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just read in the new "cargo" magazine that ford is making a car that is suppost to blow away the 300c, with more horses and a new creative design.
 

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Ford and GM has been caught sleeping at the wheel by the RWD LX cars. The are only about to release the FWD or AWD V6 Ford 500 and they are probably years away from making a performance RWD sedan to compete with the 300C. I read they are trying to make a 6.3 liter V8 called the Hurricane, but that is only slated to go in the big trucks againts the 5.7 liter and 6.1 liter Hemis.
 

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Well itz not the Fusion 500, and the Hurricane V-8 is not ready yet.
Lincoln does have two new cars in the works to replace the Panther platform/Town Car and the old Continental. Could this be what they were talking about?
 

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It will probably be a version of the SHO, if I didn't love my 300 so much the Taurus would be my next choice.
 

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Maybe they'll rehash the Lincoln LS, but give some Balls this time.
I had a 2003 Lincoln LS with the 3.9L. At that time it was a pretty nice ride. I bought an SCT Pro Racer package for it which turned it into a real little rocket. That 3.9 had VVT, double overhead cams with 32 valves. It would rev to 6500 without breaking a sweat. Once you turned off the "nannies" it would really scream and pull hard. The only reason I sold it was I changed jobs and needed something to haul computer networking equipment. I then bought my Jeep GC Limited which I traded in on my 300 last year.
 

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I had a 2003 Lincoln LS with the 3.9L. At that time it was a pretty nice ride. I bought an SCT Pro Racer package for it which turned it into a real little rocket. That 3.9 had VVT, double overhead cams with 32 valves. It would rev to 6500 without breaking a sweat. Once you turned off the "nannies" it would really scream and pull hard. The only reason I sold it was I changed jobs and needed something to haul computer networking equipment. I then bought my Jeep GC Limited which I traded in on my 300 last year.
Once I drove Peter Cameron's with a roots type supercharger I was sold and put my LS on the list at SVC for one. But the CTS-V was released before my number came up so I dumped the LS for obvious reasons.
 

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Yea, I test drove a CTS-V back when they came out but way too much money and I got over a manual transmission years ago. I liked them in my '74 Z28, '65 442, '69 SS 396 Chevelle but I got lazy and my reflexes can no longer keep up with a good auto. :)
 

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car i loved the most before my 300c

IN 1962 my dad gave me a used 1957 ford 100 pickup as a grad present,
which got well used,you know what 19 year old guys and pickups do.A year
later i got a job feeding wood chipper in a local saw mill,making$1.10 an
hour with lots of over time.
Time for new wheels.I took the ford down to victoria b.c.
and started checking out the car lots .National motors had a 1959 used
oldsmobile 98 convertable there,red with a white top,red and white interior
394 cu.in motor,hydramatic trans,and power every thing.24000 miles.I was
totaly in love.$3850.00 They gave me $950.00 for the truck and I financed the rest.
I dont need to tell car guys about those glorious oldsmobiles of the day.
when you got over 70 75 mph they would float with a gentle up down motion.
The many vehicles i have owned since did not have the thrill factor of that
beauty.I wont get into the goings on at the mid nite drive in theatre.A lot
of those fun things are gone now,even tho the cars are much more reliable.
 

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In ten years the CAFE will be 55mpg and the cars will be designed to reach that figure. None of today's cars can match that so they will be gone. Ford would be foolish to build a car to compete with the 300 b/c it will be gone soon.
 

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In ten years the CAFE will be 55mpg and the cars will be designed to reach that figure. None of today's cars can match that so they will be gone. Ford would be foolish to build a car to compete with the 300 b/c it will be gone soon.
This is my excuse for owning a big thirsty V8, they won't be there in the future. This has been my excuse for nearly 30 years at this point, yet they keep showing up in my driveway.
 

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Couldnt imagine ever owning a buzz box, I'd end up in the hospital with depression.

Wonder if thats why people get depression, cause they look outside and see there Yaris in the driveway
 

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Couldnt imagine ever owning a buzz box, I'd end up in the hospital with depression.

Wonder if thats why people get depression, cause they look outside and see there Yaris in the driveway
I always thought you had problems because you look out of the window....in your case I suspect the glass is actually a mirror!


I see theres a new LS crate engine just announced that has 700bhp N/A. I'm guessing that'll be in a factory car soon, with the option of a blower if the competition gets too close
 

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My next door neighbor bought an ugly black Yaris. After awhile I saw him drive up in a red Vette and the Yaris was gone lol. I've never bought a Jap car and never will.

American car makers are going to have big decisions not too much farther down the road. Do they pay the hefty fines or build cars to the standards?

I'm sure there will still be muscle cars on the roads in 2025 but they will be up in age like mine. I know yall will keep yours but I'm 71 years old. I still have the reflexes to drive and brake but who knows for how much longer?? If I become a danger to myself and others I will stop driving and give my car to a younger family member. Then I'll just take the Greyhound lol.
 

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Boost Boxes (or Buzz Boxes as you call them) are a hoot to drive. I bought my wife one years ago, it was hilarious fun to drive. As we all know anything with less than 400 hp is a chick car, but fun nonetheless. All I could reasonably tweak out of the turbo charged boost box was something just over 300 hp, but she had a good time and let me borrow the car on occasion. 300+hp under 2,600lbs can be fun.

I'll stick with my V8 until Mr. Obama and his cronies force me into a putt putt car.

(Uh oh, I may have offended someone again)
 
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