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      09-18-2020, 08:22 PM   #13
imyb
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Originally Posted by James_G0530d View Post
6.3 seconds to 100kph (60mph) is not band for an "economic driving" setup, and the 30d can still do 160kph comfortably.

Here in Australia, the 50d demands an additional $20k (AUD) and to be frank I dont thing that's worth 1s in acceleration performance (is that HUGE?), nor the extra premium I'd be paying in fuel AND Insurance every year.

It will be interesting to see what happens to re-sale value now for the 50d, discontinued lines usually don't favour resale values.
If you don't regularly drive a 50D you won't know why it's so much better than the 30D and justifies the extra spend, it isn't all about the 0-60
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