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Sold Porsche 911 after 4 years of ownership. What’s the next comparable car? Don’t want another Porsche especially new 911s.

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Suggestions for dash cam? Looking to buy for my teenage son.

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Any other club racers in this bowl? I just bought a Spec Miata after a few years hiatus. Shooting for my first race back in January at Homestead.

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Selling my 2018 SQ5 and trying to decide on the below for daily driving:
- New subaru crosstrek
- 2020 Q3
- other suggestions?

Max size would be Q3 (small garage) and I'… more

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2004 highlander needs some work considering just upgrading. Looking at some used Acura RDXs (2019-2020) with 30-40K miles for 30-33K. Anyone own one?

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Hoping someone here can help. My wife was involved in an accident where someone merged into her. There were no tickets issued and the police report clearly states that the other vehicle hit her. I fil… more

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Looking to tinker around with my old Camry as a way to get familiar around cars. I grew up with little to no exposure to stuff like this. Any suggestions on where to start? Would like to do simple-int… more

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Please recommend- i am looking to book either 2023 bmw vs audi q7. Gas cost is not a concern for me as i mostly work from home. I am looking for a suv which is luxurious and cheaper maintenance cost o… more

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Suggestions for a good mid-size SUV on budget and any good promotions?

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Anyone here own or really familiar with KEI mini trucks? Thinking of buying one for utility, dumping, plowing, hauling, in rocky mountains and light road use. Best ones?

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I have lucid air reservation for base pure. Thinking of getting it for $77,400 + 2,900 for sound. Hope to get $7500 tax credit with my “binding agreement.” I’m thinking it will hold its value well, ev… more

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Mid 20s dude looking for an exciting car for under 35k. I’m drawn to BMW but I realize the value may not be there for my price range. Hesitant to get a used car above 20-30k miles on it. But also real… more

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Hey! Urgent request and a dumb question as I don't know anything on cars. Google search led me to more research as I don't know the car jargons. Is realignment needed on wheels tires after you… more

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I know we are all motor heads here, but curious to hear objective answers.

Lets assume for argument sake that the technical and policy issues on autonomous gets solved. Will people stop own… more

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Amongst bmw, Audi and Merc..which one has a relatively cheaper maintenance cost ?

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Pls for the love of god do not buy anything with a subscription model. I don’t know how we aren’t pushing back on this even from a regulatory perspective, but just gonna add this to the bag of why I don’t want an EV

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Anybody else here wished they picked a car mechanic trade. So you can tinker with your car all day? Optimize it.

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Long shot, but anyone familiar with grants/ incentives for converting vehicles from diesel to electric?

Specifically looking at commercial/ fleet vehicles

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I love dogs but I can’t remember the last time I hopped in a back seat that wasn’t covered in hair. We’ve really devolved as a society in this sense (although im glad we treat dogs better than we did … more

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I like the look of a jeep but I need something a bit more refined for road trips. Any suggestions?

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I have a R56 Mini Cooper S with manual transmission. I’m hearing a new noise, and I’m trying to diagnose what it is. The noise is faint but noticeable, but hard to get on video. It’s a faint metallic … more

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Those who own $100k+ cars like a 911, or are considering buying one, at what point in your career did you feel comfortable with that purchase (YOE or salary)?

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This might sound like a weird question. What are some car brands that have both apple car play and android auto together. What is the earliest year it was implemented?

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Design of new Prius is much better than Tesla model 3. Wow, haha, wouldn’t have guessed that would happen.

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Hi friends,

Need your advice…
So basically a car getting off the highway crashed into an apartment and into a car that caused damage to 3 other cars including mine. I was trying to ge… more

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Economic downturn be like:

“Looks like the 911 market is going down. Nice 😎👍”

“Oh wait, what if I’m laid off? 😰🫣”

Do I bargain, or do I want a job?

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If you could import any car (without a massive fucking headache) from anywhere what would it be and why? Regardless of price. Mine is the 1991 Honda Beat, traveling with my parents as a kid I thought it was the cutest little car.

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Haven’t seen a lotus in a LONG time and saw this while out yesterday. Ive always loved the Elise (thanks need for speed hot pursuit) but in all honesty I really didn’t realize how small these are. I’m 6’2 and the height was just below my waist 🥲

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Making $130k base in TX, can I afford a $60k car? Or should I move to a city where I don't need a car?

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The stunningly gorgeous, and ruggedly handsome 2023 911 Dakar to be formally introduced next week at the LA Auto Show. I am in love with this vehicle like none other before it. I must have one.

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Everyone post their favorite shots of their automobile! Need to unlock the DM feature!

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B/w Audi Q5 and Lexus RX350, which one is more worth it (longer term)?

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What’s the “sweet spot” of the used 911 market?

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The new Alfa Tonale is just a Jeep Cherokee and I can’t un-see it. At least on the inside. But I can see all the parts that are the same and it ruins it for me. Design wise much nicer interior than th… more

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First time car buyer here - What’s the advice on leasing a ~$60k car in this market? Thanks in advance for your advice

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Anybody else have a car with no engine it right now? 😅

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'22 Porsche cayenne vs '22 Audi Q8

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I know this a very generic question, but typically, which luxury brands have the more reliable cars for someone looking to buy CPO?

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Is the 2018 Macan turbo w perf. Pkg the best Macan ever made?

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