Dilemma on choosing Recond Sport Car

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Need help from experience people here, I having dilemma on choosing what Recond sport car to buy
1. Fd2R - Good car, easy to find spare part, but no spare tyre, and very bumpy ride.
2. FN2R - Hard to find spare part, and less power.
3. DC5R - Nice sporty look
4. Golf GTI - Well balance car, but DSG gear box problem ?
5. Audi TT - spare part expensive? since it is AUDI
6. Subaru V9 - Turbo car, any overheat issue?
7. Evo 9 - Good power, good look, but interior like driving proton Wira
8. Subaru BRZ - very nice car, lack of power, may be STI version

My concern are
a. Reliable - Not much problem, not those car always in workshop more then driving, less headache.
b. Spare part - Not over price, at least fair enough, and easy to get.
c. I like turbo car, but overheat become my main concern, as I always stuck in KL traffic jam.
d. Fuel consumption - I not those super rich guy, but at least I affordable.
 

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As you can see yourself, each got its pros and cons. So I guess best is ask yourself first. What are you looking for in a car, what price range, and how much can you spend on maintenance... Then you will get your answer :)
 

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These are sports cars?

Need help from experience people here, I having dilemma on choosing what Recond sport car to buy
1. Fd2R - Good car, easy to find spare part, but no spare tyre, and very bumpy ride.
2. FN2R - Hard to find spare part, and less power.
3. DC5R - Nice sporty look
4. Golf GTI - Well balance car, but DSG gear box problem ?
5. Audi TT - spare part expensive? since it is AUDI
6. Subaru V9 - Turbo car, any overheat issue?
7. Evo 9 - Good power, good look, but interior like driving proton Wira
8. Subaru BRZ - very nice car, lack of power, may be STI version

My concern are
a. Reliable - Not much problem, not those car always in workshop more then driving, less headache.
b. Spare part - Not over price, at least fair enough, and easy to get.
c. I like turbo car, but overheat become my main concern, as I always stuck in KL traffic jam.
d. Fuel consumption - I not those super rich guy, but at least I affordable.
 

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Need help from experience people here, I having dilemma on choosing what Recond sport car to buy
1. Fd2R - Good car, easy to find spare part, but no spare tyre, and very bumpy ride.
2. FN2R - Hard to find spare part, and less power.
3. DC5R - Nice sporty look
4. Golf GTI - Well balance car, but DSG gear box problem ?
5. Audi TT - spare part expensive? since it is AUDI
6. Subaru V9 - Turbo car, any overheat issue?
7. Evo 9 - Good power, good look, but interior like driving proton Wira
8. Subaru BRZ - very nice car, lack of power, may be STI version

My concern are
a. Reliable - Not much problem, not those car always in workshop more then driving, less headache.
b. Spare part - Not over price, at least fair enough, and easy to get.
c. I like turbo car, but overheat become my main concern, as I always stuck in KL traffic jam.
d. Fuel consumption - I not those super rich guy, but at least I affordable.
FD2R, FN2R and DC5 you can only pump RON97 into them as their engine compression is very high. So, the bill you pay for the petrol won't be cheap for sure.

I'm not too sure about Golf GTI but the maintenance should be around the same with Audi TT or slightly cheaper.

I heard people said Audi TT is considered to be one of the cheapest sports car to maintain. That's why you see lots of them around the roads.

Impreza WRX STI Version 9 and Evo 9 are both powerful turbo cars. These 2 are probably the most fuel consuming cars in your list. But at the same time, both of them are also the fastest car in the list as well. But be prepared to pay a lot for the fuel consumption.

Since not many people have owned BRZ or 86 yet, so I can't really get much info about them in this forum. But looking at the specs of BRZ, the maintenance and fuel consumption should be quite okay. It doesn't have much of fancy high tech equipment so chances of random breakdowns of random parts is lesser compared to more high tech equipped cars like Golf GTI and TT. But as many have said, the problem with BRZ and 86 are, they don't produce that much of power. (however, you can still go for engine swapping after you got bored with the original engine)

Last but not least, since you mentioned that you're always stuck in KL traffic jam, I hope you are aware that FD2R, FN2R, DC5, WRX STI and Evo only comes in manual transmission. Unless you are going for DC5 Integra Type S auto, Version 9 Impreza WRX auto (not the STI version) and Evo 9 Wagon auto.
 

