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Wonderful driving machine

Postby robmurray » Fri Jul 17, 2015 8:50 pm

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Having now got my 2000 Coupe more or less sorted I am reflecting on what a wonderful car this is to drive. I knew they were beautiful. I knew the engines sounded biblical. But I thought the rest of the car would be average. Far from it. The (newly rebuilt) brakes are sensational. The handling is superb, reminiscent of a Lotus Excel that my father had. The steering is great for a steering box set up. For a 48 year old car the performance is really strong - more than enough for modern roads. These are truly thoroughbred cars in every respect. No wonder the market is starting to realise. I can even fit my daughters comfortably in the back and use it for school runs and swimming trips. Mine will be cherished for many years.
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Re: Wonderful driving machine

Postby Jammer55 » Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:42 pm

Absolutely beautiful!!! The color really pops in this photo!! As you said for the age of the car it's amazing how timeless the style is!! Enjoy...

Tom
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Re: Wonderful driving machine

Postby HugoHarris » Tue Jul 21, 2015 12:35 am

Congratulations Rob on a sensational car. Best colour for a coupe in my subjective view! Hugo
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Re: Wonderful driving machine

Postby Benz 116 w » Wed Jul 29, 2015 8:22 pm

Congrats! In this colour, with that background could be an Aston, but slimmer...definitely beats anything made Today. I consider spraying mine dark silver too, having seen yours. Unfortunately would not be matching the upholstery. Enjoy :)
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