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hey guys
i'm graduating from college in two weeks and getting a job that requires a lot of driving around the ocean state. although my 244 DL has done me well the past few years i want to get something with an extra cylinder in there. the 6 cylinder is too much of a gas hog. any reccomendations, the 60 is still out of reach for me.
...and i'm almost at my second medallion
 

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Originally posted by Drew:
hey guys
i'm graduating from college in two weeks and getting a job that requires a lot of driving around the ocean state. although my 244 DL has done me well the past few years i want to get something with an extra cylinder in there. the 6 cylinder is too much of a gas hog. any reccomendations, the 60 is still out of reach for me.
...and i'm almost at my second medallion
Drew,

there are plenty of 850s out there that will fit most budgest or if you want to splurge a bit, you can get decent S70s for mid- to low $10Ks...

Congratulations on your degree! You are assured of one thing; you will NEVER starve!


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There are a lot of used 850's running around out there in all price ranges, so you have a big choice. I think that a blue 850 N/A or Turbo with some Titan wheels & tinted windows would look sweet and different.



-Drew
 

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Hey man, I've actually decided to sell my 850R. Right now it's stock with 240hp getting no less than 21mpg, but usually closer to 23+. Shoot me an email if you want some more info. Asking price would be around $16,500.

Even if you don't go with my car, the R is definitely the way to go, or at least an 850/S70.
 

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Drew~~~
No joke here man, go for an R, either a 1995 T-5R (the original) or a 1996/97 850R they're pretty great, and a totally different experience than the normal T5's.
 

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they're pretty great, and a totally different experience than the normal T5's.
In what way they give a totally different experience? How about a modified T5 against the T5R or R?
 

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In what way they give a totally different experience? How about a modified T5 against the T5R or R?
In that sense, the difference would be the interior (Leather/Alcentra seats, wood standard, etc)
 

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hey guys, yea i was definately thinking 850 but whats the difference between the R and the T5?

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Drew,
go to my website FAQ's for tech. specs on all T5 variants. 850R is best of 850 series!-bigger turbo and stronger internals than the T5R; but T5R more collectable.
 
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