Test drove a G8 today.

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  1. ndnxtc

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    Local dealership got 4 GT's delivered today. Test drove a red one and :bowdown: was fucking sweet. Car looks mean as shit, front fenders are seriously flared and makes it look sweet... got lots of attention since there are not many around yet.

    Somewhat short powerband but it is made up for with lotsss of torque throughout. The car is as comfortable as my G6, twice the trunk space, and is fun as shit to drive :coolugh:

    My only gripe about it was the automatic only transmission in the GT. Next year's GXP will offer a 6-spd, no love for manual drivers for now. Sport Shift mode made it a little better, roasted the tires no problem in 1st and 2nd with stability control off :bowdown: Regular automatic mode was slow as balls to downshift and get going. Manual FTW.

    Quantities will be very limited for the first MY... this local dealer has 4 and will only receive 6 more for the remainder of the year. 1st 888 are a limited edition with special VIN and shit, and have an inscribed "888" limited edition logo on the front dashboard.

    But either way, fun ass ride... 24 month lease at 12k/year would be $490/mo... and that's GMS pricing :mamoru: I wouldn't say the automatic is worth that much AT ALL, a sports car should have a manual transmission. Starts at ~$29,900 for the GT. I think I will pick one up after I graduate and the GXP is available :wavey:
     
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    i hear gas is going to hit $4 this summer
     
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    its not a sports car.
     
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    g6 crew?
     
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    do want, in manual
     
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    what trim?
     
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    and in a year, it'll be worth $20k. Minus whale wait.
     
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    pics of your gf chaimo
     
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    OK, sports sedan, good job guy :hsugh:
     
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    No thanks
     
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    The black one looked 10x better than the red to me :bowdown:
     
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    So true. But what's the point in waiting anyway, the same rule will apply a year from now :dunno:
     
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    so shes ugly?
     
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    market adjustment is totally reasonable.
     
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    Save you 10 grand?
     
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    I don't post pics of me, why the hell would I post a pic of someone I love?
     
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    Depends how much you think the G8 is worth it... always the deal with depreciating assets.
     
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    i thought you were so tough you were ending it like it aint no thang?
     
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    sporty sedan, like a rsx is a sporty economy car
     
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    reread thread
     

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