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Aston Martin V8 Vantage 7 20.00%
Lancia Aurelia Spider 13 37.14%
TVR Typhon 7 20.00%
Volvo P1800 8 22.86%
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The British bruiser
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Easy one for me. I love TVRs, especially Wheeler era ones, but none match the purity and simplicity of the Griffith. I prefer the tintop Aurelia. The Aston is a big handsome brute but the Volvo, a bit like the Bertie featured elsewhere, is just full of lovely little details. It has one of the nicest dashboards you'll ever see, dinky little fins, cool split bumpers, red interiors and so on and so on.
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Can anyone tell me why I didn't nominate the TVR Griffith?
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Because it's a little bit ugly?
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I'd have the Volvo too

By the way, the TVR is a Typhon, not a Gryphon. Whatever the **** one of those is
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The Volvo is pretty, but look at that Aston. It's absolutely epic. It's never going to win because it's handsome rather than pretty, but it really is good looking. In fact, I don't think I was being fair on it during the nominations because I was trying to hard not to be biased.

I was going to nominate the Griffith, or possibly Cerbera, but someone had already put in this TVR. I nearly said actually at the time "it's not even the prettiest TVR."
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I wanted to nominate a TVR, but couldn't decide which one. I was deciding between the Cerbera, Tuscan, Sagaris, Typhon and T350... don't really like the Griffith that much or the older wedge shaped ones. I went for the Typhon because it's a little bit different, almost a mix of the Cerbera and Tuscan.
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One was a TVR prototype and had a supercharged 4.4 straight 6 with 585bhp
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Always loved the big V8 Vantage from when I was a kid.
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AM for me. P1800 was a contender though.
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I thought voting for the Lancia was a leftfield choice but it seems to be the most popular! I'd want the Aston or the TVR though.
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In repairing the TVR's name, I've just realised I have the ability to change the scores against each car too. Mwahahaha.
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Going to go with the Volvo,just because i've wanted one for as long as i can remember.But have to be honest,that Lancia is just gorgeous
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The Volvo just pips the Lancia here for me.
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Only my opinion, but, that pic of the Lancia makes it look like something out of a Disney movie
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Hard call between the Volvo and the Lancia. The Aston is brutishly handsome but not a thing of beauty. TVRs have something about them but struggle at this level.

Aurelia nicks it with a last second decision.
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You're all misguided, and I'm going to change the numbers so the Aston wins.

And then I'm taking my ball and going home.
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Looking close for 2nd... come on Typhon
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