How insane is it to daily drive an AM V8 Vantage?

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  1. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    Put 12,000 a year on it, and daily drive it. Ridiculous, right?
     
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    Nemesis_152 I'm a delicate desert flower from Arizona.

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    not unusual
     
  3. KGB ate my bread

    KGB ate my bread Made you look. OT Supporter

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    some woman here used to daily drive a DBS. was awesome to see on the road.

    they sold it for a gemballa or some shit though :hs:
     
  4. Vermincelli

    Vermincelli Banned

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    It's a goddamn car. it's meant to be driven.
     
  5. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    You kids aren't helping me win an argument. :squint:
     
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    iPost OT Supporter

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    If you haz the monies....why not? I heard of a guy who put over 80k miles on a carrera GT.
     
  7. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    It's also British, and insanely expensive to repair.
     
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    Jurrell MINI & Nikon crew

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    Don't those cars have the $15,000 service every 15,000 miles or is that just other exotics?
     
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    Taldir Ask me about GasWatch!

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    A client of FireFold had his Vantage out here yesterday.

    It's a very odd green color - not my flavor. I'd still DD it.
     
  10. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    I believe that they do, but I don't know this for fact.
     
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    gut monies, you know it!!! tek it out yo poket and shows it, its like uuuhhh huhhhh!!!!
     
  12. Read more...

    Read more... SPQR

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    Are you talking shit about BRG? :squint:
     
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    KDubb everyday I'm hustlin'

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    Type2 Active Member

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    my neighbor does... He likes it
     
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    insane. it will spend more time in the shop than both my classics combined.
     
  16. saxman

    saxman Burninating the peasants

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    if I could afford it, I would
     
  17. m3 bavaria

    m3 bavaria Come again?

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    :squint:

    I know you were looking into them. I assumed running costs were dramatically more expensive than say, a 997 turbo.
     
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    kumar_a Well-Known Member

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    not insane at all

    i thought about it but i didnt want a slow ass daily
     
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    No idea on the maintenance though. Probably expensive as fuck.

    daily driving bmw's ftw.
     
  20. kumar_a

    kumar_a Well-Known Member

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    its not even close to that
     
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    Read more... SPQR

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    :rofl:
     
  22. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    All that Socialist money you'll receive will help you afford it.

    Hell, maybe they'll just start paying for repairs, comrade!
     
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    but less time than those cars spend at the gas station
     
  24. Vermincelli

    Vermincelli Banned

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    so what.

    Look, if you can afford to buy one, but then too fucking chickenshit to drive it because you can't afford the upkeep, then you are a retard and need to sell it for something less expensive.

    If you own something that's designed to be driven yet you keep it stored away as a conversation piece, then you are a poser, plain and simple.
     
  25. kumar_a

    kumar_a Well-Known Member

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    come on brah

    an isf or c63 would shit all over it
     

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