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hey everyone.


a little background to get started..


I am finishing up a lemon law buy back on my 2012 Camaro Convertible 2SS/RS.


sadly the car was designed with a serious defect in the top operation, GM has been buying them back left and right for 3 years because they cannot seem to correct the issue.


I loved the car, truly a blast to drive, but 4 tops in 3 years and less than 25,000 miles and I'm done.


I have been a GM customer for 30 years, having a dozen of various GM products from Trucks, to Caddy's, Pontiacs, Chevy's.


However the last two I have owned a 2010 Avalanche and the 2012 Camaro have both been bought back, the Avalanche had a horrible electronics issue and I agreed to a buy back and swap into the Camaro. The Camaro as stated had it's issues.


This time I decided to cash out, GM agreed to reimburse me 100% for all expenses related to the Camaro, registration, tires, brakes, and full 100% repayment of the price of the vehicle (including all interest paid on a 4 year loan) minus $2,000 in depreciation which is calculated based on the mileage the car had at my first dealer trip reporting the problem.


I am glad GM stepped up and took care of me, the car is being returned to them this weekend.


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Currently I own 2 Toyota products, a 1995 4Runner I bought a few years back for off-road fun, it has been a good vehicle for having 240,000 miles, I recently completely rebuilt the motor and heads, was very please that the cost was minimal and only took me 6 weekends of my time to complete.


My wife owns a 2007 Camry Hybrid as well, 80,000 trouble free miles on it, it has never seen a dealer for anything other than oil changes.


That being the case I have decided to turn to Lexus, I have never in the past because I am not a fan of sedans I prefer sport cars or sport coupes.


I loved the RC when I saw it at the Los Angeles auto show 2 years ago, and even told my wife that if I ever dumped the Camaro I would get the RC, at the time they had a convertible on display, sadly they nixed the roadster.. because it is my vehicle of choice.




So as it stands after this weekend I will be in the market for a new vehicle.


I have searched up and down the local dealers for a fully equipped RC350 F-Sport and have a test drive scheduled for Friday night.


As much as I would like to get an RC-F, I personally will not spend $70,000 on a car. $50,000 is a bit above my general rule of thumb, but since GM is handing me a lump sum check for ~$51,000 for the Camaro, I can get what I want free and clear without any payments.


So I guess we are to become a 3 Toyota car family shortly..




now for the good stuff:


lets hear some input on power adders, exhaust, tunes, and any nifty little mods people have going on..


post up some pictures of your rides and tell me about them.
 

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Sorry for the late welcome and GM stepped up to the plate on that one. If you get the RC350 F-Sport all you'll have to add on is 20k give or take a bit for fees and tax.

Not a modder myself but I'm sure you'll find a lot of threads detailing what the other members have done.
 

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Good call on not getting the RC-F.

I couldn't justify it due to the fact I just rather have the M4 if i was to go that route, still a great vehicle for what it is IMO.
 

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You can't tell me what to do!



Sorry for the late welcome and GM stepped up to the plate on that one. If you get the RC350 F-Sport all you'll have to add on is 20k give or take a bit for fees and tax.

Not a modder myself but I'm sure you'll find a lot of threads detailing what the other members have done.


not sure I get you? $20,000 for fees and taxes? no RC350 F-sport out the door is ~$59,000 with fees and taxes included.


MSRP on the one I am looking @ is $54,854, and I sure as **** won't be paying MSRP.


Invoice on that car is ~$48,900, so there is $5,000 in wiggle room and I am walking into the dealership with cash so if they aren't interested in dealing, I will go elsewhere.


I've never paid MSRP and I don't plan on starting now.
 
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