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About to drive the McLaren. Way off 45 so I get some freeway time too. Nervous but I got it! :lol:

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Here's the McLaren I drove today.  I liked it better than the GT3, but as I understand they are different cars.

 

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The others in the dealership show room

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Polestar 2

 

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/03/2020-polestar-2-ev-revealed-402hp-78kwh-battery-275-miles-range/

 

Polestar, a division of Volvo geared towards performance models for their lineup, is now introducing “electric performance vehicles”. Polestar 2 arrives ready to take on the Model 3. 

 

Personally, I’m not a fan. The body looks awkward from some angles...unfinished..dare I say..like a Chinese car rip off. Also don’t like the black plastic flares nor high ride height, you’d think it’d be much lower to the ground since Polestar is still going for performance. 

 

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Here’s Polestar 1, a much more handsome machine.

 

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Urbanizer - good points..

 

I think this is a huge positive. Good for volvo. I like their designs in general. I reserve final judgement until I see it on the road.

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On 3/8/2019 at 1:32 PM, Naviguessor said:

It looks a little more “Dodge” than “Volvo” to me.

 

Agreed.  The black cladding on the rocker panels has the dual effect of making the body seem less tall, while also appearing to sit higher off the ground.  I don't hate it exactly, but it does come off as a bit awkward.

 

 

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18 hours ago, ekdrm2d1 said:

First time seeing a Lamborghini SUV. Of course in RO

 

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Not a fan of SUVs in general, but if you gotta have one, you could certainly do worse than a Urus. 

 

On the other hand, for the truly deep-pocketed, tuners have been doing some interesting things with Mercedes' G-Wagen in recent years, such as Brabus' 888-HP, twin-turbo V12 G900:

 

 

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Right Hand Drive GTR at this Tanglewood high rise site today. 

 

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3 hours ago, ekdrm2d1 said:

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The hoonage urge is strong with this one... 

 

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19 hours ago, ekdrm2d1 said:

Right Hand Drive GTR at this Tanglewood high rise site today. 

 

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Sweet-looking R32. Judging from the aftermarket intercooler + exhaust and the TX2K window decal, I'd bet it has a twin-turbo-to-single-turbo swap under the hood and at least 500hp. 

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19 hours ago, ekdrm2d1 said:

This has been in the garage for a year or two.

 

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That's depressing. They put the tonneau cover up, but couldn't get a cover for the entire car? Guessing it's owned by someone with more cars than free time. 

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Here's something I never expected to see offered for sale - an actual TAG/Porsche V6 turbo Formula 1 engine shoehorned into a 930:
 

 

The combination of these engines and McLaren chassis ruled F1 in the mid-1980s - after some initial teething problems in 1983, they won successive world driving championships from 1984-1986. By way of comparison, here's a very brief video of Niki Lauda at an early test session for the new engine:

 

 

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