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Discussion in 'General Automotive Discussion' started by Samy, Feb 22, 2006.

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    They're both Ford-based, armored vehicles, but they are very different in purpose, capability and price. The Rhino is a 14,000 lb civilian luxury SUV (Ford F-450 base) with a starting price in the $200k range. The Sentinel is a 20,000 lb military/LEO tactical response vehicle (Ford F-550 base). I don't know what a typically-equipped Sentinel costs new, but Naples Motorsports sold a used 2014 model that was priced at $400k.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    The photo was taken last year at Niki Hasler AG in Basel, Switzerland. The car is one of THREE Azzurro Hyperion 365 GTCs that were in the shop at that time. (All three can be seen in the first pic below.)
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    Yep, Chevron B8.
     
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    Looks like your average Fiat 1100 deluxe with a giant F1 helmet. Has to be a Giannini, Moretti, Zag, MG Mitten appendage. In short, no idea.
     
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    Police still looking.

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    Isn't an A110 an Alpine Coupe?
     
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    I’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating:

    Use your car identification superpowers for good only. Never for evil.

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    Ha, thanks... missed those... and I was going to comment on the Volvo 1800..
     
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    The way I see it, as long as Is uses her powers for good, my powers must be used for evil. This is how balance in the universe is maintained.

    By the way, I intend to take on this challenge as soon as I can find time to do so (I'm "gte4289"). I've never seen this thing before, so it should make for a pretty good superpowers workout. :)
     
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    You mean 1800E or ES. ;). The rims on the ‘70 were atrocious. I prefer the ‘styled’ steels w/trim rings of the later models. Period and far more detailed than the Volvo alloys in the photo, now seen on every Sunday morning ES.

    Side note; I was keen on the E until I had the opportunity to drive a client’s car approx. two weeks after I received my permit. Beautiful seats but a disappointment in almost every other way. Solid little tractor though (compared to other manufacturers of similar vintage). The only car submerging my dreams of future ownership on a quicker basis was the TR6. The essence of antediluvian after a five mile run. I thought the paint was going to shake loose. As though none of the pieces were meant to fit or were mounted upside down by 50 former owners. The second one I drove was exactly the same ;).
    I digress. Must solve that hideous Fibrefail Honda heap Wayne uncloaked. He really is evil.
     
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    That turned out to be more of a morning stretch than an actual workout.

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    I said 1800 because I could not tell if it was an E or ES in that pic... I see it's an ES in Wayne's earlier pic. (I owned an ES for several years... yes, it drove like a Volvo.) And everyone put 240 Turbo wheels on them after they lost the trim rings on the pretty steelies.
    The oil pressure gauge was not electric as I discovered when hot oil sprayed on my leg from under the dash while I was driving to work one morning.

    The TR6... well, that's called "classic cowl shake", a trait beloved by Brits hustling down narrow lanes between hedgerows. TRs, MGs and Healys all seemed to have agricultural roots...
    jThe MGB was better; unibody.
     
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    Cool site. Just registered and solved one. Got lucky happened to see the vehicle while searching for used military trucks. I am Vman there.
     
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    I joined the site and then promptly forgot about it for nearly a decade. Only rediscovered it recently.
     

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