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Old 12th March 2004, 12:07   #1
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ProtoMotors , a korean company is gonna manufacture this car, named Spirra for the US markets. The car uses a tuned Ford 4.6 V8 engine producing 320 bhp, enough to propel the car to 100kmph from standstill in 4.6s.
Now this is one Korean "supercar" which really looks good. The rear looks like a older generation Toyota MR2. The front too looks a bit like the new NSX.

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Old 12th March 2004, 12:28   #2
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Nice Looking Car.
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Looks ok. I just can't understand what sort of a rear wing that is. I've seen better spoilers on Premier Padminis, infact there are PPs in blore that have the exact rear wing.

The head lights are from the Gallardo, the overall shape has been taken from the NSX, the side vent is from the Murcielago. I don't like the aerodynamics on this car.

As per supercar standards....it sucks. Big time!!!!

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There we go again Another Korean car with a masala mix of other cars.... When will they ever learn??

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Dosen't look that bad, but, I'd rather have a used Lotus Esprit or Porsche.
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Yeah Addy the car doesnt look bad obviously cause its inspired from other cars. Even the Sonata doesnt look bad cause its the love child of the Jag and Merc

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i guess they have used the Toyota MR2 platform for this "supercar".
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Its not bad looking, not great looking either......but im guessing that the most attractive part of this car will be the price!
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Wow, not bad..I mean its a mix of ton of cars from 360 to galladro to mr2..but 4.6 fhew thats quick isnt it..probably as quick as the 360 and i am pretty sure it couldnt cost more than 1/8th that of the 360..ofcourse i am comparing it to the 360..but just generally stating it...not bad..it will have its customers no doubt..hell it will have some customers in india as well..

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It isnt that bad. And when you say it is from kOREA , then we have to accept that it is looking better .
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looks pretty decent however as with all korean cars reliability and build quality are sure to be an issue
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Quote[/b] ]however as with all korean cars reliability and build quality are sure to be an issue
Although I am not a fan of korean machinery, Korean cars ARE climbing up the charts in quality and reliability.

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ouch!! another korean "original" ?? guess it's just another wannabe. looks decent though i guess it's got too many slits on the body. the front section, rear louvres and the spoiler look decidedly uncool. and the wheels are more import tuner stuff than supercar. power ratings are nice, but does the car turn?? 'coz the handling must be pretty korean. but hey, even lotus is korean (owned by proton now) nowadays....hehe. must be interesting to see how this one fares.
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Though it is owned by Proton, Lotus is still British. Even Lamborghini was owned by an Indonesian firm for some time. But it remained Italian. The factory wasn't shifted to Seoul, was it?
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another hum-drum car from korea. the design just doesn't flow. looks more of a certain indian designer Mr. X...and whats with the rear wing? and dont you guys think there are too many slits happening? for some reason it just reminds me of the MG X Power. ahh well...
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