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maclaren f1 16 43.24%
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macca f1 or veyron

which defines the supercar ethos to you?the macca f1 or the bugatti veyron?
to me the macca will always be the supercar regardless what comes after.the veyron,although i think its an outstandint engineering achievement just dont hit the spot for me


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Re: macca f1 or veyron

I love the Veyron it is a fantastic car and i love the look of it, straight out of Captain Scarlett!

But it will always be the MacLaren F1, the original one not the long tail, it was the most perfect car, which to this day the designers still state that they would not change a single bit.

I remember seeing one, in British racing green on the M25 around Woking, i almost crashed the van trying to keep up and have a look!

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Re: macca f1 or veyron

As much as I love the McLaren I've voted for the Bugatti. To be honest, I'd buy the Mac, but in terms of super-car ethos, the Bugatti gets my vote as its the fastest, has 1001bhp, and the reliability of a Golf!!
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

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has 1001bhp, and the reliability of a Golf!!
If only, I heard its been ruddy awful!

Macca for me, a road car from the early 90s that can perform like that is something special - also I like the central driving position
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Caparo T1: 0-60mph 2.5 seconds, 0-100mph 5 seconds, 0-100-0mph less than 10 seconds, 3g braking. Wow.

http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/pic.p...=1&carnum=2774
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Although I think the Maclaren is a great car, if I had the choice of the 2 it would be the Bugatti
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

I'm sure that the big Macca is very nice but I'd choose the McNutti Veyron.

It's just a bit mental and that's what Supercars are all about.

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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Macca is special but I have to go with the Veyron. It's a super supercar. Ballistic, mental, outrageous, envelope-pushing, stupidly expensive, virtually-unusable-in-real-life nonsense. And that's what being the ultimate supercar is about, surely?

The Maccca was The One back in the 90's and it's still great, probably was actually real-life usable, but you have to consider it as a classic now even though it can still hold its own against more modern kit.
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McLaren F1. Anytime. That car is pure.....it's an Eurofighter 2000, bloody fast and unbelievably agile. The Veyron is a Mig 25, even more bloody fast.....and that's it
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Macca for me; created for performance reasons, rather than marketing.
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F1 for me to!
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Veyron for me, I'd love to have 1001 bhp in my life. Bliss.
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Veyron.
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mclaren for me...but then i am from woking
 
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

macca for me too. the veyron sure has got some impressive figures but it just doesn't do it for me.
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Veyron, just out of sheer curiosity for this VW monster.
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Oh, and I can't stand Ron Dennis
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Don't you mean "Ron..........." [long pause] "...........Dennis" ??

Would still go with a Veyron. McLaren F1s just a bit, I dunno, kit-car for me. Bet no-one knows what I mean about that, but it always looks like it was put together one weekend in the off-season when the mechanics were bored.

On top of that it is, ultimately, just a BMW. A very fast BMW, granted, but a Beemer, nonetheless. And I know the Veyron's a VW when all's said and done, but there's something satisfying about the fact that the fastest production car in the world ISN'T a bloody BMW......
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Re: macca f1 or veyron

Only in America

Off roading in a McLaren F1 ????
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