Naff name, naff car, or what?

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by Bluebottle, Feb 13, 2018.

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  1. Bluebottle

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    This:

    http://www.davidbrownautomotive.com/speedback-gt/

    Personally I really don't like the idea, or the look, of a pastiche DB5 and I couldn't afford one even if I did. But if I did, and I could, I would find the name very off-putting. "Speedback" sounds really crass to me.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Jackie and bill

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    I had a good look at this car at goodwood fos 2016. It was a very well made car indeed, it had some nice touches like the picnic seats in the boot. The fit and finnish was top draw. I loved it, hated the price, made my eyes water.
    Top gear or 5th gear did a review of it 3 years back.
     
  3. MalcQV

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    I actually quite like it.
     
  4. Bluebottle

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    Car or name?
     
  5. A348W

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    I don’t think the car looks good in the pics, a poor interpretation of an absolute classic. Not that I have to worry about that as I will never be able to afford one.

    That said, I think it’s great that companies still exist in this world of mass produced junk that are making unique cars like this with what appears to be real skill and craftsmanship.
     
  6. MalcQV

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    Car.
     
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