Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

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Re: Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

Post by Corranga » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:37 pm

renmure wrote:..and too sensible for a Maserati :mrgreen:
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c8rkh wrote:I'd have the Maser over the R8 any day, but hope you end up in a nice lovely Evora. Crackin' good cars they are... ;)
I came here to suggest a Granturismo / cabrio. Sounds to me like you want a GT, and, despite having been available for a few years now, these cars still look fantastic to me.

For me, I'd be looking at those and the Jag. The Jag may depreciate, but they look fantastic. From what I gather, the Maserati is pretty well put together (for an Italian car) and sounds incredible.

But then, for me, the R8 just doesn't look...enough. I can't get past it being a giant TT. I'm sure they are great to drive, but I think there is more to a car feeling special than just how it drives.
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Re: Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

Post by j2 lot » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:44 pm

renmure wrote: I am too poor to have a Lamborghini and a Ferrari, too young for a Jaguar and too sensible for a Maserati :mrgreen:

Off to look at Evoras :blackeye
It sound to me like an Evora 400 is where your money should be going. :thumbsup
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Re: Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

Post by douglasgdmw » Thu Jan 05, 2017 2:50 pm

As a couple of completely left field suggestions (as you mentioned an Esprit earlier in the thread):

Market seems to be all over the place but picked out this one:
http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... es/6255405

Admit that as its an older car it comes with additional baggage but with the new one hitting the roads soon its a very safe place to put into a motor.

If you are looking for a pork related garage, with the 40th anniversary next year how about this:
http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... 90/6479998

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Re: Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

Post by rossybee » Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:44 pm

douglasgdmw wrote:As a couple of completely left field suggestions (as you mentioned an Esprit earlier in the thread):

Market seems to be all over the place but picked out this one:
http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... es/6255405

Admit that as its an older car it comes with additional baggage but with the new one hitting the roads soon its a very safe place to put into a motor.

If you are looking for a pork related garage, with the 40th anniversary next year how about this:
http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... 90/6479998

George
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Re: Audi R8 V10 thoughts????

Post by GregR » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:07 pm

Sorry, but anyone driving an NSX today will be mightily disappointed, sub 300 bhp in this day and age will feel awful. Granted in a 250 SWB I wouldn't be complaining but the NSX isn't pretty enough on its own to justify being talked about in this context.

I think you'll buy the R8, Jim. It'll be a great choice. With a 360 in the garage you don't need more flair, you want reliable useable super car. All that touches an R8 is a 911 but you might have been there, done that. If not try a 997GTS?
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