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Offline Salvos_White_Abarth

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Re: Abarth demographic
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2015, 05:09:31 pm »
I picked up my a500 when i was 23.
Now with added monza fun :P

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    Offline Richard H

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #16 on: April 04, 2015, 06:37:29 pm »
    Child!

    I was 47...... :(

    Just got my second (I'm 49, until July!)

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #17 on: April 04, 2015, 07:06:39 pm »
    Similar to Will, bought my AGP SS at 21, had to garage it for a month until my 22nd though :thumb:

    Insurance was fairly reasonable, now I've hit 25, it's dirt cheap. The one upside to getting older?

    Offline Red Rock 500C

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #18 on: April 04, 2015, 07:50:54 pm »
    I'm 22 and had my Abarth for a couple of months now. I think Abarths are gentleman's racers so can attract all people of all ages.

    The insurance was doable for me, but I know that will go down over time and at least I could get insured on an Abarth (unlike cars like the Fiesta Zetec S).

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #19 on: April 11, 2015, 10:26:29 am »
    As there is another thread about us old farts in A500s', it reminds me of the projected use of the cars when reintroduced in 2008.

    If I remember correctly, the 500 would have the young (21 to 28) buyers whilst the more mature buyer (30 to 40) would go for the Punto version.


    I fit right in to that, 35 when I got the APE
    Not sure about 'mature' though  :P

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #20 on: April 12, 2015, 01:46:14 pm »
    Got my a500c three weeks ago after playing around in a Mk2 golf, a mk1 clipper Cabrio, a Brabus Smart and a few others. At 50 the A500 made sense since it was mentioned that it shares a lot of feel with the original Golf GTIs before they became bloated barges. A fun, sporty hatch with a fairly luxurious interior. Something that has a good selection of aftermarket support, cheap is to run and a scream to drive. I guess being a punk I my formative years allowed me to be happy to be independent and make choices that were not mainstream so the Abarth name echos that rebellious fun part of my personality. I prefer a car that is for me and not to keep up with some imaginary automotive arms race at the golf club. Tweed yes, crazy moustache yes, drive small mad car yes.
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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #21 on: April 16, 2015, 12:26:02 pm »
    I'm 49, the reason i wanted one was because i have never got over selling my Fiat Uno Turbo ie back in the 90's  :D

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    Re: Abarth demographic
    « Reply #22 on: April 16, 2015, 07:39:13 pm »
    I share a similar sentiment - the car I most regret selling was my Punto GT3 in (metallic copper yellow)

     

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