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Post: # 72634Post HotelEcho1971
Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:22 pm

I think this rates as the best link I have sent this year, turn your volume up to full and enjoy ! (if you are a petrolhead)

Here's a link to a Shell commercial shown in Europe. Ostensibly, they're selling petrol, but the cars used in the video steal the show.

Ferrari pulled several of their race cars from various ages out of storage, flew them around the world, and filmed them running through the streets of Rome, Rio, New York, Hong Kong, Honolulu and Monaco.
No computer graphics - these are the original cars on the original streets.

The best part is the sound - from the basso-profundo notes of the early, front-engine era, each scene cuts to a later generation, ending with the wail of a modern F1 car.
The sounds alone bring a tear to the eye.

Even if you're not a gear pr petrol head, this video will stir the soul.

There's just something about 3 liters and 14,000 RPM ! ... &vq=medium
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Post: # 72637Post Alpha Bravo Guy
Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:58 pm

The first Ferrari looks very much like the one that Fernando Alonso thrashed around Silverstone at the British Grand Prix this year. The sound was awesome and hearts were in mouths as he did push it and the car is almost priceless.
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