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    MP4-12C vs Tuned GTR (Roll Race)

    Short vid I just came across.. Pretty bad quality but worth watching Click here to enlarge

    1st gear roll race with a stock MP4-12C and what looks to be 2012+ GTR (LED lights on the front bumper) with a tune and exhaust.

    MP4's are just nasty out the box Click here to enlarge

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    Those MP4's are serious machines. Love the sound it made too....
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    BEAST! wow.
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    Bad quality but man the MP4 is nasty.

    I want one so badly...

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    That MP4 needs a tune + some E85!!
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    That MP4 needs a tune + some E85!!
    And exhaust: http://www.germanboost.com/showthrea...muffler-bypass

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    I seriously hate not being rich. It's bullsh*t.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by ra2289 Click here to enlarge
    I seriously hate not being rich. It's bullsh*t.
    Agreed, it's nonsense.

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    Member here @nielsll just got one from what I hear...nice addition to his CLK BS. The more I see these things around LA the more I like them. Wonder what the prices for used ones will do in the next few years?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
    Wonder what the prices for used ones will do in the next few years?
    Well if it depreciates like Lambo Gallardo, you'll be seeing them for ~1/2 price with under-30k mile after a 3-4 yrs. That's when the real tuning fun starts tho Click here to enlarge
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    Well if it depreciates like Lambo Gallardo, you'll be seeing them for ~1/2 price with under-30k mile after a 3-4 yrs. That's when the real tuning fun starts tho Click here to enlarge
    I will for sure be picking one up if that is the case. I want one with a big rear wing Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
    I will for sure be picking one up if that is the case. I want one with a big rear wing Click here to enlarge

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    That pic has me drooling! Just sexy as hell..
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by TZ04XJR Click here to enlarge
    That pic has me drooling! Just sexy as hell..
    Right ??? I saw one rolling around LA the other day that had a fixed wing and some aero kit and it looked amazing and sounds ridiculous.

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    If these ever drop into the mid 150's...

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    Does anyone know how the MP4's turbos are mounted??? I'm just wondering if they're set up in a traditional fashion (exhaust manifold -> turbo)or like the S63 Tu (shortest route, between the V of the motor). Reason why I'm asking is because if it's setup in a traditional fashion, it def leaves open a lot more aftermarket turbo options open.


    Def be great to see a new high HP exotic car to compete with the GTRs, Supras, 911 Turbos + TT-Gs.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
    Does anyone know how the MP4's turbos are mounted??? I'm just wondering if they're set up in a traditional fashion (exhaust manifold -> turbo)or like the S63 Tu (shortest route, between the V of the motor). Reason why I'm asking is because if it's setup in a traditional fashion, it def leaves open a lot more aftermarket turbo options open.


    Def be great to see a new high HP exotic car to compete with the GTRs, Supras, 911 Turbos + TT-Gs.
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    Shouldn't be too hard to get at those turbos. This car has some serious potential:

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    Just needs AWD and it'd be pretty close to perfect. May have to sell my boat and Black Series for one of these lol

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    With a mid-engine rear wheel drive setup it's pretty much ideal.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Shouldn't be too hard to get at those turbos. This car has some serious potential:

    http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/im...2_engine-1.jpg
    This pic is missing the pipes from the turbos into the intake, no ?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by LZH Click here to enlarge
    This pic is missing the pipes from the turbos into the intake, no ?
    I'm not sure. There might be a bunch of stuff missing as it is a technical cutaway to show the motor and so forth for display.

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    So fast!

    I wish he kept the camera pointed backwards more so we could hear that boosted V8 sing.
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    i didnt like this car at first but it grew on me tremendously... this is the best sounding turbo motor currently made... still a 458 guy over this but hey let's be honest... at that level tou never really have to choose
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Q4P Click here to enlarge
    i didnt like this car at first but it grew on me tremendously... this is the best sounding turbo motor currently made... still a 458 guy over this but hey let's be honest... at that level tou never really have to choose
    With how many 458's I have been seeing I think I would rather have this to be different. I love the 458 as well though. Wish my hardest decisions in life were reduced to having to pick between those two cars.

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