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if a person is really really into the his sports car, maintenance and cost isn't issues anymore. As long it feels good driving it.....nothing else matter. eat maggi oso can. hahaha...from motorhead POV

On the other hand, my fren says his wiralution is a sports car......consider its engine is a performance type. Look wise isnt sporty, but the exhaust sound is a sports car. but then, a wiralution car with 4 door isnt a sports car categorically.....hmmmmm
 

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if a person is really really into the his sports car, maintenance and cost isn't issues anymore. As long it feels good driving it.....nothing else matter. eat maggi oso can. hahaha...from motorhead POV

On the other hand, my fren says his wiralution is a sports car......consider its engine is a performance type. Look wise isnt sporty, but the exhaust sound is a sports car. but then, a wiralution car with 4 door isnt a sports car categorically.....hmmmmm
True, if you can really afford such an expensive sports car, maintenance and petrol bill should not be a problem already. Unless the person is stretching his budget to the limit to afford a sports car.
 

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Perhaps biased...Want a sport car but say no spare tire and bumpy ride...hmm~ Very contradicting
Why not S15? robust SR engine there.
 

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Perhaps biased...Want a sport car but say no spare tire and bumpy ride...hmm~ Very contradicting
Why not S15? robust SR engine there.
From his description, he sounded like he wanted to get a practical sports car that he can use everyday. Then I guess cars like DC5, FD2R, FN2R, Evo and WRX STI does not suit his requirements....
 

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How about a second hand wira sports edition. One of those black or red ones they produced last time.
 
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Need help from experience people here, I having dilemma on choosing what Recond sport car to buy
1. Fd2R - Good car, easy to find spare part, but no spare tyre, and very bumpy ride.
2. FN2R - Hard to find spare part, and less power.
3. DC5R - Nice sporty look
4. Golf GTI - Well balance car, but DSG gear box problem ?
5. Audi TT - spare part expensive? since it is AUDI
6. Subaru V9 - Turbo car, any overheat issue?
7. Evo 9 - Good power, good look, but interior like driving proton Wira
8. Subaru BRZ - very nice car, lack of power, may be STI version

My concern are
a. Reliable - Not much problem, not those car always in workshop more then driving, less headache.
b. Spare part - Not over price, at least fair enough, and easy to get.
c. I like turbo car, but overheat become my main concern, as I always stuck in KL traffic jam.
d. Fuel consumption - I not those super rich guy, but at least I affordable.
Since your concerns are the 4 above. Only a Toyota Celica GTS suits you.
 

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before going all out suggesting recommendation of cars, let's see how a sports car can be defined through:-

Car manufacture (brand name) - toyota, honda, etc (definitely not LADA, right?)

Car model line- Supra, NSX, MR2, etc

Car engine power, torque, rev-vability, etc, also look at CC. (surely stock 600cc kancil cannot be called a sports car right?)

Car performance (top speed, agility, 0-100 dash, etc) which could be related to the weigh of the car, etc. -In addition, a car with ""all-look, but no-go"" cannot be called a sports car. (if like that, Ah Beng's car with fake scoop, big-ass GT wing, 17inch rim, canard, fake diffuser, interfooler should be a sports car liow)

Pedigree (say, Hyundai Coupe, looks like sports car, but lack repo or racing, track-proven car).

Car layout (FF, FR, Mid engine, etc)

No of seating, no. of door, etc

Wow factor, rarity, oddity value (but how about an uncle-Volvo 240 plonked in with a 2JZ engine?)

Price of the sports car. (if the car is truly a sports car, surely it cant be listed under "cheap sale" or "best bargain" in MotorTrader?)
 

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Need help from experience people here, I having dilemma on choosing what Recond sport car to buy
1. Fd2R - Good car, easy to find spare part, but no spare tyre, and very bumpy ride.
2. FN2R - Hard to find spare part, and less power.
3. DC5R - Nice sporty look
4. Golf GTI - Well balance car, but DSG gear box problem ?
5. Audi TT - spare part expensive? since it is AUDI
6. Subaru V9 - Turbo car, any overheat issue?
7. Evo 9 - Good power, good look, but interior like driving proton Wira
8. Subaru BRZ - very nice car, lack of power, may be STI version

My concern are
a. Reliable - Not much problem, not those car always in workshop more then driving, less headache.
b. Spare part - Not over price, at least fair enough, and easy to get.
c. I like turbo car, but overheat become my main concern, as I always stuck in KL traffic jam.
d. Fuel consumption - I not those super rich guy, but at least I affordable.
Since you can't choose, then don't buy yet. If you ask 10 diff people, you will most likely get 10 different opinions, and they will pick a car that you may not like :banghead:

