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RE: : Rendezvous - Car
I remember one scene from The Italian Job where two or three Minis are
zipping down a large tube (Drainage? Sewer?) and they barrel-roll right over
inside the tube! I've always wanted to do that, particularly the part where
they finish right-side-up!
My all-time favorite chase movie is one called Brewster McCloud (I think)
where some nut is trying to pull an Icarus (man powered flight by flapping
wings) inside a football dome (the Astrodome?) and ends up in his
girlfriend's Gremlin AMX (anybody remember them?) being chased by some
hotshot in a Chrysler Hemi something or other. Great footage, I can't find
it on tape anywhere...
Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA
1990 Coupe Quattro
>Sent: Monday, April 01, 1996 5:31 PM
>Subject: Re: : Rendezvous - Car
>> Tr> Scott, do you have any idea what the car is? I have spent many a
>> Tr> long night in debate with friends about the make and model.
>I have the tape too (worth every penny on those cold nights). I've seen
>posts of 308GTB and 275GTB. My guess would be sounds like specially geared
>V-12 vs a V-8. For those of you that haven't seen it - it is an in-car
>camera of a guy rippin from one side of Paris to the other. If you haven't
>seen it - you can't imagine how many red lights the guy runs during the
>course of 9 minutes. Is that a traffic circle or skid pad :-) Also
>on the sidewalk to avoid the garbage truck (and the lady on the sidewalk!)
>is interesting...You have to have an original to see any clarity. I paid
>about $50 for mine at the Watkins Glen Vintage Race from some vendor there.
>I think I have the order information if others are looking for it...
>Another classic I would like to see - The Italian Job. I've heard this
>vintage movie about a robbery of some sort crashes many Mini Coopers, a
>Lamborghini Miura's, E-types and countless other now rare classics. Why
>can't they crash my Quattro and give me the Miura? I hate when that