Inside the Cars and Trucks of Transformers

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  1. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Wow, I totally thought barricade was a mustang.
     
  3. Drake

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    He's a Saleen Mustang.
     
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    RHansen Sir. Ranbotnic Veteran

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    you didn't read the articles did you?


    Legally, he's a Saleen S281 which is based on the mustang, but isn't one.
     
  5. Drake

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    Give me a break. I own a Saleen XP8, which is an Explorer. The S281 IS a Mustang. Everyone that owns a Saleen S281, S351 or whatever calls it a Saleen Mustang.
     
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    they can call it a mustang all they want, but it still isn't an official "mustang"

    it's a Saleen
     
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  8. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Yep. Go buy one and see what they put on your insurance. MUSTANG. :) 
     
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    Awesome, thanks for sharing!
    I love this:
    "Even without the big Road Armor front bumper, big tires and tall exhaust stack, the
    GMC TopKick 4500 is a beast of a rig. It would be intimidating painted lavender."
     
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    ha Jazz left out again...poor jazz
     
  11. Drake

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    I think everyone ignores the Solstice. I haven't seen very many on the road.
     
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    I've seen a couple. Always red, never silver. :( 

    The car looks nice, but it's a roadster, and I'm 6'5", so it's never gonna happen...
     
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    IF were talking about jazz hes a hardtop:
    [​IMG]
     
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    I saw a silver Solstice about a week ago, in Ames, Iowa. I was amazed. I was like, "It's Jazz!" (except this was a convertible). Sweet car, though.
     
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    WHAT?? I see 5 or more a day NOT exaggerating!
     
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    Of all the Autobots, I liked Jazz's altmode the least. If I wanna buy a two door car of that nature, its Nissan Skyline GTR for me :D 
     
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    as for barricade; he is a MODIFIED mustang..... point blank. just like RUF.... the company is big enough and does extensive modifications to the production cars that the government decides it is Saleen, RUF etc.....

    RUF is a highly modified Porsche with body modifications that IMHO look at lot better than a stock Porsche, albeit for better aerodynamics to achieve a stable 200+mph top-speed.

    Saleen is the same thing....

    these companies do enough that the goverment see's them as an independent manufacturer all their own, but they are small enough in operations that there is a sense of exclusivity.


    another thing about Saleen is that, just like Shelby Corp, Saleen has a long
    standing relationship with Ford Motor Corp.
    but the Saleens that you see in Ford lots..... i'd rather go straight to Saleen. the price markup is ridiculous for vinyl graphics, paint, wheels, intake and exhaust, and body kit.... $50+?!?!?!?!? .... i'd rather pay 80+ for 600hp and more extensive suspension and body mods

    either way, where do these Saleen S281's start as? a Mustang GT.
    where does a RUF start as? any Porsche the owner chooses
     

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