Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Can you name this car?

After 5 and a half years
of boulevard cruising in my Jag XK8 convertible,
and with only 32,500 miles on it,
I just couldn't take it anymore,
and had an itch I couldn't scratch
without more horsepower and more toys.

This past Sunday I did the deed
and ordered my new car with these specifics:
(Can you guess what it is?)

2 seat convertible,
Engine: aluminum block V8, 6 liter,
400 Horsepower, 400 lb./torque @ 4400 RPM,
6500 RPM redline

6-speed paddle shift w/ automatic modes

Candy-apple red metallic paint
with black interior and top

Top: power-folding, includes power tonneau cover,
and glass rear window with integral defogger

Seats: leather trim, heated,
6-way power adjustable

Steering column tilt & power telescoping

Universal home remote transmitter 3-channel
programmable integrated garage door opener

Mirrors: outside power remote control,
heated, w/driver side auto-dim

Mirror: inside manual day/night w/ compass

Headlamps: xenon, high intensity discharge,
with automatic exterior lamp control

Foglamps: dual halogen

Underhood light

Daytime running lamps

Memory package: presets for mirrors, steering, driver's seat

Voice activated navigation system

Keyless entry & ignition

Head-Up Display: includes readouts for street mode, track mode with g-meter, vehicle speed, engine rpm and readings from key gauges including coolant temperature and oil pressure

AM/FM/CD & satellite radio with
Bose premium 7-speaker system
and MP3 playback

Performance package includes:
stiffer springs, stabilizer bar, shocks,
big brakes with cross-drilled rotors

Wipers: intermittent
Antenna: hidden, integral

Air bags: driver/passenger, dual-stage,
frontal and side impact

Air conditioning: dual-zone, electronic,
with air filtration including pollen filter

Run-flat tires.
Tire pressure monitoring system.
Wheels: Five-spoke Painted Aluminum,
18" x 8.5" front and 19" x 10.0" rear

Power Rack and pinion steering, speed sensitive
Suspension: 4-wheel independent
Traction control
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)

Weight 3199 lbs.

What is it?


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