Do you have a dedicated commuter car and a "fun" car?

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  1. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

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    Dad's commuter car: a 1997 Cadillac SLS with a Northstar V8. But since that almost always has problems, he'll use my mother's 2001 Mercedes SLK320 Roadster.

    His fun car is a 2005 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster that he bought two months ago. We're gonna show it at a British Car Meet later this month here in town.

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    It sounds as good as it looks. If it were up to me though, I'd bump it up to 450-500 HP.
     
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    Dang Bro! That's freaking nice! I skeet a little every time I drive by our local Aston Martin dealership. Most beautiful car on the planet in my humble opinion. My dad's fun car was a Buick lol!
     
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  3. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

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    Thanks. They are indeed gorgeous! Jeremy Clarkson called the V8 Vantage the best sounding V8 of all time, and I believe him.

    This one has a one-off Porsche-yellow paint job done at the factory, as well as H&R springs (lowered) and TSW rims. He just had it detailed and polished last week; looks amazing. He's having some work done on the convertible sensor; apparently it won't go down, so he's having two of them replaced, IIRC.

    I highly doubt I'll ever be able to afford such luxuries, but I admire those who do.
     
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  4. kwo

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    Fun is on a Harley ultra with no traffic.
     
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    Yep. SUV made more sense for me now and I was able to use the equity to pay off credit cards and finance a trip to Japan to see my grandkids.
     
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    My GT3 is the weekend toy.

    My daily driver is my 03 911 (See avatar), one of which can be purchased for less than you’d pay for a F150, making these a screaming hot bargain.
    The wife has a diesel SUV for towing trailers and trips to Home Depot.
    I have a Harley for those times when I get the urge to eat bugs.
     

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  7. tehan2

    tehan2 NRA & GOAL

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    we sold the '66 mustang late last year, and just picked up this to replace the "her's fun car"
    came with 2 tops, hard/freedom for winter and soft for spring, summer and fall

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    Fun car: 991.2 MT Carerra
    Work truck: Ram 3500 chassis cab
    Commuter car: 2017 Touring Outback 3.6

    I love me a flat 6.
     
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    Everyday-Me: Dodge 3500
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    Fun-Me and Wife: Mazda Miata
    Fun-me: Honda Goldwing
     
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    Daily driver was a Volvo station wagon recently replaced by a Mercury Grand Marquis.
     
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    rgregoryb Amerikaner

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    Majestic9C1 You're Going to Love my Nuts

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    I guess I should post a pic of my fun car...
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  13. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

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    I rode in that Aston Martin today (2008, not 2005 as I originally thought), and LORD that car is fun!! That engine sounds AMAZING!
     
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    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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