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Pontiac G8

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by William Yunck, May 18, 2008.

  1. William Yunck

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  2. Yves Maex

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    Nice
     
  3. William Yunck

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    I do like the look, and the testers are claiming it handles like an M3, for about half the cost, but it is still hard to get past the fact that it has the Pontiac name. Not really known for performance. I would drive it though don't get me wrong.:thumb:
     
  4. Cristian Haba

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    Thats the exact opposite of what I hear, it doesn't handle like the M3 in fact im not sure of a car on sale today that can handle in any way like the M car. They said the C63 and the RS4 would be the M3s undoing at the track but all those people just ended up swallowing those words by more than a few seconds a lap :p.

    It is an insane bargain and can be a monster on the road as is, but make no mistake its no M3. With a few upgrades it sure can, considering you do save an arm and a leg with purchasing it.

    Given the two options I dont think id consider the G8, if I had only G8 money though... I'd buy a used M3 e46 :D.
     
  5. Clive Siggs

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    Just buy a Noble and it'll eat M3's for breakfast :p
     
  6. Cristian Haba

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    Theres a 20,000 pound difference between the M15 and the M3. Performance wise out of the box M3 stands no chance, but the price comfort (lol) and other perks make the bmw a clear choice.
     
  7. Clive Siggs

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    I didn't mean the M15 ;)

    Try a year or 2 old M12 and then you'll see the price difference. You'll also be surprised at the interior if you see it in the flesh.

    Don't get me wrong, the M3 is lovely but when you see one every 10 mins (I currently live in Germany), you start to look at alternatives every once in a while :)
     
  8. Attila Domján

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    too bad it is not me who you see inside one of them :)
     
  9. Clive Siggs

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    Yeah like you Atti, my current daily ride is my company car (Mondeo TDCI Estate :sleeping:)

    Either one of these cars would make me smile ;)
     
  10. William Yunck

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    And while you are paying out the arse for service work and riding your bike while you wait, I'll be zipping around in my 402 hp factory warranty covered car. :)

    I'm joking Cristian, I do love the M3 and it has been one of my personal favorites for a long time - but that warranty is pretty sweet.