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The real deal?

3 months ago

Writer:

Henry Catchpole | Journalist

Date:

30 June 2022

They really should have charged another £3000. Anyone happy to lay down the requisite £552,000 (once you’ve added VAT at 20 per cent) surely wouldn’t have quibbled at the extra three grand to make it a trio of tobacco-inspired fives. At least that way the price of the new Prodrive P25 would have raised a few wry chuckles amongst the general consternation. 

Because even if your money folds rather than jiggle jiggles, over half a million quid is a lot. A hell of a lot. And while the question of price crops up with every restomod, there’s something particularly spicy about the idea of dropping half-a-mil on an Impreza. A Porsche 911, a Jaguar E-type, a BMW M3, even a Volvo P1800 – all seem easier to swallow when set next to a Subaru.

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