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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Here's mine:

1. McLaren F1 (Greatest Car of all time, there'll never be another...)


2. Lotus Elise 111r (LLS) (my dream to own a Lotus since I was 10 years old)


3. Ferrari F40 (The ONLY Ferrari I'd ever buy)


4. Porsche 550 spider (Little Bastard)


5. Porsche Carrera GT (insanity)


6. Ford GT or GT 40 (IMO... the greatest race story)


7. BMW M5 (E39) (the Last good looking BMW)


8. Honda NSX (Senna helped design and engineer it, awesome car to drive)


9. Pagani Zonda S roadster (So different I love)


10. Renault 5 GT Turbo (My first sports car...)


Well, those are mine, post yours, remember this is your opinion... your tastes. I am curious to see what you guys like, post picts too.

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We can definitely agree on #1

1.) McLaren F1 LM
2.) Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT (not street legal, I know)
3.) Ferrari Enzo
4.) Ferrari F40
5.) Ferrari F50
6.) Lotus Motorsports Elise
7.) Lotus 340R
8.) Ultima GTR
9.) Noble GTO
10.) Lotus Esprit Sport 350
 

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1. Ferrari 250 GTO
2. McClaren F1
3. Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
4. Ferrari Enzo
5. Ford GT40 ( that they are making a clone of the original proves it was way ahead of it's time )
6. Lamborghini Miura SV
7. Lotus Esprit
8. Porsche 911 GT3
9. Lotus Exige
10. Merceded SL Gullwing
 

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MY LIST*

1) GT40
2) Mclaren F1
3) Shelby Cobra 427
4) Porsche 959
5) Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
6) Ferrari 250GTO
7) Porsche 550 Spyder
8) BMW E36 M3
9) Dodge Viper GTS
10) Ferrari F40



*list subject to change (basically every second i think about it)
 

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in no particular order... street cars only, race cars would be different - that list would start with 917/30

merc 300sl
audi quattro gt
lambo mura
alfa s.s.
jag D type
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TVR tuscan
aston db5
250 gto
911 959
 

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Discussion Starter #7
MikeAR303 said:
We can definitely agree on #1

1.) McLaren F1 LM
2.) Lamborghini Murcielago R-GT (not street legal, I know)
3.) Ferrari Enzo
4.) Ferrari F40
5.) Ferrari F50
6.) Lotus Motorsports Elise
7.) Lotus 340R
8.) Ultima GTR
9.) Noble GTO
10.) Lotus Esprit Sport 350
mmm... somebody likes italian ladies... :D

Neil
 

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In no particular order:

1. McLaren F1
2. Mazda Miata/MX-5
3. Lotus Elise 111R
4. Lamborghini Countach
5. Ferrari 250 GTO
6. VW Rabbit/Golf
7. Ford Model T
8. Acura NSX
9. Toyota Prius
10. 1964.5 Ford Mustang

My definition of 'greatest' leans towards 'most significant', not necessarily the best performing.
 

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Top 10 Cars almost too general. Cuz then you could argue that a bunch of MBZs, Rolls, VW Bug, original Mustang, etc should be on such a list.

But, say the Top 10 Sports Cars (not GT) and I'd say...

That the Lotus Elite (type 14), Lotus Seven, Lotus Elan and Jag XKE belong on the list... And if you stretch the definition - the '63 Vette and original Shelby GT350 Mustang and certainly the Cobra.

Can't argue the F40, 911 (& derivatives), just about any mid-engine Lambo, McLaren F1...
 

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No order:

'Ferrari' 246 Dino
Porsche 959
Ferrari F40
Lancia Stratos
Lotus Exige S2
McLaren F1
Ford GT40
BMW M1
Volvo P1800
Subaru WRX STi

A lot of the cars that I think are great in the all-time list are very much based on what they represented when they came out (959, Stratos, WRX STi). Some are just sentimental "greatests" (Volvo P1800, Ferrari Dino). And some are just obvious ...
 

