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need to buy another car, want help with pros and cons of new and used speedy luxury cars
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[quote:Catseye:MV80MjQ1NzgyXzc3Mjg2MjY2XzIzQ0U3MTI5] [quote:Anonymous Coward 77013930:MV80MjQ1NzgyXzc3Mjc5MzE1XzJFNzc1QkU0] Here you go OP, your new ride [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ct_6FcA0AuA[/youtube] [/quote] I’ve always liked Lotus, that’s a cool video! I’d be dead here with that, along with several motorcyclists [/quote]
The roads here are patched and bumpy and you have motorcycles zipping around you like flies. It’s video game driving. Sure it’s a dangerous country if you’re a dumbass but otherwise it’s fun as hell. You need something agile and speedy for passing. Plus I have the added complication of having an insanely inclined curvy driveway. I have to have AWD or some sort of serious traction control.
I’m thinking about a used Lexus or a new Beemer but I want other ideas. The Lexus is reliable but the Beemers are known money pits. Will a new car warranty prevent any new car from being a money pit? Routine maintenance on anything is much cheaper here. I could never afford a Beemer back in Florida, for instance.
I already have an 2009 X5 4.8x with a blown motor, the second in 14 months. I want to fix it and keep it to have to drive once in awhile when I need an SUV and would prefer to buy a car to drive most of the time.
Basically, I want comfort and speed while hugging the road. And for somewhere around $50K.
cars I had in the past: ‘85 Trans Am, ‘87 Corvette, ‘90 Formula Firebird, 2011 Cadillac STS but this X5 is the most fun to drive
any thoughts from fellow driving enthusiasts?
from what I can tell online, Beemers are the most fun but Lexus will end up costing much less.
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