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Old 25th March 2004, 00:59   #16
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hi rehaan, totally agree with u. the gt40 was and still is an amazingly beautiful car. the new gt from ford doesnt even come close (though it's supposed to be the same design) i guess. it was the car that ended ferrari's stranglehold over le mans.
i'm really sorry, but i just got one more pic of the car from the expo. cheers.
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Hi Manticore,

Thanks for the pics bud....we had a discussion about the GT40 on the forum if you want to search for it.....

The new GT is beautiful...it doesnt have the feeling of being a huge part of history and a true legend like the originals do.....but it is still stunning....and still remains a ferrari killer in my opinion ;-]
Its beautiful, and the best thing about it is that Ford actually bothered to bring it back without messing with it too much (atleast in terms of looks!)

here are 2 of the 100 pics i took when i saw the new GT at a car show!

enjoy
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Old 25th March 2004, 01:13   #18
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one of my friends said he saw it at a car show and some guys were revving it (i didnt have the pleasure of hearing it revv though :-( ..... and it was soo loud that his ears started to hurt and he had to cover them!! ;-]
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i dont know. maybe like they say, beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.......but cars like the gt40 are stuff of legends...the new car doesnt (my personal view, pardon me if i'm wrong) have the same haunting expressions as the original. a remix is just a remix....it'll never be as good as the original. but a ferrari killer, it still is. amen to that.
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I would take an old one over the new anyday.....!

But on seeing the new one believe me...it had just as much presence!

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Hey great pics rehaan. Yeah the expos here are nothing compared to the one in Delhi. And this years one wa san excuse for a show. Aditaya can vouch for it. I seriously think we need better shows.

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Old 25th March 2004, 02:17   #22
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Quote[/b] ] But what we dont see at the Mumbai Expo, we get to see them on the roads
I could not have put it any better myself, V12. Manticore, Thanks for sharing the pics with us. I understand you guys interest in the GT40..I feel the same way about the GT500!!

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Heheh Yea GTO I love the GT 500. EXCELLENT CAR. Do any have pic of tht 1?
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spot on GTO...the great american muscle car fanatic. the only muscle car i ever obssess about is the Stingray.
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Old 25th March 2004, 04:34   #25
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Quote[/b] (manticore @ Mar. 24 2004,21:05)]but one thing that always goes thru my mind (pardon me if i'm wrong) is that the auto scene in delhi is not that happening as compared to mumbai and bangalore.
thats exactly wht i meant. u do get to see a lot of imported cars in delhi too. but the sense of 'doing up' cars is better, much better in mumbai and b'lore.......rather than in delhi. here, the done-up domestic cars are amazingly garish and tasteless.
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hey manticore, what powertrain does the replica GT40 use???
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hey dude manticore !

how the f*** did u get to c the maybach inside out man ! u had some1 inside or what?? 'coz only VIP's were allowed...i went all the way from here(assuming ur frm bbay) to delhi just for the show & i could see it frm a distance only couldnt even c the rear or interior..same abt the SL..

& rehaan i agree with u..new gt40 also looks like a killer..awesome...beast i'd say it really embarasses the 360 !

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hi kulkarni, i'd got myself a few exhibitor passes + my frnd knew the mercedes guys. so we got to check out the maybach inside out, and even sit inside the sl500 and play with the power top. the sl was amazing with the sexy silver exteriors and red leather interiors.
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manticore...

i should have known u 2-3 months earlier ! btw ur frm bbay or delhi ?

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