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In no particular order:

1) McLaren
2) Noble M12
3) Lotus Federal Elise
4) Pagani Zonda S
5) Porsche Carrera GT
6) MB SLR
7) Ferrari Modena
8) Porsche GT2
9) BMW M3 (E46)
10) Acura NSX 97-present
 

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no particular order...could change day to day, but right this minute:
-Lamborghini Countach LP400
-Lamborghini Miura
-Lotus Elise S2
-Lotus Esprit S1
-Lancia Stratos
-Citroen DS21 Pallas
-Aston Martin DB5
-Jaguar E-Type
-Isdera Imperator
-Bugatti Atlantic
 

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McLaren F1 is #1 for engineering excellence

After that in no particular order (post-war only):
Porsche 911 for development excellence
Lotus Elan - brilliant. Best design of classic British sports car
M-B 300 SL Gullwing - 1st use of FI
Lamborghini Miura SV - classic mid-engine supercar
Jaguar XK-E - 160 MPH in 1964! Monocoque, disk brakes. Way ahead of its time
Ferrari 275 GTB/4 - classic Ferrari front V-12
Elise - hey mine should be here soon. Great design
Lancia Stratos - can't get much more outrageous!
Porsche 904 - mid-engine and light weight (1963!)
 

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Here's my list based on looks alone:

1.) Ferrari 288 GTO
2.) Lamborghini Murcielago & Murcielago R-GT
3.) Lamborghini Miura
4.) BMW M3 & M3 CSL (E46)
5.) Porsche GT2 (993)
6.) BMW M3 (E30)
7.) Ferrari Dino
8.) McLaren F1 LM
9.) Lotus Motorsports Elise
10.) BMW M1
 

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In order:

1 Ford GT40.
2 Ferrari Dino.
3 Lotus Elan.
5 Lotus Elise (of course).:)
4 Lotus Elite (type 14).
6 Ferrari Daytona.
7 Cobra - the original with a 289.
8 Dusenberg - any.
9 Auburn Boattail Speedster - '32 - that I rode in.
10 Shelby GT350 - I'm still kicking myself for not getting the special Hertz version (GT-350H) I could have bought dirt cheap back in '71 :wallbang:

For a race car, the Lotus 20 Formula Junior I sold - cheap.:wallbang:

Then there was the Lotus 23B I also passed on - cheap :wallbang: :wallbang:
 

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My list, based on what I'd get if Bill Gates adopted me:

- Ferrari F40 (Enzo's last car, first 200mph factory car, 480-bhp on 2600 lbs!)
- Ferrari 275 NART Spyder (gorgeous)
- Lamborghini Miura (First mid engine exotic)
- Lotus 340r (Insanely focused, took the car we love to a new level)
- Lotus Super Seven (Still one of the fastest street/track cars, over 50 years later)
- BMW E30 M3 (Reinvented the class that BMW invented)
- Lancia Stratos (motor by Ferrari, body by Satan)
- Alfa Romeo Duetto (4 disc brakes, dual overhead cam, sexy Pinninfarina body)
- 1960's Lincoln Continental Convertible (menacing)
- 1997 Porsche 911 GT1
 

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In no particular order...

1967 Vette
1967 SS 396
Honda-Acura NSX
Ford GT
Pantera
1957 Chevy Hardtop
1969 Boss 302 Mustang
Aston Martin Vanquish or DB-9
1963-65 Buick Riviera
1976 Honda Accord

and the Elise of course.
 

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1968 Oldsmobile Toronado
1972 Cadillac Sedan DeVille
1956 Jaguar XK 140 roadster
1967 Camaro convertible
1969 Oldsmobile 442 convertible
1984 Pontiac Fiero
1992 Ford Probe GT
1998 BMW M Roadster
1999 Lexus RX 300
2000 Porsche Boxster S
2003 Infiniti FX45
2003 Porsche 911 C4S

In no particular order of course...
 

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I don't really have a list, but I noted omissions of some all time classics

Mercedes 300SL Gullwing
Ferrari Daytona Spyder
Ford Model T
 
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