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A real car? Are we driving the car in the game or the real car in real life?
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Originally Posted by icanhasburgers View Post

What a waste of money and time.

EDIT: You can buy used super cars that haven't got many miles on the clock and are in almost new condition that are are 1/2, and sometimes up to 1/4 the original price.

some people have a lot of money. what they choose to do with it is none of your buisness. your opinion is null.
 
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Here, have a supercar for public roads and an arcade racing game to go with it.

That won't give off the wrong impression at all to some billionaires spoilt son and/or daughter.


Perhaps the poorer ones among us could just pirate the vehicle instead. Oh well, maybe when i get a 3D printer that might not be so farfetched, LOL
Edited by Thingamajig - 5/24/13 at 6:34pm
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Not to mention we have the circuit of Americas right here in Austin, TX. Saw the Australian V8 supercars race last weekend.

Did you like it? Did many people go?

I admit I am curious, I have gone to see them here in Australia a bunch of times, always a great crowd.
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going to pick up this game for sure
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going to pick up this game for sure

No cockpit view no buy for me
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No cockpit view no buy for me

Its already have been said before. Only 10% of the players use cockpit. So no reason to waste money and time for some options just to be there and only 10% use it. They can and did spent the time and money doing other's good things on this game.
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lol wasn't Hammond supposed to test that thing in one of the episodes against Clarkson and May? lachen.gif
    
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lol so they assembled a 4-banger with a custom hull and a vinyl job. Slap 120k UK pounds on it and you have yourself a wrap.

The studio is probably banking on one idiot to buy this thing so they can pay off their development costs. Considering how stripped down GRID 2 is when compared to the original. I wouldn't be surprised if developing the sequel cost just that much.
Do you have any damn clue how much it costs to build a car like that? (and make money? About £80,000 actually. Not counting the custom graphics work, track suit and helmet (the gear is expensive)

Do you have any clue what it takes to get 280 hp out of a 2.3l engine and have it be reliable
Do you have any concept of what 500 hp per ton as a power to weight ratio feels like?

That car will do 170 mph, and make it around a track faster than most super bikes.

All said and done they will profit probably £35k from this, or more. But if you can afford to buy a $122,000 USD car to put int he garage and drive twice a year... you probably are the type that will spend the extra $70k for a one off, and to be the person in the Guinness book as the owner of said record holding package.
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Is that Zack Morris next to that car?
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