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Old 08-06-2012, 10:44 AM   #1
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Whoa MP4-12C!

So as I was merging on to the highway the other day I see a black MP4-12C in the left lane, naturally I had to catch up and get a better view. The guy was totally stone faced on the road couldn't get a rev or take off, nothing. Straight 60 mph.




I was driving my other car so the mirror shot is awesome. lol





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I went to the Yankee game Saturday afternoon (in the focus) and on the way home surprise I had to sit in traffic. While in stop and go traffic attempting to merge onto a highway from the service road there are two NYPD patrol vehicles and an officer on a motorcycle on the zebra stripe between the on ramp and the highway. As I crawl up and reach the officer on the bike he points to my car, my first reaction is crap getting a ticket but thankfully I was wrong. His exact words "Yo that's that new shit, lemme hear it!" So I threw a couple revs. Haha.
I think he thought it was a new ST, clearly not a car guy. I don't know whether to be happy that my car is nice/clean enough to look new and not out of date or just smh at the lack of knowledge of the officer.


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Old 08-06-2012, 12:30 PM   #2
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lol at objects in mirror are losing... hate to say it, but not this time, bud. lol :P Love the sticker though, I want one for my motorcycle.

Not every day you see one of those things!!
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People who drive nice, fast cars generally won't rev or give you a "take off" because they're not idiots, and they already know they're faster than you. Nothing to prove.
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:25 PM   #4
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Or they don't know how to have fun :P If I had that car, I could afford the tickets haha
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Maybe he was delivering it to the owner or new owner and didn't want to risk stupid behavior.

Cool to see, but not surprised he wouldn't "engage" you. You gotta imagine he probably gets people baiting him to do that every single time he drives that car anywhere.
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Or they don't know how to have fun :P If I had that car, I could afford the tickets haha
Or they know they can have fun other ways...like at the track...
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True true, I'm just kidding :P I'd be way too scared of crashing to open that thing up anywhere but a drag strip.
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Id even be scared of opening it up on the strip...
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You can't tell in the pic but he already hit something, right over the rear wheel there was a nice 2 foot white scrape, like he tried to fit somewhere and misjudged it.

Depends on the owner, I got a guy in an R8 to do a pull once he was very cool about it.
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Ouch...probably at a BK drive through. They're notorious for that!
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