I have owned my Crossfire Roadster Auto for eighteen months and have done 29 thousand miles in all sorts of road conditions I have found it to be problem free. Servicing costs are very reasonable and quick, average service every 12000 miles Time 45 minutes . On the first set of tyres I acheived 23000 miles and this car has been driven hard in the Uk & France. The braking & road handling I found to be excelent. I have never had a car that draws so much attention for its looks, Touring in France last year with 2 Tvrs and a Porch the Crossfire got all the attention and was never found wanting. This is one very happy Crossfire owner
I have only owned the Crossfire roadster auto for a couple of weeks. It certainly attracts a lot of attention and the majority of people say they have never seen one before but all think it looks great.
With the roof down the sound of the exhaust is music to the ears. The performance is very good across the range. The only down side is the size of the boot when the roof is down but I can live with that. I haven't pushed it through bends yet but the handling and the ride seem excellent.
My last car was a Mercedes so the switches are very familiar. Mine has sat nav which is incorporated in the radio and is very userfriendly. The seats are very comfortable with lots of adjustment.
All in all I am very pleased with the car and looking forward to some nice summer days.
Coming up to a company car change, I decided to take this puppy out for a weekend test drive. I have to say, it's a very brutal looking roadster, although on closer inspection the styling is very American.
First impressions were that, despite the 3.2 litres low end grunt was a touch disappointing, although once the revs raced up to midrange it really, really took off.
The cabin is on first impression, plush and stylish, but again after a while its very apparent that its all smoke, mirrors and plastic.
The roof was pretty problematic. After a battle with the impossible release catch, the roof still refused to go down. It defeated the best efforts of friends and colleagues. In fact I'm not convinced that the electric roof button does anything but bleep at you.
The rear visability is near zero and once you push the speed, a very feminine little spoiler appears and blocks your rear view completely. Still it was great fun making it go up and down, for a while.
Maybe the most depressing thing about this car is the cost of driving it. I received the car with a half tank of fuel. After a 20 mile round trip to Gosport and and a round trip to London, say 150 miles. Not only was the half tank gone, but also an additional 40 quid.
I think that folk will love the car for its unique and distinctive styling and its outright oomph, or hate it for its unique styling and its ability to drink petrol.
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Amazing car, once driven, never forgotton, forget all the pretenders like BMW Z4 and Mercedes SLK, they will never have the passion of a Porsche
I love this car! Handling is great, its fun to drive and even reasonably practical!