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Thread: 9 years soon and only 24,000 km

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    Z8 Novice Sylv_Z8's Avatar
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    Mar 2007

    9 years soon and only 24,000 km

    I will keep that car for for ever, but I drive it only once an a while on sunny week end in the summer time. Anybody like me here....

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    Beautiful garage!

    I've had my current one for 6 years and she's just done 16,000 miles. I bought her new, put every joyous mile on her doing really memorable drives, and photographed many of them here too. I've had many track day cars, but they all came and went, but my Z8 is the nicest open road sportster ever, and I will keep her forever.

    I drove an R8 earlier this year, what a stunning machine!
    Andrew Macpherson

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    Z8 Addict Scott Pettit's Avatar
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    I agree with Andrew-beautiful garage! I would like to see more of it both inside and out.
    Scott Pettit
    Silver / Black

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    Sport Button On - DSC Off Z8-NL's Avatar
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    Bought mine (first registered oct 2001) in March 2003 with 18k KM on the clock. It now has 36k on the clock after nearly 7 years so average of 2.5 k per annum (approx). Won't be more going forward, possibly even less with the other toys available.

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    Z8 Ate My Homework! Norcal's Avatar
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    Nov 2002
    It will be 9 years for me in a few more months. I can hardly believe it's been so long. People still ask if it is a new model. As I've mentioned over the years, because of it's uniquely classic styling, and the fact that there was no successor to render it "yesterdays model", it ages very well indeed. 9 years is a big chunk of life. When I got it my children were little, they're now hair was still dark, now silver, and not as much of it. Perhaps the Z8 will be my "Portrait of dorian grey". While it has aged some, not nearly as much as I! And the friendships I've made through the Z8, many now 8 years and running, are some of my closest and dearest. I am blessed to have it all.

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    Team Z8 RRZ8's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
    Same here; 2001 and 16.000 kilometers....

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    Team Z8 zed8's Avatar
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    Aug 2003
    Model year 2000, 26500 Kms so far

    AF77768 Topasblau / Schwarz

    PP installed
    Motorsport 20" style 101 wheels
    Eisenmann catback
    Supersprint headers
    CDV removed
    Quaife LSD
    3.64 gearing

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    Sport Button On - DSC Off jpklecker's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Model Year 2002 -- now up to 38,700 joyful miles.
    John Klecker - 2002 Topaz / Crema (61782)