You graduated. Then you tackled (or are tackling) the bar. After a few months of spinning your wheels, you even found a job. Now, your transmission is going out and you suddenly find yourself in an unfamiliar place, with the desire, and more importantly, the means to get a new(ish) car.
That's right. No more disposable $200 Nissan Pulsars (it was a rough time in my life).
Here are your top choices, based on a completely arbitrary set of criteria. These are all used, under $35,000, and the twin considerations of luxury and performance are key. Prestige is also. After all, Pulsars won't fit in at the firm, right?