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Always fancied yourself as a bit of a Bond type? Then this novelty replica might just be what is required to complete the image. The Die Another Day replica comes complete with front grill rockets and bonnet cannons but the pleasure of being 007 doesn't come cheap mind, with prices starting at £95,000.
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Happy New Year Folks !.
Some years ago I saw a Ferrari V12 job copied using a Jag V12 engine and heavier but better quality fibre glass bodywork.
I remember thinking that the original had less reliability, more expensive running costs and weeks of waiting for even the simplest of parts.
The Ferrari was valued at £200.000, the superior copy was then priced at £20.000.
I remember thinking WHY ?.
Why would anyone pay TEN times more for an inferior product, unless it was for a probable non-driving investment.
But if it is just an investment you want, buy a painting and leave the real driving cars to us real drivers who want it for what it is, an automotive styling work of art, not an investment.
It has exactly the same number of road wheels, and engines as the Bugatti. Like the Bugatti, it has a roof, windows to see out of, a seat to sit on, and a steering wheel to drive with and etc.... It also has exactly the same top speed ( 70 mph on Britain's motorways ) !
It's also cunningly camouflaged to avoid attracting too much attention - in fact it looks almost exactly like a six year old Ford Mondeo ... !
Which of these is the best new car of 2011?Come on people vote on a car we can all afford ( the one with the highest sales figures for 2011 is the ford fiesta followed by the focus) so much for super cars is it possible we may only buy the cars we can afford ?
Replica cars are not bad. I am not talking about a brand new Ferrari replica.... but a recreation of the old beauties such as cobras or and old Lamborghini Miura that otherwise nobody can afford.
And face it! The replica market has takes off! Sites such as kitcars4sale.com are emerging and creating a hub for the kitcar and replica car buy/sell business.
Just because you pay more money don't mean you get something better.
Happy new year loozzaahhs! remember, its gonna be a crap year, followed by armageddon...enjoy
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