Aaron Cassie with his father Grant Cassie battle it out over which car is better.
Aaron Cassie with his father Grant Cassie battle it out over which car is better. Tim Jarrett

RX-7 or Ford Focus - which would you choose?

DEBATE raged over who had the better car as a father son team went head to head.

Aaron Cassie and Grant Cassie were comparing their rides at Grafton Vintage Motor Vehicle Club's annual Motorfest.

Aaron certainly believed his favourite, the classic Ford Focus would beat his father's Bumblebee RX-8 for speed and style.

"Yeah it has got the stage three tune, turbo, Durotech Volvo 5-cylinder. I think it would haul it in pretty quick." said Aaron Cassie.

"It also has more stance I reckon and is a bit fatter than the other."

His father was having none of it, convinced it was the bright yellow special which would be taking home the glory.

"The bumblebee would easily beat a high performing car but when you are looking at a legendary RX-8 engine I doubt anything would haul it in. And Wikipedia tells me the same thing," Grant Cassie said.

"I am glad my son has a lot of confidence in his car but I have been around a lot longer as have people in my age group and we have a better idea."

And as to which car was better to go and get the shopping in, Aaron was sure it was he Focus.

"You get there a little bit quicker in mine and its a little bit cheaper on the fuel bill too."



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