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Old 10th October 2011, 17:19   #1
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This thread is to feature anything that comes under the category of machines that may or may not be very useful to the mankind or be utterly pointless but is drop-dead gorgeous to look at.

This shall not be limited to cars, or as a matter of fact, even automobiles. Anything which falls under the machine category.

This is my personal list, Don't know how many of you will agree with me, but this is what tops my list



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Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird"
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Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde
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Antonov An-225 Mriya
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118 WallyPower
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Mercedes-Benz AMG Cigarette Boat
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Lamborghini Miura SV
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Ferrari 250 GTO
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Mercedes-Benz 710SSK Trossi Roadster
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Lancia Stratos
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Lamborghini Countach LP500S
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Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 AMG "The Red Pig"
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Lancia Fulvia
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Lamborghini Diablo SV
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Ferrari F50
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Lancia Delta Integrale
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McLaren F1
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McLaren Mercedes SLR 722
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Ferrari Enzo
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Porsche Carrera GT
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Maserati GranTurismo S
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Aston Martin DBS
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Audi R8
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Mercedes Benz SLS AMG
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Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SV
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Ferrari 458 Italia
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Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4
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MV Agusta F4 1000 Senna
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Ducati 1198 SP
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BMW S1000RR
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Old 10th October 2011, 17:34   #2
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Better check first if people are insured for dehydration. Can't stop drooling over them.
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Thats an awesome garage, one that dreams are made of. But kudos to you for having painstakingly researched and thought what should make it to this wishlist. Waiting for more drool - maal
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Thanks a ton guys!

Apart from cars, I've always been a fan of airplanes, which includes warplanes. Even though they can't match function with any of the most-modern warplanes, in the form department, there are only a few others that match the magnificence of the Supermarine Spitfires.

I hope there are more like-minded Spitfire fans aboard and thought of sharing this very informative fully documented history of IAF Spitfires.

Indian Air Force Spitfires - Polly Singh
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Dude! This is brilliant!

What a wonderful compilation of pictures. Loved the metal birds, and the flightless ones as well. Great stuff man! Subscribed. I hope you keep updating the thread. I don't want it to go dead after a week.
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Effort and time invested is worth appreciation . A different theme altogether.
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What a feast for eyes. However, the zonda is conspicuous by it's absence.
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Spitfire was one of the finest fighters of that era. When Goering(chief of Luftwaffe,the German airforce) asked Galland,a senior officer under him as what he would like to have,his answer was: a squadron of spitfires.
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Van Dam Woodcraft Alpha - Beautiful.

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Husqvarna Nuda 900R - Yeah, baby!

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Lest anyone forget - The humbling Saturn V.

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Ferrari 288 GTO
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I am going to have a faint heart after looking at these drool worthy pics. Thanks a ton to all the contributors, great effort. Keep it coming. I am rushing off for my glucose.

One request - Can some post any pic of the Stealths?
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Does this count?
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I mean the title does say machines
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My favourite is and has always been, the SR-71 Blackbird. Given that this is almost 50 years old now, and has been retired completely, due to a changed world, this plane was so so ahead of it's time, and perhaps still is! It's economics and operability might be screwed up by our priorities today, but it definitely is one of the foremost triumphs of technology.
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This is my personal list, Don't know how many of you will agree with me, but this is what tops my list.
I respect the fact that its your list. But how could you forget this one?

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