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Old 01-12-2004, 07:44 PM
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Default Robb Report: Car of the Year (12 cars compared)

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The Bentley GT

Base Price: $149K
0-60: 4.7 seconds
Top Speed: 198MPH




Other new releases compared:

2: Lamborghini Gallardo
3. Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
4. Maybach 62
5. Rolls-Royce Phantom
6. Audi RS6
7. BMW 645Ci
8. Jaguar XJR
9. Porsche Cayenne Turbo
10. Subaru Impreza WRX STi
11. Cadillac XLR
12. Morgan Aero 8
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I wanted to order a Bentley GT and was told there was an 18 month wait

Also the beack seat sucks, might as well go Aston
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10. Subaru Impreza WRX STi


Not sure how exactly this car would make this list.
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Nort, I saw a Bently, not that one but a new and sporty one, driving thru snow, salt, and sand on a hwy. I almost cried when i passed and pelted it with sand, not on purpose of course.
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Not sure how exactly this car would make this list.
Drive one in a logging road in the middle of the forrest at 135 MPH.


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Bentley GT down a few houses from my parents in Boca Raton. Way, Way cool!!! Black one, too!!

So cool I had to look at the Badge to know what the HeLL it was.
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[B]Drive one in a logging road in the middle of the forrest at 135 MPH.
I'd imagine that they are quite fun offroad and in those conditions. I'm just confused on what the parameters where to make this particular list . . just seems odd, out of place when compared to the other nominee's A friend in my car club has a yellow Gallardo coming soon, cant wait to see it.

BTW, I have a twin turbo'd all wheel drive car that I enjoy driving myself. Hard launches, with no wheel spin whatsoever are addictive
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The manufacturers send pre-released or newly released models to be driven and compared by selected Robb readers.....

One quote from a reader about the Subaru:

"It's 2 Fast 2 Furious for your teenage son. The cost savings should cover his court costs"
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The Cayenne is also out of lace if you look at it like that
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