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if i could afford my childhood dreamcars

This is what i would park in my dream garage. Well boys lets show what you would have in your garage if money and the wife is no object. Here we go. LOL

Sorry kids the Renault 110 would be 1st the Alfa 2nd the Lancia 3rd and the 190Sl would come in last. I can,t explain it nobody in our family is from Italy or France. I just always loved the R110 and the Alfa and yes my Mom dropped me to many times on the head as a .

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Kind of in the same family - growing up I liked the Volvo P1800.
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Would love a old golf gti and a propper bit of air cooled old school
maybe not supercars but they would be in my dream garage
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Berliner......noticed you selected an Alfa Montreal...just happened to see one last night on the TV show What is My Car Worth? with Kirsten Gum. It was original and in very good condition....sold for 20K I think. Pretty rare...never sold in the US. Kirsten Gum is stunning and seems to know her cars!!!!

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Gregg i always loved the Montreal my Dad almost bought one when they came out but settled for Bmw Csi those where the days. LOL
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Well boys lets show what you would have in your garage if money and the wife is no object.
Ferrari 599XX would be my first choice.










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Wow i am so impressed with you guys all the hot cars that we would like to have in our garage childhood mens dream cars. And we all settled for the Slk? Whats up with that.?!!! i know i know it is very expensive to restore a childhood dream.LOL
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Audi Quattro (had a poster and collage of this beast in my childhood bedroom!)



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Too many to list

Definitely the Pagani Zonda Cirque



Porsche Carrera GT





yeah, I like newer cars, not into classics.

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Too many to list

Definitely the Pagani Zonda Cirque

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You must be very young if they were your 'CHILDHOOD Dreamcars '






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there are 2 cars on my list as 'childhood dream cars'...Lamborghini Diablo (in Yellow with Black leather), and VW Beetle (in Yellow with Brown Leather).


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My favorite was the original XKE, but these days I just hate old cars.

I'd probably be OK with a Porsche 356 twin grille, but that's about it for old stuff.

Or perhaps a '66 Mustang with lots of driving lights and 145 painted on the doors.
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Kids great choices i love the cars you posted the Lambo Ferarri is the killer the Audi Q 4 was the killer on the Rally Circus. The Porsche and Vw are just awesome. The new and old no matter what you fav. car was back than. Maybe just maybe we all screwed up abit. Well some cars where made in the 50 60 70 80th,s and if we you have been not so much on drugs alcohol and mushrooms back than before we said I do just maybe we all would have a bigger Garage Lol. Thx for a great post and for the Ladies reading this. Come on now you know our secret. We don,t think about Sex every 10 secs we think about dreamcars from our childhood. We don,t need any Viagra sitting in a bloody bathtube in the middle of nowhere in Amerca. We just need a childhood dream car in our garage let us shine the Chrome let us get dirty let us talk and screw up things. I be shure when we come out of the garage you don,t need to go out with your girlfriends watching guys with ueber large chests and small wieners in Speedos. And ladies if you do it right in the heat of the moment i be shure we Childhood Dreamers even agree to change you oil .... It,s all how you look at thinks. LOL And Guys once again Thx for a great response.
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You must be very young if they were your 'CHILDHOOD Dreamcars '
, I saw James put the 599 GTO so I decided to add mine as well. Still very much a child in the inside. Someone told me to stop driving my father's Porsche . In my mid 30's but look like I'm in my mid 20's. Although I am seeing a few wrinkles around the eyes. . Anyway. I had a white lamborghini countach and the Ferrari testarossa on my wall. I've always wanted a Ferrari F355, now that I can afford one, not really interested anymore. Like I've said, I'm into newer cars now.

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For me it was the 66 GTO and the 57 Chev.
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Everything I got as a child was a "hand-me-down" so you'll have to ask my older brother what I wanted.
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All I know is my dream car has always been a Ferrari. It probably started with the 360 Modena.
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