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Old 20th April 2016, 07:39   #16
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Default Re: 8 reasons why driving a Supercar isn't as cool as you think!

One BIG reason for driving/ owning a supercar is for the joy of driving! You cannot put a price on that!

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Want to feel like a boy?

Drive one or for the lesser mortals like you and me, watch this video below. I for one cannot think about a world without supercars, both for the engineer and the young boy in me who love cars.

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For an astronomical price tag I get a flashy piece of metal on 4 wheels that can literally fly. But where? Trust me, boredom will come knocking sooner or later.
That's how you portray supercars, Flashy piece of metal and 4 wheels? Marvelous piece of engineering, endless hours of dedication, determination and passion is what I see when one passes by!

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Utility value they derive out of their investment.
Investment? Unless you grab one of those limited editions.

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2 men were driving along in a Merc SL cabriolet. I was sat inside my car with my family in 20 degree comfort while those blokes were literally sweating it out.
I bet they picked up the wrong keys from their lavish stable that day.

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This has been happening quite a lot as one can see tens of crashes of Lambos, Ferraris and Porsches along with other powerhouse performers like BMW M, Audi, Merc AMG etc which slide and slip and crash into railings, nosedive from cliffs, or rear-end other vehicles at high speeds.
Compared to how many accidents by regular cars? Let me guess, 3,50,000+/Yr in India alone

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glittery toys of the ultra-rich.
So is a regular car to poor people who can't afford 3 meals a day. Its just the perception.

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So is a regular car to poor people who can't afford 3 meals a day. Its just the perception.
Very true. Reminded of a post on the huracantalk forums, here it is. An important lesson in life is to be grateful for what you have!
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You cant be aspirational about a supercar in the sense that, "One day, I will be going to office in my Mclaren."
Someone will be getting it when the money is inconsequential. When a handful of crores are pocket change, or thereabouts. So you'll either be a "cock", or a true blue enthusiast. The former will make people hear and see his flash new ride. The latter will be happy even if he is just relishing the intricate weld on the exhaust. For the enthusiast, there is no reason to not have a supercar if he can matter-of-factly get it. The other kind will be scrounging change to buy one, and will put it on BBT when the BIG service mileage comes up.
"One day I will be going to MY office in a Mclaren." Well, carry on!

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Rowan Atkinson totalled his Ferrari and got it overhauled like it was a slap on the wrist incident, that's how the buyers are.
F1.
Bought for half a mill, repaired twice, i think, for a million, sold for 8 million. Time to buy a supercar instead of the mansion perhaps?
If being forced to choose, probably not ready then.
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