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Always love this question...Just interested to hear if anyone is working towards an achievable car collection goal.

Here's mine.

Lotus Esprit Turbo white/red

Lotus Esprit S1 white/tartan

BMW 3.0 CSL RHD white/black

Volvo P1800 (Jensen Built) white/red

Lancia Flaminia (Touring bodied) white

Cant imagine a better or more enjoyable way to invest 100,000 odd pounds.

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Nice topic - sticking with the achievable / £100K ish theme

Lotus Esprit S4s - done!

Tesla Roadster - done!

Austin Healey 3000 (or 100/6, 100M) - owned in the past and will do again one day

Flying fish Marlin II - not strictly a car, but as Clarkson said "the most fun you can have with an engine"

Aston DB7 V12 Volante - 5.9L of Aston convertible for 20K

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Bibs - you might want to increase your storage limit in anticipation of Trevor's response.

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Here's Mine :)

Lotus esprit s2 - own

TVR wedge :

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1970-73 camaro with shark nose - minus the ugly rims .. I think all muscle cars should have small rims with fat tyres!

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1969 corvette stingray (the coupe version though :P )

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Ferrari Testarossa:

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I know you guys dont like ferrari's but you have to admit that rear end has got to be one of the meanest ever!

Lamborghini Diablo SV:

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If I had a collection like that I'd throw away my tv and move my couch into the garage :)

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^^^ Just a tad over the 100k limit there though ! ;)

If we are talking "rich old aunty inheritance" rather than "lottery win", mine would be;

Esprit GT3 Orange - sorted

Elite Copper - sorted

Esprit S2 in gold

Esprit S1 in lime green

Turbo Esprit dry sump in copper (Bond replica)

Pontiac Firebird Esprit in gold (Rockford replica)

Rover SD1 V8S in triton green

Ford Granada 2.8 Chassuer estate in Brown

Should get that lot for under 100k, any spare would be in a fund for "rotating vehicles" ie ones to own once but not necessarily keep, ie Audi Quattro, BMW 635, Renault Alpine, Lambo Urraco, etc

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lol well yeah I suppose .. I guess I'd be willing to forfeit one of the muscle cars then :P

Can always get the following as a cheaper alternative :

Tvr 350i - 4,000 - 5,000

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1987-TVR-350i-SPORTS-CONVERTIBLE-/370568670404?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item56479d2cc4

Pontiac firebird - 6,000 - 7,000

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pontiac-Firebird-400-Trans-am-conversion-needs-work-/150786826693?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item231b9861c5

Corvette (later 70;s one ) 6,000 - 7,000

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1978-CHEVROLET-CORVETTE-SILVER-ANNIVERSARY-7295-/170815717006?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item27c568fe8e

Ferrari 348 - 25,000

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2004-L-Ferrari-348-GTS-/221003507500?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item3374d5e72c#ht_1821wt_937

I'll replace the lambo with a detomaso pantera - 35,000

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1972-DeTomaso-Pantera-/330677622725?pt=Automobiles_UK&hash=item4cfdec17c5

So in todays market i'm looking at around : 80,000

Might throw in an old alfa spider too :P

Vin Taylor

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If I had a collection like that I'd throw away my tv and move my couch into the garage :)

I have not a collection like that - but i have already moved my couch into the garage ...

Well, i would like to add the following cars to my collection:

Lotus Eleven

Lotus 23

Lotus M200

Lotus 2 11

But i think thats too much cars for the 100k limit...

Oh, and a Evora S IPS would be nice too.

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Lotus Esprit V8 GT FInal Edition

Evora S

Exige V6

Mk 1 Ford Fiesta XR2

Roush Mustang 420 or Dominator 500

Caterham 500 (for the track) or Atom V8

Ford Sierra Cosworth (original not Sapphire)

Mitsi Evo 9 360 or 8 340 MR version

Range Rover Sport (For the Mrs)

I'll let you know if I think of anything else :)

I know I've overspent but I'll sell one of the houses to get them.......and then I woke up :)

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Loving the responses. It's funny it just so happens that my dream garage falls around the 100k figure. The 5 cars I chose are no compromise, the cars that If money was no object I would still want.

Have the Esprit Turbo of my dreams, have owned the P1800 (another Roger Moore car) but will have another and want 'best in world' S1 Esprit early 2013. Start looking now!

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I have not a collection like that - but i have already moved my couch into the garage ...

Well, i would like to add the following cars to my collection:

Lotus Eleven

Lotus 23

Lotus M200

Lotus 2 11

But i think thats too much cars for the 100k limit...

Oh, and a Evora S IPS would be nice too.

I've seen some pictures of your garage and it looks awesome ! Maybe you should post a few in this thread :P

Vin Taylor

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I'm already 2/3 of the way to $100k with just my S4.

All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad.Jeremy Clarkson on the Esprit.

Opinions are like armpits. Everyone has them, some just stink more than others.

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Realise that it's not limited to $100k. The only car I ever really wanted was an esprit. Wasn't the S4 originally, it was the SE, but I couldn't find a good one, so the S4 it was. Oops. Is.

All we know is that when they stop making this, we will be properly, properly sad.Jeremy Clarkson on the Esprit.

Opinions are like armpits. Everyone has them, some just stink more than others.

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There are some pics of my new garage on this forum.

So can post some of my old company building and the car collection. This building is located nearby to my home. Most of my cars are parked in this old building.

I have just 3 cars in my private garage - and one parking space is for spare.

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There are some pics of my new garage on this forum.

So can post some of my old company building and the car collection. This building is located nearby to my home. Most of my cars are parked in this old building.

I have just 3 cars in my private garage - and one parking space is for spare.

Sounds good to me :)

Vin Taylor

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Bibs,

You can imagine my face lighting up when I saw this thread :-). All I can say is I wouldnt want to limit the number of cars or type but have noticed a two seat, engine not in the front theme to my choices. Not intentional just seems to be. Sitting in departures now and there is free Lotus mag on the shelf :-).

Trevor.

I'll get around to it at some point.

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Trevor, this is my first post in this thread, don't blame me.

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