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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2020, 04:51:12 PM »
https://youtu.Be/FLvDYn2Y2j8?t=3089 

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 05:17:50 PM »
What a douche bag.
« Last Edit: May 21, 2020, 05:21:27 PM by CSX 4133 »
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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2020, 05:29:49 PM »

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2020, 05:35:45 PM »
I read this article today.  It was interesting, and I have to agree that the 2015-2020 Shelby GT350 was and is a fantastic sports car!
Nothing beats a classic!

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2020, 06:55:34 PM »
I love how fast things get off topic around here.

It's what keeps me coming back.  ;D

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2020, 07:05:02 PM »
How long have sports cars had 4 seats?
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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2020, 09:35:14 PM »
If anything, it will have a serious affect on those pushing the development of more mass transit and high density housing. 8)

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2020, 06:06:45 AM »
This is the only thing we see when we hit the link

https://youtu.Be/FLvDYn2Y2j8?t=3089 

This is our Governor's take
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2020, 06:03:04 PM »
For social distancing, lets bring back Drive In movie theaters.  Tear down the multi-theater mega-plexes and put back the big screen, rolling hill parking lot  and window speakers.  Save the planet from all that a/c use.  No car?  Well, stay home and save  your part of the planet.  There might be the return of the our passenger sedan with a back seat.  8)

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2020, 08:28:45 PM »

I recall those 60 cent a car load nights where we packed in so many it looked like a clown car when we unloaded. There is a drive-in not too far from where I live, they plan on opening soon I hear.
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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2020, 09:29:08 PM »
Hell ya!!  Bring back the drive in.  I remember going when I was 16 and packing friends into the hatch of my Ford Escort and I'd love a little nostalgia right now.

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2020, 08:54:10 AM »
That's the same question I ask the Subaru and Dodge boys...no comprende
How long have sports cars had 4 seats?
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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2020, 08:55:15 AM »
Love both examples

I read this article today.  It was interesting, and I have to agree that the 2015-2020 Shelby GT350 was and is a fantastic sports car!
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

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Re: Will the Pandemic kill the sports cars as we know it ?
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2020, 08:57:04 AM »
Great point as some dont see the ongoing and upcoming ripple effects of this situation long term
If anything, it will have a serious affect on those pushing the development of more mass transit and high density housing. 8)
These cars are meant to be driven, so enjoy the hell out of all of it. Not just the look of it when its all clean. Carroll Shelby

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

Florida S.A.A.C. diverse and inclusive.