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Old 06-03-2011, 01:43 PM
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Re: Helloooo...

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I doubt I'll ever actually visit 'the Dragon.' Great driving roads are, well, great and all, but the one you speak of is too well-known. My impression is that it's filled to the brim with asshats. If I want to drive a car in a spirited manner, I'll do it on a track.
I drove my BMW 545i on "The Dragon" last year. It was a bit of a detour for me as I was on my way back from Charlotte... but man am I glad I did. Of course, it was later in the year, so most of the crazy bikers had given up the helmets for the year... but man it was fun! There's nothing like carving a car like that into those bends and just feeling the power pulling you through a curve.

The SVX would also be damned good for this... though there's no doubt in my mind the 545i was better unless you've done significant suspension upgrades
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Old 06-03-2011, 06:07 PM
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It's more about getting together than the drive, but the rode (even at the speed limit) is a really cool drive, and great scenery abounds in the area...and there are many, less know, equally as good roads in the area too...
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