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(The Drive)   Gordon Murray, the designer of the McLaren F1 and GMA T.50, introduces the T.33, a budget V12 supercar with a starting price of a mere $1.8 million. Oh, and only two rather than the usual three seats   (thedrive.com) divider line
    More: Spiffy, McLaren F1, Manual transmission, Bugatti Veyron, Transmission, Power-to-weight ratio, typical aero bits, Automatic transmission, Carbon  
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2022-01-27 6:19:07 PM  
You know who else made a T 33?

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/Lockheed
 
2022-01-27 7:08:35 PM  
The plane looks much more exciting - this car is a bit, well, kit car looking - nice kit car, but not for 1,8m
 
2022-01-27 9:34:54 PM  
You mean the guy who tried to take credit for the MP4-4?

Steve Nichols & The McLaren MP4/4 - The Story Gordon Murray Doesn't Want Told
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TL:DR This guy led the team that designed it. Murray didn't have much to do with it at all.
 
2022-01-28 12:48:11 AM  
While not quite as fast,  the Elan is fast enough and a fraction of the cost.

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2022-01-28 3:31:37 AM  

jokerscrowbar: While not quite as fast,  the Elan is fast enough and a fraction of the cost.

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More exciting to drive a slow car to its limits than a fast car to yours.
 
2022-01-28 7:42:07 AM  

padraig: jokerscrowbar: While not quite as fast,  the Elan is fast enough and a fraction of the cost.

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More exciting to drive a slow car to its limits than a fast car to yours.


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2022-01-28 4:12:06 PM  

padraig: jokerscrowbar: While not quite as fast,  the Elan is fast enough and a fraction of the cost.

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More exciting to drive a slow car to its limits than a fast car to yours.


Later tonight I'm going to use that example to explain to my wife that I am the ultimate sexual experience.
 
2022-01-28 10:40:03 PM  
150 HP per liter w/ 11,000 rpm limit? Congrats on creating a higher end motorcycle engine.
That's a crazy low Mass, though. I should rtfa before dissing it.
 
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