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Old 2nd January 2005, 21:46   #1
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Default Top 10 cars... before you were born

So you thought i'd give you something easy to tackle right? Well you ain't gonna get it easy-peasy you see...

So here's something to rack your brain over. Gimme the list of top 10 cars of all time. But here's a catch. You first have to put in your birth year. Then you have to put in the list of top 10 cars on your list, all made before your birth year.

To give you a clue, here's how it goes

Revvmaster: Born 1982

Top 10 list (indicative, not actual)

1. Ford GT40- 1964
2. Lamborghini Miura SV-1970
.... and so on and so forth till your number 10.

Now you might ask why? Well here's something simple to ponder over. You generally like the cars you grow up with, especially in the age bracket of 8-20. Hard to digest, but very very true. So selecting a top 10 list isn't theoretically difficult in such a scenario.

But get this.... we've already done a top 10 garage list previously. You can check it in "The best threads" section of this site and post it there. But now, i wanna know how much trouble have you taken to check up on cars that came before your time. The time before you decided to knock on mother earth's door.

Easy? I bet you it ain't. Difficult. Yes. Impossible. No.

So take your time blokes and gals. And show us what a connoseiur of fine things you really are.

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P.S. Rules:

1. Your birth year is important.
2. Cars should have necessarily have been launched before your birth year. For instance i am allowed only till 1981, not 1982.
3. Indicate year of launch next to the car.
4. SUVs, sports cars, sedans, hatchbacks,et all are allowed. Sorry but no commercial vehicles or bikes or even dune buggies. The general term is car or an off-roader at max, nothing else.

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Old 2nd January 2005, 22:02   #2
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Ok...here is my list
Born Year : 1985
Sorry wont be able to post years of the cars production,

1:Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
2:Ford GT40
3:Jaguar XJS
4:Ford Mustang
5:Lamborghini Miura
6:Land Rover Defender
7:Lamborghini Countach
8: De Tomaso Pantera
9:Shelby Cobra
10:Rover Mini

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Old 3rd January 2005, 00:44   #3
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Before my birth i.e. pre 1976 cars. That means no Jag XJS, no Ferrari 512, no BMW 3.0CSL.... this is gonna be tough. Anyway, here goes.

01) Jaguar E Type - 1961
02) Porsche 911 Turbo - 1975
03) Jaguar XJ12 - 1968
04) Ford GT40 - 1964
05) Ferrari 365GTB / Daytona - 1968
06) Land Rover Range Rover - 1970
07) Jaguar XK-SS - 1957
08) Mini - 1959
09) Aston Martin DB5 - 1963
10) Ford Thunderbird - 1957

Hope I haven't forgotten anything.
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Okay so im born in 1980... here goes my wishlist! (In order of production)

01. 1932 Maybach DS8 Zeppelin
02. 1955 Mercedes 300SLR Ulenhaut Coupe (Gullwing)
03. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
04. 1969 Maserati Ghilbi Spyder
05. 1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible
06. 1969 Shelby Mustang GT500
07. 1970 Lamborghini Miura Roadster (only one factory built proto exists)
08. 1972 Lancia Stratos
09. 1976 Lamborghini Countach LP400
(I really really want to write 10. 1983 Porsche 959, but to go by the rules...)
10. 1977 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
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lamborghini - born 1989
1. ford GT40
2. lamborghini miura
3. lamborghini countach
4. ferrari F40
5. ferrari 365 daytona
6. lamborghini LM002 - before 89 right
7. 600cc 800 - sat in one and love it
8. merc 300 SLR with those sexy gullwing doors
9. porsche 959 - pl tell me it was before 1989
10. beetle ...
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Old 3rd January 2005, 14:37   #6
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porsche 959 - pl tell me it was before 1989
yes lambo... 1987 it is. So is LM002.

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Old 4th January 2005, 11:10   #7
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yay ...
i was born 2 years too late
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i was born in 1977.i still dunno the names of the best cars after my birth ,so it was very difficult to give the names of cars begor my birth.

still here are some ,


1.mercedes 300SL gullwing(1954)
2.AC cobra (1961)
3.lambo countach(74)
3.Gt40(66)
4.lotus espirit(74)
5.porsche 928(77)
6.Ferrari 365 (daytona) (1968)
7.porsche spyder(from NFS 5)

and 8.i have to say the audi quattro is my best.even though it was out in 1983,i have to include it.
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Heres my list: Born 1988

In no particular order,

1. Mercedes SSKL
2. Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
3. Ferrari 250 GTO
4. Lambo Miura
5. Ford GT40
6. Chevy Corvette C2 Stingray
7. Audi Quattro
8. Lambo Countach
9. Jaguar E-Type
10. Austin Mini Cooper 1275 S

I feel guilty, I've excluded so many cars.......
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I was born in 1985.
So, here goes my list.....had to think hard and tough to short list them.

1. 1956 BMW 507
2. 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS 454
3. 1969 Dodge Charger R/T ( love it to death)
4. 1984 Ferrari 288 GTO
5. 1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast
6. 1964 Ford GT40
7. 1973 Porsche Carrera RS 2.7
8. 1982 Lamborgini Countach LP 500 S
9. 1959 Mini
10. 1942 Willy MB Jeep
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DAMN ************ I KNEW ID MISSED SUMTHIN CURSE AND BLAST.

Make it a top 20, please?

If it is a top 20, then my second set is:

1. BMW 507
2. Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
3. Land Rover Series 1,2,& 3
4. Shelby Cobra 427
5. Dodge Charger R/T
6. Ferrari 250GT SWB
7. Ferrari F40
8. Any Cord model
9. Porsche Moby Dick
10. De Tomaso Mangusta
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I'm born in 1986. Here goes my list....

1.>Mercedes Benz SL300 'Gullwing'
2.>Porshe Moby Dick
3.>Shelby Cobra Daytona
4.>Ford GT40
5.>Ferrari 288 GTO
6.>Dodge Charger R/T
7.>Porshe Spyder
8.>Aston Martin DB5
9.>Ford Mustang GT500. (Or is it Shelby Mustang??)
10.>Audi Quattro

Darn its really had to choose.... so many cars and leaving out any of them is injustice.... Lambos, then the Dueseys, then the Rolls Royce, etc etc
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its Shelby GT500 mate.
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hmm nice way to know people's age

not too much into old cars ( i mean am not much aware abt them ) so no list as i will end up stupid
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Whoa mate, I say stall your studies of modern cars, and immerse yourself in old cars for a year or two, and learn about them, cos they're much much cooler, nicer, and better than moderns.

Which is why youll find half my house buried under copies of "Classic & Sports Car"!!!
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