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Discussion in 'General' started by docodine, 2 Aug 2009.

  1. [ZiiP] NaloaC

    [ZiiP] NaloaC Well-Known Member

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    Diving down the M11 yesterday and was passed by a gorgeous Audi R8... I tried to catch up, but I was driving a Fiat Scudo... :/
     
  2. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Rolls Royce Ghost. Not that great tbh.
     
  3. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    Saw a Porsche 911 earlier this week in Leeds. It's difficult to tell what model because of the custom paint job and other stuff it's had done - matte black paint, carbon fibre roof & bonnet, custom rims.

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    Edit: sorry for the quality - this is from a crappy phone camera :p
     
  4. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    In all honesty, I think it looks terrible


    :-/
     
  5. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    The photo or the car?
     
  6. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Oh he'd be talking about the car, and I agree. Yes it's different and it's almost certainly the owner's pride and joy, but IMO Porsche's are not the car to be putting CF and matte paint on, they should gleam in the sunshine like a shiny, perfect apple. Except it's not an apple, it's a sports car, and it's shiny, and pretty... and shiney ;)
     
  7. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    Definitely the car. I would be an ass if I were to bitch at someone's photography skills. I would also be a hypocrite because I'm terrible myself
     
  8. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Car regardless is pretty ugly. I think it's just a 911 Carrera 4 (996), Horrid Paint job tbh. Matte Paint should only be on BMWs and Range Rovers imo.

    My conclusion was based off the fact that the Turbo and up versions have a spoiler. But I could be wrong.
     
  9. alastor

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    Looks like a 996 Carrera 4S to me, based on the widebody and nasty reflector strip.

    At least there's a nice A3 in the background, might even be an RS3 looking at the wheels and bodykit.
     
  10. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    Whats the reg number and I will tell you the model. I can only make out *** NCH
     
  11. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    I think you're right about it being a Carrera 4S - it's been spotted before. The first part of the plate (non-standard, probably not 100% legal) was R19.

    There's also a Bentley Contintenal with matte black paint that likes to park in the same area. I'll try to catch that next week if it's around.
     
  12. mvagusta

    mvagusta Did a skid that went for two weeks.

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  13. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    Some of those you've linked don't look too bad. But the matte just doesn't work on that Porsche.. To me it looks like a dirty black board..
     
  14. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    The Carerra GT looks fantastic in Matte Black. Everthing else looks wrong. It's the Lack of a spoiler imo. And I was close, Carrera 4 was close enough. :p
     
  15. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Funnily enough, I saw a matte black GT3 RS today and it looked sexy.

    Also saw a Ford GT or GT40 (speed relative to me was >140mph) in Gulf livery. Absolutely made my day.

    No camera handy for either :(
     
  16. M7ck

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    It is indeed a Carrera 4S (2003) and was originally silver.
     
  17. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    Where are you looking that up?
     
  18. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    Probably the DVLA database, or the RAC car check database. Or possibly the "My Car Check" website... there are lots of places to find that sort of info out about a vehicle. Either that or M7ck is a police officer or employee and has access to the police vehicle records :)
     
  19. M7ck

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    Just a car trade website, not all vehicles are listed but most are.
     
  20. sp4nky

    sp4nky BF3: Aardfrith WoT: McGubbins

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    People with DVLA or PNC access aren't supposed to use it for personal reasons and AFAIK online car checks costs money each time, so I doubted it would be those.

    EDIT: found a freebie - webuyanycar.com.
     

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