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Old 09-25-2018, 02:47 PM
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Weigh in with pics and a reason, if you are so inclined. Your response can apply to ANY design, not just Sports Cars or Corvettes. I am expecting some eclectic answers to this one.
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1962 Ferrari 250GTO is too sexy for my brain. Itís sitting still in this picture, but I watched one race at Limerock over Labor Day weekend about ten years ago and it was awesome!




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1936 Cord Convert (Speedster ?) Supercharged. after that Mercedes 1956 300 SL Gullwing, after that 1963 Jaguar XKE
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The Miura still makes me weak in the knees.



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1936 Cord Convert (Speedster ?) Supercharged. after that Mercedes 1956 300 SL Gullwing, after that 1963 Jaguar XKE
All fine choices.
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The Miura still makes me weak in the knees.



It gets my vote as well - timeless!
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Gen 2 Viper GTS Coupe. Love the lines in the car. Fund to drive too.


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I'd have to agree with the E-Type, but I'm also quite partial to this '63
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Some outstanding choices. I always liked the '65 Riviera with the clam shell head lamps. That generation of Buick has some super clean lines. Hard to beat.
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A 66 Ferrari 275 GTS gets my vote!
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The Ingrid Bergman 1954 Ferrari 375MM. A one off built for her as a birthday gift from her husband, Roberto Rossilini, the famous film director. Enough to take your breath away.
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Duesenberg Model SJ. Absolute American automotive aristocracy.


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The Jaguar E-type reimagined...


Closely followed by this:




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The Miura is near the top of my list too, as is the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 "Daytona" Spyder.




But my personal favorite, has to be the late 60's Lola T70 coupe. It was primarily a race car, but a few have found there way onto the street.






The Penske/Donohue Lola T70 MK3B, that won the 69 Daytona 24 Hour, may be the prettiest T70 of them all.


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Although before my time, I always liked the 40 Ford Coupes. They made a large car look smaller and the entire front end is just perfect.





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I love them all, but I really like the Ford GT-40. I like the 2005 Ford GT as well. Jerry
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Many good choices.

Although I don't have a picture I always wanted to buy a Pantera. I like the idea od an Italian body with an American engine but was afraid I would cook to death in one.
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Here 'ya go. '68 Hemi.

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Someone mentioned the Jaguar E-Type. Absolutely stunning design.
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Nothing beats this!
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