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Aug 9, 10:46pm - #244838 
R32

I looking to buy a car. For sometime now. And i have post some questions about several cars already. Ijust want it to know what do you guys think about the vw R32

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Aug 9, 10:49pm - #244839 
very neat car...i like it


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Aug 10, 12:07am - #244840 
R32 is a nice car but I would get an EVO MR or STI instead.

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Aug 10, 12:08am - #244841 
looks good... its pretty fast too...

g35 is nicer Imo

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Aug 10, 1:57am - #244842 
i checked one out..very nice. but for the money you have many options...make sure you check them all out thumbsup


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Aug 10, 2:16am - #244843 
Nice car thumbsup, pricey though, think about it spineyes

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Aug 10, 7:06am - #244844 
better than a celica for sure, get it...

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Aug 10, 1:28pm - #244845 
yeah...but the price is a bit high. i'd rather get a G35c.

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Aug 10, 1:31pm - #244846 
there sweet little cars. I love the looks. Arnt they hard to find though?


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Aug 10, 1:31pm - #244847 
its nice, but not very fast. for how much it is.

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Aug 10, 1:37pm - #244848 
very nice and very fast
for that price however you might as well get a 350z thumbsup
or an EVO thumbsup


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Aug 10, 3:08pm - #244849 
it's actually pretty nice...but yeah, i'd still pick quite a few other cars over it though, because i like a good overall package. G35c, IS300, s2000, and evo is what i'd get before that.

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Aug 10, 3:15pm - #244850 
Originally Posted by QuickChick03gt
there sweet little cars. I love the looks. Arnt they hard to find though?



yup only 3000 in the US this year...


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Aug 10, 3:52pm - #244851 
lol theres 2 forsale at the vdub dealership where im at in maryland, a sick lookin blue color and i think the other one is yellow, and theres already a hot ass bitch with a bright blue one...dunno not too rare around here

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Aug 10, 3:55pm - #244852 
They are very nice cars. If you're looking for a fast car that also offers a ton of space, that is it. thumbsup


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Aug 10, 4:14pm - #244853 
Not a fan of VW due to their reliability issues. You'd be better off looking elsewhere IMO.


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Aug 10, 4:16pm - #244854 
Originally Posted by slidr
Not a fan of VW due to their reliability issues. You'd be better off looking elsewhere IMO.


mos def, my friend has a GTI 1.8T...hes late for work atleast twice a month because his shits got issues

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Aug 10, 4:20pm - #244855 
Originally Posted by SkyhighRedline
Originally Posted by slidr
Not a fan of VW due to their reliability issues. You'd be better off looking elsewhere IMO.


mos def, my friend has a GTI 1.8T...hes late for work atleast twice a month because his shits got issues
I knew someone (friend of the family) that bought one brand new from the dealership a year or so back. Had nothing but trouble with it, and the dealership was more reluctant to fix anything than a Toyota dealership.

Problems ranged from issues with the clutch/transmission, all the way to the alarm arming and disarming itself due to a faulty electrical system. A year later, $6000+ in repairs (most of which were under warranty), they finally got a lawyer and sorted everything out.


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Aug 10, 4:47pm - #244856 
The R32 is an awesome car, go for it thumbsup

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Aug 10, 5:32pm - #244857 
Thought this thread was about the Skyline GTR 32...


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Aug 10, 5:43pm - #244858 
The GTI platform is a very light car, so don't be fooled by the horses (240 I believe), this thing'll take off!!! VW's are also notorious for great low end torque. My VW Cabrio has a troque peak of 120 lb-ft at 2600rpms, although it's power peak is 115 at 6200 rpms (redline) and the auto in the car shifts at 5600.


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Aug 10, 5:46pm - #244859 
yup the car looks slow but can hold its own on a track. the low end torque and suspension set up stock makes it a demon on corners


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Aug 10, 6:32pm - #244860 
Originally Posted by eLiTeViEtBoI
Thought this thread was about the Skyline GTR 32...


i thought the same after reading the title rofl


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Sep 4, 12:22pm - #244861 
I acutally talked to a vw dealer (gf was getting her jetta serviced) and he took us for a test drive. VERY NICE CAR 240hp awd not sure about torque, but we were taking turns at incrediable speeds. This is a very cool car. And from what he said only 5000 were released in the US so if you want to be unique this would be a good choice. Hopefully he wasn't just trying to get me to buy one. Oh well the GTS is more me anyways. Good luck buying


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Sep 4, 2:24pm - #244862 
Get a used 1.8 Turbo, and spend the extra cash on tuning that instead. You'll get a quicker car. If that's what your after.

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Sep 4, 3:03pm - #244863 
not a fan of the vw. and you can defintly get a better car for it's price. just watched redline tv and i guess sum company in canada has a 500 hp twin Turbo r32. so go for it if you want. frankly i hate the styling of it and the clutch/ tranny sux for vw's. but it's your choise you could end up lovin it


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