First car?

i am getting my drivers license in 6 months and dont know what to get for my first car
my father is saving money for a car for me
so far he 2-3 grand and 6 months from now probably 4 grand
so i ask what should i get, i want a truck, yet at the same time i want a car :/

and what was your first car

here is a few facts about the ssc tuatara
tuatara2 - first car?


0-60 mph: 2.50 seconds
0-100 mph: -
0-200 mph: -
1/4 mile: 9.75 seconds at 144 mph
Top Speed (Tested): -
Top Speed (Projected): 276 mph
Skidpad: 1.05g
0-100mph-0: 11.25 seconds
0-200mph-0: -
60mph-0 (braking): 103 feet

Engine Specs

Type: SSC Designed Billet Aluminum V8 Block
Displacement: 423.6
Bore x Stroke: -
Compression Ratio: 8.625:1
Horsepower: 1350 bhp @ 6800 rpm
Torque: 1042 ft-lbs @ 6800 rpm
Redline: 9200 rpm
Fuel Injection: Electronic Sequential Port
Weight: 428 lbs.
Oil: SAE 5W/30 Fully Synthetic Racing
Induction System: Sequential, multi-port fuel injection, Twin Turbo Chargers. Dual-Water to Air Intercoolers.
Fuel: Premium Unleaded - 91 Pump Octane
Chassis & Body

Layout: Mid-Engine/Rear Drive
Body/Frame: Carbon Fiber/Carbon Fiber/Aluminum Crash Structures
Brakes: Front: 15.0" Vented Slotted Carbon Ceramic Discs/8-Piston Caliper.
Rear: 15.0" Vented Slotted Carbon Ceramic Discs/6-Piston Caliper.
Wheels: One-Piece Carbon Fiber (Carbon Revolution) 19x9-1/2" Front, 20x13" Rear
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport PS2
Front: 235 35 (YR)19.
Rear: 335 30 (YR)20.
Steering: Rack and Pinion, Variable Electric Assist
Turns, Lock to Lock: 2.5
Turning Circle: 41.6 ft.
Suspension: Front & Rear: Unequal Length Upper and Lower A-Arms, Coil Over Springs, Remote Reservoir-Adjustable Penske Coil-Over Shocks, Cab Controlled Air Lift, Anti-Roll Bar.
Standard Equipment

Includes: Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Mirrors, Tilt-Steering, Cab-Controlled Front Air Lift, 10 Speaker Premium Audio, CD/DVD System w/ 7.5" DVD Screen, Full Time Rearview Camera, Navigation
Instrumentation: 300 mph Speedometer, 10,000 rpm Tachometer, Sequential Shift Lights, Horsepower Gauge, Oil Pressure, Water Temperature, Fuel Level, Voltage
General Data

Dry Weight: 2,750 lbs.
Weight to Horsepower Ratio: 2.0 lbs/hp - New Production Car Record!
Weight Distribution F/R: Front: 44%
Rear: 56%
Wheel Base: 105.0"
Length: 174.4"
Width: 78.4"
Height: 43.0"
Ground Clearance: 4.0"

Seating Capacity: 2 Custom SSC Seats
Headroom: 38.5"
Seat Width: 2 x 19"
Leg Room: 47.0"
Seat Back Adjustment: 25o
Seat Travel: 6.0"
Tuatara Dynamics

Coefficient of Drag (Cd): 0.328
Frontal Area: 18.0 sq. ft.
Belly Pan: Complete flat belly pan with rear Venturi tunnels.
Warranty Information

Basic Warranty: 2 Year / 24,000 Miles
Powertrain: 2 Year / 24,000 Miles
Rust-Through: N/A

and what was your first car?

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  • 2

    this will be my first car
    donating your car

  • 2

    small cars 01

    • Omen
    • November 7, 2011, 9:11 am
  • 1

    my first car was a acura legend 1990 piece of crap, but now I drive a chevy impala 2001 and I love it but if you want to save some money get a 4 cylinder car.

    for some reason i really want a 96 or 97 subaru impreza wrx sti
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 8:46 am
    Imprezas are nice one of my buddies just got a 2009 model and it is freakin sweet!
    - skyheat77 November 7, 2011, 10:25 pm
  • 1

    ooo i have a lancer LOL 2007 :D

    lucky bastard
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 9:20 am
    excuse me!
    its a lousy car where i come from..
    it only costed me about 7000 us dollars
    i got it used
    and pleaaaaaaaaaaase dun say that word (A)
    - MissRandom November 7, 2011, 9:47 am
    i sry *hides in a dark corner*
    but i would kill for a 07 lancer and oh yes only 7000 grand thats chump change to some of us
    and btw i wipe my ass with Benjamins
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 9:50 am
    lol i duno the least about cars..
    so m guessing you mean you are filthy rich.. not sure
    basically.. we are not so rich.. so my parents got me this car so i can go and come to college :D
    "i sry *hides in a dark corner*" made me smile :)
    - MissRandom November 7, 2011, 9:53 am
    no i am not filthy rich ha i wish i was filthy rich but i was being sarcastic
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 1:45 pm
    aaww sorry if i offended you though :)
    who doesn't wish they were filthy rich :D
    - MissRandom November 7, 2011, 3:57 pm
    you didnt offend me, but apology accepted haha, and i dont want to be filthy rich i want to have enough money so that i can have a decent house, car, support a wife and children, and have enough so that i can go on vacations
    - kermit6427 November 9, 2011, 2:19 pm
    hope that comes true :)
    - MissRandom November 9, 2011, 2:20 pm
  • 1

    dude im 18 and im on my 3rd car idk what that says about my luck...but each time they get better at least haha...
    1st:1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
    2nd:1997 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L (shit on gas but cool as fuck)
    3rd:2006 Ford Mustang

    • Stags70
    • November 7, 2011, 9:47 am
    haha i want a dodge ram so i can haul around my quad, and who cares when it has a 30 gallon tank that you can cruise around on for a week on it, granite it costs 100 bucks to fill but still
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 9:52 am
    dude it was my favorite vehicle i liked it more than my current car i still cared about the gas because it only got 8 highway and 5 city....fucking best vehicle ive owned and really practical i want one again :'(
    - Stags70 November 7, 2011, 9:54 am
    my father has a 95 ram with the v8 magnum and the extended bed which is what i want
    and just imagine the gas milage of the SSC tuatara
    - kermit6427 November 7, 2011, 1:46 pm
    ...idc what it is... its worth it for that thing haha
    - Stags70 November 8, 2011, 1:05 am
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