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    Car Confusion

    Hi all,

    Ive been saving bit by bit for what i hope to be a "new" I have my eyes on:

    350z
    VXR
    Focus RS mk1

    Have checked insurance and all are "affordable" with the focus being the cheapest to insure by £150 compared to the zed.

    Now my problem is that i love my car to bits and would love to carry on doing little mods to it and could probably keep myself busy till next year doing so (flying around the world next september).

    BUT i want more power and love a bit of a show off so thats why i decided i wanted a new car. Though whilst thinking about all the money i have to spend im thinking i could turbo my car and pay insurance and still mess around modding it thus keeping myself happy.

    What would you do? I wanted the new car to be fast and flashy though I dont know if turboing my car would keep me happy for less money.

    Matt

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    i would go for the RS

    would love one my self

    and they hold good value if well looked after
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    Yer thats one of the reasons i like them aswell as being able to be tuned and the all important dump valve nosie is incredible. (im not a chav or racer just love that noise lol)

    Tho when comparing a Focus RS vs a 350z its like hmmm the 350z is like a small supercar in my eyes...

    Thats why im stumped

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    the 350z is indeed a step up from the RS and VXR in my eyes

    very nice car indeed

    and more of a "mans" car rather than a "boy racer" if you get what i mean

    however the RS will get noticed more
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    vxr's are nice cars but out of them i would have the 350z but if i was interested in the car holding its value etc then i would pick the rs

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    Hmm you guys are making the choices harder lol. RS is the cheapest Option and the 350z is the most expensive. This is both for the purchase of the car,insurance and running costs.

    What about turboing the coupe or do you reckon it would be useless when selling? A Turbo SE1 does sound tempting....


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    350z and VXR are quite a similar match on the track/road.

    if you want decent FWD handling the focus though otherwise RWD fun from the 350z.

    these are heavy and thirsty though. not to mention only 2 seats
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    rwd, v6 power + undoubtedly the best looks. 350z is the one to have in my opinion.

    And theres always the supercharger option if/when you get bored.
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    Lets face it though im 21 so there is no way im gonna afford the insurance on a supercharged 350z lol.

    I have taken both a VXR and a 350z out on test drive and they are both monsters in their own right. The 350z has awesome torque and the noise is incredible.

    I love the vxr's brute turbo that just kicks in and you have to hold on lol. From what ive seen i like the focus especially with the LSD as standard and it does do 60 in the same time as the vxr (with less power) but has anyone got any driving experience of the focus RS? Has it got a smoother power delivery?

    Matt

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    Would have to be the 350Z for me - Id love one.
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