What is everyone's dream car?

Posts that don't fit in the other train categories. Off Subject Chit Chat I tell you. :)
User avatar
David Collins
Youtube Railfan Guru
Posts: 1763
Joined: Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:46 am
Location: Bloomfield Hills, Mi
Contact:

What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by David Collins »

Thought this would be a fun thread together because the woodward dream cruise is coming up.

List what car it is, a picture of the car, and how much horsepower it has.

I'll go first:

2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye

Image

As dodge says in their commercials for the Hellcat, Hellcat redeye, and the demon (even though they stopped making the demon), domestic, not domesticated. I think that's the best phrase a line of muscle/sports cars has ever had.

The Hellcat redeye has a 6.2L Supercharged V8 producing 797 horsepower. 0-60 time is 2.9 seconds.

User avatar
AARR
Ann Arbor RR Nerd
Posts: 35788
Joined: Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:39 pm
Location: Washington, MI

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by AARR »

Because I am old and can spoil myself, I own my dream car...a 2016 Honda Fit. Depending on the sun angle it is either burgundy or purplish. I have to pinch myself to make sure owning this gem is not a dream.
Image
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...

Chip
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 341
Joined: Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Location: Brownstown, Michigan

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by Chip »

1969 or 70 Mustang Mach 1

I've had my eyes on a 1948 Packard Super 8 I would love to buy if I had the money.

Chip
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 341
Joined: Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Location: Brownstown, Michigan

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by Chip »

David Collins wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:58 am

As dodge says in their commercials for the Hellcat, Hellcat redeye, and the demon (even though they stopped making the demon), domestic, not domesticated. I think that's the best phrase a line of muscle/sports cars has ever had.

It's also inaccurate. It's built in Canada.

User avatar
redcrumbox
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 139
Joined: Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:39 pm

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by redcrumbox »

1973 MGB with 92 hp. Imagine chasing trains with the top down.
Image

Dan Cluley
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 2282
Joined: Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:58 am
Location: Lansing

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by Dan Cluley »

redcrumbox wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:21 pm
1973 MGB with 92 hp. Imagine chasing trains with the top down.
Image
Gotta have a back seat for the cameras and tripods. 😂
1965 Chrysler & JAIL locos Mason 07 19 2020.jpg
I don't remember how many horsepower it's supposed to have, but I find it sufficient.

Chip, I like your Packard idea 👍

Chip
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 341
Joined: Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:25 pm
Location: Brownstown, Michigan

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by Chip »

Dan Cluley wrote:
Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:23 pm
Chip, I like your Packard idea 👍
The one I found is in pretty good shape. Solid body, some weathering of the paint but no rust and no missing/damaged chrome which is critical because its super expensive to repair/replace these days. The headliner has some moth damage that would need to be addressed but otherwise the interior is GORGEOUS. 356 Straight 8 engine with 74k miles so it's about due for a refresh (I'm up for a challenge) with a 3-on-the-tree which would be a new experience for me, all for under 10k. Problem is I don't have the means right now which is a darn shame.

EWRice
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 438
Joined: Fri May 10, 2013 7:07 pm
Location: Muskegon, MI

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by EWRice »

I have multiple dream cars for multiple purposes.
1968 Cadillac Sedan Deville, 4dr hardtop
1976 k20 suburban
1975 GMC Jimmy

User avatar
J T
Hates Supper
Posts: 11004
Joined: Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:23 pm
Location: Grand Rapids
Contact:

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by J T »

This...

Image

Or this...

Image

User avatar
SD80MAC
Ingersoll's Mr. Michigan
Posts: 9710
Joined: Thu Mar 10, 2005 4:59 pm
Location: Grand Rapids

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by SD80MAC »

Lexus LFA
Image

1978 Cadillac Eldorado
Image
"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
http://flickriver.com/photos/conrail680 ... teresting/
Image

User avatar
12Bridge
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 329
Joined: Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:57 pm
Location: Lake Wazapamani

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by 12Bridge »

A boating safety course with the local USCG is required for that Caddy.

EWRice
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 438
Joined: Fri May 10, 2013 7:07 pm
Location: Muskegon, MI

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by EWRice »

SD80MAC wrote:
Fri Jul 01, 2022 2:25 pm
Lexus LFA
Image

1978 Cadillac Eldorado
Image
Uncle Ron had a 78 Eldorado Biarritz that was a pale yellow, with cloud like, super soft leather interior, all original with less than 8k original miles. He found it in a barn, up on blocks, with multiple covers on it. The car was absolutely mint. I will have to ask what happened to that car, and the concept car.

EWRice
Railroadfan...fan
Posts: 438
Joined: Fri May 10, 2013 7:07 pm
Location: Muskegon, MI

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by EWRice »

12Bridge wrote:
Fri Jul 01, 2022 4:49 pm
A boating safety course with the local USCG is required for that Caddy.
If a boating course is required for the '78, then a captains license is required for my '68, and an engineers license with unlimited HP rating.

User avatar
SD80MAC
Ingersoll's Mr. Michigan
Posts: 9710
Joined: Thu Mar 10, 2005 4:59 pm
Location: Grand Rapids

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by SD80MAC »

12Bridge wrote:
Fri Jul 01, 2022 4:49 pm
A boating safety course with the local USCG is required for that Caddy.
8) Thankfully I have driven many Caddy’s bigger than that!
"Remember, 4 mph is a couple, 5's a collision!"
http://flickriver.com/photos/conrail680 ... teresting/
Image

BnOEngr
Captain Obvious
Posts: 325
Joined: Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:41 am

Re: What is everyone's dream car?

Unread post by BnOEngr »

An Amtrak-Certified Pullman.

Post Reply