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sdifox

No Lifer
Sep 30, 2005
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A Audi E-TRON but from NH. Pretty far from home. I am just north of Toronto, ON...
 

aigomorla

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Sep 28, 2005
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I saw a Rivan Electric Van... didn't have courier tags on it tho, but i am fairly sure it was probably amazon's.
 

bbhaag

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Jul 2, 2011
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I'm visiting San Francisco with family this week and saw a Waymo care while walking through Golden Gate Park. Not something you see everyday especially when you're from Central Illinois like I am.

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Ken g6

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I saw a Kia EV6 yesterday. At least I'm pretty sure it was - I could barely make out the "KIA" badge in the sunlight and I couldn't see any others, but those slanted taillights are pretty distinctive. I thought it looked like a station wagon...with very sporty styling.

Stock photo:
 
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skyking

Lifer
Nov 21, 2001
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I saw a side dump truck that took a high speed trip into a swampy area next to the highway, does that count? When I went by the first state patrolman was responding, and when I came by 15 minutes later he had a second patrol car. It was the beginning of a very bad day for him.
 
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aigomorla

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I saw an AC Shelby Cobra yesterday.
I think it was a replica... i highly doubt anyone would drive an original.

I had to pull up next to him and compliment him.
I wish I took a Photo of it.

If i had time to enjoy actually driving, i totally would probably get a replica one.
They look like its so much fun to drive, and the 427 engine noise.... I miss how nice of an alto they sang when rev'd.
 
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repoman0

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Jun 17, 2010
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I saw a ton of awesome stuff at the track on Sunday. Multiple GT3s, some McLaren or other, one guy was there in a 993 Carrera S which you never see anymore now that they’re extremely valuable.

I took a video of a very loud spine tingling GT3 screaming by at 9000 rpm. No pics sadly except for little old me:

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rstrohkirch

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May 31, 2005
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I took a video of a very loud spine tingling GT3 screaming by at 9000 rpm. No pics sadly except for little old me:
What car are you taking to the track? I'm not particularly at ID'ing BMWs from a few generations back. In regards to the GT3, there are a couple of guys in the track group that have track only 997 gen GT3. Easily the best sounding cars when they show up. Couple of weeks ago there was a guy running a track only imported right hand drive MK3 MR2. I talked to him for a little bit and that car looked like fun.
 

repoman0

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What car are you taking to the track? I'm not particularly at ID'ing BMWs from a few generations back. In regards to the GT3, there are a couple of guys in the track group that have track only 997 gen GT3. Easily the best sounding cars when they show up. Couple of weeks ago there was a guy running a track only imported right hand drive MK3 MR2. I talked to him for a little bit and that car looked like fun.
I always have a hard time IDing the 911s .. 997 and later all look the same to me, 964 and 993 and earlier all look the same, only the 996 stands out for its headlights that everyone seems to hate 😛

Anyway that’s my E46. It keeps up well enough for being a 25 year old design, and certainly still has a lot to teach me.
 

NutBucket

Lifer
Aug 30, 2000
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I live in LA. We've got everything. But a Yugo? Now there's something unusual...and an interesting experiment that obviously didn't work out.
 
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Commodus

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Oct 9, 2004
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I finally saw a Polestar 2 on the road this Saturday. Looks good, as you'd expect for a Volvo-adjacent brand. It's taller than I thought it would be, but that also makes it a realistic option on less-than-forgiving roads.
 

CP5670

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Jun 24, 2004
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I saw a Lucid Air last weekend. It might be the best all-round EV out there, although I would be hesitant to spend that much on a car from an upstart company.
 
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Commodus

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I saw a Lucid Air last weekend. It might be the best all-round EV out there, although I would be hesitant to spend that much on a car from an upstart company.
I've heard that the main issue so far is the early software; it's not terrible, but there have been glitches as you'd expect with a 1.0 product. Jon Rettinger (a YouTuber) sold his only because he was uncomfortable driving such a conspicuous luxury car and preferred the more practical (if still pretty posh) Rivian R1T.
 

herm0016

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Feb 26, 2005
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guy built this all himself. It was perfect in every way. very cool 4x4 camping rig and matching trailer. 383 stroker motor, alum. heads and intake 205tcase and 4l80 with OD.
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tweaker2

Lifer
Aug 5, 2000
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Got my first look at a '22 mid-engine 'Vette cruising next to me on my way home on the freeway. Silver with yellow t-bans down its spine. I was about to order one, was just about to pull the trigger when my son who flips homes convinced me to go in with him on a split townhouse distress sale (severe cockroach infestation). *Poof* My dream Vette is still just a dream. I managed to record a 5 second clip of it as it was exiting the freeway. Looked to be a silver haired dude crossing an item off his bucket list. I'll see if I can edit in a pull-off from the clip.
 

repoman0

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Looked to be a silver haired dude crossing an item off his bucket list.
In a new Corvette — yeah, sounds about right!

A young guy who just moved in a couple houses down from me has a light blue C3 (as far as I can tell?). I’m guessing it’s an heirloom or something because I’ve never seen him drive it. Looks really clean though and it’s a really striking car to see these days.
 
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