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Shopping for a new ride...

Postby ATX_Skins » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:38 am

I currently have an 04 CTS-V, I love this car but at 50k its starting to give me the dreaded GM electrical issues. So, I am shopping some new rides. For all of you car guys in here let me know what you think of these.

Keep in mind I am probably moving from the nice dry weather in Austin, back to NOVA for work.

C63 AMG
M3
CTS-V

or... in another direction:

Toyota Tundra
Range Rover Supercharged
Escalade

I like the C63 and M3 but the weather in the DC area is tough on a rear wheel drive vehicle.

Trucks and SUV's seem fine out here in Texas with the big lanes, but the lanes get smaller on the east coast and I'm probably doing the condo thing. I like the idea of a bigger vehicle, but I rarely ever need a truck...
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Postby chiefhog44 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:28 pm

I'm a volvo guy.
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Postby cowboykillerzRGiii » Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:49 pm

CTS is beautiful..
Subaru is economical and still pretty fly depending on the model. A Wrx gets chicks and up an ice packed mountain.
If you have little use for a truck the Taco is better on gas w plenty of power but the trusty 4runner would be my vote.

Being a Jeep guy I'd say look at the grands before deciding, I love all mine. An srt8 grand Cherokee w 420 plus horsees all wheel drive and an interior just as lavish as any cadi out. P I M To the P!
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Postby Irn-Bru » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:28 pm

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Postby DarthMonk » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:24 pm

I'm getting ready to buy one of these fully restored.

25 mpg on anything from regular to pure ethanol.

Stainless steel.

No oil filter. No taxes. I'm psyched.

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Postby Cappster » Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:10 am

Good luck with that death trap, DarthMonk.
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Postby SouthLondonRedskin » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:25 am

All round to DM's house for a Bugsy Malone party!!!
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Postby tribeofjudah » Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:00 pm

chiefhog44 wrote:I'm a volvo guy.


Get your mind outta the gutter........
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Postby DarthMonk » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:10 pm

SouthLondonRedskin wrote:All round to DM's house for a Bugsy Malone party!!!


Can you see it now? It's 6:00 am and I'm heading west on Rt. 50 at 45 mph in my stainless steel Model T with no traffic.

Or I could get a woodie. :shock:

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Postby Hooligan » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:10 pm

How 'bout one of these? Now that's woodwork...

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Postby SouthLondonRedskin » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:05 am

Yeah, but its heavy on diesel!
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Postby tribeofjudah » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:36 am

Hooligan wrote:How 'bout one of these? Now that's woodwork...

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looks like Peruvian clothing....and ONLY downhill.
Good luck hiking back up the mountain.
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Postby SkinsJock » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:53 am

from what he's wearing, I don't think he's planning on going back ... :lol:
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Postby DarthMonk » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:28 pm

Hooligan wrote:How 'bout one of these? Now that's woodwork...

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No room for the cooter on the scooter. OTOH ...

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... last one in drives. I'll be having fun in the rumble seat.

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Postby langleyparkjoe » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:59 am

100% Benz ATX.

Especially the AMG
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