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Old 12-09-2010, 02:16 AM   #1
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So i've casually started to look for my next car, but i'm very picky and need help...

Like I said, I'm starting to look for my next car (I will be graduating here soon, and would like something to show for all my hard work thru college). The problem is, I'm really picky about what my next car needs to have. So, take a peek at what I want, and if you have any suggestions, throw em up. I have no preference on brand really...

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-V6, turbo, or both (preferably the last)
-mtx (5 or 6 speed)

Right now, Im looking at Saab 9-3 aero's. The 2008's - present have all the options I want; turbo v6, awd, 6 speed manual. And they are good looking to boot.



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If it doesnt have to be a V6, I would take the Evo or STi all day.
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The Saab 9-3 is pretty sick. VERY pricey though. If you have the money to burn I say go for it! If you'd like something cheaper, definitely can't go wrong with an EVO or STI either. Taurus SHO AWD or pretty much any Audi (A3/A4/A5/A6) works too. Personally for me it would be a tossup between the Saab 9-3 and Audi A3.
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Audi all the way...... or you could man up and get a Focus ST
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Old 12-09-2010, 06:52 AM   #5
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Get the 9-3 aero. They are fantastic cars. I am a technician at a SAAB dealership. I do not see any v6's with engine problems. maybe a coil every couple months. they are pretty reliable. The only bad i can think of is parts are extremely expensive. ex. fuel pump (parts only) is almost $500.

they are pretty quick. with a little work i am sure you could dust just about anything.

have you looked for a turbox? they have more power then the standard v6.
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Saab, trust buddy I owned a late model a 87 9000 turbo, it was considered a executive sports car. I would grab another Saab in a heart beat, if I had that kinda money, you will not be disappointed.
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Saab, trust buddy I owned a late model a 87 9000 turbo, it was considered a executive sports car. I would grab another Saab in a heart beat, if I had that kinda money, you will not be disappointed.
people who have owned SAABs usually love them. Anybody else just does not understand them. SAAB 9000 aero's go for under 1500 now even with their stock 220hp.
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^^^ it wasn't a Saab 9000 aero, It was called a 1987 Saab 9000 turbo. And it was pushing 170HP stock. I didn't get the chance to put other mods on it, But I could only imagine the power that it would have produced, The cylinders in that thing were huge. I don't remember exactly what the bore was, but it was big.
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I love those Aeros. Even the older ones (eraly 2000's) are nice.
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^^^ it wasn't a Saab 9000 aero, It was called a 1987 Saab 9000 turbo. And it was pushing 170HP stock. I didn't get the chance to put other mods on it, But I could only imagine the power that it would have produced, The cylinders in that thing were huge. I don't remember exactly what the bore was, but it was big.
i know, the aero's were only in the last few years. before it was a CSE. a kid i went to school with had a 650hp 9-5. that thing was completely unnecessary.
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