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Old 19-12-2011   #1
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Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

As in, will every 17 year old own one in the next 2-3 years?

Dirt cheap cars and cheap insurance...


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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

As long as they don't become the new vtr, vts or c2 I don't care!
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

I hope not but it wouldn't surprise me.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

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As long as they don't become the new vtr, vts or c2 I don't care!
I think they will...
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

there not good enough to become the new vtr/vts

but yes they will become chav wagons just like most cheap hatch backs
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

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there not good enough to become the new vtr/vts

but yes they will become chav wagons just like most cheap hatch backs
The TJet and MJet are. I say that as they're one of the most powerful cars on such cheap insurance like the Citroens were a few years back.

There are going to be so many chavved up ones.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

i own a saxo vtr and an abarth tjet the engines might be better but the chasis isn't and the power to weight ratio can be rediculous on the saxo's some are pushing 400bhp and weigh in at 750kg with full cage

if i were to be building a hot hatch or track car i would chose the saxo over the punto any day.
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i own a saxo vtr and an abarth tjet the engines might be better but the chasis isn't and the power to weight ratio can be rediculous on the saxo's some are pushing 400bhp and weigh in at 750kg with full cage

if i were to be building a hot hatch or track car i would chose the saxo over the punto any day.
But a 400bhp saxo is still a piece of ****.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

All cars go the same way in the end really, huge drop in price, become dirt cheap and every man and his dog gets one.

I will of got rid of mine by the time that happens so I don't really care, its what you expect to happen unless you get a car that will always hold a good value.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

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i own a saxo vtr and an abarth tjet
And you're my age. Where the feck do you live?! Im gonna move next door to you if your area is so cheap on insurance.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

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But a 400bhp saxo is still a piece of ****.
Lol, maybe but at least the Saxo will work when you turn the key!
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Lol, maybe but at least the Saxo will work when you turn the key!
LOL ok then.
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Quote Originally Posted by barwell1992 View Post
there not good enough to become the new vtr/vts

but yes they will become chav wagons just like most cheap hatch backs
I agree. The 106 and saxo were blessed with the most interactive and adjustable chassis, they were talented in a way that the gp just isn't. The only thing on the market now that seems to offer the same magic is the Clio cup but insurance puts is way out of the kids league.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

Yes, they are now. Really cheap, really good looking, fairly reliable, with two faster than average but not too fast models (t and mjet).

As it gets older I think we'll see more threads on air filters for 1.2s, and many more threads on 'lol crashed my GP'

EDIT: Oh, and hilarious bodykits too.
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Re: Are Grande Puntos becoming the new Puntos?

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Lol, maybe but at least the Saxo will work when you turn the key!
Are you serious, or is this a joke?
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