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Sporty 1st Car 39 50.65%
Lame 1st Car 38 49.35%
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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Was your first car "sporty?"

Did your first car fall have sports appeal? Did it have a sporty badge or brand on it, like the SS badge or anything similar? Vote in the poll!
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
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The first car I bought (and currently, the only car I've actually owned) is a V6 Grand Am Coupe. Is it sporty? Depends on your perspective. When you compare it to a typical Civic or a Corolla it most certainly is. Expressive styling, torquey low reving engine, factory cold air intake (branded as 'ram air'), is reasonably light at a bit over 3000 lbs, has rather wide & low profile tires, quicker steering & firmer suspension vs other Grand Ams (or Aleros or Malibus that share the platform). Its not a sports car by any stretch of the imagination, but sporty? Sure.

On the other hand, its a fwd 4 speed automatic that barely makes 200 ft-lbs of torque and couldn't hope to hit 200 hp. Nothing really sporty about that.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:03 PM   #3
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My first car is my 1970 Chevelle Malibu 350 with a Turbo 350. Not exactly a sports car but I still had fun. Should be a lot more fun once I get it back on the road.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:07 PM   #4
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My first car was a long time ago...but I do remember it..1963 Triumph Spitfire..200.00 inspected and turn key..
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:14 PM   #5
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:17 PM   #6
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My Trans Am is my first car. I would call it sporty.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:24 PM   #7
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My Camaro is my first car so I would say yes.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:32 PM   #8
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I had a '84 Cavalier for my first car. Definitely not sporty!
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:33 PM   #9
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'73 Nova. More muscle than sporty, but it was cool!
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:36 PM   #10
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:43 PM   #11
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91 Saturn SL1. Very reliable but not sporty at all.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:49 PM   #12
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My first car was a 1998 red honda civic. My dad got it new, and then gave it to my big sister in 2005, my sister got into like 4 different car wrecks with it, and it was dented like crazy, and then my dad gave me the car. It was terrible, but it was a good first car, as I wasn't too concerned about getting door dings, scratches...etc
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:55 PM   #13
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My first car was a '74 Malibu Classic 4dr, complete with peeling vinyl top. Other than the fact that it had a 350 in it, not much to say about the car, except that it was a good first car.
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:23 PM   #14
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Errrrrrrr the best part it had GT in the name. The bad part was it was a Vega. No
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