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Old 03-27-2008, 06:00 PM   #41
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$100k? Let's keep the facts straight here:

2009 Nissan GTR = $69850
2008 Porsche GT3 = $107,500 ($124.9 for the RS)

The Porsche is 50% more expensive than the Nissan....they are not even in the same ballpark when it relates to cost. As far as total cost of ownership, we all know how reliable and low maintenance Japanese cars can be, and when they do break they are cheap to fix. Porsche owners can not say the same.

Second point - why has Nissan chosen to alienate their core customer?!? If they are trying to lure away Porsche and Corvette Z06 drivers, they should embrace those owners' desire to drive their cars at the limit, not police it. To the earlier points, any modification at all will void the warranty, so why do they need to use restrictive electronics systems to do the same thing? Let the guys who want to have fun with their cars do so.
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Old 03-27-2008, 06:02 PM   #42
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Chrysler as in dodge, jeep, and chrysler. Ive sold only a handful of performance parts and always tell the cust. about the warranty.
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:47 PM   #43
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$100k? Let's keep the facts straight here:

2009 Nissan GTR = $69850
2008 Porsche GT3 = $107,500 ($124.9 for the RS)

Except you forgot about this:

http://www.speedforsale.com/viewcar....n%20GT-R%20R35

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We are brokering pre-orders for new US-spec GT-R cars (with no guaranteed delivery date) available at $7500 over MSRP through a few Nissan dealerships we are working with. We do NOT own these cars, we simply match buyers with good dealerships who don't price gouge. We will also be selling pre-owned GT-R's as they become available. These will be sold out soon, so contact us ASAP! $7500 over MSRP
Which if I read that correctly, and Nissan DOES follow through with non-transferable warranty from buyer to buyer in the first 12 months of ownership, Technically the buyer of those cars for minimum 7,500USD OVER THE ******* RETAIL PRICE (with no guarantee date of WHEN you'll get your POS...) and you're SOL with Warranty. Thats my take on it, but I might not be reading between the lines correctly far as warranty goes.

However your $75,000.00 Nissan () top model GT-R is now marked up to at least $82,500 with no guarantee when you'll get it, add in sales taxes where I live and you're sitting at $88,811.25 plus title, shipping, and plates.... That $107,500.00 Porsche GT3 is looking pretty god damn good to me for a thoroughbred Sports car with endless modifications available....Like Aftermarket wheels. Oh, and it'll go over 120mph..... STOCK.

Plus face it, Maybe I'm a mini-Porsche Elitest in the making.. But its kinda hard to put a Nissan against a Porsche FFS. You can make a honda accelerate quicker than a Ferrari Enzo, but come on...
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Old 03-27-2008, 08:57 PM   #44
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$100k? Let's keep the facts straight here:

2009 Nissan GTR = $69850
2008 Porsche GT3 = $107,500 ($124.9 for the RS)
Let's get real, once the "Adjusted Market Value" charge hits you won't sniff a GTR for 70k. Your foolish. Hey, case in point, Enzos were supposed to be
600k but were selling for a cool mil. Carrera GTs were supposed to be 400k or so, but were selling for almost double that. Hell, even the Smart cars are selling for 28k down here. They are listed for 15,800. Something hot and new on the market will always get marked up. Dealers don't care, if you don't pay it someone else waiting in line will.

As for the cost of fixing it, you make a lame point. Trust me, peeps paying 100k for a car don't care about maintenance issues anyway.

I have owned Porsche's, and I can tell you from experience, that the cars are just as reliable as long as you stay on top of it, just like any other car. Parts for my Porsche were cheaper than our Mazda 626 at the time go figure.
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Old 03-27-2008, 09:43 PM   #45
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Yes you do, my main point is at the end of the day you have a Porsche in the garage and not a Nissan. Sorry, you will never convince me to pony up 100 large for a Nissan. Ever.
But you would for an infinity

Seriously, that's just a dumb thing to say. "God, I won't pay 80,000 for a Honda...good thing I'm buying an ACURA NSX."
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But you would for an infinity

Seriously, that's just a dumb thing to say. "God, I won't pay 80,000 for a Honda...good thing I'm buying an ACURA NSX."

Nope, I don't buy into the higher marques of the Japanese companies, but the parent companies are smart. The Acura NSX (only in N.America) was a Honda NSX, but Americans, primarily, wouldnt pay 80k for a Honda badge. They knew that. Why do you think they offer it under a different brand? Same with Lexus. Toyota knew people would pony up money for a Lexus GSwhatever, but it was a Toyota whatever in Japan. Do you think they would get as much coin if it sold as a Toyota over here? Probably not.
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