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  Reply # 1373892 25-Aug-2015 14:28
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that is hypercar (one step up from supercar) territory

laws of physics seldom linear :)

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  Reply # 1373923 25-Aug-2015 15:10
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butlerboy: How does it drive??? Was thinking of getting an Octavia when we eventually replace my wife's A4.


Love it.  I've got the turbo diesel, went up to Cape Reinga last Monday, plenty of power to overtake and to go round all the windy curves :)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1373926 25-Aug-2015 15:13
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nakedmolerat: Be careful when you drive in Manurewa next time ;-P

I must say I haven't seen it for a while now! (Probably because I was on holiday overseas for a month)


Are my parents paying you to say that?

I haven't been out south in ages as been too busy with work.  Should really visit the parentals, then you can stalk me :)

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  Reply # 1373953 25-Aug-2015 15:36
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benokobi:
Wheelbarrow01: Current daily driver (and boat tow machine):


Current weekend toy (that I can afford to break):


Next car:

Everyone seems to love these recent Rangers. My Uncle has A RR sport but is forever driving his ranger. And my Dad changing from a Jeep Grand Cherokee to a ranger


Those Rangers are the closest thing on NZ roads that look like the beasts that are American trucks. I wish manufacturers would take notice and start making their trucks more aggressive looking...

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  Reply # 1374218 25-Aug-2015 21:20
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ghettomaster:
benokobi:
Wheelbarrow01: Current daily driver (and boat tow machine):


Current weekend toy (that I can afford to break):


Next car:

Everyone seems to love these recent Rangers. My Uncle has A RR sport but is forever driving his ranger. And my Dad changing from a Jeep Grand Cherokee to a ranger


Those Rangers are the closest thing on NZ roads that look like the beasts that are American trucks. I wish manufacturers would take notice and start making their trucks more aggressive looking...


Yes; we need more aggression on our roads...! ;-)





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  Reply # 1374320 26-Aug-2015 01:03
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nakedmolerat:
Regs: right now this is me:

still deciding what comes next, cant make up my mind....

dream car?  i'd love to change it every few months... right now it would be the Tesla S with optional "ludicrous mode" upgrade. 0-60 in 2.8s and 1.1Gs,
=> http://www.engadget.com/2015/07/17/tesla-model-s-ludicrous-mode/
=> http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2015/08/aston-martin-s-ceo-says-tesla-ludicrous-mode-is-stupid-.html


where were you in that pic?



standing next to the car ;)

Jokes aside... it was in the military training area next to the desert road and running up to the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. We had a military escort as we were in a live fire range with unexploded ordnance, some of which we spotted on the trip.




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  Reply # 1374698 26-Aug-2015 15:11
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Regs:
nakedmolerat:
Regs: right now this is me:

still deciding what comes next, cant make up my mind....

dream car?  i'd love to change it every few months... right now it would be the Tesla S with optional "ludicrous mode" upgrade. 0-60 in 2.8s and 1.1Gs,
=> http://www.engadget.com/2015/07/17/tesla-model-s-ludicrous-mode/
=> http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2015/08/aston-martin-s-ceo-says-tesla-ludicrous-mode-is-stupid-.html


where were you in that pic?



standing next to the car ;)

Jokes aside... it was in the military training area next to the desert road and running up to the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. We had a military escort as we were in a live fire range with unexploded ordnance, some of which we spotted on the trip.


I used to work for the UK MOD and we had a great sign that we used to put up in certain places:

"Do not touch or kick metal objects on the ground in this area: they may explode and kill you."





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  Reply # 1374718 26-Aug-2015 15:52
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ghettomaster:
benokobi:
Wheelbarrow01: Current daily driver (and boat tow machine):


Current weekend toy (that I can afford to break):


Next car:

Everyone seems to love these recent Rangers. My Uncle has A RR sport but is forever driving his ranger. And my Dad changing from a Jeep Grand Cherokee to a ranger


Those Rangers are the closest thing on NZ roads that look like the beasts that are American trucks. I wish manufacturers would take notice and start making their trucks more aggressive looking...


You can afford breaking your weekend car.... You might never be able to break it though.



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  Reply # 1375046 27-Aug-2015 09:50
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waqasmk:
ghettomaster:
benokobi:
Wheelbarrow01: Current daily driver (and boat tow machine):


Current weekend toy (that I can afford to break):


Next car:

Everyone seems to love these recent Rangers. My Uncle has A RR sport but is forever driving his ranger. And my Dad changing from a Jeep Grand Cherokee to a ranger


Those Rangers are the closest thing on NZ roads that look like the beasts that are American trucks. I wish manufacturers would take notice and start making their trucks more aggressive looking...


You can afford breaking your weekend car.... You might never be able to break it though.


I have broken my fair share of Hiluxs and Terranos.
Not to mention a brand new Ranger..

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  Reply # 1375233 27-Aug-2015 14:55
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My current car:
Nissan March K12

My dream car:
Toyota Mirai

Possible 2nd car (still haven't decided):
Toyota RAV4 First genSubaru Legacy wagon

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I've owned that Rav4 for exactly 5 months. I have nothing good to say about that car other than it can fit stuff and people in it.

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  Reply # 1375267 27-Aug-2015 15:41
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My current vehicle, 330kw six speed manual.





Dream vehicle, hmmm haven't decided yet.

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  Reply # 1375268 27-Aug-2015 15:43
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joker97: I've owned that Rav4 for exactly 5 months. I have nothing good to say about that car other than it can fit stuff and people in it.

Yeah they're a horrid piece of kit, go for the Subaru they're a much much nicer drive.

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  Reply # 1375269 27-Aug-2015 15:43
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clevedon: My current vehicle, 330kw six speed manual.





Dream vehicle, hmmm haven't decided yet.


Very nice. I have owned a lot of Commodores over the years




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I actually made a gallery of the cars I have driven/owned (that I remembered or cared enough to take pictures of) and put it up here... Listed in order of coolness :-)

http://www.nzsnaps.com/Other/Cars-I-have-owned-or-driven/51191363_xCvjqp#!i=4263476100&k=mRMBpvf

The last car in the gallery is a cheat - I sat in it but we weren't allowed to start it, just take photos for an auction (where it sold for well over half a million USD)

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