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Offline Paulstar


  • Joined: Jul 2008

  • Location: Sydney
I think everyone loves it because its a great overall "sporty" package for the money. I can see how you could have quite a bit of cheap fun in the car.

With tyres and brakes (so about 40k spent) it can do a 1:09 at Wakefield. The STi version should be the model to grab when it's finally released. What are you going to look at instead of the 86?



Offline anotherforumuser

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With tyres and brakes (so about 40k spent) it can do a 1:09 at Wakefield. The STi version should be the model to grab when it's finally released. What are you going to look at instead of the 86?

A used late model WRX for half the money, then invest the money thats left and save for an exotic.



Offline mtarone


  • Joined: May 2012

  • Location: Adelaide
A used late model WRX for half the money, then invest the money thats left and save for an exotic.

The thought had crossed my mind, I do like calais's car  :thumbsup:, but I think I'll take a good look around and see what takes my fancy. I would prefer to buy something that's a couple of years old.



Offline calais


  • Joined: Jan 2009

  • Drives: WRX
  • Location: Adelaide
...but I think I'll take a good look around and see what takes my fancy.

If the 86 plus options is your price point you'd be silly not to at least test drive the WRX. It's tough to bet plus has the practicality of a daily driver / 4 door sedan. Depends on whether you're a dedicated rear wheeler or open to some AWD traction.



Offline dkabab

370z? Meant to be a pretty good drivers car



Offline smileone96


  • Joined: Oct 2008

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  • Location: Adelaide
I think it is a 59, the 58 had louvres on the bonnet but the same shape.
Thanks. When I have a bigger garage a few a spare $, I want one of those.



Offline AshSimmonds

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Love the corvette. Is it a 59?

Did a bit of a vid walkaround of it in the raw footage thread, 10 mins in.




Offline Fil-Ski


  • Joined: Feb 2009

  • Drives: 993TT
  • Location: Adelaide
I see Spiro's F430 is now listed on carsales. $200k.



Offline alvchua


  • Joined: Aug 2009

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  • Location: Adelaide
I see Spiro's F430 is now listed on carsales. $200k.
saw that too! He's asking price seems realistic compared to others advertised but given what others have been saying about what wholesale prices might be........ :scratchchin:
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Offline Fil-Ski


  • Joined: Feb 2009

  • Drives: 993TT
  • Location: Adelaide
saw that too! He's asking price seems realistic compared to others advertised but given what others have been saying about what wholesale prices might be........ :scratchchin:

Cheapest one on carsales at the moment. The one for $180k has disappeared.



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