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Old 08-22-2008, 09:00 PM   #21
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.5 house > gtr
dude... they cost more than what I have into my current 3br/2ba...
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Old 08-22-2008, 09:09 PM   #22
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dude... they cost more than what I have into my current 3br/2ba...
Same here! I have a 3br/1.5 bath with a 6 car driveway () and a good size back yard, finished basement. Paid 74k.
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I thought I should post a link of the first local GTR. According to the site there are 3 more on the way over: http://www.razine.com/modules.php?na...r=asc&start=15
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I hadn't seen any before the weekend before last, then saw two in the same day...
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Same here! I have a 3br/1.5 bath with a 6 car driveway () and a good size back yard, finished basement. Paid 74k.
That would cost MIN. 200k where I live.

edit: and thats in the ghetto

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Old 08-28-2008, 02:48 PM   #26
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The worst thing about the GTr's is what the mags are all geeked up about them for. They are simply the easiest car to drive ridiculously fast ever built. AWD and electronically controlled everything. Any A-hole with a bunch of money and 0 driving ability is going to be able to take it to the track and whoop ***.

I hate the car for that alone. Fast cars should require some level of ability to drive.
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Old 08-28-2008, 02:55 PM   #27
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Same here! I have a 3br/1.5 bath with a 6 car driveway () and a good size back yard, finished basement. Paid 74k.
I guess that's the bumblefuck middle america discount. Where I live that's probably around 1million.
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Yeah. Can't get anything liveable in a metro area anywhere near either coast for that kind of money.
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I like it. All manufacturers are making their fast cars easy to drive. Well...all non american brands anyway. Until you step out to TVR, but even they are trying to make more reasonable cars.

People want to buy a car they can take to work, and still do well on the track. It would be a bigger mistake for them not to follow the rest of the industry and make a car that you can't feel like a hero in one second and drive through the neighborhood without waking everyone up the next.

These cars just go. If you step on it there's no squatting, there's no exhaust roar, there's no lurch. Just go and gone. The V-spec should be interesting. I imagine they are going to aim for 7.18 around the nur- ring.
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The guy took his new car to the track last night. My mechanic told me he made 3 passes. 2 times 11.9 seconds and one 11.7 sec. time. Not bad for a stock car.
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