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Old 12-08-2007, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by 930Cruz View Post
I did, and my point is proprietary does not always mean better or even faster if McLaren felt it ok to use the V12 from BMW to make one of the best supercars ever. There new supercar will be up to the task with whatever Mercedes motor they decide on. I doubt they will leave well enough alone with the 6.3liter as it sits that's all I am saying. Though I may not like the SLR it is a Tech Marvel, but ugly nontheless.

Carroll Shelby used the best motor he could, without going proprietary and frankly I still stand in amazement every time I drive, see, or hear a real Shelby Cobra. I am certain Bruce McLaren's name won't be soiled by a 6.3liter MB motor.

I gotta go my F40 just got here.

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Well... When it comes to supercars, it must be better and faster in order to be successful. The car won't necessarily be up to the task, just because it comes from McLaren. The motor they decide for this car, could make or break it. The engine in an automobile, is the heart of that automobile, so it's a very big deal. The McLaren F1 was indeed one of the best supercars ever, and it's BMW V12 engine was amazing, especially for it's time. The same can't be said about the SLR though, which is McLaren's latest supercar. The SLR isn't very special. It may be a tech-marvel, but it's 5.4L AMG engine is common and definitely not supercar worthy. If McLaren puts the 6.3L AMG engine in their new supercar, they will be taking away from the car's exclusivity, just as they did with the SLR.
 
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P.S. Let's see some pics of the F40!
 
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pics anyone? f40
 
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you will see pics of a matchbox f 40 LOL.
 
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Old 12-10-2007, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by unvmym3 View Post
you will see pics of a matchbox f 40 LOL.
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Seats are out getting redone. Sorry about the last shot being blurry. Was holding the lid up and shoting at the same time.

Ferrari's are not put together as well as Porsche's I can say that. This being the first for me. I still want a 288 GTO leather seats oh so nice.
 
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yes that is exactly true. imo the SLR is a failure because of the engine. to me that is. common a supercar with an engine used in regular street cars? that's just sad
Yeah the SLR is a HUGE failure. It's only one of the most successful super cars ever built.
 
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Throw a supercharger on the 6.3, or do a twin turbo like the 600's. It might end up too beast!!!
 
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