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Best turbo/fast car for under £5k

Best turbo/fast car for under £5k

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DamienCBR

Original Poster:

1,982 posts

131 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Would need to have 4 seat or 2 + 2 because of my 8 month old daughter. Want something nice and fast fairly cheap to run but will not do many miles in the year more of a toy really.

Damien

Batty FTO

12,261 posts

158 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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define fast
FTO?
Celica GT4?
Nissan 200sx (s14a)
scooby wrx

Gazboy

51,751 posts

159 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Celica GT4?

Batty FTO

12,261 posts

158 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Gazboy said:
Celica GT4?

echo???

egomeister

4,435 posts

171 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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200sx works well for this - Mate of mine runs one of these as an everyday car and carries his young daughter around in it with no problems.
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Mr E

17,161 posts

167 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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For under 5K it'll have some miles on it...

vixpy1

42,123 posts

172 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Subaru Legacy GTB

NiceCupOfTea

23,830 posts

159 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Mr E said:
For under 5K it'll have some miles on it...


200sx's are dirt cheap - a national search on autotrader comes up with 4 between 4 and 5k with under 60k on the clock! All S14a R/S reg Tourings with all the toys.

Job done I reckon!

andy mac

73,668 posts

163 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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GT4, 300zx or 200sx... all cracking cars...

Munter

27,121 posts

149 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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You can get a GTS Skyline for that kind of cash.... Although i'd probably look at the 200sx first.

Toady1

1,565 posts

132 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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Gti-r!

jazzgirl

82 posts

130 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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It's worth remembering that some of these cars were quite pricey new and have fairly high running costs. (not so much the 200sx)

Mr E

17,161 posts

167 months

Tuesday 8th November 2005
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jazzgirl said:
It's worth remembering that some of these cars were quite pricey new and have fairly high running costs. (not so much the 200sx)


Certainly true for the GT-Four. It's now called the "Space Shuttle" due to running costs.

tuttle

3,427 posts

145 months

Wednesday 9th November 2005
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I'd go S14a route damn fine machine,imho, not exactly cheap to run tho-(grp 17 ins iirc) £5k should get you a very tidy example.
£5 may get you a 'liner,GT4 etc but as said above.
On the Subject of celicas. Have Toyota ever done a rag-top GT4? ('91-92 ish) could of sworn I spotted one last night.

Munter

27,121 posts

149 months

Wednesday 9th November 2005
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tuttle said:
I'd go S14a route damn fine machine,imho, not exactly cheap to run tho-(grp 17 ins iirc) £5k should get you a very tidy example.
£5 may get you a 'liner,GT4 etc but as said above.
On the Subject of celicas. Have Toyota ever done a rag-top GT4? ('91-92 ish) could of sworn I spotted one last night.

There is a rag top celica, but not sure they did a GT4 version...

Mr E

17,161 posts

167 months

Wednesday 9th November 2005
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tuttle said:

On the Subject of celicas. Have Toyota ever done a rag-top GT4? ('91-92 ish) could of sworn I spotted one last night.


Nope, but the GT4 bonnet retrofits and is a common mod.

I know of 1 5th generation convertable running a 3S-GTE and pusing 300bhp through the front wheels. And it's an auto......

brylski

41 posts

155 months

Wednesday 9th November 2005
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Toady1 said:
Gti-r!


What he said