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RE: Ronin (and other good driving movies)
At 13:13 99-02-24 -0800, Todd Phenneger wrote:
> Anyhow, I loved the movie. I thought they could have matced cars
>up a little better but oh well. Its been a few months since I saw it but
>didnt they have an Old Mercedes keeping up with an M5 or something when
>they were going the wrong way on the Free Way.
Actually, the car they chase the M5 in is an Peugeot 406, apparently in
higher trim version (wood, leather etc.), so I believe it has the 3 liter
V6 193hp engine - still much slower than M5, but in heavy trafiic
horsepower is not the most important factor.
The old Mercedes is used to chase the Citroen XM and several Peugeots 605.
I'm not sure, but I believe I saw the "450SE" badge on the trunk... so
despite age, it's pretty fast.
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars break at the same time :-)