Since you are in a limbo, let me help you narrow down your criteria:
1) Cheap and easy to maintain
2) Consumes only RON95
3) N/A only

You didn't mention how many horse powah you need.. so something like the new Suzuki Swift Sport fits the bill - it's affordable, easy to maintain & reliable, BRAND new, and somewhat "sporty" the way you see it :biggrin:

I'm not gonna suggest 208 GTi since it's a turbo and frenchkissers are not known for their reliability :biggrin: (it will be new and with warranty though)
 

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These are sports cars?
Aiya taikor.. Audi TT ok laah.. boleh pass la. The rest probably should be classified as "performance cars"
Hahaha yeah, I think the TT & BRZ can be somewhat a sports car. Then you got those that are somewhat 'sporty' cars like the Golf GTI, DC5R, and FN2R. Then you have the performance cars like Evo, WRX STI, and FD2R.

If want more pure sports car, then maybe should also consider Honda S2000 and Nissan Silvia S15R. If don't care much about maintenance, should also consider Skyline GTR R34/R33/R32, that's surely a killer sports car already but maybe would not fit TS criteria.
Btw a sports car does not necessarily have to have monstrous power levels, right? Even a Mazda Miata can be classified as a sports car, I think. :biggrin:
 

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based on the list and what i will buy is

Volkswagen Golf GTI

powerful enough on stock based, if not satisfied go sunway ask ask for stage 1 stage2 stage3 upgrade(any that u wish)

its not manual, it wont make you dulan when stuck at traffic jam.

DSG no problem, the fluid itself more expensive only

suitable for daily drive.

the rest NOT NGAM you, i mean based on the car list you provided
 

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A wira interior? I can live with that! Evo evo evo evo evo evo...
Many taikor here drives turbo. They don't have much overheat also lar.
Let's categorize cars using tuner, exotic, or muscle.
All of these are tuner cars though. Audi TT might be exotic.
 

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hahaha, so many suggestions and good reasons given by sifu in zth.....

Then, suddenly the threadstarter may drop the bomb........budget for sportscar is oni 15k:biggrin:
 

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Audi TT not even close to be categorise as exotic ride. Same goes to RCZ. Exotic are like Lamborghini, Audi R8, Ferrari and etcs.
 

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You can't just take every single thing into your consideration while choosing a car, because you won't get one match up. A recond turbo sport car with low maintenance and daily crazy traffic driver plus good fc where to find on earth?

Never mind bro, if you can afford a sport car, keep it at home and show it off on weekend streets while let your reliable workhorse take the daily beating on weekdays. Sport car is like your mistress which deserves to be treated like a mistress - leave the house chores to your wife.
 

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Never mind bro, if you can afford a sport car, keep it at home and show it off on weekend streets while let your reliable workhorse take the daily beating on weekdays. Sport car is like your mistress which deserves to be treated like a mistress - leave the house chores to your wife.
Whahahaha, you're so bad bro! :biggrin:
 

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You can't just take every single thing into your consideration while choosing a car, because you won't get one match up. A recond turbo sport car with low maintenance and daily crazy traffic driver plus good fc where to find on earth?

Never mind bro, if you can afford a sport car, keep it at home and show it off on weekend streets while let your reliable workhorse take the daily beating on weekdays. Sport car is like your mistress which deserves to be treated like a mistress - leave the house chores to your wife.
hahahaha, i thought the house chores is left to house maid these days.

Anyway,

Sports car (drive only during weekend)= mistress
daily car (drive daily) = wife
Company car (drive it like rental) = house maid
 

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well well, this what so call " Sport Car " I only drive as second car / week end car, because I already had one.
I just dilemma on choosing what car I gona buy, perhaps may be after next 2 months. So now I open this post to see what u guy opinion, and hopefully for those REAL OWNER of those car I mentioned come here and share his experience, instead talking crap, or share link what "Sport Car" mean.
This section is for car discussion->Car talk, but some people here talk so funny. If you want to share, just write, no one force you to give crap comment here. Respect people if u want people respect you.

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based on the list and what i will buy is

Volkswagen Golf GTI

powerful enough on stock based, if not satisfied go sunway ask ask for stage 1 stage2 stage3 upgrade(any that u wish)

its not manual, it wont make you dulan when stuck at traffic jam.

DSG no problem, the fluid itself more expensive only

suitable for daily drive.

the rest NOT NGAM you, i mean based on the car list you provided
I like GTI, only concern Gear box problem, as many used car trader told me the same problem.
 
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