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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    throt:
    crayphile:

    My response to a first aggressive downshift in my 488 Spider was to go out and buy a 458 Speciale to join the Speciale Aperta.

    First world problems there, cray Smiley.. 

    You really have some stable. Let me know if you need a trustworthy driver to take them out for a run you Smiley....

    And not worry with Throt 's  driving , he never exceeds 3 rd gear and 60 mp/h Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Gnil:
    throt:
    crayphile:

    My response to a first aggressive downshift in my 488 Spider was to go out and buy a 458 Speciale to join the Speciale Aperta.

    First world problems there, cray Smiley.. 

    You really have some stable. Let me know if you need a trustworthy driver to take them out for a run you Smiley....

    And not worry with Throt 's  driving , he never exceeds 3 rd gear and 60 mp/h Smiley


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    Smiley, imagine cray's Aperta screaming in 3rd, beautiful Smiley..


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Gnil:
    throt:
    crayphile:

    My response to a first aggressive downshift in my 488 Spider was to go out and buy a 458 Speciale to join the Speciale Aperta.

    First world problems there, cray Smiley.. 

    You really have some stable. Let me know if you need a trustworthy driver to take them out for a run you Smiley....

    And not worry with Throt 's  driving , he never exceeds 3 rd gear and 60 mp/h Smiley

    Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    crayphile:
    throt:
    crayphile:

    My response to a first aggressive downshift in my 488 Spider was to go out and buy a 458 Speciale to join the Speciale Aperta.

    First world problems there, cray Smiley.. 

    You really have some stable. Let me know if you need a trustworthy driver to take them out for a run you Smiley....

    I am indeed blessed.

    BTW only my son @Porker gets to drive the cars , but he's not old enough yet Smiley.

    One is only blessed / lucky if they have all those wonderful toys through a yuuugge Lottery win. I am sure your one of the ones that have worked hard for what you have, so you fully deserve it. Smiley...

    No probs about no drive for me, we can still talk Smiley... 


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    throt

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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    bluelines:
    Gnil:
    throt:
    crayphile:

    My response to a first aggressive downshift in my 488 Spider was to go out and buy a 458 Speciale to join the Speciale Aperta.

    First world problems there, cray Smiley.. 

    You really have some stable. Let me know if you need a trustworthy driver to take them out for a run you Smiley....

    And not worry with Throt 's  driving , he never exceeds 3 rd gear and 60 mp/h Smiley

    Smiley

    Yep, but my Elsie is super reliable..No blows from her Smiley Smiley...


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    throt

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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Excellent reviews coming in for the 570 Spider. Don't imagine they will sell any more coupes. With the top up it looks more or less the same as the coupe, and with the top down, well, it's the same as the coupe but with the top down. Starting price of $210K is pretty good for such an exotic. As long as you don't do crazy options, you're probably looking $230K for a nice spec. Stick new compound tires on it and you can expect even more performance than when it initially came out.

    https://news.google.com/news/story/dmRd-FcGxAUcndMgsg_HUC93YwgZM?hl=en&ned=us


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

     


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Posted this on ML, will copy it here:

    I have a feeling the 570S is a one and done test. I don't see it happening again and I think the 720S illustrates this further.

    The 570 GT could for all intents and purposes be a 570S. They tune it slightly differently and change some options, but aside from a meaningless amount of extra weight, the GT is a 570S. With the arrival of the 570S Spider and the reviews it's getting, it would seem to me that there is no need for the 570S anymore. The Spider looks more or less identical to the coupe in lines, it performs the same, and the top goes down. You lose a modest amount of storage space behind the seats, but that's it. If that space is important, you'd probably get the 570 GT anyway. GT is arguably better looking too, but that's just my opinion.

    Also, we've seen that McLaren can and will incorporate decent storage space behind the seats with the 720S. There will be no 720 GT. The 720S might as well be called the 720 GT.

    Going forward, I expect all the coupes to have behind the seats storage like the GT, and all Spiders to lose it. I do not see a future for dual S and GT models in the future.


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

     

    Do people actually browse by sections? I just view "Latest". I merely use sections for labeling.

    I think people just tend to post everything McLaren related to one thread for some reason.


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    noone1:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

     

    Do people actually browse by sections? I just view "Latest". I merely use sections for labeling.

    I think people just tend to post everything McLaren related to one thread for some reason.

    I use the sections


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    I used to use sections on sites, but then I started using the Latest/New Posts sections and I never looked back. You never miss anything and you can access everything from one page. If there are no new posts, no need to browse a section. If there are, you'll see them anyway in the Latest tab.

    Unless of course you think we post too much garbage on RT to look through indecision


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

     

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    May take a while though, Eunice is always very busy. 


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    noone1:

    Posted this on ML, will copy it here:

    I have a feeling the 570S is a one and done test. I don't see it happening again and I think the 720S illustrates this further.

