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Old 01-10-2017, 10:03 AM   #41
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I'd like the Ford RS, if I was a teenager that wanted a fast economy car that looks like it was built for a teenager without any class.
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I'd like the Ford RS, if I was a teenager that wanted a fast economy car that looks like it was built for a teenager without any class.
At 45 grand, I don't see very many teenagers getting one.

random sidebar: 5 years ago I'd not even have to decide between an RS and the CTS-V, I was making fun of the "oversided heavy land yachts".

Now, it would be no contest: CTS-V without even thinking about it. Am I getting old, sons?
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What do you mean, "getting"?
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GET OFF MY LAWN, KIDS
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At 45 grand, I don't see very many teenagers getting one.

random sidebar: 5 years ago I'd not even have to decide between an RS and the CTS-V, I was making fun of the "oversided heavy land yachts".

Now, it would be no contest: CTS-V without even thinking about it. Am I getting old, sons?
$36k w/ no options.

But even then, the average person doing no down payment loan for the full amount is nearly a $700/month payment + insurance. So I'm with you, not many young kids getting one unless they have 4 roommates and spend all their money on their car..........and there are guys that do that.

And yes, you are OLD.

But I can't say anything I want rid of the BRZ and get something with a bit more space, faster, and more comfy.
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Old 01-10-2017, 01:53 PM   #46
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the STi is $36K as well... what's your point?
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I don't see very many with brand new sti's either. that was my point
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Old 01-10-2017, 02:00 PM   #48
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I don't see very many with brand new sti's either. that was my point
Someone is buying them, because I see a decent amount of used STI's around. Hell the Navy base near my house has a damn requirement that you have to own a blue WRX/STI or a diesel truck.
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I do. like every day.


What I don't need out of a car: A color-matched stitched spaceship interior designed for market that can't afford the car.
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You need one where the actuators and motors die like every 5 years costing 2k each time amirite?
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Fiesta ST with gtx28? Becuase it is ******* hilarious.

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I like the slicks he has on just the front to hook
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STAGE 3 BRO! COME AT ME!
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Old 01-11-2017, 07:58 PM   #55
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This Boxster S appears to be a killer deal, if the car is sound:

Cars for Sale: Used 2011 Porsche Boxster in S, Pasadena MD: 21122 Details - Convertible - Autotrader

I had my eye on it, but ended up getting a local one in a color I preferred. And then the price dropped.
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full bolt on "big" turbo car on slicks.........trapping 110

LOL

Anyways, despite getting old I still cannot even fathom owning a "fun" fail wheel drive car. It just doesn't compute.
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If I wanted to do high 11's I'd buy a 2012 c63, not the cheapest of economy cars with bolts-ons.
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I'd get a caddy ctsv and pocket the left over wads of cash
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A 2012 c63 with around 50K can be had for ~$30K.

It looks like you'd need to buy a 2011 CTS-V with over 75K to even get close to the same price -- no wads of extra cash... plus you're driving a caddy with known issues and a still has a cheap shitty shiny-plastic GM interior to top it all off:

much class:




I don't think a CTS-V would fit in my garage to be honest. I do wish there were more options for a sports sedan other than a BMW or Audi. I do have the is350 AWD f-sport on my list.
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