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    on the lookout for a MK5 888

    Hiah

    I am looking for a MK5 888 - do you think that there will be any that are available that are 'used' (and if so does anyone know of any for sale?) or are they too new out on the market for used ones to be available?

    Not bothered on colour - also what prices am I looking at

    Any information would be gratefully received

    thanks guys

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    There is one on pistonheads at the moment, no idea what the average cost of a second hand one is though..

    http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/192967.htm
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    They tend to hold their value pretty well (well most MK3 sport hatchs do anyway). Could be worht giving Thurlby a call and ask if they know of any that are available or that will be available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveDempsey View Post
    (well most MK3 sport hatchs do anyway).
    Assume you mean Mk5

    Your love of the Mk3 must be infecting your posts as well dave

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    I think the seller's being a bit adventurous with the 'keeps up with a standard 240BHP VXR!' statement.

    I mean they are good, but even the majority of 888 owners know that a VXR is faster, all be it not by a million miles!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnasher View Post
    I think the seller's being a bit adventurous with the 'keeps up with a standard 240BHP VXR!' statement.

    I mean they are good, but even the majority of 888 owners know that a VXR is faster, all be it not by a million miles!
    Hmm debate that, 888 certainly takes a corner far better than a VXR does which is one reason why WRX Imprezzas cant shake them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveDempsey View Post
    Hmm debate that, 888 certainly takes a corner far better than a VXR does.
    simple fix, a set up eibach springs, pretty much identical set up then
    USSRonline......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnasher View Post
    I think the seller's being a bit adventurous with the 'keeps up with a standard 240BHP VXR!' statement.

    I mean they are good, but even the majority of 888 owners know that a VXR is faster, all be it not by a million miles!
    You've not seen the 5th gear film then.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnasher View Post
    I think the seller's being a bit adventurous with the 'keeps up with a standard 240BHP VXR!' statement.

    I mean they are good, but even the majority of 888 owners know that a VXR is faster, all be it not by a million miles!
    Also note they say "will keep up with a standard 240bhp Astra VXR" not overtake...
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