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Guys, Thanks so much to many of you on your informative responses to my original post regarding the possible percentage of coupes that are presently in "new" condition, i.e. with little or no miles. Shadofax, did indeed, graciously clarify for me that "new" in his list referred to original ownership, and not to present condition. I felt all along that was probably the case. Since some of you have assumed that I posed the question simply because of financial or investment motives, let me hasten to say that is not the case. My GXP Coupe was purchased new, always garaged, and has a bit more than 3K on the odometer. I love caring for it just like you do and driving it occasionally is a sheer joy! I simply like to keep mine in "show room" condition and hope to share it with others at car shows in the future. Shadofax is absolutely correct in his last post under the original topic when he suggests---where else could we own and enjoy something so much and then recoup much of the original expense when/if we finally decide to sell? You may have no interest whatsoever in my original question and that's perfectly fine---BUT as for me, purely as a matter of curiosity, I would really like to know the present mileage on the coupes in Shadofax's great list. Thanks again and very best wishes to all, Gary
 

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0847 - 15,000 ;)
 

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I believe my old coupe had 3300 when I sold it, but only 1000 or less on the V8.

And my interpretation of "new" is a car that has never been titled. Purchased and titled, but not registered or driven, is still a used car IMHO.
 

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Since some of you have assumed that I posed the question simply because of financial or investment motives, let me hasten to say that is not the case.
...and there's nothing wrong with that if that WAS your intention. A lot of us ARE keeping our coupes for investment purposes. Mine has already proved itself to be an investment: In an earlier thread, I explained how a normal trip for an oil change netted me a $40k offer for my coupe, (which I paid $25k for brand new only a few years ago.) So, ignore the naysayers. They're cute when they pound their fists...provides me MUCHO entertainment!
 

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Guys, Thanks so much to many of you on your informative responses to my original post regarding the possible percentage of coupes that are presently in "new" condition, i.e. with little or no miles. Shadofax, did indeed, graciously clarify for me that "new" in his list referred to original ownership, and not to present condition. I felt all along that was probably the case. Since some of you have assumed that I posed the question simply because of financial or investment motives, let me hasten to say that is not the case. My GXP Coupe was purchased new, always garaged, and has a bit more than 3K on the odometer. I love caring for it just like you do and driving it occasionally is a sheer joy! I simply like to keep mine in "show room" condition and hope to share it with others at car shows in the future. Shadofax is absolutely correct in his last post under the original topic when he suggests---where else could we own and enjoy something so much and then recoup much of the original expense when/if we finally decide to sell? You may have no interest whatsoever in my original question and that's perfectly fine---BUT as for me, purely as a matter of curiosity, I would really like to know the present mileage on the coupes in Shadofax's great list. Thanks again and very best wishes to all, Gary
Hi Gary, you'll find quite a few with "low" miles (what that means is subject to each person's viewpoint). We're a little higher than you at just under 5400 miles. But if you assume most daily driven cars see in the 10-12k annual range, then average miles should be around 44k at this point. I'd say anything under 20k is low miles, and anything under 10k very low miles.

Then there's LarryJones, who I think is pushing 1200 and some change.

If you're going to be on the forum, I'd suggest using the signature feature so you can add your car details (including mileage which I update every so often), as well as an avatar pic, wish more people used the signature feature.
 

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I believe my old coupe had 3300 when I sold it, but only 1000 or less on the V8.

And my interpretation of "new" is a car that has never been titled. Purchased and titled, but not registered or driven, is still a used car IMHO.
Having worked as an auto broker in a former life, your definition of new is basically true. It's a new car if the dealer received it from the factory and had not sold and titled it (though it will still end up with some miles on it while the dealer has it).

But the thread poster was trying to get clarity on what "new" meant in our Coupe listing here. I think a few actually state "purchased new", and that is the intent of the list, are you the original 1st owner from the dealer or did you buy used, nothing more to it. And of course any original new owner now owns a used vehicle. :thumbs:
 

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Both my 09's have between 1 and 2 thousand miles. I tend to buy vehicles without putting many miles on them. This is because I can't afford to register and carry full insurance on them. The Typhoon has less then 4000 miles on it and the Sierra 10,000 miles. I am sure the Sierra will get much more use, when I pull the trigger on the E-Force supercharger. The TA tends to get used more, since it is registered and has about 12,000 miles. The Aztec has almost 100,000 miles and the Grand Prix 34,000. The older vehicles have about 80,000 miles. Almost forgot the Honda has 12,000 miles and refuses to start, I need to work on it, but it may have to wait till after I install the huffer on the truck.

LJ
 
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