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Old 09-01-2010, 12:56 PM
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Ferarri to Recall Italia cars

Ferrari is recalling the Italia Series cars due to "thermal incidents" AKA. they catch fire.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11156782

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Initiating a recall is such a mistake. Fires are an integral part of Italian exotic car charm...
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:14 PM
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Old 09-01-2010, 01:42 PM
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Just another sign of the times, everyone is going to these safe rounded blahmobiles. You can't have something sporty and hot...........
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Old 09-01-2010, 02:12 PM
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The Fiat X1/9 was one of the sharpest looking hibachi grills on the planet back in the day.
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Old 09-01-2010, 04:01 PM
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..along with the Porsche 914
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..along with the Porsche 914
Porsche/VW cleverly routed steel fuel lines under the battery tray. If the battery leaked acid, the lines would be eroded until fuel would start to spritz around the engine compartment. Hilarity usually ensued.
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Initiating a recall is such a mistake. Fires are an integral part of Italian exotic car charm...
Yes they look totally cool when the are on fire at speed!
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Old 09-01-2010, 07:02 PM
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Reminds me of that Top Gear segment on burning Lamborghini Gallardo.....

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