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I sold a 1990 Corvette last year. That was probably a mistake, in your situation I don’t know, what do you think about selling your RS? A Corvette is easy to replace, the RS not so much.
It was a fun car for sure and i miss it and by the time i would want another one it will probably be hard to get, but it seemed like a waste to let it sit
 

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Sold my 3K mile perfect 2017 NB RS a few years ago so I could get back into another GT500. Had my 2013 GT500 for 2 years then sold it recently and picked up a nice 2018 RS last month. Happy to be back in another RS and will not be selling this one. Nice GT500's I can find easily but when there are only 7 or 8 2018 RS cars in the country for sale it makes it quite difficult to find the right one. I have owned so many faster cars in my life than the RS but for reasons unknown....:ROFLMAO:....I just enjoy driving the sheet out of these little bastards.
 

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I have my MY18 RS since Aug 2018, paid it off in mid 2020 (even though I could have bought it cash).

Same as my last Evo that I was not planning to get rid of (The Freightliner who rear-ended me made that decision for me).

No plans of getting rid of my RS, getting another car.... Audi RS3.
 

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Sold my 3K mile perfect 2017 NB RS a few years ago so I could get back into another GT500. Had my 2013 GT500 for 2 years then sold it recently and picked up a nice 2018 RS last month. Happy to be back in another RS and will not be selling this one. Nice GT500's I can find easily but when there are only 7 or 8 2018 RS cars in the country for sale it makes it quite difficult to find the right one. I have owned so many faster cars in my life than the RS but for reasons unknown....:ROFLMAO:....I just enjoy driving the sheet out of these little bastards.
Well said.
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Sold my 3K mile perfect 2017 NB RS a few years ago so I could get back into another GT500. Had my 2013 GT500 for 2 years then sold it recently and picked up a nice 2018 RS last month. Happy to be back in another RS and will not be selling this one. Nice GT500's I can find easily but when there are only 7 or 8 2018 RS cars in the country for sale it makes it quite difficult to find the right one. I have owned so many faster cars in my life than the RS but for reasons unknown....:ROFLMAO:....I just enjoy driving the sheet out of these little bastards.
Between an older gt500 and an RS i would 100% pick an rs
 

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Between an older gt500 and an RS i would 100% pick an rs
Was not an easy decision. The 13/14 GT500's are beasts and well sought after. I loved the supercharged 5.8 V8 engine in the car but it was a one trick pony....straight line performance. As far as I am concerned and have owned two 13/14 GT500's and two 17/18 Focus RS's the 13/14 GT500's will always be a more collectable performance car than the RS and hold a much higher value. Shelby is a Shelby and the Focus is a Ford. That said down the road in a few years will be looking to add a newer pre-owned 21/22 GT500 to my garage. But I had to score the RS first before they all have a million miles on them....lol. I have 2 other Focus rides that will be approaching 400K miles soon. Have just under 250K miles on my original brand new 2011 SES that my wife drives daily. I also own a 2011 SES manual that I bought in 2019 and it just turned 115K. These Foci cars last......
 

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I just have the mindset if i'm not going to use it i should get rid of it, I know some people just want to keep their cars and hardly drive them.
It is paid off, I love the car, but don't need to beat it up on daily commutes since I have another vehicle. It will see more miles this year, last year was just crazy with family emergencies and work, I just did not have the free time to play with it like I wanted to.
 

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I sold my RS when a 2nd kid came along and its the only car that I have ever regretted moving on from. I have since moved from Canada to Spain and will be buying a 2018 Stealth Grey next month as my daily. It does help to know what I want changed/upgraded this time around.
 

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Was not an easy decision. The 13/14 GT500's are beasts and well sought after. I loved the supercharged 5.8 V8 engine in the car but it was a one trick pony....straight line performance. As far as I am concerned and have owned two 13/14 GT500's and two 17/18 Focus RS's the 13/14 GT500's will always be a more collectable performance car than the RS and hold a much higher value. Shelby is a Shelby and the Focus is a Ford. That said down the road in a few years will be looking to add a newer pre-owned 21/22 GT500 to my garage. But I had to score the RS first before they all have a million miles on them....lol. I have 2 other Focus rides that will be approaching 400K miles soon. Have just under 250K miles on my original brand new 2011 SES that my wife drives daily. I also own a 2011 SES manual that I bought in 2019 and it just turned 115K. These Foci cars last......
I had a '14 Super Snake, and after dealing with Shelby American, I would never, ever own another car that they have anything to do with. The S197 is such a poorly built car, and once you start added gobs of power to it, it becomes almost undriveable. Thankfully I sold it for more than I paid (Currency fun). The RS is so much more fun to drive at a track or on the street (Though it does need a few things upgraded).
 

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I had a '14 Super Snake, and after dealing with Shelby American, I would never, ever own another car that they have anything to do with. The S197 is such a poorly built car, and once you start added gobs of power to it, it becomes almost undriveable. Thankfully I sold it for more than I paid (Currency fun). The RS is so much more fun to drive at a track or on the street (Though it does need a few things upgraded).
13/14 Super Snake was a huge waste of money. The 13/14 GT500's without a doubt are not track cars as are the Focus RS cars. I would not run any of these 2 cars at the track because they are not good competition. They both fail on the track but both are fun street cars and that is why I own/owned them not for wasting money on track cars that will never compete. Enjoy your RS at the track.
 

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Sold mine, replaced it with a Shelby GT350R which is also now sold. It's always on the list of cars that I want to buy, but I can't say I miss it. Awesome car, incredible daily, just stiff for passengers. I'll be getting a GR Corolla relatively soon and I'm excited to compare the two.

May buy another RS to drive until the Toyota shows up. Great car, but there are other great cars.
 

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I had my RS for almost 75,000 miles and loved it. My first car was an 85 escort pony, second one a 91 escort. I dreamed of the escort GTs / Cosworths of then so when I got the RS it was a dream fulfilled. That said I also dreamed of an M3 since 2002 and finally had the opportunity to get one, so that was one of the very few arguments that would pry my fingers off the RS. Plus, my... Ahem... Bits... Do not hurt all the time from the seats now.

I do miss it at times, but not enough to have not switched. I will always have a soft spot in my heart for the RS though!
 

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Sold mine about a month ago. 3 kids and the wife doesn’t drive stick so I needed a car that could fit the whole family as a backup in case hers has an issue. Really wanted a CT5BW but It couldn’t be the stick so I passed. Went with a M3 50 jahre that should be in next week. Hoping I love it. At least it checks all the family man boxes and should still be fun to drive. Like an adult sized RS
 
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Sold mine about a month ago. 3 kids and the wife doesn’t drive stick so I needed a car that could fit the whole family as a backup in case hers has an issue. Really wanted a CT5BW but It couldn’t be the stick so I passed. Went with a M3 50 jahre that should be in next week. Hoping I love it. At least it checks all the family man boxes and should still be fun to drive. Like an adult sized RS
Oh you will, don't worry. What spec did you go with? I got base + 6MT, IOMG, black full merino. Love the car
 
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