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Old 08-13-2007, 02:12 PM   #1
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I read a great review of this 187 mph, $112,000 car this weekend. What an awesome car!! The reviewer (for Wall Street Journal) was impressed not only that this car does everything that the competition does (Lambroghini, Ferrari, etc.), but does it while being comfortable to drive, easy to handle, and easy to love.

Plus, it'* down right gorgeous!!!! In my humble opinion, of course...

The WSJ article is not available without a subscription, so I picked another to link, plus a link for pictures.

Automobile eMag Review

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What do you think?
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It'* even more amazing in person. I would call it "orgasmic" when you get to drive one

Currently all but a couple of the R8'* in the US are sitting in our parking lot here at work. Can you guess what manufacturer I work for?
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. I would call it "orgasmic" when you get to drive one

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I really need to test drive this car
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It'* even more amazing in person. I would call it "orgasmic" when you get to drive one

Currently all but a couple of the R8'* in the US are sitting in our parking lot here at work. Can you guess what manufacturer I work for?
I'm more than a little envious of your proximity to those cars. Have you driven one then?
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I'm more than a little envious of your proximity to those cars. Have you driven one then?
Yup.
It was a quick trip down the road and back but OMG! It'* an absolutely amazing car.

We have what we call an employee ride and drive prior to a new model launch. It allows everyone a chance to become more familiar with the new models. It'* was no suprise when they said there wasn't going to be a ride and drive with the R8.

Luckily, I know the right people if you're into driving the evaluation cars.
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Well of course it'* a nice car.....it'* GERMAN Gotta love german engineering!!! I just can't seem to "love" cars like that thought because they are so out of reach, for me anyways!
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Well of course it'* a nice car.....it'* GERMAN Gotta love german engineering!!! I just can't seem to "love" cars like that thought because they are so out of reach, for me anyways!
I was just telling my friend the other day that my 745i is an engineering marvel but most german cars are. Hey are you digging the new R32 thats coming out?
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I like it, I'd rather have the Viper or Ford GT when it comes to new cars, but still it is pretty nice
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I like it, I'd rather have the Viper or Ford GT when it comes to new cars, but still it is pretty nice
Yeah but the R8 is a great Daily Driver as well.
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