Whats the rarest car you have driven

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  1. guru220

    guru220 Everybody to the limit!

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    the other day i drove a 50's jowett jupiter which over 4 or 5 years only 831 were made. 275 came to the usa and who knows how many are on the road still. its a bad car and really strange. the boxer engine is way at the front then there is the fan and radiator and behind that there is nothing for 2 feet then there is the cab for the ppl. its strange!!!

    http://users3.ev1.net/~jowett/Jupiter.htm
     
  2. GoGophers

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    Rarest car I've ever driven was a Dodge Intrepid......with over 200,000 miles. :eek:

    Actually I've never driven a car that I'd consider "rare".
     
  3. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    I own a 92 VW Passat G60 Syncro (supercharged all-wheel drive). Not too rare a car in Europe, but only ~300 were ever imported to Canada - none to the USA.


    Funniest moment i remember about the rarity of it was at an auto-x event. I was talking to some young kid in an early 80's rx7. He's going off about how rare his car is (some se-L model or whatever) "only about 7000-8000 were ever made for north america"
    me - oh yeah? Only 300 of my car were brought to n. america
    him - Oh shit. I'd better shut my mouth. :o

    :big grin:
     
  4. nyuaznguy

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    1989 Toyota Cressidia...

    My dad's. Maybe not your typical ferrari. But i've seen like 2 in my entire life. Now that's rare.
     
  5. guchiew

    guchiew Increase your killing power.

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    not driven, but ridden in: ferrari 348 TS, around ten years ago.
     
  7. MerkurMan

    MerkurMan Gimme Nuts, Bolts and 12 Volts

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    Uhhh, a 1979 Peugeot 604. Not really rare, as much as unloved and extinct. :) There are probably under 100 surviving examples in NA. Still my sentimental favourite car of all time, though. My dad used to own two. :o
     
  8. someguy

    someguy WWMD?

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    Never driven anything really rare. I guess an E55, not too many of them :dunno:
     
  9. Wolf

    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    86 Mustang SVO about 3k made.
     
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    j_nx master of the universe!

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    Pottenza Bangkok Jam

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    used to own a Ferrari 308GTB Fiberglass.. there were only like less then 1k made.
     
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    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    My 86 GLHS # 476 in addition to 2 other owned by my friends. only 500 ever made.
     
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    BoypussY game over.

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  15. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    Oh yeah, and my dad has a 2002 Pontiac GTX (GTP modified from the factory by SLP - Kind of like Saleen for 'stangs)

    Only 21 made in Canada that year, and with his options / colours he choose its 100% completely original. :cool:

    The only 4 door domestic car i'd actually love to own myself.
     
  16. KERS

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    DB7 Vantage.
     
  17. Buzz Killington

    Buzz Killington nunc fortunatus sum

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    My daily driver :)
     
  18. guru220

    guru220 Everybody to the limit!

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    i drove a 83 nissan 280zx turbo which there was just over 7000 made the other day. it was amazing
     
  19. vr666

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    not european, but I drive a 54 corvette from iowa to nashville
     
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    A Lotus Elise with Illinois plates on it, 2 years ago. That was for a ride though. Driven, a Lotus Europa, John Player Special
     
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    synthgti Ride for Vengeance

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  22. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    :cool: As much as I'm a Euro fan, as a project-collectible type car an old Vette would be pretty awesome.
     
  23. beerbaron

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    my 1989 volvo 780 turbo, only 9,215 780's were ever made.
     
  24. jwkc

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    My old porsche, only 176 units produced

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  25. Chadnel25

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    my 87 mustang gt is pretty rare, TTOP model.
     

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