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Whats the fastest car you've driven?

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    i'm only 18 and have had my fair share of been lucky with drivin nice cars! so far a mondeo ST24, Jag XJR8 (V8 supercharged) and a BMW 330d.... although my car is quick considering i'm 18 it just doesnt feel anywhere near as good as them.... ooo and i drove my mates mini 1litre last week.... lovin it! So come on wat cars hav u guys driven that are different, fast or rare?
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    on the aged and decriped side, a Merc 300SEL 6.3, 0-100 in 5.7 sec, which gives the cars around you quite a shock... :))
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    Formula Palmer Audi at Jonathan Palmer Day, Bedford Aerodrome - the best driving event I've ever been to. Also got to race Caterhams, Evo VI's, Lotus Exige's, VX220 turbo's, Clio Cup's and get driven round the track in a special 2 seater FPA by a madman, superb!
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    600bhp rx7. It was insane!! Im gonna get one 1 day.
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    not fast at all but a triumph herald convertable,
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    Ferrari F360M through Queensway tunnels with windows open, sounds amazing! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yes.gif
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    BMW DINAN D-8
    Supercharged DINAN tuned BMW 850i, windows automatically go up at 110MPH...they went up pretty quick after I started driving
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    Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    Sport quattro on hand cut slicks, damp road and David Sutton sat next to me saying 'give it some more..!'
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    not fast at all but a triumph herald convertable,

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    Maybe not the fastest but definitely the scariest. Hark the Herald Axles Swing!!!
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    Milk Float
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  13. an absolutely loopy caterham type thing of a neighbours, with a 6 cylinder honda bike engine in it.. fantastic!!!! no idea how fast, was too busy loving every moment!
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    not the fastest but with huge road presence - an armoured personnel carrier. 1000hp RR diesel engine.
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    bareback on a tortoise

    No seriously - the only quick car Ive driven is a BMW M3.
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    Top speed-wise it was probably my uncle's manual Audi S8 which happily did an indicated 280kph on the Autobahn.

    Otherwise Lotus Elise or Nissan 350Z probably, both of which felt a bit quicker than my S3.
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    R34 Skyline, GT4 Stylee!!!!
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    Sad to admit, but for outright performace, the fastest I've driven is a mere Cavalier V6.
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    Ferarri F355 F1 round a track on a ferrari experience day for my 21st. Feckin' amazing, loved the paddle shift gear change. Maybe one day I'll have 1 (by the time I'm 60 I reckon a 40 year old 355 would be pretty reasonable eh!).

    Oh and a Testarossa on the same day - crashed that into a big metal post! hehe

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    Vauxhall VX220 Turbo! wicked car, wicked steering!
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    RS6 plus......god did I scare the owner shitless, well and my self also. Felt like a rocket exploding behind my back when I put my foot down
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    Had a go in my boss's TVR cerbera

    now that was /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif quick, only problem was that I came out nearly deaf
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    Ariel Atom, Still considering whether to get one or not!! simply amazing performance.....

    Before that VolvoT5 R.

    Dux
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    911 GT3. Followed closely by a F360 Spider.

    Both life changing experiences /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif
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    Been in a XJ220, an SLR and a Vanquish.

    but fast cars ive actually driven, to name a few (i sound like such a tw@t) have been a New M3, old M5 with the V8, Escort Cossie (530 BHP), Nissan Pulsar (300BHP) Skyline R33 GTS (400bhp), 996 Turbo with some RUF tuning, a few Scoobys, a few Evos, and a fair few others. Scariest car ive ever been in was a Formula Vauxhaul 1 Seater round a few tracks. So twitchy its unreal but lots of fun when you've got use to it! only annoying thing was that it was set up for a foriegn driver so the gear stick was on the right!

    The fatsest was the porsche by far!
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    My old S2000 till I wrote it off /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif
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    fastest thing ive drove is my new vovlo S60 T5..... but you all know what im gonna say next.......
    if its speed your after...get on a bike.....
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    if its speed your after...get on a bike.....

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    Not so...
    Maybe if you want acceleration...but for pure speed point to point, it's not as clear cut as that.

    On racetracks and many suitable roads, cars are quicker point to point.
    You can take more liberties with a car..and it's more forgiving.

    You can carry more corner speed in a decent car...and take more speed upto the braking point...even get on the power harder and faster in a car.

    We passed many more bikes round the Nurburgring recently (20+) compared to bikes that passed us (3...of which one binned it 2 corners later).

    I used to ride a Fireblade...so I do have experience of both!
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    fair doo's ess3...... valid points accepted..... but we both know who'd win on acceleration....... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile_smoking.gif
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    fair doo's ess3...... valid points accepted..... but we both know who'd win on acceleration....... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile_smoking.gif

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    Absolutely...
    But invariably at the end of the straight, there is a demon braking zone and set of corners. A great leveller of machinery...

    The rush of hooking up a perfect 1-2-3-4-5-6 change coming off a roundabout on a big bike does take some beating though!
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    fair
    The rush of hooking up a perfect 1-2-3-4-5-6 change coming off a roundabout on a big bike does take some beating though!

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    i love seeing that done right /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


    and i guess a vauxhaul single seater my fastest
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    RS6 from centurion Audi York bad ass car.
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    That will be my Evo 6 Tommi Makinen Edition about 300bhp and 0-60 in 4.5 and 0-60 and back to rest in 7 secs /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif [​IMG]
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    Nice Gazzor /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
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    Lovin that car! can we have some more pics?
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    Will upload some more, not got that many on my pics page, give me a mo
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    My own s3 it pretty quick,between that and a evo6 with about 380bhp.
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    Lovin that car! can we have some more pics?

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    And this was a mini-meet with a red one /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif [​IMG]

    And Japanese Auto Extravaganza last year [​IMG] /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
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    My own s3 it pretty quick,between that and a evo6 with about 380bhp.

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    All standard evos from 4 to 8 were 280bhp I have de-catted mine and put a 3" cat back system on it which will explain the 300bhp claimed, I reckon your Audi would be hard to beat, I had a Ibiza Cupra 1.8 20VT and whilst it was nippy the way the evo puts it power down is awesome, I think it would be close, but for christmas I'm having a re-map and should get about 350ish and about same torque /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
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