At $9,500, is this 2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE a good deal?

Good Price or No Dice 2003 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi

today Good price or no dice Pontiac is named after the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah’s revered location for speed. The car is allegedly loaded, but let’s see if it price stings Like Salt on the wound.

There is a legend that in the 18th century, a law was enacted in Maine that said that crayfish could not be fed to prisoners more than twice a week. So it would be considered inhumane treatment. This somewhat baffling Considerable story What a rare and expensive delicacy is considered by today’s large decapods.

Due to its European specifications, 1992 Mercedes-Benz 300 EC We looked at it yesterday relatively rare, and according to some of you, rather expensive. As it may be common She returns to her home market, and here, the cloth upholstery and the four-speed manual make the car a little unusual which I obviouslyThis prompted the seller to set a large asking price of $13,000 to sell it. Very few of you were willing to look at it, though, and the Benz was pounded 72 percent without losing a dice.

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Of course, not all vintage cars are rare. wConsidering that the model name has been around since 1957, you wouldn’t expect the Pontiac Bonneville to be a particularly rare model of the car at all. I bet, however, that these days The only people who provide The model no consideration whatsoever are those who currently own one. With it discontinued after the 2005 model year, and after Pontiac itself fell into the pipes a few years later, it’s safe to say that these owners could be considered a special breed.

If anyone wants to join that group of daring and brave Bonneville boosters, this is 2003 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi Sounds like an excellent way to get into the club.

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Bonneville descends from the 10th and final generation of the model and was built on General Motors’ G platform that was shared at the time with the likes of the Olds Aurora (dead), Cadillac Seville (also dead), and Buick Riviera (door)a nail Spoiled child). According to the announcement, the car comes with a Each option box is checked and therefore offers great features such as a head-up display, a Monsoon sound system and a moon roof.

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Since this is also the best-in-class SSEi model, it is also It comes with a supercharged version of the 3.8L L67 V6. At Bonneville, that made 240 horsepower and perhaps most importantly 280 lb-ft of torque. This is mated to the standard four-speed automatic transmission that sends the pony to the front wheels.

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Nearly 20 years ago, those front wheels just towed the car Just 62000 miles. This is peanuts and the car appears to be in almost new condition as a result. The Galaxy Silver paint still appears to be kept, like the chrome in the factory alloys and the plastic lenses on the headlights.

The heavy shade on the windows probably helped the interior materials avoid time and sun, although it must be noted that the plastic GM was using at this age wasn’t the best it could have been. Also, the interior of the Pontiac can be considered understated and refined for modern tastes. If you agree to it, Then More power to you. Speaking of power, just about everything at Bonneville, from the windows to the locks to the climate control, is all powered or automatically operated..

The ad claims for a new battery and shows all the original evidence, but it doesn’t give us the title status of the car. That’s because it’s inexplicably posted under Craigslist’s General For Sale category rather than the more comprehensive category of cars and trucks. We can work with that because everything in the ad says the car has a clear title. It’s also $9,500, and you now have to comment and vote on whether you think that’s an adequate amount for the car while it’s sitting.

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What do you think, is $9500 a fair price for this seemingly underused Bonneville? Or, low miles or not, is that just asking too much For the dying brand deceasedR Model named after a long-Dead Sea?

It’s your decision!

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