Let's take a look at contestant #1. A 2004 Volvo V70R with 103,000 miles.
While it seems the owner couldn't be bothered to wash the car before listing it, this rare V70R still presents a tantalizing proposition of lust inducing attributes. A 300hp 5 cylinder turbo wagon with active 3-mode adjustable suspension and the most comfortable seats in the world? Sounds good to me. However, the owner did not think this was enough to whet his vehicular whistle. Inside this bastion of swedish speed you will find a full aftermarket IPD turboback exhaust, intake, and turbo control valve, which should serve to wake the car up a bit. Besides that you will find "professionally painted" 18" Pegasus wheels, and a slightly worn
beige "gobi" interior. While the tints, aftermarket exhaust, and blacked out wheels scream "Look! I'm fast!" the auto-tragic transmission probably has a different point of view on that issue. For $8400, is this wagon worth its weight in moose fur?
And behind door number two we have this lovely 2005 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT
With 89,000 miles, this is a two owner car, with the second owner buying it as a CPO vehicle after a 60,000 mile lease by the first. As you may have guessed by the peekaboo of the front mount intercooler, this car is not stock. The owner has gone Stage 3, which means an uprated turbo (18g) downpipe, injectors, fuel pump, and an electronic boost controller. This should allow the legacy to rip off 0-60 times in mid 4 second range. Also, as another added bonus, the seller claims with the current tune, the car gets 29mpg on the highway. It's basically a 300whp Prius! Plus Oppo points for manual, minus points for not being a wagon. But for $9,200 is this sleeper worth its weight?