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Old 19th March 2004, 01:16   #1
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Hey guys

A month back i'd posted the topic, top ten (5) supercars of all time. Got to see several Ferraris, Porsches, Lambos, Paganis, Jags, TVRs and the works. Even saw an Iso-grifo, courtesy P-head.

Now its time to get to the other part, the top ten non-supercars. So here go the rules.

1. No supercars now, and i mean no cars with BHP above 350. That means even though the SLK 32AMG has 353 hp, its outta the reckoning.
2. Again, no mods. So please don't select a modded supra from some "me-too" tuner from japan. All stock.
3. You could select an SUV/SUVs. But again remember, the Cayenne S is in, the turbo is out.
4. If you thought, hey a WRC Evo could do, forget it. It should be a production model. An EvoI-VIII in its place would do just fine.
5. Cars manufactured/sold officially in India are allowed.
6. Vehicles have strictly to be four-wheelers. Reliants and Badals are no-no.
7. Track day specials allowed. Westfields and Ariels are a plus.

So put your thinking caps on.

Start scratching.
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Old 19th March 2004, 02:24   #2
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Here's my list.

1. E46 BMW M3.
2. Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII FQ330
3. Subaru Impreza WRX Sti 2004
4. R-34 Nissan Skyline GTR
5. Mazda RX-7 (lol)
6. The new Range Rover
7. BMW M-Coupe
8. Skoda Octavia RS
9. Peugeot 106 2.0 Lightning
10. Ford Focus RS
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Old 19th March 2004, 02:25   #3
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Ouch, man...you always come up with these brain teasers.

Okay heres my go

1. BMW M3 (M5 power output exceeded your hp limit)
2. Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VI (Also on my top 10 list...awesome handler and Ferrari killer through the curves)
3. Subaru Impreza WRX STi (Almost the same reasons as choice no. 2)
4. Ford Mustang GT350 (a sheer legend. The epitome of muscle cars. Make mine in white with blue racing stripes)
5. Mercedes Benz 560 SEL (Last of the tank like mercs. Style. Panache. Eternity)
6. Hummer H1 (I am an off-road freak...need I say more?)
7. Mahindra Classic 4x4 (I drive it, l live by it...Its a cult.)
8. Nissan Skyline R34 GTR(Like Jeremy said, electronics transfer a flat chest into a double D!!!)
9. Honda NSX Type R (A supercar that I can take to work in bumper to bumper traffic. As negligible maintainence as a Civic!)
10. Still thinking

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Old 19th March 2004, 02:29   #4
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Hey GTO

Sorry pal, but i think the Shelby's gotta go. I mentioned in the rules. And i guess we've gotta set a precedent for others to follow. lol.

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P.S. Noticed something GTO, our top three are "nearly" the same.
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1. Westfield XTR
2. Honda NSX-R
3. Skyline R34
4. Evo VIII
5. Toyota AE86
6. S2000
7. City Vtec
8. Mazda RX7
9. M3
10. Westfield 1800

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Old 19th March 2004, 02:59   #6
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Quote[/b] ]Subaru Forester Sti
Hey, there still is no Forester Sti available!!

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Old 19th March 2004, 03:22   #7
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My "earthly" ones:
1) Lexus LX470 (Toyota Land Cruiser)
2) Jeep Wrangler
3) Toyota Tundra double cab
4) Dodge Dakota crew cab
5) Infinity FX
6) Lexus RX330 (Toyota Highlander)
7) Acura MDX (Honda Pilot)
8) Land Rover 2005 Discovery
9) BMW X5 4.4
10) Jaguar E-Type 4.2 (I couldn't make up my mind where to place this !)
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Old 19th March 2004, 03:26   #8
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Quote[/b] ]My "earthly" ones:
1) Lexus LX470 (Toyota Land Cruiser)
2) Jeep Wrangler
3) Toyota Tundra double cab
4) Dodge Dakota crew cab
5) Infinity FX
6) Lexus RX330 (Toyota Highlander)
7) Acura MDX (Honda Pilot)
8) Land Rover 2005 Discovery
9) BMW X5 4.4
10) Jaguar E-Type 4.2 (I couldn't make up my mind where to place this !)
Gosh, arent you a truck lover? There are 9 trucks and SUVs on your list of top 10 non-supercars.

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Old 19th March 2004, 04:16   #9
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You're right GTO - I got used to the high ride. Hey, I remember the Mahindra Classic. A pretty darn good vehicle. Looks a lot like the jeep wrangler.

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Gosh! This is going to be difficult. I'm keeping all Jaguars / Daimlers out. Otherwise, with no Ferraris and Astons around, there'll probably be nothing else on my list.

#1. Range Rover
#2. Rolls Royce Silver Spur
#3. Mini Cooper
#4. Porsche 944S
#5. Mercedes Benz 560SEL
#6. Mercedes Benz 190
#7. BMW M3
#8. Alfa Romeo GTV
#9. Rover Vitesse
#10. VW Golf GTi

I've almost reached the end of my wits.
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Hey Aditya,

Howcum uve chosen a 944S and not a 944 Turbo?? just wondering.....

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Lets see. I don't think i can come up with 10 such cars but, but ill keep pdating whenever some new car strikes me

(in no particular order)
Lotus Elise 111R
MB SL500
BMW M3
Smart Roadster(fun car as all mags have said)
Cayenne S
Porsche Boxster S
1955 Mercedes benz 300SLR (310 bhp)
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Hey Rehaan,
I decided not to include any turbos. Otherwise the I really do like the 944 Turbo a lot more than the S.
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Old 19th March 2004, 12:15   #14
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In no real order -

1. BMW M3
2. Subaru Impreza WRX STi
3. Mitsubishi Lancer EVO6
4. Nissan Skyline R34
5. Acura NSX
6. Honda S2000
7. Mercedes-Benz SL500 (2003 or 1999)
8. Lotus Elise
9. Ferrari 348 (would have never thought of this without V12!)
10.

Will decide on the last 1 later..dont wanna forget anything! ;-]
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Hahaha...ok Aditya,

I can see you are doing a good job of managing to restrain yourself ;-]

cheers
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