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cozy coupe - homemade car
« on: January 29, 2014, 09:39:38 PM »
« Last Edit: January 29, 2014, 09:46:22 PM by richard »
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2014, 01:45:59 PM »
I saw that on the BBC site 2 days ago, would have posted it here but had to rush off. Good fun.
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2014, 06:07:38 PM »
Personally I don't think its very much like the child's car. A very poor copy.

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2014, 07:37:05 PM »
Yep poor effort

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2014, 04:19:19 PM »
It is also not a micro.

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2014, 05:30:54 PM »
I guess its a case of what ever floats your boat but I just don't understand why he bothered, and especially if he spent what the article said he spent to build it. I could understand  motorizing and making road legal a real one but a Matiz? You can buy some very nice microcars with £35k

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2014, 06:15:26 PM »
I took it as read that it was an advertising gimmick for his company Attitude Autos. I can't imagine it cost anything like that to build and I think its horrible, but it's been covered quite extensively by the media, so I guess it served it's purpose. I wonder if the company was behind Richard's Bond abomination?

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2014, 06:43:23 PM »
it's all supposed man hours - a few workmates really , having a bit of fun
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2014, 10:39:29 PM »
Perhaps its good for pulling the babes. Moving on swiftly.....
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2014, 05:40:19 PM »
the forum was quiet with nothing or very little posted that day, the subject is motoring , micro ish at 800cc, a special so i thought suitable for our " off topic " spot . i think your all a bit down on this one - oh well  ;)
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2014, 06:15:38 PM »
"ALL" ? !

I thought I was being quite positive..."Good fun". And I stand by that. Wind-in-the-hair motoring, which I LOVE, a reliable "platform" on which it is built, and a giggle for any that see it. True, it is not accurate and you can pay a lot less (in time and money) and still get the same fun.

Any good ideas what would be a good platform for a road going Fred-Flintstone car?!
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2014, 06:35:20 PM »
Flintstone - You should start with one of my Invacar 70 rolling chassis (but don't tell Stuart). ;D

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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2014, 07:00:31 PM »
Don't tempt me, I have work to do!
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Re: cozy coupe - homemade car
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2014, 09:38:31 PM »
the forum was quiet with nothing or very little posted that day, the subject is motoring , micro ish at 800cc, a special so i thought suitable for our " off topic " spot . i think your all a bit down on this one - oh well  ;)

And the price is a near match too :o. Its suitably bonkers but not up to your black and white offerings.
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