I have heard plenty of comments about the Calibras' steering capacity and it certainly feels quite loose. I'm encountering power steering problems when I turn to the right (its really tight, then whips around) and the car is cold (but ONLY when it is cold). No one can seem to fix it... apparently the steering does not recognise that I am turning until a certain point.
Recently I have problems with it not starting at random occasions. This was due to a faulty fuel relay switch.
I have heard the Calibra has problems with rear internal tyre wear and this is because of its older commodore rear suspension. If you are going to lower them, you need to invest in a camber kit otherwise the wear is chronic.
I love this car. Not particularily fast off the mark, but it has some serious punch at higher revs. The Calibra was built for the Autobahn and is particularily nimble at the higher speeds. This car does what I want it too- the body styling (sleek coupe) turns heads and its the fastest 4cyl I have driven in a long time- I only paid 6,000 for her which I consider an absolute bargain.
My primary gripe is that she is a bit heavy, boot and bonnet, the doors especially are hard to open as you sit so low in the car.
For a 1993 model it has some serious fruit including full electrics, fog lights, sunroof, air con, motion sensor alarm, dead locking, heated wing mirrors and power steering.
Favourite feature is its rarity- not many around at all.
Not so favourite feature is its rarity, a body kit will (although look really really hot) cos me 3,000 that's not including fitting or painting.