Why is a car worth 35,000 pounds considered cheap in UK?

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Why is a car worth 35,000 pounds considered cheap in UK?

Postby Zack » Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:56 pm

I have wondered this.

I'm watching an episode of Top Gear and Jeremy is driving a Shelby GT500. He said it is worth 35,000 pounds which is "very cheap". How is 35,000 pounds, the equivalent of about $55,300 considered cheap??

To me that seems super expensive

25,000 pounds for what is essentially a Scion FR-S is almost $40,000 which is expensive to me when you can buy an FR-S in the U.S. for $25,000 well equipped.
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Re: Why is a car worth 35,000 pounds considered cheap in UK?

Postby Minidave » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:50 pm

Their price includes VAT of 19%, plus other road taxes......take those out and the car is "cheap" for what you get - awesome power and so on.....
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Re: Why is a car worth 35,000 pounds considered cheap in UK?

Postby s1- » Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:05 am

Compared to Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Aston Martin the Shelby GT500 is cheap.
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