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    With its rip-off Lamborghini styling and initial computer-generated images, some speculated that Poland-based Arrinera’s first supercar was nothing more than a blunder waiting to happen. That idea was turned on its head when pictures and a video of the car on public roads surfaced and a big name in the automotive arena was dropped. Lee Noble has an extensive resume. His work on the Ultima MkI sparked the interest of McLaren, which then used two Ultima chassis in the development of the F1. Noble went on to create Noble Automotive, which produced the M12 sports car. In 2006, he sold the company and has since gone on to start Fenix Automotive. The Arrinera is the latest project to incorporate his name, although he reportedly owns a modest 5 percent stake.
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    http://www.dupontregistry.com/autos/...-supercar.aspx

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    Very interesting. I'm not digging the back end.

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    What would be the reason to buy one of these instead of a Lambo? Esp since they now have the Balboni which is 2wd? Exclusivity maybe?

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    price and more involving drive than the audi?

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    Good point. Audi huh...ouch!

    'Course they haven't done too bad at LeMans...

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    Horrible. Such a blatant Lamborghini ripoff that I would be embarrassed to be seen in it.
    '12 McLaren MP4-12C
    '11 Ferrari 458 Italia Heffner Twin Turbo
    '11 Porsche Panamera Turbo
    '09 Heffner/Audi R8 4.2 Twin Turbo
    '11 Ultima GTR Twin Turbo 850 (Build in Progress)
    '05 Lotus Elise Honda K24 Turbo (Build in Progress)
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    '09 Rossion Q1 (Sold)
    '06 Noble M400 (Sold)
    '08 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder Heffner Twin Turbo (Sold)

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    Plus you've got a Heffner Twin Turbo...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zezinho View Post
    Plus you've got a Heffner Twin Turbo...
    Don't worry, if I ever decided to buy one of these Arrineras, I would most likely slap a pair of turbos on it too.
    '12 McLaren MP4-12C
    '11 Ferrari 458 Italia Heffner Twin Turbo
    '11 Porsche Panamera Turbo
    '09 Heffner/Audi R8 4.2 Twin Turbo
    '11 Ultima GTR Twin Turbo 850 (Build in Progress)
    '05 Lotus Elise Honda K24 Turbo (Build in Progress)
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    '09 Rossion Q1 (Sold)
    '06 Noble M400 (Sold)
    '08 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder Heffner Twin Turbo (Sold)

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    Sad.. very unoriginal.
    "Some people play hard to get... I play hard to want."
    Noble: 05 M12, M400 turbos, RPI water/oil cooling, RPI Exhaust

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    Fenix and Arrinera plan to unite once Arrinera purchases a 50 percent stake in Fenix in the third quarter of 2011. With the upcoming Arrinera and Fenix sports cars under its belt, Arrinera hopes to form a strong position in the low-volume exotic-car segment through a small group of supercar companies.
    http://www.dupontregistry.com/autos/...px?mmysid=4101

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