    The 570 GT could for all intents and purposes be a 570S. They tune it slightly differently and change some options, but aside from a meaningless amount of extra weight, the GT is a 570S. With the arrival of the 570S Spider and the reviews it's getting, it would seem to me that there is no need for the 570S anymore. The Spider looks more or less identical to the coupe in lines, it performs the same, and the top goes down. You lose a modest amount of storage space behind the seats, but that's it. If that space is important, you'd probably get the 570 GT anyway. GT is arguably better looking too, but that's just my opinion.

    Also, we've seen that McLaren can and will incorporate decent storage space behind the seats with the 720S. There will be no 720 GT. The 720S might as well be called the 720 GT.

    Going forward, I expect all the coupes to have behind the seats storage like the GT, and all Spiders to lose it. I do not see a future for dual S and GT models in the future.

    I agree - the Spider version (also of the 720s) are the superior packages. Two cars in one Smiley


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    RC:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    Ask him to rename the top level section to Audi at the same time Smiley That sorts out the rest of the forum Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    bluelines:
    RC:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    Ask him to rename the top level section to Audi at the same time Smiley That sorts out the rest of the forum Smiley

    Smiley

    Eunice worked faster than I imagined, we have a McLaren forum now. Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    bluelines:
    RC:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    Ask him to rename the top level section to Audi at the same time Smiley That sorts out the rest of the forum Smiley



    I think you're on to something here.

    I'm thinking everything falls under "Audi", and then we can probably sub-categorize the rest more precisely under "ESP" and "Lease deals". Those should cover all discussion of road tests and price talk. 


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Well, Porsche and Lamborghini definitely fall under "Audi"...somewhat...but considering the currently discovered illegal(?) "alliance" between car manufacturers, maybe every single car falls under "Audi". 

    A Porsche union rep accused Audi of selling Porsche "faulty" engines (current emissions scandal). The truth is: Nothing was wrong with these engines but the software was the problem. Furthermore, Porsche very likely doesn't use the Audi software, they adapt the software to their needs, so... angry Just saying.


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    RC:
     

    Eunice worked faster than I imagined, we have a McLaren forum now. Smiley

    Thanks to you both SmileySmiley.


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    RC:
    bluelines:
    RC:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    Ask him to rename the top level section to Audi at the same time Smiley That sorts out the rest of the forum Smiley

    Smiley

    Eunice worked faster than I imagined, we have a McLaren forum now. Smiley

    And the ""Chest Hair"" one, buddy...Smiley..


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    throt

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    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    noone1:
    bluelines:
    RC:
    crayphile:

    I think its time McLaren had its own section. Heck, even Lotus has one.

    I agree...I will ask Eunice if he can do it and move this McLaren thread to the new section. Smiley

    Ask him to rename the top level section to Audi at the same time Smiley That sorts out the rest of the forum Smiley



    I think you're on to something here.

    I'm thinking everything falls under "Audi", and then we can probably sub-categorize the rest more precisely under "ESP" and "Lease deals". Those should cover all discussion of road tests and price talk. 

    Smiley

    Thanks Eunice Smiley 


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    McLaren category is added and placed right below Lotus.

    If you want I can also add an Audi category, although I think since they have only one car that is discussed here that does not make much sense.

    You can have even more categories, but I would draw the line at a Honda, I know at least one moderator who would be mightily upset about that blush


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Eunice:

    McLaren category is added and placed right below Lotus.

    If you want I can also add an Audi category, although I think since they have only one car that is discussed here that does not make much sense.

    Smiley Smiley

    You can have even more categories, but I would draw the line at a Honda, I know at least one moderator who would be mightily upset about that blush

    Make it two... Smiley Smiley noone1 and nberry will be pretty disappointed now. Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Eunice:

    McLaren category is added and placed right below Lotus.

    If you want I can also add an Audi category, although I think since they have only one car that is discussed here that does not make much sense.

    You can have even more categories, but I would draw the line at a Honda, I know at least one moderator who would be mightily upset about that blush

    Nice work, Eunice. Smiley...


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    And volvo? Is that above or below the line? Then I can finally bither you with impressions of my C30 2.0... cool


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Joost:

    And volvo? Is that above or below the line? Then I can finally bither you with impressions of my C30 2.0... cool

    2017-07-25_15-39-04.png

    Smiley Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    While we are asking, can we have a Tesla section classified under Off-topic -> Religion? smiley 1497879697817bhauen.gif


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    RC:
    Joost:

    And volvo? Is that above or below the line? Then I can finally bither you with impressions of my C30 2.0... cool

    2017-07-25_15-39-04.png

    Smiley Smiley

    WahahahaSmiley I'm in it twice a day! Smiley


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    RC:
    Joost:

    And volvo? Is that above or below the line? Then I can finally bither you with impressions of my C30 2.0... cool

    2017-07-25_15-39-04.png

    Smiley Smiley

    Smiley, blue can mod that one..Smiley..


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    throt

    "I Have Done It!".

    991 GT3 pick up in October 2014.

    Rennteam Hairy Chest Advisor.


    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    OK guys, back to topic...McLaren. blush


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    Re: McLaren on a winning streak

    Carlos from Spain:

    While we are asking, can we have a Tesla section classified under Off-topic -> Religion? smiley 1497879697817bhauen.gif

    SmileySmileySmiley

    Good one Carlos Smiley


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