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Old 04-20-2003, 01:51   #1 (permalink)
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EB XR8 or ED XR6?

Which of these two cars would be better from a modifications point of view?
From an insurance point of view for a 17 year old?
from a resale point of view?
from a street cred point of view?
from a looks point of view(I want to keep it looking standard except for wheels)?

I currently have the ED XR6 which I think I could sell for $2000 more than I paid for it, and the EB XR8 is just around the corner at a dealer, didn't look at it to check condition or price but I always can...
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Old 04-20-2003, 01:56   #2 (permalink)
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Keep the XR6 mate... not wise to sell a newer car for an older one with similiar performance, in my opinion

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From an insurance perspective I would think the ED XR6 would be cheaper - but then again it's newer, so I dunno.

Street cred and resale I wouldn't have any clue - maybe check the Redbook value...

And looks, definitely the ED XR6 coz of its sexy twin lights (well in my opinion anyway).

Your decision really. But the XR6 has performance to boot. The only thing you lack is the V8, but hey, I guess in this case it's personal choice.
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Old 04-20-2003, 02:18   #4 (permalink)
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the XR6 would be the better one, because insurance on a xr8 would kill you, so stick with the 6.
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XR6 are faster also, arent thet??

V8 ins will kill u.
On the other hand, if i could get a 8, i probable would... though id want it to be newer or same as currnt car.


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Listen, as a 17 year old either worry about modifications or insurance, not both. Modify a car at your age and you will be mudered on insurance.

My advice is to go with what you know: that XR8 could be hiding all manner of gremlins and ruinous flaws
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When it comes to resale/insurance and modifications, you can only have one or the other, you cant have both.....

Modifications: Well im biased but im going to say the XR6. Simply because you can turbo it for a reasonable cost.
Insurance: XR6 if talking about stock cars
Resale: Not much difference between each other
Street Cred: Well id say the ED XR6 due the quad lamps
Looks: Same as above, got the quad lamps
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Old 04-20-2003, 08:00   #8 (permalink)
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Keep the xr6. Not worth trading up to an older car unless its REALLY different.

If you had said EBGT :D
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The is a EB GT for sale in my home town at a deal for $26000... don't know how many k's its done..
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What the others have said is right on the money. Apart from the insurance cost of owning a V8 at your age the EB XR8 is no faster that the XR6, infact it's quite abit slower.

I say keep the XR6 and only trade to an XR8 if you can afford an EL2 or newer one.
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