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    Thread: If Steve McQueen was alive today, what would he drive?

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      01-19-2011 09:05 AM #1
      Steve McQueen loved cars and that is pretty obvious, as he had many many rare and exotic cars, like an 1956 Jaguar XKSS, a long time love with a 1958 Porsche 356A, and 1976 911 Turbo, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, and even a few bikes! So this had me thinking, if he was alive and well today with cars becoming more advanced, lighter, faster, even cooler, I wonder, what would make him get up and say, "Wow, I've got have that. Now with that in mind TCL, what do you think Cool ol' McQueen would drive today? get those brains aworkn' and good luck!

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      01-19-2011 09:09 AM #2
      Well, if he was alive today, he'd be an old man. If he was still able to drive, I could see him rolling in something big, soft, fast, and sleek. That car would probably be a Merc CL63

      Or possible an aston.

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      01-19-2011 09:14 AM #4
      Seems fitting...

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      01-19-2011 09:17 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by 6cylVWguy View Post
      Well, if he was alive today, he'd be an old man. If he was still able to drive, I could see him rolling in something big, soft, fast, and sleek. That car would probably be a Merc CL63

      Or possible an aston.
      Came here to post this.

      Now I think you're probably right about the Mercedes or Aston.

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      01-19-2011 09:23 AM #6
      He would be pretty old, and probably pretty careful with his money. I am thinking Lexus LS hybrid.

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      01-19-2011 09:35 AM #8

      Probably one of these most days, and a new 5.0 for days when he wants to feel like a young hoodlum.
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      01-19-2011 10:42 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Buickboy92 View Post
      Steve McQueen loved cars and that is pretty obvious, as he had many many rare and exotic cars, like an 1956 Jaguar XKSS, a long time love with a 1958 Porsche 356A, and 1976 911 Turbo, a 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso, and even a few bikes! So this had me thinking, if he was alive and well today with cars becoming more advanced, lighter, faster, even cooler, I wonder, what would make him get up and say, "Wow, I've got have that. Now with that in mind TCL, what do you think Cool ol' McQueen would drive today? get those brains aworkn' and good luck!

      Cooler is subjective, but i think older cars are cooler. And todays more advanced cars are def. not lighter.

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      01-19-2011 10:43 AM #13
      He would be 80 and probably half blind and a little senile, so obviously some Ameribarge like a Mercury Grand Marquis.
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      01-19-2011 10:50 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Kar98 View Post
      He would be 80 and probably half blind and a little senile, so obviously some Ameribarge like a Mercury Grand Marquis.
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      01-19-2011 11:44 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by whitejeep1989 View Post
      He would be pretty old, and probably pretty careful with his money. I am thinking Lexus LS hybrid.
      Worst suggestion, ever.

      You people saying that McQueen would be too old drive anything other than a barge, suck. Paul Newman was turning laps almost until his death at 83. He would be a good model to speculate on for SM.

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      As the Coolest Guy Ever, McQueen wouldn't have just one car. He'd have a fleet. One to match every mood, and I can almost guarantee you that a Lexus hybrid would not be among them.

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      Heritage Edition, specifically




      Just to name a few...

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      01-19-2011 12:05 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Seabird View Post
      Worst suggestion, ever.

      You people saying that McQueen would be too old drive anything other than a barge, suck. Paul Newman was turning laps almost until his death at 83. He would be a good model to speculate on for SM.
      He probably would have bought Newman's old Escort just to prove a point.

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      01-19-2011 12:09 PM #21

      so it goes... ಠ_ಠ

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      01-19-2011 12:24 PM #23
      No current automobile is cool enough, even for an octogenarian Steve McQueen. He'd still be driving this:



      and women would still be throwing their panties at him as he drove by.

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      01-19-2011 12:50 PM #24
      Can't believe nobody posted this yet. A 2011 Ford SVT Raptor would fit him perfectly

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      01-19-2011 02:49 PM #25


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