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Old 30 April 2007, 13:03   #1
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Audi RS6 Twin turbo V8

(ex) Audi RS6 Twin turbo V8 @ 250km/h + Driver got out, walked away and called emergency on his phone.

Take note – this is one car not two.
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Old 30 April 2007, 13:07   #2
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The driver was lucky it was left hand drive! Would have been painful in a RHD...
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one can only guess how quick he was going prior to this "event"

lucky chap..... bet his pants where a a total loss too
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Nice to see audi make cars that snap in half - maybe it's a new safety feature?
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Audi gave me one for a day to tempt me from my S6 quattro, and I can say they are incredibly fast motors, with astounding grip. The trouble is though that you just want to keep pushing it, to see what it will take. Say what you want about the Gerries, they build excellent motors. The guy who sold my S6 said youll kill yourself in the wifes Nissan Hatchback before an S6, meaning that once you are used to the grip and 4wd, anything else is dangerous. He had a point, but I wasn't overly excited by his sentiment

Shocking looking photos all the same.

"Edit" H'es fooked the Bose sound system for sure
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At least the poor tree is still in one piece! Maybe the tree-huggers are on to something......hmm...
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Its nice just to see a road thats one solid piece of well laid tarmac. When you see that you know its not in the UK. Ours have been dug up and relaid badly by countless utility companies.
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What a place to breakdown!!!!!
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It looks like the start of the Citreon advert where the car constructs itself in to a skater.
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Audi gave me one for a day to tempt me from my S6 quattro, and I can say they are incredibly fast motors, with astounding grip. The trouble is though that you just want to keep pushing it, to see what it will take. Say what you want about the Gerries, they build excellent motors. The guy who sold my S6 said youll kill yourself in the wifes Nissan Hatchback before an S6, meaning that once you are used to the grip and 4wd, anything else is dangerous. He had a point, but I wasn't overly excited by his sentiment

Shocking looking photos all the same.

"Edit" H'es fooked the Bose sound system for sure
I have found that this kind of car leaves you too isolated from what's going on - they have very high limits but you just don't feel them approaching and when they let go they do - big style.

Something twitchy and RWD usually lets you know BEFORE you get into trouble - if you can read it right.

Feel is what it's all about - something many modern cars are sadly lacking. Drive a Caterham or a Westie and people will know what I mean.
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