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kevinpayneuk said:
Rob, It looks very nice indeed. Is this the first one you have owned?

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Yup! I know Kurt Ramsden very well, and have been looking on and off for a couple of years. Drove Kurt's a while back.

I've had a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 1 for nearly 7 years (it was featured on Top Gear about 4 years ago - Tiff LOVED it!). 305bhp, 300ft/lb torque in only 1270kg so it fair shifted.

http://www.lancerregister.com/reg_cardetails.php?carid=222

It was a good bit quicker than the M5 - certainly up tp 80mph or so - and the mid range power was incredible.

BUT - and it's a BIG but, I'm really enjoying the M5's instant throttle response and RWD. It's also much less frantic than the Evo if you know what I mean.

The Evo was great when you were in the mood, but a bit of a pain in the @rse when you weren't!! Having said that, the new owner collected it yesterday and I have never been so sad watching an old car being driven off..............
 
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