My Favorite Sports Car

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Re: My Favorite Sports Car

Post by FredS » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:12 am

I think I need to plan a road trip to some car museums this winter. The Fourney Museum of Transportation is on my list. And my brother turned me on to the Shelby American Collection in Boulder.
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Re: My Favorite Sports Car

Post by sysiphus » Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:55 am

durangopipe wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:00 pm
I bought a Triumph Spitfire in 1970. Probably among the slowest (especially after the 327 '62 Chevy I shared with a buddy in high school), worst handling cars of all time - but I loved it.

The most nostalgia laden dream car of my youth, the stuff of teenage dreams, was the Shelby Ford GT-40.
I had two Spitfire MKIVs back in the day. Could sit in the driver's seat and lay my hand flat on the ground. Could fit under a semi trailer (never tried that while it was moving...). Couldn't park against a curb, or you'd have to step UP to get out of it.

Lucas electrics and SU carbs be damned, I loved that car!
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