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Hi Everyone,

First time posting, so I guess that makes me a Newb, but from the looks of it, so is everyone else. I test drove an NA Veloster yesterday morning for the first time and really liked everything but the serious lack of power. I am really excited about the Turbo and its potential to, if not make this a performance car, make it at least a really fun drive.

Just out of curiosity for those of us contemplating the new VT, how old are you and what is your current DD?

I'll start... 33y/o and I drive an '06 M Roadster (yeah, yeah, I know the difference between a BMW and a Porcupine and all the other associated jokes:rolleyes:). It is bone stock and is sitting at about 44.5k miles.
 

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Im 26 drive a 01 Honda Accord V-6 Coupe

And a Bagged 2001 Chevy Blazer Xtreme, will be selling both and getting the VT
 

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I'm the oldest so far at 52. I drive a 2000 Voyager minivan back and forth to work. My wife and I also have a 2005 Mini Cooper S, which she claims but lets me drive from time to time. Lots of fun. I want to retire the van for hauling duty only and have the VT for my DD.
 

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33, last car was a 08 Pearl White Lexus ISF. Currently have a 07 Tundra 4x4. Ready for at least one car with good gas milage :)

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24yo. I have a 99 accord sedan. Have been patiently waiting for something to go majorly wrong with it since last spring when I sunk $1600 into it for a fuel tank and some other misc things. Thankfully it has held up so far so I can consider the VT!
 

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26, 2010 Jeep Liberty... used to have an 05 Stone White SRT-4.

Excited about the VTurbo to combine mpg and a fun car to drive!
 

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Just out of curiosity for those of us contemplating the new VT, how old are you and what is your current DD?
I'm 52, but that's only a silly number, I do not see myself as that age...
My daily driver is a '09 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X, Kink Cab, 4.0 V6, 6MT, I had to order it to get the 6-speed manual
My garage also contains the following though, and the VT will be an addition, I ain't getting rid of anything to get it
'90 CRX-Si, '02 S2000, '00 VFR800Fi, '57 MGA not done...
 

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hello!

I'm the oldest so far at 52. I drive a 2000 Voyager minivan back and forth to work. My wife and I also have a 2005 Mini Cooper S, which she claims but lets me drive from time to time. Lots of fun. I want to retire the van for hauling duty only and have the VT for my DD.
Don't feel bad, I turn 58 on Friday! At this point I don't drive anything, turned in a Nisssan Altima lease in March and have been sharing a 2003 basic Honda Accord with my husband. Have had my eye on the veloster for a year now and was told by my former dealership that I didn't want that car,'too fast for me'! Needless to say I have switched dealerships and have pre ordered an Elite White turbo with all the extras!! Just waiting for the call that it is in, who knows, may drive to old dealership and show it off.
 

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I'm 52, but that's only a silly number, I do not see myself as that age...
My daily driver is a '09 Nissan Frontier PRO-4X, Kink Cab, 4.0 V6, 6MT, I had to order it to get the 6-speed manual
My garage also contains the following though, and the VT will be an addition, I ain't getting rid of anything to get it
'90 CRX-Si, '02 S2000, '00 VFR800Fi, '57 MGA not done...
I agree it is a silly number... and it kind of supports a theory I have... that Hyundai will market this car to the 20-something crowd but really will wind up with a much broader age range of owners.

You have a pretty nice fleet in your garage... the '88-91 CRXs have always been really cool in my book and with the exception of one popping up on sites like bringatrailer.com every now and again, they are getting increasingly hard to find in decent condition. Is your '57 MGA under restoration? My folks are travelling right now in a '61 AH Mk1 3000. I am just starting a '73 911T Targa project that I think will satisfy my need for top-down/top-off driving should I replace the M with a Veloster
 

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Don't feel bad, I turn 58 on Friday!
Have had my eye on the veloster for a year now and was told by my former dealership that I didn't want that car,'too fast for me'!
Needless to say I have switched dealerships
Outstanding, nice to have ya here, gives us a little balance to the 20-something group
That's total crap, that kind of arrogance in a car dealer drives me up the way, how dare they...
Good for you, good for you

And After you get your white turbo I would go back to that dealership and let them know what their arrogance did, made you buy from another dealer
 

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I agree it is a silly number... and it kind of supports a theory I have... that Hyundai will market this car to the 20-something crowd but really will wind up with a much broader age range of owners.

You have a pretty nice fleet in your garage... the '88-91 CRXs have always been really cool in my book and with the exception of one popping up on sites like bringatrailer.com every now and again, they are getting increasingly hard to find in decent condition. Is your '57 MGA under restoration? My folks are travelling right now in a '61 AH Mk1 3000. I am just starting a '73 911T Targa project that I think will satisfy my need for top-down/top-off driving should I replace the M with a Veloster
I agree, the V and the VT are going to appeal to a very wide range of people
And to all those marketing people who claimed North American's don't like hatchbacks, well, they can kiss my...

Thanks, I love my toys. I got my '90 CRX-Si in Feb of 1991, it was used, 13k miles on a Saturn lot. It was my track car for 10-years and it is still an absolute blast to bang around in.

The '57 A was my Dad's car, he bought it new, it was the car my Mom and Dad went to their honeymoon in. The car is what I would say about 75% restored, the big things are the silly electrical system and the fuel system. Dad did a frame off restoration and blue printed the engine and added a Judson Supercharger. I'm not even thinking about touching the car for quite a while, all my monies are going into my house right now, someday when I get older I might start working on it.

 
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