Angelo's Top Five Buys for Fun and Affordable Cars

By: Unique Cars magazine staff

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We asked our resident car nuts to nominate five fun but affordable cars that you'd never lose your shirt on. Here's Angelo's top five...

 

ANGELO LOUPETIS' TOP FIVE BUYS:

1. FALCON BA/BF XR6 TURBO
Price range - $6000 - $25,000

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Brilliant power for their age and still a great-looking local shape. Find one now before they're all crashed and stolen.

- Top ten Fords: Falcon XR6 Turbo

 

2. NISSAN PULSAR ET TURBO
Price range - $4000 - $10,000

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80s Japanese cars are known for their reliability. But when was the last time you saw one of these intact?

- Nissan Pulsar/Holden Astra review

 

3. 1960/61 FORD SUNLINER
Price range - $20,000 - $60,000

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Want an iconic US droptop that is rarely seen in Australia? You can't go past one of these "Jets on Wheels"

- Ford Thunderbird SR 1962-63 review

 

4. HOLDEN CALIBRA TURBO 4X4
Price range - $7000 - $15,000

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A car that in my opinion has aged gracefully. Get your hands on an AWD and have the only one at your next car gathering.

 

5. MG ZT-T
Price range - $5000 - $15,000

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A great-looking wagon that would be the ideal city runabout. If you can triple your budget, track down a ZT-T 260 which was powered by the Mustang's 4.6L V8 and sent drive to the rear wheels instead!

- The re-rebirth of MG

 

More top five picks from our team:

- Andy Enright 
- David Morley
- John Wright
- Uncle Phil
- Guy Allen
- Cliff Chambers

Tell us what your top five choices would be: uniquecars@bauertrader.com.au

 

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