Originally Posted by Gramas
Mk2 golf gti was my 1st motor and boy did the insurance hit me in the pocket at 18 yr old, all my pals had nova gte & Saxos but I wanted to be different! Moved onto the vectra gsi and what a lovely car to drive , 23yr old with 2.5v6 beneath your foot
To be fair, I paid £950 at 18 in about 1997 for a red top 16v Astra gte.
Now it would be twice that much just for a 1.0 Saxo.
Despite it feeling a lot back then, kids pay more now and are just unable to get anything quick until over 21