G'day everyone... I plan to purchase a ute (perhaps second hand) soon and would appreciate anyones advice/comments on the choice of an BA XR8
I would prefer to get a manual. Although fuel costs are not the greatest consideration when buying a performance car - if I'm going to get one, then I may as well minimise such costs - so can anyone give me some real life fuel figures for their XR8's??? Are the figures as bad as the journo's make out? The window stickers at dealers tend to vary quite a bit, as does every single review I read.
Thanks for your help.
I have an XR8 sedan (manual) & get around 17 to 18l/100 city driving. On the highway I get around 11l/100, but I have only done 6000kms and I'm told economy (and power) improves up to around 10000kms.
I am wrapt with the fuel economy - it gives me about double what my old XC was!!
Go ahead & get one, I'm sure you wont be disappointed.... Once you drive one, the sheer joy of driving it will outweigh any worries about fuel costs.
Blueprint BA XR8 5 speed -Premium brakes - Premium sound - Leather - side airbags - Tint - SS Inductions cold air kit
78 XC Fairmont GXL 302 Cleveland T5 Gearbox factory dual exhaust
I thought you said a perfomence ute. There is a pursuit 250 ute in a car yard in Sydney for $39000 Black, hard cover, leather trim, imac condition, Now thats a performance ute!!!!
"The TE50 is the best high performance sedan Australia has ever produced"
Street machine Feb 2002
TE50T3 Remember the GTHO? well your getting close.
Motor mag Jan 2002
Wouldn't you love to say that about your car?You loosers
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