Summernats – Noisy and/or interesting things that drove by my window take II

johnboy 5 January 2007 18

Well you all enjoyed yesterday’s efforts so much how could I deny you another go at it (especially as my Summernats buddy appears to have dropped off the face of the earth so it looks like I won’t be going after all). Anyone with stories or picture of the ‘Nats over the weekend should email them to johnboy@the-riotact.com and we’ll see where it goes from there.

The game is to guess the make and model of all the vehicles photographed going down Northbourne Avenue this afternoon between 2 and 3pm.


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Vic Bitterman Vic Bitterman 9:02 pm 08 Jan 07

Kramer, there are two VL’s above.

There is a silver and green VL turbo with ‘Chasa’ graphics down the side. Check it out in the link I provided, but stuffed up the hyperlinking.

There is also a light metallic blue Walky batmobile.

mutley mutley 11:13 am 08 Jan 07

The low-slung open roadster is most definitely a Caterham 7. Love the goggles!

Avy Avy 10:19 am 08 Jan 07

snahon that is a gtr – the last one is a gtst. you can see the gtr badge and the flared rear guards.

Kramer Kramer 9:34 am 08 Jan 07

The silver green VL Commodore is most certainly not a turbo. It is as MrM stated a Group A SS, but it more than that. It is a Walkinshaw Group A SS Commodore – this car has the original body kit and colour for a Walkinshaw, and most likely the original (or improved) 5L V8 engine. Also the number plate TWR… (Tom Walkinshaw Racing) gives it away too.

cranky cranky 8:54 am 07 Jan 07

No.4 is a Ford Zephyr (Pommy). They can be made to go verry well.

wonsworld wonsworld 12:39 am 07 Jan 07

4. Looks like a 50’s/60’s Ford Customline .. My grandfather had one back in the early 60’s but the grill is all wrong.

Funny to see a Futura and the Batmobile mentioned. George Barris used the ’55 Lincoln Futura for the Adam West TV batmobile in the late 60’s.

Vic Bitterman Vic Bitterman 11:21 pm 06 Jan 07

The green VL is most certainly a turbo – what an absolute weapon it looks like too!

[url]http://www.chasa.com.au/index.php?option=com_zoom&Itemid=23&catid=1[/url]

barking toad barking toad 5:18 pm 06 Jan 07

7. A police car

18. A truck

Ralph Ralph 12:40 pm 06 Jan 07

Geeee, that black RA Rodeo looks surpisingly like Ralph’s……..

andy andy 12:29 pm 06 Jan 07

the green/silver VL commodore is a VL Calais Turbo.. the hooded lights give it away.
Of course, it mayNOT be a turbo, but chances are it is.

and that low-slung thinggy may be a clubman..

boomacat boomacat 11:53 am 06 Jan 07

Jey, confiscate his penis? That is harsh!

I like that silver hearse-looking cadillac-ey kinda station wagon thing.

But ford capris are total bitch mobiles. If you are driving them just stop it. stop it now. s-t-o-p.

Jey Jey 8:01 pm 05 Jan 07

Partner wasn’t very good at the guessing game at all, going to have to confiscate his penis.

Hasdrubahl Hasdrubahl 6:36 pm 05 Jan 07

I’ll have the MX5, thanks.
(Much better pics today, JB).

el el 4:39 pm 05 Jan 07

And yeap, they look like XT rims on the Falcon.

el el 4:34 pm 05 Jan 07

Valiant ute is an AP6.

snahon snahon 4:10 pm 05 Jan 07

Its a skyline GTS-T not GTR aka Godzilla.

The XW falcon looks like its got XT rimms ???

MrM MrM 4:04 pm 05 Jan 07

Correction: where I said Holden 48-215, I should have said Holden FJ.

MrM MrM 4:01 pm 05 Jan 07

VK Commodore SS Group A (aka ‘the blue meanie’)
VK Commodore
(Don’t know the next two)
Nissan S15 Silvia/200SX
VL Commodore
BF Falcon Futura (police spec)
Ford Capri
Holden 48-215
VL Commodore SS Group A (aka ‘the batmobile’)
Subaru Impreza WRX STi (MY99 or MY00 I think)
Peugeot 206CC
Mazda MX-5
(Don’t know)
Rover 75
(Don’t know)
Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R
Erm…dump truck
Lotus 7 replica – Caterham Seven perhaps?
Mitsubishi Lancer
Ford Mustang
Mazda Bravo
Kia Rio
Ford F-series
Ford Mustang
Ford Falcon…not sure exactly which model, would be XW or XY I think
Chrysler 300C (SRT8 version I suspect)
Holden Rodeo
HSV VZ Clubsport
Valiant ute (sorry, don’t know my Vals that well)
VH Commodore
Nissan R33 Skyline

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