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Its winter...and not a nice one! I miss speed badly! Even more I miss acceleration badly. Being an old Fart I wondered what to buy..... I mean, I wouldn't use a Lotus much this time of year...brrr and it might get dirty!

So I did some serious research and have narrowed it down to 2 cars!

Before you look below, heres my criteria!

1. 0-60 Sub 4.5

2. AWD

3. Must ooze Manliness!...I want something that shouts BWAAAAAAA LOOK AT ME!

4. Must be a drivers car and handle like or as near as dammit to, a Lotus

5. I don't want to spend a fortune, circa £10-15k max!

6. I will be selling it come summer so needs to be a company I can do a deal with. I buy from both of these so have some clout to get them at cost.

So heres what I came up with. I could really do with your thoughts on which one to go for!

Mitsi, MR 340-360! (360 is 0-60 in 3.8, 340 is 4.2)

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Scooby WRX Sti WR! (0-60 circa 4.5)

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My Yank tank used to do 12 to the gallon and my Esprit (the way I drove it) not much better.

I'm used to it.

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I had the Evo 8 260 from new - (2004 UK 5 speed version) . Was one of the best cars for reliability, practicality and performance.

Did an easy 25 to the gallon and wasn t as harsh as the other evo's on the spine. Discs were an issue as they kept warping.

The Subaru has the better clutch and probably thirstier but not much between the 2.

Would not hesitate getting another from the same era as an everyday! sleeping.gif

I have to ask myself - 'do I feel lucky'?

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Dirty fingernails at that!

Get an Esprit Kimbers, what's wrong with you man...

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Casn't resist a bargain...especially when I can keep it for 6 months and make a profit...whilst enjoying myself being a Chav!!

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Don't they all...

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Kimbers our lifes are already so much the same we are on the same path. I own one of these in black, I can say they are great to drive and very easy to mod to go as fast as the Lotus. The Mitsi is a nice car but I don't like the look of it..

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Whats Yoofnees....? Am I too old for that?

And really? Whats wrong with ducts, spoilers and a 0-60 time that would shame a supercar?...and a profit of £2000 when I sell it after 6 months!

Now, u see Graham....that shouts "Rep Mobile" at me and does absolutely nothing for me! Where are the spoilers? The ducts and the "BWAAAAA Look at me!" and its 2500 more and 5 to 6 years older than I am looking at!

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The RS4 is a 400bhp V8, they're not slow and sound lovely :D

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Yeah but it looks like a Diesel Rep mobile and Audi drivers are the new BMW drivers!

And if I want performance why spend £2500 more for much older and with 40,000 miles more?

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Ahhh, well, I did consider it Cliff...but I couldn't get past the Vauxhall badge! I buy 2500-5000 cars a year and been doing it for 3 years and have never bought a Vauxhall. It's like a BMW is to Paul C......I think I would shrivel up like the wicked witch of the North!

Plus I couldn't see a profit margin when I have finished withit!

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Hadn't even thought about it! Interesting! Looks like a DB7!

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And a mere 125,000 miles :thumbdown:

But I do appreciate you guys coming up with suggestions! Like I said I've been looking all Weekend and thats why I finally came to the conclusion of the 2 above!

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When will you be selling the house to move into the local Traveller site?

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