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Discussion in 'Motors' started by Housey, 14 Jun 2013.

  1. jon.bda

    Mobster

    Joined: 28 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,922

    Location: Shropshire-ville

    What a lovely pair!!!
    :D
     
  2. Aeleys

    Soldato

    Joined: 25 Aug 2010

    Posts: 5,216

    :D
     
  3. TehBluebear

    Mobster

    Joined: 6 Dec 2007

    Posts: 2,574

    Location: Dewsbury

    Hnnnnggggggg
     
  4. Griffo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 9 Oct 2005

    Posts: 2,190

    Location: Berkshire

    Awsome, and thanks for the bit of history Housey :)
     
  5. eatcustard

    Mobster

    Joined: 20 Feb 2010

    Posts: 4,504

    Location: Darkest Worcestershire

    When the 6R4 came out it was the fasted accelerating production car.

    2.5 seconds (I think) 0-60 and around 5 seconds to 100
     
  6. Ryan-3

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 14 Sep 2009

    Posts: 8,821

    Location: Northumberland

    The Delta S4 was my favourite ever, with their 0-60 in 2.0 seconds on gravel, and they tried it with 5 bar of boost (!!!!) making 1000hp!

    No wonder they had to end the lunacy. Damn shame though. :(

     
  7. Hades

    Caporegime

    Joined: 19 Oct 2002

    Posts: 25,918

    Location: Surrey

    A great motorsport era. There was a documentaty on TV recently about it and there was no protection between the cars and the crowds. Some of the spectators were literally trying to reach out and touch the cars as they slid past. Madness!
     
  8. G-MAN2004

    Caporegime

    Joined: 4 Jul 2004

    Posts: 30,246

    So, so awesome.

    I've seen a 6R4 before at a car show and couldn't help but overhear a guy next to me who didn't understand what was so special about it. Said it looked as if a boy racer had taken it through Halfords or something! :o
     
  9. Janesy B

    Caporegime

    Joined: 19 Apr 2008

    Posts: 25,566

    These people need taking into a dark room to be beaten.
     
  10. Housey

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 21 Feb 2006

    Posts: 27,322

    I do find it disappointing when so called petrol heads seem to know nothing about the history of cars and motor sport as they really are missing out. Not aimed at anyone here, just a general point. Ignorance is never an endearing feature when surrounded by people with passion I suppose.