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      04-27-2012 12:55 PM #1
      A Pagani Zonda 760 LH; The RS seen below, but with a 6-speed manual in place of the 7-speed paddle-shift.

      My respect for Lewis just went up ten-fold for ordering what is, in my opinion, the greatest road car ever made and again, in my opinion, automotive perfection in the most literal sense of the word.



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      One day, someone will make a list of all the unique special-edition Pagani Zonda models and all the one-off Bugatti Veyron one-offs produced over the past few years. It'll be a gargantuan task, because there have been many of each, and we suspect that we only hear about some of them. And you can bet that most of the buyers ordering them have little to no idea how to get the most out of their new rides. However, if new reports prove accurate, the Modenese atelier's latest customer sure will.

      That customer, according to reports, is one Lewis Hamilton. The 2008 Formula One World Champion has reportedly ordered his Zonda (dubbed 760 LH) with 760 horsepower – the same output as the 760 RS we reported on a couple of weeks ago – 20 more than the track-spec Zonda R and 90 than the Zonda Cinque. And what else did Lewis ask for on his? A manual transmission. Apparently he has enough time with paddle-shift gearboxes at work. Solid.

      In addition to the McLaren grand prix cars he drives "at the office," Hamilton's also got a very rare McLaren F1 LM that was a gift from his employers upon clinching the World Championship, and something tells us that he's got a new MP4-12C waiting for him at home, too. Bringing a Zonda home, then, to park beside them would be high praise indeed.

      http://www.autoblog.com/2012/04/26/l...hp-and-manual/

    2. 04-27-2012 06:56 PM #2
      one more reason not to marry the gold digging has-been singer, lol

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      04-27-2012 07:17 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by vdubjb View Post
      one more reason not to marry the gold digging has-been singer, lol
      Good god, I would take that Zonda a million times before I even began to consider taking Nicole in its place

    4. 04-27-2012 09:41 PM #4
      Very very awesome!! From what I recall he needs more then just one WDC to get the F1 LM.

      Any guesses to what he was driving around in LA the weekend before the Brazilian GP last year?

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      04-27-2012 09:55 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by dubsix View Post
      Very very awesome!! From what I recall he needs more then just one WDC to get the F1 LM.
      Yup, I think it's three WDC's in order to get the F1.

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      04-28-2012 10:00 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Vento View Post
      Yup, I think it's three WDC's in order to get the F1.
      Kind of a long shot then, right?
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      04-28-2012 02:15 PM #7
      so since i use paddles for DD, then this suggests i need a complementary manual car at work. hmmmm... yes, i like this idea.

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      04-28-2012 02:54 PM #8
      So we know that Lewis isn't going to let Nicole drive it, but is he going to let his dad drive it???

      Remember what happened when he got behind the wheel of a Carrera GT?









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      04-28-2012 02:57 PM #9
      This is one of Where's Webbo's cars:



      I have to say I love the GT2 RS, but Hamilton gets extra style points for the Zonda RS. That car is in a class of it's own.

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      04-28-2012 06:25 PM #10


      Jesus farking christ! How do you wreck a car like that??????
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      04-29-2012 09:06 AM #11
      Seems like it would be pretty easy to wreck a car like that, actually.
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