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      10-05-2009, 02:09 PM   #3
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I foresee a 100 page thread with lots of flames flying around

Maybe it can do that because it was developed to be a 4 door sports car from the beginning. The M5 and CTS-V are essentially normal saloons with jumped up hardware attached to them later.

Regarding the 430 and the SLR, both of them are getting on a bit now and the 'mera is only a few months old. Advances in technology surely played a part.

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Originally Posted by Gordon Murray View Post
Being a fan of Honda engines, I requested that they consider building for the F1 a 4.5 liter V10 or V12. I asked, I tried to persuade them, but in the end could not convince them to do it, and the McLaren F1 ended up with a BMW engine.