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Old 01-24-2012, 10:05 AM   #61
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A 427 is a chevy motor DURT DA DURRR
427CID is 7 Liters, which used to be a common race class size limit. Chevy had 427's. Ford had 427s, 428s and 429s. Chrysler had 426's. There were some exotics back in the day with these displacements . . . Hemi's, SOHC, Boss 429.

The new Chevy 427 pays homage to its lineage. I wish I had a 427 in my G8! Or Miata!
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And the sound of one, even stock, is nice enough to make your noodle stand.
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G8 is for middle classers.
I'm an evil 1%er.

I like this (complements the Miata nicely):


I also like beer (complements steak nicely).
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500 hp?



Would you settle for 451 and a factory warranty?
or maybe 481 with the AMG Development Package?

I told you C63 AMG.

Coupe.

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Old 01-24-2012, 11:13 AM   #65
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Yeah, mom loan doesn't count as cash, especially @ 20%. I kinda meant cash in hand, it makes no sense to me to buy a 3rd car with any kind of loan.
The 20% origination fee is a gift to her or my father. So if I borrow 20K then I will pay her back $24K in under a year or so. Even though both my parents went to Ivy League schools, I made more than both of them combined before I was old enough to drink.


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I'm an evil 1%er.

I like this (complements the Miata nicely):
(g8 gxp)

I also like beer (complements steak nicely).
Hornet I am too and so is your car apparently. I only found 16 for sale in the whole country.


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LOL you think that 335D is slow and you consider this? That diesel would put a bus or two on a cayman. And get 36MPG doing it.

Seriously, E92 coupe, CPO, Under $30K, warranty to 100K miles, Literally $450 away from 380WHP 400TQ

Stein the 335D does not look much faster than my forester. My forester is pretty quick but I was expecting more from the 335D. 36MPG sounds like it beats my fozzies 19mpg. I could not find any mods for the 335D though.

I am not finding the E92 for under 30K. What is the $450 mod?
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Put your extra cash in AAPL and finance at 1.99% through Penfed.

Mustang GT500
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Mine's "only" a GT. The real benefit of the GXP is that you could get a manual. Otherwise, they are pretty much the same car and they built a lot more GT's (still rare though). It is a big, roomy 4 door, not really what you're after I think. VERY comfortable and drives like a much smaller car.

I've had enough MB's to shy away, thanks. German cars are like airplanes, boats or horses. It's not the acquisition cost that kills you. You better have a warranty.
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500 hp?



Would you settle for 451 and a factory warranty?
or maybe 481 with the AMG Development Package?

I told you C63 AMG.

Coupe.
Looks great. But I owned benzes for about 7 years before going miata and ugh. Expensive parts. Shiiy problems, snobby mechanics etc etc etc.

That gt500 looks nice but for 50K I think I would rather buy a regular Mustang GT and then boost it for 700hp or something.
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2012 Infiniti G37x Coupe
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2012 Infiniti G37x Coupe
I am not from the Jersey Shore. Douchebagmobile.
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They also get terrible mpg
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That gt500 looks nice but for 50K I think I would rather buy a regular Mustang GT and then boost it for 700hp or something.
Sub'd for the build thread!
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5.0 stang. Or obligatory e36 M3 in estoril blue.
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I spend about 25-40% of my "working hours" driving. Lots of stop and go traffic. Lots of city driving.

I already have a MOTHRFUGIN RACECAR and a hauler.
Just looking back at your original post. If the miata is the monster fast car, and you are looking for a more comfortable (but still fun) DD for "Lots of stop and go traffic. Lots of city driving." Why the hell are you looking for another 4-500hp car?

I understand the wanting a sporty car thing, but just high HP doesn't mean a great ride, especially in the twisties and in traffic. If you want a 4-500hp fast sub 50k car for another fun, fast car to mod, then great, but just based off your original post, you might want to re-think. Again, not saying that the above mentioned cars will not be fun or useful in commuting, they might not provide the gay, vegan pampering that you so secretly desire.
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because this is a troll thread
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Boss has one.

I i just want the stupid car to be nice inside, quiet an fun to drive.
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So buy a mercedes already.

hell I want a fast subaru, but I'm not interested in the STi for a reason...---- is harsher than my miata.
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Stein the 335D does not look much faster than my forester. My forester is pretty quick but I was expecting more from the 335D. 36MPG sounds like it beats my fozzies 19mpg. I could not find any mods for the 335D though.

I am not finding the E92 for under 30K. What is the $450 mod?
I may have confused the issue. The $450 mod is a JB4 tuner for the 335i gas cars, not the diesel. You may pay a bit more for a coupe. I didn't look at those when I bought my sedan. It was $28K and had 27K miles, CPO. Bought the beginning of November. I have 35K miles already.
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