surprised what you can get. Sadly, we didn't get to drive the cars though.

I'm not in the photos 'cos I took them. You might spot a sadarji in the pics - that's another M5 owner Tin.
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really neat... u lucky dawg... that must hav been so much fun... the snaps are way too cool man... the beemers, the KZ-1... the F1 cars.... awesome... an experience of a lifetime....

btw the kz-1 looks like a ferrari 360 modena... in fact looks better IMO....
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Damn......
Why dont such factories exist in India...
I have visited most indian auto factories but nothin comes close to this one.. it isnt exciting enuf...
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