Are used cars really that cheap in Britain?

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  1. Tony Stark

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    If you saw this week's top gear, they had one of their cheap car challenges. The limit was 1500 pounds, which is something like $2,500.

    And one of the guys got a 300ZX Twin Turbo T-Top with Volk Rims and just barely more than 100,000 miles.

    Seems pretty cheap, since something like that would run 8 or 9K here.
     
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    I thought the same thing. Im feeling they just pick up what they want, or the cars had a lot of BS wrong with them. I like how they didnt have a time for the Z around the track due to spinning out, prolly beat the car which is the message they weren't trying to put out.
     
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    What was the message they were trying to put out? That the Morris attracts pianos?
     
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    Yeah the Z wasnt in the best condition but that would still sell for around $8K+ here. It was definetly faster then the Porsche they had...which is probably why they didnt let it finish a lap around the track...
     
  6. Madness

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    I'd say it also has something to do with the public transport system. the UK has a great infrastructure in which many people don't need a car, so demand is comparatively lower than the US where people are pretty much screwed without one if they don't live in one of the Top 5 cities.
     

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