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Old 12 Jan 2007, 01:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Didnt wanna cause a debate! (I will always be a scooby fan) and may one day downgrade to a new Scoob! LOL (That will cause a stir....)
downgrade,y did you buy the car top practice beign a mechanic, Fix Or Repair Daily????

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joking aside it does have its merits, fwd, but never get as good handeling as awd
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Old 12 Jan 2007, 02:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ford's are alrite for reliablity.

Makes me laugh the old Scooby VS Ford thing as if Subaru are a top make.
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Old 12 Jan 2007, 02:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ford's are alrite for reliablity.

Makes me laugh the old Scooby VS Ford thing as if Subaru are a top make.

well considering they will do over 150,000 miles even if given pure thrashing then you can't complain.

the whole idea of subaru's is they are an affordable supercar.

name a car that will out perform a supercar for similar money? and also be able to fit your shopping in? (other than evo)
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Old 12 Jan 2007, 02:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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For 150k are we talking Ford or Subaru?

They are bloody good cars don't get me wrong.

But they aren't supercars by any stretch of the imagination.

Fair point there,the Saff Cossie was the old Scooby for the practicality.
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For 150k are we talking Ford or Subaru?

They are bloody good cars don't get me wrong.

But they aren't supercars by any stretch of the imagination.

Fair point there,the Saff Cossie was the old Scooby for the practicality.
well 140k miles on a scoob no probs, if looked after.

the whole point of super cars is they go like stink, so therefore they are super cars by very definition. so yes they are super cars.

heres a dictionary term for it, although it then states its a term that is based on personal opinion, so its not a stretch at all.

A supercar is a term used for a sports car, typically an exotic or rare one, whose performance is highly superior to its contemporaries


name a 4 door saloon other than an evo that will do sub 5 seconds 0-60? very very few, so therefore it has superior performance.
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Old 12 Jan 2007, 03:17 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Cossies go for 150k okay.

When I think supercar's I think TVR's Lotus' etc etc.

Not a jap 4 door saloon,in japan the Impreza is just another saloon ala Cavalier Sierra Mondy etc.

Are we talking modded or standard?

If modded plenty of Saff's out there that do 5sec to 60.
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Cossies go for 150k okay.

When I think supercar's I think TVR's Lotus' etc etc.

Not a jap 4 door saloon,in japan the Impreza is just another saloon ala Cavalier Sierra Mondy etc.

Are we talking modded or standard?

If modded plenty of Saff's out there that do 5sec to 60.

no, the 140k was a referance to my mate scoob. before he samshed it up.

don't think it is what most people think of when you say supercar, but it does fit into the general ddescription.

and i was talking off the shelf, supercars can't get near moded scoobs and evos, top gear proved that with the lambo and fq400
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What was done to your mates one?

Agree there,ain't knocking the car just my perception of a supercar is different.

People's supercar,like the Cossie before it.

Don't tend to take what Top Gear say too seriously.

I think alot of the stuff on there is rigged to make things look certain ways.
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What was done to your mates one?

Agree there,ain't knocking the car just my perception of a supercar is different.

People's supercar,like the Cossie before it.

Don't tend to take what Top Gear say too seriously.

I think alot of the stuff on there is rigged to make things look certain ways.

modding or crash wise?

wasn't modified much, decat and remapped, came round a corner and mud on the road lost the back end and played pinbal with the sides of the road lol

was more a case of a touring car driver in a lambo merc' had to push so hard to stop clarckson from over taking he spun out.

the do say it suffers from mega lag, but that can be modded out if you need to, but even in standard form the fq paps on the lambo




gonna start this in a new topic cos its way off rs/vxr now lol
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Old 12 Jan 2007, 03:43 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Like I say,Top Gear I don't tend to take seriously.

Like films,good entertainment just don't take it as gospel.
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Like I say,Top Gear I don't tend to take seriously.

Like films,good entertainment just don't take it as gospel.
don't believe it is gospel, but they did put a shit hot driver in the lambo, and you said yourself clarkson aint the best driver, so surely the lambo shouldhave left the evo dead?
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Fair point.
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while i agree that it isn't exactly what the average person thinks of as a super car, i think it, well in fact they, impreza's, evos and cossies all have the performance of a supercar.
and i mean in stadard form, modify them and its a whole different ball game.

mates 500bhp scoob went up against a tuscan, he didn't even have a chance, and i mean the tuscan here.

admitedly they are a 'budget' super car, but they don't half go like stink
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