Purchasing a car is always exciting. With the wrong car the excitement can quickly fade, but when you end up with the right car, the joys of getting behind the wheel can extend far down the road. We want to hear about the car you didn’t have high hopes for, yet now couldn’t see a garage without.
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You might be attracted to a car because of a performance variant, but end up “settling” for the trim or version more in their budget. But with so many choices out there, sometimes people overlook great option packs without realizing it. Those who choose wisely can often feel like they’re settling by not getting the Hellcat Challenger, only to find that the more attainable Scat Pack is actually a whole lot more fantastic than anticipated.
So let’s hear it. What was the car you didn’t expect much out of, but ended up being way better than you’d imagined?