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    1. #1151
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      Noted. The warranty would be a big plus.
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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      If history is any indication - late June/early July.


      Whatever you do, don't buy a ****ing Golf R.
      Errr. She wants an SS. Doesn't care about MSRP. I said f that we can wait. If it is late June we definitely can wait. I'll just borrow my brothers extra Volvo for two months.


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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      Errr. She wants an SS. Doesn't care about MSRP. I said f that we can wait. If it is late June we definitely can wait. I'll just borrow my brothers extra Volvo for two months.


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      Whew. You scared me for a minute in that R thread.

      Tell your brother to buy that jungle green while you're at it.
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      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      I don't understand the dislike. I have to admit, VW stigma aside, for the price, the R a good mix of features, performance and utility. Most of my current "I'd drive that" options are northern $40ks/low $50k, and I just don't know if I want to spend that.

      Yes, agree, completely, an SS at 20% off puts it in Golf R territory price wise - that's a different story. An SS without the red tag, even at invoice, is still another ~$8k.

      I'm not a VW fanboi - any of their other current products...no thanks.
      he's just salty that the Golf R registry is longer than the SS one on TCL...

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      Quote Originally Posted by madrussian View Post
      he's just salty that the Golf R registry is longer than the SS one on TCL...
      I can't begin to tell you how wrong you are.
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      That is because dubbers just post thumbs up all day.


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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      I can't begin to tell you how wrong you are.
      why for not? just use them keys on the board in front of you.

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      Quote Originally Posted by madrussian View Post
      why for not? just use them keys on the board in front of you.
      Because I don't make a 40k purchase based on some playful bull****ting on a forum?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      That is because dubbers just post thumbs up all day.


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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      Because I don't make a 40k purchase based on some playful bull****ting on a forum?
      thats ironic considering the last 40 pages of this thread are playful bull****ting...

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      Quote Originally Posted by madrussian View Post
      thats ironic considering the last 40 pages of this thread are playful bull****ting...
      Is this really happening?
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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      Is this really happening?

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      Okay, kiddos, put down the flamethrowers.....there's room for everyone here.
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      Why would anyone want to troll an OT in TCL thread?

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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      Because I don't make a 40k purchase based on some playful bull****ting on a forum?
      QFT, although all of the internet forum hype got me to test drive one in the first place back in 2015 and also put the pressure on me when the sale hit this time.

      Last night I put the car in track mode so I could enjoy a little more power oversteer. I've been holding off mostly because I want the tires to last more than 6 months. Unsurprisingly, it's such an easy car to drift. I'm one that actually found my air-cooled 911 pretty easy to control during mild-to-moderate oversteer, so I might be a bad sample, but with quick steering, a long wheelbase, and such a smooth power delivery, this thing doesn't need stability control on the street. It's only going to step out when you're wanting to, and it's super-easy to catch and dial it back in.
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      Just popped in my email a few minutes ago.

      http://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars...ws&date=042117

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      Gah...Stop, stop,stop....

      I need an SS filter.
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      Quote Originally Posted by PizzaCat! View Post
      Just popped in my email a few minutes ago.

      http://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars...ws&date=042117

      id agree with this statement at the end...

      There's bound to be a bittersweet postscript to this story. In 10 years or so, I'm willing to bet that the stick-shift Chevy SS will command a healthy price in enthusiast circles. In 30 years, we'll point them out at car shows and rattle off the seemingly unbelievable facts. "They took a family sedan and slapped a naturally-aspirated V8, a six-speed stick, and magnetic ride in it," we'll tell each other. "The thing did 0-60 in four and a half seconds," we'll explain to our kids.
      i think the undoing was a lack of visual appeal, and absolutely no promotion of the product like say dodge does w/ the 392's, etc.

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      Quote Originally Posted by davewg View Post
      Gah...Stop, stop,stop....

      I need an SS filter.
      Muahahahahahahahaha
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      i like the 7r, i just like the ss better.

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      Quote Originally Posted by madrussian View Post
      id agree with this statement at the end...



      i think the undoing was a lack of visual appeal, and absolutely no promotion of the product like say dodge does w/ the 392's, etc.
      I think the undoing was because the factory that makes them is shutting down. It was never planned to be a mass produced car, it was a limited run from the beginning.
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      Quote Originally Posted by utekineir View Post
      i like the 7r, i just like the ss better.
      I've seen your SS at Devens a couple of times, and I absolutely love that blue color.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Cabin Pics View Post
      I think the undoing was because the factory that makes them is shutting down. It was never planned to be a mass produced car, it was a limited run from the beginning.
      There's also GM bean counter incompetence in there as well. But yeah, this was always going to go away.

      Good thing guys like Lutz exist.
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      Saw a black SS yesterday on the George Washington U campus. It was lowered on stock wheels with tinted windows. Simple mods but it looked very bad ass.

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      Quote Originally Posted by George Bluth View Post
      Saw a black SS yesterday on the George Washington U campus. It was lowered on stock wheels with tinted windows. Simple mods but it looked very bad ass.
      My wife has seen a purple one there. I havent even seen another purple yet.
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