OT - Convince me not to get a Pontiac GTO

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  1. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    I almost bought the damned thing today - it is teh awesome.

    2006 Pontiac GTO - the salesman said they'd let it go for about $28k - I can trade my Saturn in for about $8k - so about $20k. Oh yeah, it's a silver 6-speed with the 18" wheels.
     
  2. the rocket

    the rocket I'll eat your face!

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    pontiac is a good car, they went to shit in the 90's but have picked it back up
     
  3. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I want to test drive one of these
     
  4. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    This car felt solid - and I like the understated looks.
     
  5. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    It's a Pontiac?
     
  6. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    It was nice - the shifter had a nice and precise short throw - the clutch was a good weight.

    I didn't really get to test out the brakes but I'm assuming they would be good as well.
     
  7. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    The one thing I don't like is that it's silver - not a big fan of silver - but that's the only stick they have and I don't want an auto.
     
  8. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    I've grown to like my silver car, although before I bought it I hated silver. It shines like black, and hides dirt like white.
     
  9. Huge Evil Robot

    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    if its 28 out the door, maybe, otherwise that sounds a bit high, especially with them being discontinued
     
  10. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    They have any good lease deals going :o :x:
     
  11. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    it's an old man color
     
  12. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    They're not discontinued - they had the first 07 that just showed up but that has no rebates on it (the car is actually for $33k).

    The 07 does have a 100,000 mile warranty though.
     
  13. Short Bus

    Short Bus Beep beep!

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    I prefer "sophisticated." :fawk:




    *edit* -> I just realized that I bought my car from a 70 year old man. :o
     
  14. wiseman

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    It's not a true American car.
     
  15. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    But the motor is :eek3:
     
  16. wiseman

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    But you'd be giving money to some Aussie in a factory somewhere.
     
  17. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    :mad: Damn Aussies :mad:

    they took our jerbs!
     
  18. Team Mike

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    I have had two pontiacs as company cars they both were good cars. I say get it
     
  19. Kirlain

    Kirlain First world problems

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    They ARE discontinued...:rofl:

    Mugatu, is this a joke? Seriously, your smarter then that.
     
  20. TMoNeE

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    buy it
     
  21. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    :( The only thing is that I don't have $20K cash and I really don't want to have a loan - let me check the numbers...
     
  22. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    They had a 2007 right there - I had to ask the guy about it because it just arrived yesterday and wasn't in their system yet :dunno:
     
  23. Kirlain

    Kirlain First world problems

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    There is no 2007 Pontiac GTO. He was fucking stupid.:hsd:
     
  24. joshts0

    joshts0 Aprilia > *

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    Thats why its so much nicer on the inside than a new vette. Final assembly Holden, Australia FTW.
     
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