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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

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its simple, clio drivers are young and wear baseball caps
whereas megane sport owners arent young but wear baseball caps. got it!
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

There is a Mercedes Mc Larren that is parked quite often outside Julius Bear
off Bahnhofstrasse with Gernsey plates...

Rolls Royce Phantom outside and owned by the baur au lac off Bahnhofstrasse.


I would love to rent a porsch carrera for a day, anyone know where i could rent one not to costy or anyone who would lend me his...???
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Old 07.04.2011, 15:55
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There is a Mercedes Mc Larren that is parked quite often outside Julius Bear
off Bahnhofstrasse with Gernsey plates...

I would love to rent a porsch carrera for a day, anyone know where i could rent one not to costy or anyone who would lend me his...???
Try Sickst
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:03
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here's a load of swiss focus's I saw
Like the term Swiss Focus!
Where did you see these cars?

I saw this yesterday. But I've seen about 3 of the Mercs already, so not quite so rare anymore:
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One went past us very fast on the autobahn in Germany last month and it shook the Toyota Anus (Asus) we were driving in.
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:06
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

You just don't see that many Paganis.
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Saw a rather nice old (60s vintage) Silver Cloud in the ZH town centre earlier in the week...

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Old 07.04.2011, 16:09
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

Lambos are two a penny in Zurich but if you see two parked like this I guess it's erm, hang on a second while I get my calculator.....4 and penny.
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:10
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Like the term Swiss Focus!
Where did you see these cars?

Fraid I can't take credit for it, I think it was andrewd's mrs who said it first.

it was a get together of petrol heads, some from here, some from another site.
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:15
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You just don't see that many Paganis.

you hear em long before you see em
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You just don't see that many Paganis.
Personally I prefer trout or haddock ....
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:22
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

I'd like to apologise to the owner of the Alfa 8C in Basel. One evening, cycling along a quiet river bank, I noticed my bike tyre slightly down. Dismounting next to the aforementioned car, I removed my dust cap and pumped the tyre back up.

I must have been in a terrible state, as when I returned home I noticed I had replaced not only the front but also the rear dust caps from my bicycle with those of the Alfas. Imagine my surprise to see each beautifully brushed aluminium cap with the 8C engraved on their tops!

I'm sure the alfa still looks lovely, even with two knackered black rubber dust caps on each passenger side wheel...

ok, it didn't really happen, but almost
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Old 07.04.2011, 16:29
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I'd like to apologise to the owner of the Alfa 8C in Basel. One evening, cycling along a quiet river bank, I noticed my bike tyre slightly down. Dismounting next to the aforementioned car, I removed my dust cap and pumped the tyre back up.

I must have been in a terrible state, as when I returned home I noticed I had replaced not only the front but also the rear dust caps from my bicycle with those of the Alfas. Imagine my surprise to see each beautifully brushed aluminium cap with the 8C engraved on their tops!

I'm sure the alfa still looks lovely, even with two knackered black rubber dust caps on each passenger side wheel...

ok, it didn't really happen, but almost
Oi. It was you was it?
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Old 07.04.2011, 17:58
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Just the other day I saw a Renault Kangoo (or something similar) from the Swiss Post Office with RHD. Isn't that special?
I've seen a right hand drive Austin Allegro parked outside a magic shop along the 33 bus route in Wollishofen, Zurich. A truly tragic (not magic) car. Never seen it driving which isn't very surprising.
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I'd like to apologise to the owner of the Alfa 8C in Basel. One evening, cycling along a quiet river bank, I noticed my bike tyre slightly down. Dismounting next to the aforementioned car, I removed my dust cap and pumped the tyre back up.

I must have been in a terrible state, as when I returned home I noticed I had replaced not only the front but also the rear dust caps from my bicycle with those of the Alfas. Imagine my surprise to see each beautifully brushed aluminium cap with the 8C engraved on their tops!

I'm sure the alfa still looks lovely, even with two knackered black rubber dust caps on each passenger side wheel...

ok, it didn't really happen, but almost
What a story! Are you joking? People get sent to prison for defacing works of art or desecrating holy artifacts don't you know?
I've gotta see your bike. Are you cycling to Funny Laundry tomorrow UM? I bet your bike's quadrupled in value!
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

NOPE, sixt.ch dont have a porsch for rental !!!

Come on guys, someone on this forum must have a porsch he would
give me for a day !!! Ill even swap it for the Previa !!
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Re: What Special Cars Have You Seen in Switzerland??

I saw a navy blue xj220 outside Starbucks in Central. Made my day.
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Old 07.04.2011, 19:50
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NOPE, sixt.ch dont have a porsch for rental !!!

Come on guys, someone on this forum must have a porsch he would
give me for a day !!! Ill even swap it for the Previa !!

have you looked for a Porsche instead
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I saw a navy blue xj220 outside Starbucks in Central. Made my day.
Coool. Don't think I've seen one in the flesh.
I saw a McLaren F1 years ago on the motorway.
Last week I saw a true exotic with matching paintwork.....a Smart car in Matt Black.
This is one of a few cars where I think the cost of the matt black paint job exceeds the value of the car.
How much do these matt black finishes cost in Switzerland?
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Old 12.04.2011, 13:37
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have you looked for a Porsche instead
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There is a Mercedes Mc Larren that is parked quite often outside Julius Bear
off Bahnhofstrasse with Gernsey plates...

Rolls Royce Phantom outside and owned by the baur au lac off Bahnhofstrasse.


I would love to rent a porsch carrera for a day, anyone know where i could rent one not to costy or anyone who would lend me his...???
OK I was being subtle ok? Mclaren, Julius Baer, Guernsey, Porsche hence Sickst. Never mind. You can rent performance cars for the day, Elite or one of those, but do be careful, unless you have experience of those cars it usually ends in tears.
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Coool. Don't think I've seen one in the flesh.
It's pure 1980s awesomeness - wider than you'd even imagine and makes a rumble that goes right through your bones.
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