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Offline Aircon

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I may have had just a lot less experience here - but that's BS from my limited experience.

Every time I've been in a TR it has REALLY felt it's size, that car does not shrink!

I've spent a lot of time in Gallardo's which are on par size and *feel* wise to a TR, but the Gallardo is a car that really shrinks on a hard drive - in fact I think it should be mandatory for everyone to experience one to feel just how small a big fat car can actually feel.

i thought a gallardo was significantly smaller than a tr

anyone got the specs?
I love my car.



Offline AshSimmonds

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No hard time in a G... hope to put that right with brand new GT3 version arriving imminently! :thumbsup:

PURE.  SPACESHIP.

You'll love how it gives amazing feedback and just loves to eat the tarmac and makes you feel like you're cuddling the corner...  but you'll hate the "aloofness", like you're just sitting back and relaxing... I mean, when you realise the windscreen starts a good foot in front of where your feet are you start to consider the design...

I don't know how many people have in a hard driving situation gone directly from a Lotus Elise to a Lamborghini Gallardo and back again, but it's a real eye opener... :eek:

One of my fave all time road tests is in a Countach.... luvly jubbly! If a Boxer could be made to handle like a Countach, I'd NEVER had sold mine...

I'll never get over how good the one Countach I've ever been in handled.... I can't say for sure that this car was indicative of the entire model range as I've only experienced the one, but it's pretty much the best handling AND ride car I've ever been in - no matter of time and space.  Consider the fact I just got out of an almost brand new Gallardo SE at the time...



Offline AshSimmonds

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i thought a gallardo was significantly smaller than a tr

Pics... (just remember how much black shrinks a car)

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Offline Aircon

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Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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PURE.  SPACESHIP.

You'll love how it gives amazing feedback and just loves to eat the tarmac and makes you feel like you're cuddling the corner...

Did some spirited driving in the M6 cabriolet at night.... the steering headlamps are MEGA! They really help you make the turn.

The brakes however...




















were INCREDIBLE!

Those single piston floaters just BITE!



Offline PA

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Gallardo

Wheelbase :       2560 mm (100.7 in)
Overall length :   4300 mm (169.3 in)
Overall width :    1900 mm (74.8 in)
Overall height :   1165 mm (45.9 in)
Front track :        1622 mm (63.9 in)
Rear track :         1592 mm (62.7 in)
Weight :              1430 kg
Distribution :       42/58 % front / rear




Offline Aircon

  • Master Baiter 300kph+ club
  • Who said it couldn't be done?

  • Joined: Mar 2007

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  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Name: Peter
Did some spirited driving in the M6 cabriolet at night.... the steering headlamps are MEGA! They really help you make the turn.

The brakes however...

were INCREDIBLE!

Those single piston floaters just BITE!

i don't think anyone here would expect you to say anything else.

I love my car.



Offline PA

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Testarossa

Wheelbase        2550 mm    100.4 in    
Track
front                   1518 mm    59.8 in    
rear                    1660 mm    65.4 in    
Length               4485 mm    176.6 in    
Width                 1976 mm    77.8 in    
Height                1130 mm    44.5 in    
Kerb weight       1506 kg    3320 lb    
Weight distribution
(Front/Rear)         40/60



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Offline Ferrari Fissatore

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haha.. so  G is higher than a TRossa!

Tractor.



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