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What Car would you buy for $55k

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Now that i think about, there's a long list of really nice cars and trucks for 55k.

You could even get the 1LE Camaro or a "base" C7 Corvette for this money...


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Where? Location drastically changes what I'd be spending my money on.

Right now though, it'd be a Mercedes. If you're spending a lot of time in the vehicle, they just have the best interiors.

The newer Volvos are a close second. Haven't sat in one but apparently their seats are pretty amazing.


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1 minute ago, BlueChinchillaEatingDorito said:

Maybe that's why I usually associate that generation of S-classes to drug dealers...

Drug dealers and albanian mafia as well...


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2017 Mini Countryman. Thing is, though I can't even drive (well, I don't have my license, I can drive a car).

EDIT: Read some comments, I agree with @dizmo about the newer Volvos (my parents are still rocking an S70!)


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15 minutes ago, theninja35 said:

If I was buying one and not building one, it would be an Alfa Romeo Giulia. 

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If I was building one it would probably some kind of Volvo, an older Viper, or some year Wrangler.

 

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I'm going to go out on a limb and buy these two, one for work and one for pleasure. Id also have some spare cash for an Ice cream :)

 

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I'd buy a car for about 20k and save the rest. 


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I would get a Fiat 124 Abarth, after the hard top version comes out. The rest is to buy gas so i can drive everywhere.

 


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I'd take 25 of it, upgrade the rear end of my SRT8 with forged differentials, forged transmission and a twin turbo. The rest would be gas for a couple years.

 

This car does an hour commute in comfort and style. Plus it never fails to turn heads.

 

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Barely used Dodge Challenger Hellcat or barely used Challenger Demon when available. Add supercharger if funds allow.

 

Gonna swing a Challenger R/T as my next ride when I have the cache.


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Just now, dexT said:

Barely used Dodge Challenger Hellcat or barely used Challenger Demon when available. Add supercharger if funds allow.

 

Gonna swing a Challenger R/T as my next ride when I have the cache.

Hellcats are still pushing $70s used and the Demon only had 3300 of them made, so they will never drop to 55, they are instantly a collectors car, even with a 100,000 miles on them.

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Just now, Talamakara said:

Hellcats are still pushing $70s used and the Demon only had 3300 of them made, so they will never drop to 55, they are instantly a collectors car, even with a 100,000 miles on them.

:( it could happen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I know it won't but it could lol.


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Used GTR. Lotus, GT500, Corvette Z06, m3, m4, too many good cars you can buy for 55k for me to decide.


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55K?  Easy.  I'd just put the money in the bank.  I already have to many cars.  Plus my daily driver, which I commute 3 hours to work with, is fun to drive, has good options, great fuel economy, and has been getting upgraded.  My 2013 Dodge Dart Rallye 1.4 Turbo.  Already changed the intake, intercooler, piping, exhaust, brakes, rims, and computer.  Next is a modified turbo.  


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05 Legacy GT wagon and bank the rest. 

Or if I have to spend all of it I'd invest it in the cleanest E39 M5 I can find and sell it for a profit later.


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Easy. It also happens to be my dream car.

 

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Hmm, for $55K I'd buy some sort of 4 door Audi like an S5. It's practical, comfortable and has power on tap.


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That's a damn tough question, if the quasi rules are to be followed. My normal choices of a db9 volante, v8 vantage or '05-'10 carrera are out the window, simply because sitting for that long with a daily commute would be just well, ridiculous, and while they may be grotesque amounts of fun in the bendy bits, they're not so fun sitting at stoplights.

 

I would probably lean more towards a newer m3, and with the left over swap out the exhaust for something a little beefier sounding.

 

 


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A 2-bedroom apartment and a Dacia Duster (Sandero is soooo last season).

Or a Hemi Cuda and a Harley.


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Damn, I must be doing something wrong, I'm a 27 year old engineer with an hour commute and I don't drive a $55k vehicle. ;)

 

If I really had to drive it every day it would be a tough call between a Focus RS and a Fusion Sport. 


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