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Old 05-04-2009, 01:38 PM   #81
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Old 05-04-2009, 01:43 PM   #82
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I get more and more turned on every time I look at those pictures...

I can almost hear the motor revving and feel it throw me into my seat...
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I've been thinking about why that RS is in the U.S.
-- Probably to check a number of things
1) Suspension setting calibration for U.S. roads (I hope they don't confine their testing to Michigan roads.......)
2) Public reaction - to guage interest (Attention Ford: Park it in a shopping mall - preferably out front. A little side street ain't gonna cut it.)

Anybody think of some more reasons?

Edit: Tip sent in to Autoblog
Yah, a ford exec. wanted one so he got one shipped over from Europe because he could.
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Old 05-04-2009, 02:10 PM   #84
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2004SVTAutoXer, I forwarded this thread over to autoblog with full credit going to you and your find. I hope that they spot the title right away and put your name up on their site. Good work bro!
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Yah, a ford exec. wanted one so he got one shipped over from Europe because he could.
You actually can't do that, and just license it. The U.S. doesn't have the same emissions, crash test, etc. It's owned by Ford, as a test vehicle.
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I tipped this thread to Jalopnik, and made sure they give 2004SVTAutoXer the credit, and its now posted there
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Jalopnik picked it up.....

(Edit: Tip to self.....read posts.)
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Old 05-04-2009, 02:25 PM   #88
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can i get that in black?? lol Time to start the savings.

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wow.. im at a lost for words..
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I'll take it in that metallic blue they have.
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