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JamesE wrote:
felixkk wrote:Not a Hai. When I googled Hai I found out what the car was though. But that would be cheating.
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Without wishing to appear too boastful, I’ve driven that, too.
how have you managed to drive the Hai, is it on a playstation ?????
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cannonball wrote:
JamesE wrote:
felixkk wrote:Not a Hai. When I googled Hai I found out what the car was though. But that would be cheating.
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Without wishing to appear too boastful, I’ve driven that, too.
how have you managed to drive the Hai, is it on a playstation ?????
Here’s me at the wheel.
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Without wishing to appear too boastful, I’ve driven that, too.[/quote]

how have you managed to drive the Hai, is it on a playstation ?????[/quote]

Here’s me at the wheel.[/quote]

Well that sir is pretty amazing, one of my all time fave cars for sure,, how did it feel to drive with that grumbling Hemi behind you ????? and how come you drove it who owns it what connection to you etc etc ??? just have a very high interest thank you,,
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There's a 4-door Monteverdi on sale here for only $265,000.
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C985527" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
One sad story about the Hai is that a young garage mechanic took an example out on an unauthorized joyride, wrecking it and in the process, needing his own leg to be amputated.
The car was rebuilt.
Looking at Justin Banks' old stock, they sold the DeBruyne and a Monteverdi.
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8) :lol: THAT IS FKN AWESOME MATEY,, just think you can now get stock block Hemi physical size and make a nice easy 1,000 horse imagine how quick that thing would be, the FFF was quick enough with a 600 horse superstock Hemi,,,
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was it sort of the Veyron of its time but more rough n ready ???????????????
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I‘m sure it’s a great car, but pink? With a white interior? With wire wheels? Whose idea was that? Is it directly out of Miami Vice?
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? Seen yesterday at the British Car Meet in Mollis.
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Burton Lomax, based on a 2-CV. I think it is developed/build in the Netherlands.
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I think we may need to introduce some kind of 24hour handicap for Kees :D
The Lomax is a British kit car based on mechanical components of the Citroën 2CV. It has been in production since 1982 when it was introduced by the Lomax Motor Co of Willoughton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. In the late 1980s the production was transferred to the Mumford Motor Co. of Gigg Mill, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, where it was produced until the early 1990s. From then it was built at Cradley Motor Works in Cradley Heath, West Midlands. By 2009 the car was being made by Cradley Motor Works of St Leonard's-on-Sea, East Sussex. It was designed by Nigel Whall...

The Lomax has usually 29-35 bhp, weighs approximately 430 kilograms (950 lb), has 2 seats and a top speed of 140 kilometres per hour (87 mph).

Petrol consumption is 4 L/100 km
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More information on the Monteverde Hai (Shark)….

https://www.allpar.com/cars/adopted/mis ... i-hai.html

This even explains it's pink color!

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RockyUSA wrote:More information on the Monteverde Hai (Shark)….

https://www.allpar.com/cars/adopted/mis ... i-hai.html

This even explains it's pink color!

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I think given a lottery win this and a Veyron are the only 2 cars i aspire to period,,
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RockyUSA wrote:This even explains it's pink color!
Thanks, Rocky. I'm shocked:

"The car, as you see it here restored to its original 1970 Geneva Motor Show specification, was painted in “Purple Smoke,” and the interior was done in white leather."

Two Hais were displayed at the Monteverdi Museum in Basle, where they had built them. The museum has shut down in the meantime.

Especially for you, Duncan:
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And the 2nd one. I may not have had the chance to drive one, but I do have a picture of a Hai with my C-V8 (ok, you have to look closely) :D
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