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Old 17th June 2008, 10:34   #2206
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Can I post one:
If its discussed before, then sorry for repost. I am for the first time putting up this. Sorry for poor quality.
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Old 17th June 2008, 10:50   #2207
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Default ID:476; 2001 TVR Cerbera 4.5 Lightweight

K-S-A, moralfibre and aaggoswami, you guys are correct.
ID:476 is a used January 2001 TVR Cerbera 4.5 Lightweight in GTS Viper Blue.
It is 41,250 miles old.
Advertised for sale at Yorkshire, UK for 17,990 [approx. Rs. 15,11,500].
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So the car I have posted is ID 477.
Sorry for mistake.
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Wiesmann MF
The difference betweeen MF 3 and MF 30 is only engine.

MF 30 has BMW 6 cylinder engine with 2979cc and 231PS.
MF 3 has BMW 6 cylinder engine with 2346cc and 343PS.
It is indeed Weisman MF3 but with BMW 6cyl with 3246cc and 343 bhp.
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K-S-A, moralfibre and aaggoswami, you guys are correct.
ID:476 is a used January 2001 TVR Cerbera 4.5 Lightweight in GTS Viper Blue.
It is 41,250 miles old.
Advertised for sale at Yorkshire, UK for 17,990 [approx. Rs. 15,11,500].

wow thats cheap, whats the reason for such a depreciation?

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Can I post one:
If its discussed before, then sorry for repost. I am for the first time putting up this. Sorry for poor quality.
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ID:476
ID:477 is a 1955 Austin A40 Cambridge

@-Mods :- could you kindly delete ID:472 and ID:473 as one is a one off car with only two cars produced and the other is a Kit car hence both do not qualify for this thread.

Note for members: Guys please uphold the rules of this thread. Please go through the requirements of posting in this thread wherein One off, Kit, Commercial, Military, Concept, Scale models and other such cars do not qualify to be posted on this thread (please add if i have missed any)
I think Ram had posted some rules too.
Ram, could you copy that particular post again as it may be difficult to search in such a long thread. Thanks.

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This should be easy
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This isn't as easy as I thought it could'vebeen.
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ID:477 is a 1955 Austin A40 Cambridge
Yes you are correct,its Austin A40 Cambridge.
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It's a Torino, made in Argentina, right? Made in the Renault plant there, with an engine dating back to Henry Kaiser and the body originating from the American Rambler, but restyled/ freshened up by Pinninfarina in Europe. Truly global!
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ID:479
What is this big sedan with the suicide rear doors?

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Year, Make and Model please.
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What is this big sedan with the suicide rear doors?



Year, Make and Model please.

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Ram, this is a 1939, Oldsmobile, Series 60, isn't it? Lovely car, and a beautiful brace of pix to bring back old memories. Thanks.
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Default ID:479; 1939 Oldsmobile series 60 4-door sedan

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Ram, this is a 1939, Oldsmobile, Series 60, isn't it? Lovely car, and a beautiful brace of pix to bring back old memories. Thanks.
Well caught Prabal. . ID:479 is indeed. a 1939 Oldsmobile series 60 4-door sedan.

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She had a body on chassis construction. Even for 1939, she had coil springs on all four wheels. Front and rear antiroll bars.

Chassis
The chassis was a stiff heavy channel-type frame with equally heavy channel-type X-members.

Front suspension
The "knee action" independent front-end suspension.

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Rear suspension
The rear suspension was coil-sprung and pretty good, using long trailing arms that angled to the centre of the chassis X-member.

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I have always found American cars to have soft boat-like rides and automatic transmissions with extremely well disguised gear changes. My experience with a 1986 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham sharply contrasted in ride quality and automatic transmission shifts with a 1986 Mercedes Benz 190E automatic.

How interesting, that even back in 1939, the engineers that made the cars and the car buying public, were sensitive to pitching, tossing, side-sway and body-roll. And suspensions were purpose-designed to take them out and give a level, gliding ride.

Olds' rhythmic ride was advertised as the smoothest, easiest, gentlest ride in any car at any price for 1939. Besides the Olds 60 which had a 115 inch wheel base, there were also the Olds 70 and Olds 80 which had five inches longer wheelbases.

In 1939, a new Oldsmobile series 60 4-door sedan cost US$ 889 ex-showroom. It had a 216-cid [4,020 cc] straight-six that delivered 90 bhp.

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Well caught Prabal. . ID:479 is indeed. a 1939 Oldsmobile series 60 4-door sedan.


She had a body on chassis construction. Even for 1939, she had coil springs on all four wheels. Front and rear antiroll bars . . .

. . . I have always found American cars to have soft boat-like rides and automatic transmissions with extremely well disguised gear changes. . .

How interesting, that even back in 1939, the engineers . . . Olds' rhythmic ride was advertised as the smoothest, easiest, gentlest ride in any car at any price for 1939. Besides the Olds 60 which had a 115 inch wheel base, there were also the Olds 70 and Olds 80 which had five inches longer wheelbases.

In 1939, a new Oldsmobile series 60 4-door sedan cost US$ 889 ex-showroom. It had a 216-cid [4,020 cc] straight-six that delivered 90 bhp.

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Thanks, Ram for the acknowledgement. And for the lowdown on the Olds as well. American cars have indeed been a delight for the most part, although they seemed to have lost the plot in the middle, from the late 80s till maybe Y2K! Olds though continued making nice cars even in this period, I felt, rust issues notwithstanding. The "small" Omega was always a favourite, particularly for its looks on the outside and the interiors as well. And, this may not be commonly known about American cars in general, Old particularly made fantastic diesels too, no?

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Thanks, Ram for the acknowledgement. And for the lowdown on the Olds as well. American cars have indeed been a delight for the most part, although they seemed to have lost the plot in the middle, from the late 80s till maybe Y2K! Olds though continued making nice cars even in this period, I felt, rust issues notwithstanding. The "small" Omega was always a favourite, particularly for its looks on the outside and the interiors as well. And, this may not be commonly known about American cars in general, Old particularly made fantastic diesels too, no?
Edit: Mods, please merge with above post, if possible. What I meant to actually say, was the "small" Cutlass. Sad, such an iconic brand, the Oldsmobile, had to shut down!

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