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Old 07-16-2014, 04:17 AM
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That's impressive (or there were a bunch of slow drovers).
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Old 07-16-2014, 07:46 AM
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some slow yes some hard core, say the top 70% regular xers and a some regulars in average cars. Guy in base Focus is regular and his dad wouldnt get him an ST, he did his best in auto shift with no way to turn off traction control.
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Okay - as I mentioned before, I've been looking for one of these and I couldn't resist. Way, way, way more fun than the Mercedes C300 that I traded for it.
It's a 2013, but it only has 4,122 miles on it. Lots of techie gizmos to mess with...leather everything - Recaro seats that keep you planted when
you go around a corner. It seems to be happiest at 80 mph. My wife says there could be speeding tickets in my future.

Unbelievable bang for the buck.
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Old 08-03-2014, 07:25 PM
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Congrats!!! Those are really pocket rockets, very nice choice.
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Nice pickup Jim!

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Old 08-03-2014, 09:51 PM
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Great looking ST

Congrats you will have a ton of fun driving that car.

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Old 08-04-2014, 07:15 AM
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Congrats Jim, that's a sharp car!
Nigel will look great peering out that back window.....
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Nice get Jim! I know you've been jonesing for one for a while. I'm just surprised you settled on an uninspiring Black version, versus the Orange, Yellow & Blue ones out there.
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Thanks folks. Gotta say, it actually is a far better handling car than my old VW R32. It corners amazingly well, its got excellent braking.....and it's quick too. Drove to work today and before I knew it, it was going 90mph down I-95. It's deceptively fast.

Black? Yeah - I thought about another color, but this one was just way too good to pass up given the low miles, options and it's condition. Basically, it's a "new" car that I got for a LOT less than it was new.
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:08 PM
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sweet ST!, I always love the look of black and they are quite fun. Doing my second autox this sunday. BTW, I did a resonator delete for just a little more exhaust burble but now debating a Borla axle back for even more burble.,.
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