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Hi,

I am new registree. This seems like a great site.

My reason for registration is to benefit from some Lambo thoroughbred 'bull info' minus the bull so to speak.

I like useable (put on some mileage) performance cars hence my concern about getting involved with F-cars and their cost of running and depreciation if you do much more than 5k miles per annum.

Hence while I had a Countach poster on the wall I have inevitably considered a Porker Turbo a great practical choice. However they are great sports cars not great exotics and the new reliable world of 'Audi' based support and early reports on the new Lambo's has led me to consider the ultimate exotic in my view.

It is the Gallardo which catches my eye I think its lines are beatiful and more consistent than the new f430 and more assuring and less twitchy is my suspicion.

I have a number of Questions I would appreciate any comments from the bulls mouth especially G owners.

Can you genuinely use it weekends and a couple time during the week ie almost daily user?

what are the regular user headaches of an exotic like this ie. heard someone mention reverse parking etc.?

what are the running costs of a Gallardo like relative to say a porsche Turbo?

In the UK I saw an ad for gallardo's if ordered new could be secured 15% below list, not sure if this was EU sourced, if any one knows the most affordable way in to order a car? For Uk based person.

Thats loads and I appreciate any comment on any one of the Q's as this is a big one for me. I would love to do a Sant Agata collect sometime in the future with some guys from the board.

Thanks again for any views.
 

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Great responses

Thank you so much for both comments. I know I will have to watch the sleeping policeman etc..

If any of you are UK based where did you source/buy your car from and what is the current waiting list.

Any sellers of low milers on the board?
 
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