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The What Would You Buy Instead Thread- New Audi TTS


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So, in the interest of spicing things up around here, I'm bringing over one of my thread ideas from MT. The premise of this is I take a review of a new model, and then give you roughly the same amount of money to either buy that car, or something else, so long as it exists in roughly the same realm. In other words, if it's a sports car in question, you can't chose a Jeep. Similarly, if it's a truck, you can't take a luxury sedan.

 

So today we'll focus on the new Audi TTS. Car & Driver just posted up their review here- http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2016-audi-tts-test-review- for those interested. Seems like a pretty sweet package, though the TT has never been for everyone.

 

The tester rang in at $59,100 w/ a base price of $52,825. So you have within 10% of this cost to spend on a car that is relatively similar. Some sports coupe, sporty lux coupe, etc, etc. So you have to spend a minimum of $47,545, but no more than $65,010. The car must also be new.

 

 

So again, you have $47,545-65,010 dollars to spend on a new sports coupe of some sort. Have fun.

 

 

 

 

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Camaro ZL1 isn't currently available so is off limits. We have no pricing details, anyway.

 

 

There is no new CTS-V Coupe.

 

We'll my local Cadillac has a few unsold CTS-V coupes still, lovely but yes they are new but not current year. Do we have to stay new with current year?

 

Just trying to figure out the game.

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Think I'd do a Shelby GT350R. 

 

 

A lightly optioned 718 Boxster would probably be close second.


 

Camaro ZL1 isn't currently available so is off limits. We have no pricing details, anyway.

 

 

There is no new CTS-V Coupe.

 

We'll my local Cadillac has a few unsold CTS-V coupes still, lovely but yes they are new but not current year. Do we have to stay new with current year?

 

Just trying to figure out the game.

 

 

 

Yes, sorry I should have specified there. Must be most recent MY of that vehicle on sale. Also must have official pricing.

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^ dfelt, dfelt, dfelt.... sporty coupes!! 

LOL, When your 6'6" tall 300lbs, the SS is a sporty coupe to me! ;)

 

OK, then I have to copy El Kabong

 

Challenger Hellcat Plum Crazy.

 

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Course being a UW Dawg Fan Purple is my colleges Color! :metal:

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That might be the best color for that car. I was amazed when I saw it in the showroom.

Love the Matt REAL HOOD VENTS hood upgrade on this car. It really makes it rock. :)

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Keeping it in the class, a BMW Z4.  This is one of the rare instances where I like the BMW interior over the Benz.

 

Keeping it as a coupe - ATS 3.6 AWD Premium - black with red interior

 

OR I can get a Stingray 2LT convertible for $64,800 - again black with red interior.

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^ dfelt, dfelt, dfelt.... sporty coupes!! 

LOL, When your 6'6" tall 300lbs, the SS is a sporty coupe to me! ;)

 

OK, then I have to copy El Kabong

 

Challenger Hellcat Plum Crazy.

 

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Course being a UW Dawg Fan Purple is my colleges Color! :metal:

 

Hahahaha good point! I guess being a lil fella at 5'8" everything is a sedan to me! 

 

That's one gnarly car and I LOVE that color! 

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Hellcat is awesome, it's just too big and heavy for my liking. Dealer down the road from me has a white and purple Hellcat both, and they look sick.

 

The Hellcats are awesome to look at, awesome to listen to, but not so awesome to drive in anything but a straight line.   Comparatively speaking, they are a real handful. Driven back to back, they have grip issues that other cars of similar power just don't have. You could take a CTS-V out on the track and it will perform to its own extremes without leaving you white knuckled. 

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Hellcat is awesome, it's just too big and heavy for my liking. Dealer down the road from me has a white and purple Hellcat both, and they look sick.

 

The Hellcats are awesome to look at, awesome to listen to, but not so awesome to drive in anything but a straight line.   Comparatively speaking, they are a real handful. Driven back to back, they have grip issues that other cars of similar power just don't have. You could take a CTS-V out on the track and it will perform to its own extremes without leaving you white knuckled. 

 

 

I can second that. I drove one last year at Chrysler's Proving Grounds and while it is an addictive engine note, it is a handful on corners. I drove the Hellcat Charger back with a Scat Pack Charger, and felt more comfortable in the Scat Pack on the handling course.

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