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Unread 02-25-2016, 05:07 PM   #1
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I had a very very very nice Lexus SC400 (1996) that I bought used on a whim. Probably the best car I ever owned. Unfortunately, it was in an accident and totaled, so I'm looking for something that would be good replacement.

I'm in my 50s - kids are effectively out of the house, so I like the idea of a sporty two door that's *smooth*. Under $25K.

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If you liked your SC400 you will love the SC coupe

First gen 1991-2000
SC300 & SC400


Second gen
2001- 2005
SC430 with 4.3 V8 - 288 HP
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G37, Audi A5, challenger, another lexus sc300/400. Skip the 430 they will be a let down. unmolested supra(super rare)...

Theres not alot to choose from in that category that isnt crazy expensive. I say buy a cheap old sc400, and have it redone with a few tasteful upgrade and youll have a beautiful car.
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This would also be within your budget, my son has one of these, it is soooo much fun to drive.
He paid something like $16,000 for it. With AWD it launches real hard.
G35x/G37x AWD - 3.5/3.7 L V6, 306 hp (228 kW) / 328 hp (245 kW) 4WD, weight 3,882 lb (1,761 kg)
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Porsche 944 turbo, old but super fun and well within the price range.
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How about 2008 Infiniti g37 and 2013 BMW 335i?
2008 Infiniti g37

BMW is overpriced and unnecessarily complicated.
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yea i thought it was overpriced too, until we got one ourselves, worth every penny imo.

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