Can someone here lend me $109,000?

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I'll pay it back, I promise.

http://www.teslamotors.com/

0-60 MPH in < 4 seconds. :shock:
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that is amazing, If anyone can lend the above, im number 2 on the list for donations :D
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Why would want something so sllloooowww.

I have a ZX-14. 0-100 in < 3 seconds.

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How about you get some more cash and do 0-60 in 2.5 seconds?
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I knew the Bugatti was going to be mentioned here. Too expensive.

I'm still ticked off (through jealousy) that my neighbour just recently bought an Aston Martin Vantage.
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Oh my soul ... that car is super sexy ...

//SB that photo is blocked against hotlinking ...
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I'm third in line with spork and nucleo.... if we're talking sexy cars nothing beats lamborghini murcielago, but the tesla runs on juice!!! damn sweet :D
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I'd rather drive a Gallardo than a murcielago ...
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mmm I wouldn't be too picky, I suppose - if they offered either I'd take it :D
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I know their are far faster cars out there. My point was that this thing is pure electric. :shock:
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exactly!!!! juice rules!!! we could have had an affordable electric car a decade ago!!! but the bastards hushed it up.... anyone here ever watched 'who killed the electric car'?? that documentary had me so incensed, I wanted to go out and murder someone....
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My jeep will do 0-60 in nearly 13 or 14 seconds! ;)
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Our old Golf did 0-60 over a long weekend ...
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you people are just not going with the flow here, are you.... :D
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I know, thats the thing I find amazing about the car. Have it on charge overnight, head out to work, put on charge, etc any carpark could potentially have a power points, meaning no need for stops at fuel stations.

I guess that it would be near enough silent as well!
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Or this;
http://www.hybridtechnologies.com/20080602
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I like that, they point to their own website and say "emerging leaders".

Translation: We have no idea WTF we are doing, but let's just pretend.
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http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/vid ... vid=275184

That would be the world's fastest production car made in the USA.

http://www.tri-cityherald.com/901/story/237594.html
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When did Jay Leno become a car critic? We don't hear much about him in the UK, but from some movies i gathered he was more of a talk show host than anything.
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He collects cars as a hobby.
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Ya, but the coolest thing about that car is its made in the Tri-Cities (My town :D)
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spork wrote:
He collects cars as a hobby.


A hobby? isn't that the biggest form of arogance in the sense that he's like "look at me, i'm rich".

I'm just jealous.
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Well, he is rich, lol

The way I see it, if it's something he enjoys and he has the money to support it, then hell, why not?
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As i say, i'm just jealous. I look at what i'm driving right now and i then read that he buys cars for fun. Boo.
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Heh, yeah..
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I can't precisely say I'm jealous of Leno (heck I don't even want a car very badly) but I do think it's a little excessive... I mean even those rappers with 7 or 8 mega-expensive cars in the garage - they probably drive one or two of them regularly, and the rest just sit there being polished by the house staff........

don't know, probably not a discussion for this thread but I always felt there should be a socially imposed limit of how rich you can get - having too much money makes people lose perspective of life, they act like children with too many toys, not caring much about any of them...

take switzerland or whatever (some scandinavian countries definitely) where above a certain income (which is respectably high) the taxes you have to pay become so great that it simply isn't profitable for you to make that much money - you end up giving all of it on taxes.... so people don't get obscenely rich, and those who are pushing that boundary pay huge taxes which help pay for social services and all sorts of nice benefits for the poorer people.... heck it ain't exactly capitalism but it makes sure there aren't excessive rich/poor gaps in society....

sorry about the rant :D Having said all that, I hear Leno is really mad about his cars.... nice to be able to pursue a passion like that.....
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celandine wrote:
don't know, probably not a discussion for this thread but I always felt there should be a socially imposed limit of how rich you can get - having too much money makes people lose perspective of life, they act like children with too many toys, not caring much about any of them...

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This is what makes the USA the land of opportunity. There is no government restriction on your future. Only you decide how rich you can get.

How rich are you now? Have you made your first million? The first million is the hardest.
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Haha, I've got a whopping $500 in the bank, and rent and utilities and motorcycle loan payments are due in two weeks. But payday is friday, I'll double what I'm worth!
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You know I'm actually kind of glad I don't have much money. It is a bit of an adventure living resourcefully and having to do what you can with what you have. I've often thought it would be fun just getting a small travel trailer and living in the campground by the pond on the edge of my town. Paying campground fees would be a lot cheaper, I'd have no rentors insurance and no utility bills, I could have a nice campfire every night. It would be awesome.

//how did this get from people's dream cars to our financial situations anyway? For the record I want a late 60s to early 70s VW Karmann Ghia.
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kc0tma wrote:
//how did this get from people's dream cars to our financial situations anyway? For the record I want a late 60s to early 70s VW Karmann Ghia.


It's funny because you steered the conversation car on full lock (see what i did there?) more in the way of the financial situation than the car situation when you told us your finances.

I'll take some of the credit/shame for converting the conversation to finances by commenting on Jay Leno.

This conversation can still go back though :lol:
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