Interesting power train

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  1. mrntd

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    I saw this write up today. I thought the power train they were describing was familiar.

    "Now, from the "weird little French car" file, we give you the 2013 PGO Automobiles Cévennes speedster. Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter BMW four-cylinder engine mounted midship, the little roadster serves up a healthy 181 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. The modest muscle gets to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission."
     
  2. Nathan

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    What...no pics of this car...

    I got your back.

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    Yeah, funny how they called it a BMW engine instead of a MINI.....
     
  4. ScottinBend

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    It is a BMW engine...........

    And that looks like a great new version of the 956!
     
  5. Jason Montague

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    :cornut: Does anyone else see a close resemblance to a 356(? or 956) 'Bucket' Porsche aka James Dean Death Car?:Thumbsup:(hopefully some nice Geek who knows how to 'post pictures' will post a picture of each side by side.)

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  6. Dave.0

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    Everything looks perfect except for the "French" part.
     
  7. Jason Montague

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    :cornut: Yeah DaveO GGP got away from France as soon as he could running away at age 16 to get to the Republic of Texas in ~1844. He always said:"I'm a Texan, I ain't no Frog.":Thumbsup:

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  8. Crashton

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    Yes I think it looks like a 356 Porsche. The mirrors are giant compared to the size of the car & the wheels look they were stolen from a Honda Civic. All in all I like it.

    James Dean's Porsche was a 550 Spyder not a 365. Very different cars. Oh yes & no French parts in the 550. :prrr:
     
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    .......meant 356 :)
     
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    ^^^ Senior moment strikes again. Don't worry Scott I have at least 1 a day.
     
  11. Jason Montague

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    :cornut: Start taking Aricept with Viagra such that you can remember what in the (tr)uck you were talking about.:lol:

    Jason
     
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    Do I know you?
     
  13. Nathan

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    I think it is funny that a French company is distancing themselves from it being a Peugeot engine too.
     
  14. Motoring Magic

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    I like it-where do I getone and how much???
     
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    :cornut: Now who can I get to loan me some money until my hunch back brother straightens up?:lol::lol::lol: I like it Frog or not(I am a frog by decent so I can say that).:Thumbsup:

    Jason
     

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