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Old 10-01-2007, 07:20 PM   #1
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Ok, I went out to the Northwood University Internation Auto Show on Sunday. All in all, it wasn't bad, but not ultra impressive... more like 30 car dealerships got togather and had their cars on display. HOWEVER, there was a few cars that really caught my eye

First off, YES, the new G8 was there. My opinion??? I hope they bring the Bonneville back Don't get me wrong, I like it, and RWD is awesome, BUT it is just too tall and way too narrow. Maybe a drive in one will change my mind, but I thought it was going to be the replacement for the Grand Prix AND the Bonneville. Instead I personally think the car looks smaller then the Grand Prix Yea I was very excited to see the G8, and now am sort of let down. A drive is definatly needed to make a final opinion on it, but for now, my opinion remains somewhat let down. I don't like tall narrow cars.


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Sweeeeetttt Solstice



New Camaro... definatly NOT a let down.... AWESOME!!!



Corvette race cars.. yeah, these were REAL!!! I heard them fire up talk about LOUD



NOW, on to the CRAZY part


This was on our way out after the show was over and most cars were being packed up
NO ROPES, NO GUARDS!!!!!





















They had TWO of these there.... the other one was orange and they were actually DRIVING IT DOWN THE ROAD!!!!
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Enzo

i've heard a solstice race car and yea i know what ya mean about LOUD
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there was a solstice with an LS6 in it at a show i went to not too long ago.

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No offense or anything... but whats the big deal about a Lamborghini being driven down the road????
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No offense or anything... but whats the big deal about a Lamborghini being driven down the road????
Probably because you can count on one hand how many times you'd actually see that over a long period of time.
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No offense or anything... but whats the big deal about a Lamborghini being driven down the road????
Oh yeah, I am really offended now Nah, just kidding

The big deal to me is that the location is a college area with MANY MANY MANY accidents all the time... probably one car accident a day over there... most are just fender benders, but we are talking about a $300,000 exotic car being driven by younger salesmen and they were showing off. Not really spinning tires, but they were gettin on it pretty good and made sure everyone knew they were there.


I guess another thing was that the nicest car you usually see around here is MAYBE a $75,000 car. I did see a $100,000 Cadillac XLR V about an hour from here, but that'* about it.

so yeah, the big deal wasn't necessarily that it was on "A" road, but more the area where it was
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i guess i am just spoiled in the area that i live in... there are some people around here with big bucks to spend.... And i drive by atleast one accident at day during my commute when i usually see these cars

I see losts of Aston Martins, Lambos, Ferraris, Mercedes CL65s, Audi R8s (saw my first the otherday.... OMG SO HOT), Lotuses, Benleys... etc etc... I probably see 2-3 exotics a week (not counting the ones for sale at the place next to my work)
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i guess i am just spoiled in the area that i live in... there are some people around here with big bucks to spend.

I see losts of Aston Martins, Lambos, Ferraris, Mercedes CL65s, Audi R8s (saw my first the otherday.... OMG SO HOT), Lotuses, Benleys... etc etc... I probably see 2-3 exotics a week (not counting the ones for sale at the place next to my work)
Dang I guess so

I bet you don't see any Ferrari Enzo'* there though


I don't know what I would do if there was that sort of variety around here... it would make my cars look bad that'* for sure

Yeah, the way this economy is going here in Michigan, I don't think anyone will have the money for cars soon, we will all be riding around on horses living in teepee'* :(
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I bet you don't see any Ferrari Enzo'* there though
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Nope... never seen an enzo in person.. However i was stuck in traffic driving next to an F430 yesterday
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First one I have ever, and likely will ever see in person... yet alone get anywhere near that close to it
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