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      05-12-2010, 10:12 PM   #1
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Which car and why?

With performance , price, style, fun, and modding in mind. Which of these cars would u choose and why?

S2000 CR
C5 Z06
2007 GT500
Evolution X
C6 LS3
STI
If you have something else in mind feel free to add it to the list
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      05-12-2010, 10:14 PM   #2
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Gimme the S2000 CR.
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      05-12-2010, 10:19 PM   #3
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WOAH that was fast! This car is really attractive to me as well. What are your reasons for choosing it over the others?
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      05-12-2010, 10:23 PM   #4
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C6, but I'm biased.
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      05-12-2010, 10:32 PM   #5
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Would rather have my car than all of those... But if I had to pick one it would be the Evo X I guess.
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      05-12-2010, 10:49 PM   #6
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Given your requirements, only the vettes come to mind. Either one given the '05 Z06 or the C6 would fit nicely. Both those cars will spank the competition in terms of style and performance and modding. If you added practicality, then the EVO and STI fit nicely.
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      05-12-2010, 11:01 PM   #7
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LS3. I considered a Z06 before the GT3 ultimately won out for me.
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      05-12-2010, 11:09 PM   #8
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LS3. I considered a Z06 before the GT3 ultimately won out for me.
Nice - I just got a 2003 TT with 20K miles. It's no GT3, but it is an amazing machine.
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335i E90 E92

Cheap to get power...and most of all...the sleeper Surprise factor!

Out of the list you have. Z0Sick. Or...LS3!

Owned a couple of them. Fun cars!

This was the last Z I owned in my old businss.
High 10 low 11 1/4 mile car.

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Nice - I just got a 2003 TT with 20K miles. It's no GT3, but it is an amazing machine.
Those 996's were great cars. Spartan interior, and luxurious performance, just the way it should be.
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      05-13-2010, 06:02 AM   #11
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Im actually really surprised that so many of you have been saying the corvette . I though it would be bashed a bit lol
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Im actually really surprised that so many of you have been saying the corvette . I though it would be bashed a bit lol
uap1-Nice Z man
Just wait. The fanboys will sniff out this thread an take a poop all over the Vette.

Crazy deals on them right now.
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      05-13-2010, 08:10 AM   #13
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c6 ls3 or gt500
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Im actually really surprised that so many of you have been saying the corvette . I though it would be bashed a bit lol
uap1-Nice Z man
Thanks. That was a fun car! I sold that one a few months back.

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Just wait. The fanboys will sniff out this thread an take a poop all over the Vette.

Crazy deals on them right now.

Nah. A car guy is a car guy. It is funny because people talk about BMW "fanboys". I have actually seen a lot less knocking on other cars on this site than others I have been involved with.

The 335i (with some mods ) is the first Euro sports car for me. I am a car guy. So, my appreciation is for the quality the ride..and the ease to mod for great performance gains. I have been really suprised with the performance and potential with the N54 platform. I am at a little over 400 rwhp right now. Look forward to getting it in the 500-600 rwhp range.

I have found most car guys will give props and respect to models that deserve it. The Corvette fits that catergory imo.
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There are many true car guys here that appreciate the diverse offerings. There are hard core fan-boys o' plenty too.
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There are many true car guys here that appreciate the diverse offerings. There are hard core fan-boys o' plenty too.
I agree.

That is with any make-model though.
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C6 LS3 or C5 Z06 depending on condition and mileage
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C6 LS3 for sure.
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Pretty obvious that the C5 Z06 is going to give you the biggest bang for the buck in the performance department. Those cars can make silly amounts of power real easily.

The GT500 would be my vote for style, I think they look mean and give good straight line fun around town.

THe STi and EVO are certainly good choices when considering price, performance, mod potential and practicality. I absolutely love my 2005 STi, I'll never sell it. For a daily driver my 135i is leagues better, but the STi is just a hard nosed performer with personality.
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GT500. Love the classic retro style that reminded me of my Grandpa's 1965 fastback 2+2.

I would like to add....
Growing up in the 80's, these were cars I wish I had.

1986-1989 Porsche 959
1987 Buick Grand National GNX
1989 Pontiac Turbo Trans-Am (20th anniv)

Back in those years, there weren't a lot of cars in the world that could do 0-60, without mods, in just under 5 seconds, let alone under 4 seconds (A la 959).
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      05-13-2010, 10:58 AM   #21
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I'd go for a ZCP E46 M3

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GT500. Love the classic retro style that reminded me of my Grandpa's 1965 fastback 2+2.

I would like to add....
Growing up in the 80's, these were cars I wish I had.

1986-1989 Porsche 959
1987 Buick Grand National GNX
1989 Pontiac Turbo Trans-Am

Back in those years, there weren't a lot of cars in the world that could do 0-60, without mods, in just under 5 seconds, let alone under 4 seconds (A la 959).
YES!!!
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The E46 M3 prices have tanked so much, they are becoming performance bargains. I find 60,000 mile > examples selling for under $20,000 all the time in OC.
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