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Author Topic: Fast Beetle  (Read 2401 times)

Edvard

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Fast Beetle
« on: May 04, 2006, 11:22:02 AM »
I'm not normally a fast car fan, but I do own a yellow VW New Beetle (I read an article when they first came out calling them "Pods from the planet Dork"...) and this looks like a sweet ride.
http://www.ecm-co.com/jetbeetle/
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Re: Fast Beetle
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2006, 08:40:56 PM »
That's sweet, a PHD put to good use.  I want to see a demo of that baby in action.

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Re: Fast Beetle
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2006, 11:12:40 PM »
"My other car is a porsche (slow ass vehicle)."  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Fast Beetle
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2006, 11:30:27 AM »
And how about his wife's scooter? :D Look out pod racers! Here comes Vespa Sudacide from the star system Calla Forneya!
I also found out a few months ago that VW bought Bugatti and promply put out a screamer: the Veyron 16.4.
16 cylinders 4 turbochargers 1001 horsepower (as if 1000 wasn't quite enough) and electronically governed at 253 mph (254 was just too over the top?). Does 0-60mph in 2 seconds flat and corners like a cheetah. I would kill myself 2 blocks from home with that thing...

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Re: Fast Beetle
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2006, 07:16:01 PM »
the Veyron 16.4.
There's load of informationa bout that car all over the internet. For me, one of the most amazing facts about it is that WW will lose 3 million€ for each car sold, since it costs 4million€ to build and will be sold at 1€ ;)
It's the ultimate supercar, for some more interesting information, check this site:




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from www.bar-aberto.org ;)