FlightService SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 8:56 p.m.

In a bout consisting of only letters and numbers for names, I give you the barcode of all barcode match-ups.

Our first 3 time returning champ after an underdog defeat of the E36 M3. Running on emotion.

The GTV6

vs.

The challenger, this car has been the car of legends. Mythical stories of untold performance thresholds. The car the was built just to be able to fly through air against the world's greatest cars. It's stillborn competition young sibling was claimed to achieve 0-60 in just over 2 seconds.

Ladies and Gentlemen the Ford RS200

FIGHT!!!

fast_eddie_72 SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 8:58 p.m.

That's not a fair fight.

jrw1621 SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 8:59 p.m.

Sort of like comparing a horse to a unicorn???

93EXCivic SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:00 p.m.

This is just silly.

jrw1621 SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:02 p.m.

RS200 vs Stratos?

Stratos for me.

T.J. SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:04 p.m.

RS200.....I would rather have one of those than 10 GTV6's.

mad_machine SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:11 p.m.

beauty alone does it for me.. the GTV6

MG Bryan Dork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:11 p.m.

The RS200 wasn't stillborn. It was fully homologated. And for what it's worth, the road cars (excepting the 2 dozen Evos) only had 250hp and do 0-60 in about 6.5s.

T.J. SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:18 p.m.

In reply to mad_machine:

The eye of the beholder I guess. Of all the things I like about the GTV6, its looks is really nowhere on the list.

darkbuddha Reader
Feb. 22, 2012 9:19 p.m.

Really? REALLY?!?!!! Change it to:

vs.

... and maybe.

MG Bryan Dork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:22 p.m.

In reply to darkbuddha:

The Delta would need to be an S4 Stradale.

FlightService SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:22 p.m.
MG Bryan wrote: The RS200 wasn't stillborn. It was fully homologated. And for what it's worth, the road cars (excepting the 2 dozen Evos) only had 250hp and do 0-60 in about 6.5s.

stillborn younger sibling....

MG Bryan Dork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:25 p.m.
FlightService wrote:
MG Bryan wrote: The RS200 wasn't stillborn. It was fully homologated. And for what it's worth, the road cars (excepting the 2 dozen Evos) only had 250hp and do 0-60 in about 6.5s.

stillborn younger sibling....

The RS200 sucked, but It still wasn't stillborn.

FlightService SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:27 p.m.

If the last fight didn't teach you anything, you should have picked up on this truth about cars.

It doesn't matter xyz, it matters what xyz is to you. some are all out performance, some are the lovely sound, some are stunning good looks, it's exclusivity.

whatever each of these cars are to you, that is how you vote.

To me these cars are about equal (slight edge to the RS200) The beauty of the Alfa with the amazing sound and the performance and quirky-ness appearance of the RS200. Both great in their own ways.

Now quit your bitchin' and fight!

FlightService SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:29 p.m.
MG Bryan wrote:
FlightService wrote:
MG Bryan wrote: The RS200 wasn't stillborn. It was fully homologated. And for what it's worth, the road cars (excepting the 2 dozen Evos) only had 250hp and do 0-60 in about 6.5s.

stillborn younger sibling....

The RS200 sucked, but It still wasn't stillborn.

OMG the Evo was still born because they killed group B, that was the badass version

mad_machine SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:33 p.m.

if you want to do a VS thread on rally cars.. do one. For now, lets stick to our two contenders

dansxr2 HalfDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:34 p.m.

There was an RS200 on Ebay stateside recently.... It was freakin amazing, and super low mileage!

MG Bryan Dork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:34 p.m.
FlightService wrote:
MG Bryan wrote:
FlightService wrote:
MG Bryan wrote: The RS200 wasn't stillborn. It was fully homologated. And for what it's worth, the road cars (excepting the 2 dozen Evos) only had 250hp and do 0-60 in about 6.5s.

stillborn younger sibling....

The RS200 sucked, but It still wasn't stillborn.

OMG the Evo was still born because they killed group B, that was the badass version

They made 24 of them. Not stillborn.

In the interest of not coming off as a complete dick, I'll suggest you look in the the Lada Samara Group B car. Since that never made it past testing, it was pretty much stillborn.

The RS200 Evo is no more still born than the Porsche 959. No it never raced in Group B, but it was very much a project that was seen to realization.

JFX001 SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:35 p.m.

RS 200...no question. Street/Evo....I would take one over any other Group B car. Period.

93EXCivic SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 9:42 p.m.

RS200

darkbuddha Reader
Feb. 22, 2012 9:50 p.m.

In reply to MG Bryan:

Yes please!

darkbuddha Reader
Feb. 22, 2012 9:53 p.m.
mad_machine wrote: if you want to do a VS thread on rally cars.. do one. For now, lets stick to our two contenders

Okay... RS200, any day, everyday, all the time. It's the only car I'd sell my XR for. Seriously. Besides, I've already got a parts stash for the RS200 started... doors, taillights, etc.

pimpm3 Reader
Feb. 22, 2012 9:53 p.m.

How does the GTV-6 keep winning. I mean they look cool and sound good but really....

clutchsmoke Reader
Feb. 22, 2012 11:04 p.m.

RS200.

92CelicaHalfTrac SuperDork
Feb. 22, 2012 11:18 p.m.

RS200 by a larger margin than can be described by words.

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