List 5 cars for your Dream Garage

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1989 Turbo Trans Am With the Buick GNX motor,baddest Trans Am ever built, and fastest. I have a 4th Gen trans Am but I love the Metallic orange paint. 1st and 2nd Gen Ford GT and the Veyron finish out my dream list.
 

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Five each restored Pro-Street 1977 Plymouth RoadRunners with 593 or 604 c.i. Gen. 2 1500+ hp. big block HEMIs built by Tim at For Hemis Only in Canada.
Not exotic, but really fast from point A to point B 1/4 mile away. Besides, it's nostalgia (long ago and in a galaxy far far away, at 19, I had bought a brand new '68 HEMI RR coupe). Wish I still had it - stupid kid. And it took me away from rocketry for a while too :(
 

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70-72 Porsche 914/6

1965 Porsche 356C cabriolet

1965 Buick Riviera

63-68 Jaguar E type roadster

68-70 Citroen DS
Had a 1970 Riviera. Think scaled up Camaro by about 25%. 454 engine, could leave rubber even going 35 if you stomped on the gas.
69 BOSS 429
67 shelby cobra
67 lincoln continental 4 door
70 superbird
77 pacer :)
Had a 1969 Continental (with suicide doors). Got it up to over 120, still accelerating when the speedometer pegged at 120.
1989 Turbo Trans Am With the Buick GNX motor,baddest Trans Am ever built, and fastest. I have a 4th Gen trans Am but I love the Metallic orange paint. 1st and 2nd Gen Ford GT and the Veyron finish out my dream list.
Had a 1981Trans Am. The pic is when I sold it in 1999. Paid $10K for it new. Turbo yes, T-top no. They had the Bandit version for $25K. Between my long hair and this car, I got pulled over at least once/month. My next vehicle was a minivan and I got pulled over 2 times in the 19 years I had it.

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First for me would have to be a mid 1960's Corvette in Nassau Blue... Always loved that body style and color
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a Superbird would also have to be on the list... A true Hemi powered model (I would even settle for a restomod like Tyler Hoover had for a while)
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Next would be Lamborghini LM002. Not sure why, just have always loved the Rambo Lambo. There's a exotic car dealer near me that has one that I have been drooling over for a while now.
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Then we have the Tucker 48. This car just screams amazing. Love the looks of it, and its innovative history
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Finally, the one that is the most obtainable for me in the near future, I would love a nice Truck. Been eying F350s for while now.

Or I can just go crazy, and go with my dream of dropping a LS or Hemi into a Yugo or Trabant, just because I could...
 

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I'm wondering if we need a poll, or some statistics to see what's top..

Superbird & Ferraris seem to be tops so far..
 

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Had a 1969 Continental (with suicide doors). Got it up to over 120, still accelerating when the speedometer pegged at 120.

460 cubic inch with 365HP! My mother had a '70 Lincoln Mark III (2-door) with that motor. I got it to 129 and decided the road wasn't quite straight enough for any more.
 

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Superlite SLC. It's kind of a race car, kind of a kit car. All cars of this level should be custom.


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2012 Ducati 1199 Superleggera. Sure, newer bikes are even moar better. But this bike was fast, and has the classic character of the 916. A really really pissed off 916, on drugs. An absolute blast to ride. Grin factor still counts. I can guarantee that this bike is the most fun here.

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2017-22 Ford F550 crew cab, chassis cab, 4x4. Cargo box. Supersingle wheels and tires, convert box to a camper with side entry.


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LMTV. Converted to camping. Same as above.


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Caterham. If you don't get it, you may never. While new supercars talk the talk, this thing walks the walk, and will rip right by them on any twisty road or track in the US.

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Honorable mention. The Porsche 911 gt3. Sure the Corvette is getting all of the attention right now, but this is still the clearly superior car. Cars like this are getting more impractical every year though. Mixing street and track, is a loser. Real fast cars, don't have license plates. This is about as well rounded as you can get, but a track specified SLC above, will waste it for 1/3 the price.
 
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There are a few cars that I like, though I can't really say that I drool over too many of them. I had a midnight blu 1988 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe (with hood scoop) when I was first married that might like to have again. But I would really drool over a nice five car garage and attached workshop/pole barn to put stuff in (that isn't cars).

Oh, and, if money were no object, a couple years ago I was forced to sell my grandfather's 1968 Dodge Polara. Not a race car, not fancy, but if I had a crap ton of money, I'd like to get it back and restore it.
 

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Easy(ish)...

1. Stratos. Nuff said.

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Agree on the Stratos! I love it so much that I tried to put a down-payment on a replica kit last year from the UK, but the company had none left. This year they started up again but now it's closer to turn-key and I think start at $50k.

 

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I find my tastes aren't quite as exotic as you all. :D
1. Daily driver: Hard to say, but something electric and a little more range than my Leaf
2. Hauling crap and backup daily driver: Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in, one of the 80% that aren't lemons [sigh]
3. Dodge Meadowbrook circa 1950
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4. An old-school Packard
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5. Another not-quite-as-old-school Packard
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What can I say, my FIL was a Mopar man and I don't want him rolling in his grave.
 

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First for me would have to be a mid 1960's Corvette in Nassau Blue... Always loved that body style and color
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Now you're talking, that would be high on my list too! The one in the photo is a 1965 or 1966, the hood bulge says it has a big block motor. If you could read the badge on the front fender you could tell which year- 1965 came with the 396, 1966 came with the 427. The wheels aren't stock. I owned a red 1966 427 convertible for a few years in the early 1970s.
 

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1961 Buick Invicta Convertible. The "Banker's Hot Rod" and the first car I ever owned.
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1969 Dodge Charger. The most popular "Cruising the Gut" car of my high school days. I really wanted one and you could get them for about $1,000
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2023 Ford Expedition MAX 4WD. A big SUV with towing capacity for BALLs trips.


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2023 GMC HUMMER EV. An electric vehicle for around town.
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202? Honda 2600 Honda Jet Concept. Big garage, driveway in front, taxiway in back. Transcontinental range.
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Honda jet!

Thats cheating,


If you want to talk about 5 dream planes, that could be fun.
 
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