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While Porsche is my all-time favorite car make and a 911 being my favorite model.

My very first car was a 1951 Studebaker I paid for it myself ... I bought it for $200. in 1965.

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Mine was OD Green in color, an ol' military staff car.
An ugly little car and not as nice looking as this pic ... but, it ran well and I still had a car in high school. :P
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Well my favorit cars are:
A 1969 Pontiac Firebird, I just love this car <3 and of course my own one: A silver-grey metallic Peugot 206.
You wont find a car with a lower fuel consumption xD
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My favorite is without-a-doubt the nissan R35 GT-R, I would choose it over any other, it just has a special vibe.

midas wrote:I drive a very tiny little Toyota now...it is a little mean and green car. The driving distances in Holland are not that big and the driving-expences quite high (1 gallon = €5,60). My next car would probably a Toyota (or Honda) hybrid because I just changed jobs and have to drive all over the country within a few weeks.

My all time favorites are the older Saab and Volvo's. I like the swedish design very much. Only I would like them to be as reliable as a Toyota (I am quality-manager). And I like a beautifully pimped Volkswagen Beatle with Porshe-engine in the back...only I would like them being as green as a hybrid :wink:
If you doing mostly highway driving a simple four, or three, cylinder engined car would be more efficient than a hybrid, the electric motor only has power to use if you've been sitting in traffic or doing alot of braking so if you spend most of your time at cruising speeds on the big roads your actually wasting fuel carrying around all those batteries, stick with a normal 2litre Japanese hatch for highway efficiency, so long as the gearing is high enough. If you do spend alot of time in slow traffic then a hybrid may work for you.
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Porsche!
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My Favorit car would be the 1971 Camero.
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I've currently got one of these:
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I confidently predict it's the one and only Mercedes I'll have in my lifetime.

Years ago I had one of these:
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which I loved - so smooth and comfy.
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There's too many cars I like to have a real favorite.
I'll take just about anything that isn't front wheel drive (or AWD with less that 60% rear power bias).
Can't stand front wheel drive at all. Even riding in one, and don't get me started on driving one.
What I would like is a good solid full size extended cab truck, lowered and powered by a built (heavily modified) 12 valve Cummins 6BT.
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1968 Triumph GT6
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Many,many years ago,I owned(together with my then partner) a 1970 Mark 2 Ford Cortina.
It was the colour of the filing cabinets in particularly dismal government offices.
The steering was so heavy we developed muscles like Arnold Schwarzenegger from throwing it round corners.
It had exchanged quite a lot of paint with the next-door neighbour's Ford Escort,from a combination of a meandering suburban street and terrible parking,whoever left first in the morning usually clipped the other car on the way out.
Bits fell off it from time to time,including,one day,the exhaust.
It looked appalling,made dreadful noises,but it had a certain decrepit charm.
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Bugatti Veyron FTW
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A long time ago it used to be the Lamborghini Diablo for me
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*Reviving an old topic*
jimm wrote:Right now I have to go look at my other hobby... a '52 Chevy truck at a local shop. It should be finished in a few months
and it's going to be fabulous... with a blown 502 BBC and EFI fuel injection. I'm expecting over 1000 HP.
I collect Classic Sportscars . . . favorite is a 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo . . . at just under 600hp on last testing.
I've had it up to 170 mph (on the Interstate)

I have 3 Porsches, an old BMW, and a '79 Corvette ... all run and looking good.
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Favorites that I've personally owned ,my very first car 1968 plymouth Valiant V200 plain jane 4 door slant 6 model cost me $400 indestructable regret selling it for $300 2years later when the clutch went out and 1969 buick rivera with a 430 only bad thing with that one was 8 mpg on premium. favorites I didn't own were a 72 gold duster my father had as a company car tried to buy itwhen they sold it no luck. Regret not getting a 71 camaro with a hot-roded 427 that had timeslip showing mid 11 second quarter miles. At 22 I just couldn't afford the insurance which was why the guy was selling it lol.
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My favorite car is anything pre-1981, I currently own a 77 Ramcharger , 71 Roadrunner and an 81 Cordobra (all 3 on th road) insurance is cheap, maintenance is cheap, and as an ex-mechanic with a touch of old soul I love them all.

As a project car I was given a 66 Polara it almost done, gonna 440 maxwedge that thing right up, then maybo go hunt "Rustangs for lolz"
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The "old style" Mini - not BMW
Had one for a few years with my wife in South Wales - you could sling it round any corner and cheap as chips to run. Was great in snow too until too much built up under the sump and the front wheels would lift - just dig out under the sump and away to go again.
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LarryP wrote:Favorites that I've personally owned ,my very first car 1968 plymouth Valiant V200 plain jane 4 door slant 6 ....
Didn't that have a Push Button shifter on the dash to the left of the steering column? I recall a family member with one.
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dawgdoc wrote:
LarryP wrote:Favorites that I've personally owned ,my very first car 1968 plymouth Valiant V200 plain jane 4 door slant 6 ....
Didn't that have a Push Button shifter on the dash to the left of the steering column? I recall a family member with one.
Chrysler had the push button shifter from 1956 to 1965. It was suddenly dropped across the entire Chrysler line in 1966. It was a mechanical cam and cable control, not electric. My 1962 Valiant was the only car I owned that had one. It seemed to work flawlessly. However, it was a "gee whiz" item that had no real advantage over the common shift lever.
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Thanks Waldo, appreciate the info.
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This is the one:
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@ magnusk . . . tell up abou it ^

I think it's a Citroen ? (french-made) Year? Model?
What do you like about it?
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