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Old 30th October 2009, 22:12   #46
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The final car in my list ( as of tonight)

The Maser 3500 GT Frua. An elegant GT with such clean lines, one wonders sometimes as to why all modern cars look the same. I considered the 5000GT ( more famously known as the Shah of Persia) but chose this because of its reflective beauty.

Enjoy.

P.S. : Some of the cars that I have missed out are the Merc W 109, the Porsche 911 ( a triumph of evolution over design), the Citroen SM ( the only European car to have won the Motor Trend Car of the Year award) and a few more.

However, as of tonight my Desert island choice is the Maser Ghibli. A close second would be the classic Marmon 16.

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Old 30th October 2009, 22:16   #47
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I must say all you guys have such great taste !! Just look at all those stunning machines you've posted here ! Wow

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You should paste some pics of the Packard as well then. Its no less than a beauty.
Prince from amongst Packards my all time favourite is a one off Packard built exclusively for the President of Packard Motor Car Co Ed Macaulay. The car is absolutely gorgeous and so so deeply stylish. Here it is

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There are many more very pretty Packards. If you guys want I will dig them out and post here for your viewing pleasure

The Voisin, however, remains my favourite across all marques
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You know, even though I'm a huge McLaren buff, I can't really applaud McLaren for this one. It simply doesn't have enough identity like the SLR and F1 did. And what's with that name??? Great car, but just not quite there to be among the greatest ever.
McLarenRulez,

If you read the design philosophy of the MP4 -12 C, you will appreciate what Mclaren has come up with. And as I said it is not an attention grabbing car-on the surface. It grabs your attention by being a complete performance, safe and green car. I like its subtleties. The name is derived as follows - M for McLaren, P4 from Ron's Project 4. 12 is the index I think efficiency ( I am not so sure here) and C is for the use of carbon as an integral component of the design.

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I must say all you guys have such great taste !! Just look at all those stunning machines you've posted here ! Wow



Prince from amongst Packards my all time favourite is a one off Packard built exclusively for the President of Packard Motor Car Co Ed Macaulay. The car is absolutely gorgeous and so so deeply stylish. Here it is

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There are many more very pretty Packards. If you guys want I will dig them out and post here for your viewing pleasure



The Voisin, however, remains my favourite across all marques

DKG,

Please do!

I know that Packards, Pierce Arrows and some of the Lanchesters and were very lovely. I don't have any sources for them.

Some Mercs and the BMW CS is required too.

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There are many more very pretty Packards. If you guys want I will dig them out and post here for your viewing pleasure
Ohh please do, why is that even a question. It would have been great to see the beauty in color.
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This is one of my all time favourites.. The Lamborghini Diablo.


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The Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 (posted by issigonis earlier). What a car, what a car !! Its dripping style !!

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I know I will sink to my knees in awe if I ever come face to face with this stunner.

The devastatingly beautiful Delahaye 165

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According to me, Its very Simple. The MOST beautiful car ever is the Ferrari 250GT Berlinetta Lusso.
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for me it will always be Lamborghini Miura Roadster..
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Lovely thread !
For me, it HAS to be - the legendary Citroen SM.
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The Carrera GT
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Jag E type

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Jag E. I knew someone would post it cos that's almost a universal favorite.
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