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Old 01-15-2013, 01:56 PM   #112
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There are a lot of aesthetic touches that I really like: CF fog light bezels and engine cover, the new wheels, the hood itself (not so much the black vinyl). I think that everyone else is right, though, about this car not being worth an extra $15k. A think an upgraded handling package with this suspension, brakes, and wheels would be a nice ~$3k option. All the dress up stuff (hood, CF goodies, Shelby badge, interior, decals) could be another ~$2k option. I personally think the exhaust and tune should be a stand-alone factory option, like Scion does with their TRD exhaust systems. All-in-all, I feel like without any major engine or turbo upgrades, there just isn't a $15k package here. I feel let down, because as someone looking to get an ST3 with most of the bells and whistles, I feel like this car was supposed to target me.
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