Beater or Sleeper? GT6 Car of the Week Thread

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 6' started by McClarenDesign, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. Niku Driver HC

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    Wait...
    If it's a Nissan, and you can't take the roof off... Could it be the Nissan EXA Canopy? :confused:
     
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  2. Vic Reign93

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    Possibly,

    Or we could be barking up the wrong tree and look like colossal idiots when McClaren shows up with the right car and a smug grin on his face. :p
     
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  3. CSMDuty11

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    Like this one?
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  4. Niku Driver HC

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    Don't you mean this one?
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    :lol:
     
  5. McClarenDesign

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    You guys are a lot closer than you were with the convertibles.

    For the record, it's true, your face will stick that way. I can't remove this grin anymore...
     
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  6. Vic Reign93

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    It's a skyline isn't it? :p
     
  7. Baron Blitz Red

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    Well if you're talking about ended and Paul Walker in the same sentence, the first thing that comes to my mind is crash and burn. Since we don't have the Pinto, I googled cars that crash and burn and it comes up with the Tesla Model S... that's my guess!

    Cheers
     
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  8. Niku Driver HC

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    Why are we only good at guessing dumb s--t? :lol:

    Also, how cocky of you, Mclaren. Don't brag too much...:mischievous:
     
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  9. McClarenDesign

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    It's not a Skyline.
     
  10. MidFieldMaven

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    Is it a Lotus?
     
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  11. McClarenDesign

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    Warmer.
     
  12. Baron Blitz Red

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    Does the cars name begin with E?
     
  14. Baron Blitz Red

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    LMAO... it's really hard to find one that doesn't... :lol:

    Cheers
     
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  15. Vic Reign93

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    I just realised what I said.

    Face, meet desk. :banghead:

    But I'll play, lotus Carlton and lotus 2 eleven. :p

    I think it's time I called it a night before I end up saying something even more dumb. :lol:
     
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  16. McClarenDesign

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    No. And it's not the Tesla, either.
     
  17. JackRyanWMU

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    I was going to guess the Jensen Interceptor, at least until I found it's not in the sixth edition of Gran Turismo for some oddball reason.
     
  18. devilracer1987

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    I'm not even going to guess... FD Series RX7 :p
     
  19. CSMDuty11

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    Im not going to play the guessing game, but if it would possibly be the Carlton, i can just get the right to say that i am a hipster.
     
  20. Niku Driver HC

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    Well, if it is a Lotus, and it has street cred, it can only be the Carlton. Stolen so often, the bane of the entire English Police force, I'd say that counts as street cred. :lol:
     
  21. McClarenDesign

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    Muwahahahaha, wrong again.

    Here's footage from earlier in the week.









     
  22. Niku Driver HC

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    Son of a... This is far trickier than I thought. Is is an Espirit? I'm kinda running out of options at this point.
     
  23. McClarenDesign

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    Not enough of a Pretty Woman to be an Esprit.
     
  24. Niku Driver HC

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    Crap, foiled again. At least now I know there is an Espirit in Pretty Woman, thanks to you.

    Wait, what if it is only a Lotus by relation and not by name? Could it be the Isuzu Piazza!? That had "Lotus handling"... And it was a child of the '80's.
     
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    Congratulations Niku Driver HC!

    Indeed, this week's car is the 1981 Isuzu Piazza XE!

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    Almost funkier than George Clinton, and thanks to the ties with Lotus and the fact that it was designed by the same guy responsible for the DeLorean and Lotus Esprit, it's got more street cred that Paul Walker. Easily!

    Well done, Niku!

    There were better pictures than the ones above, but thanks to GTP's decency rules and the exposed nipples and other bits, cannot be posted here. Don't thank me, thank GTP.
     
  26. Vic Reign93

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    Well, Damn. :p

    I figured it would be Japanese but I didn't catch on to the whole, "Handling by Lotus" motif.

    It's still a very good choice and chronically underrated.

    Well played Niku. :tup:
     
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  28. Niku Driver HC

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    I freakin' nailed it! I am the king of guesses! Bow down before my might! :D :mischievous:

    Your challenge was indeed strong, Mr. Mclaren, but I defeated it with hard work (and correct thinking). Thank you, Isuzu, for proving me right. Who's grinning now, huh? :sly: Also, one more image for the road:

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    Ok, I think I bragged enough. :lol: Time to have a drive with a Lotu... er, I mean Isuzu.
     
  29. MidFieldMaven

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    I'm sitting here reading the Car Info screen for the Piazza and wondering why GT6 included this version of the car but not the '84 turbo spec or '88 Lotus spec versions. Definite head-scratcher...

    In my Laguna Seca stock test on CH tires, it ran a best time of 2:01.890 which puts it in the middle of a Toyota Vitz sandwich.

    2:01.703 - 342 - Toyota Vitz RS 1.5 '00
    2:01.890 - 349 - Isuzu Piazza XE '81
    2:02.030 - 332 - Toyota Vitz RS 1.5 '07

    The '81 Celica is almost 2 seconds faster, but it packs a 2.8L V6 while the Piazza uses a 2.0L I-4.

    Piazza
    2.0L
    132 hp / 6,000 rpm
    123 ft-lb / 5,000 rpm
    1,190 kg (2,624 lbs)
    349 PP

    66 hp/L
    19.9 lbs/hp

    Verdict: Beaterrific

     
  30. Niku Driver HC

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    C'mon Suzuka, you should already know the answer to that: Because PD, of course.

    Also, "Beaterrific"? Does that mean the car is garbage or good?
     
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