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Old 23-02-2011, 07:07 PM
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So then what did you try / buy and why? I've a hankering for a RR sport one day, but not sure about the image or reliability.

Some of you may have spotted I sold my car at the weekend after never getting round to doing an advert. Having had it for over 6 years it had become part of the family... like our dog. As the pooch grew I used the car less right to point I bought a 5 series touring where I drove the coupe hardly ever. 12 months on that wasn't going to change so the coupe has gone. Sad I know.

Anyway - I'm sure we have loads of ex owners looking in and some that bought another - so tell us about your other cars?

This is probably in the wrong forum but hey I'm allowed
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Old 23-02-2011, 08:24 PM
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Looked at the rr sport myself but a bit small for me I've been in a supercharged and a tdv8 and they go well my mate works in Landrover development and he has his own tuning company if you buy one and need a tweek
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Old 23-02-2011, 08:36 PM
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Not driven one yet. Are they less roomy than my 5?
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Old 23-02-2011, 09:05 PM
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Hmmmm I went to a 306 gti. That lasted about 3 months after costing me more to keep it on the road in 2 months than I spent buying it. Can't remember what I went to after that. Strange car that, I think it was actually better than the MC if you were driving it hard. If you were not (so 90% of the time) it was horrible though and unreliable.

I do sometimes miss the MC, not sure if I'd buy another now though, modern cars are improving at such a rate that once you get used to a newer performance car its hard to go back.......

I do have a random hankering for an E36 M3 evo... but I know its going to be a rust bucket and probably cost me a fortune to keep.

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Old 23-02-2011, 09:11 PM
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1M Coupe for me

June delivery.

Mordern day equivalent in my eyes - got the pace, got the rareity, hell its even got a face only its mother could love - just my cup of tea.

Can't decide whether to put BMW 23M on it though?
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Old 23-02-2011, 09:38 PM
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Ooh exciTING
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Congrats on the sale.
Cheers. Wouldnt say im over the moon but if a car doesnt fit your life any longer theres little you can do.
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Old 23-02-2011, 09:55 PM
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I sold mine late last year and moved onto a 911. Similar engine performance but the 911 handles better.

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I do miss the straight six sound and the quirky looks of the z3mcoupe.
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I also seriously looked at a 911.

But for me the 1M is more or less the same size with exactly the same performance/economy as a new 997 C2 but its £28,000 cheaper. Now, I know all about brand snobbery but for £28,000 you can keep it!!

The final clincher for me is that I also want to use this car for work to visit clients and I don't think 2011 is the right year to rock up in 911!

One day I'll have a 911, but I'll wait until I can get a GT3 as a garage queen.
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Not driven one yet. Are they less roomy than my 5?
Hard to describe. Like an e46 in the front a 5 series in the back and a surprisingly big boot

Ps I know what you mean about the dog i work away during the week, my lock ups miles from home and I'm getting another dog I love the coupe but it never gets used.

And with me my dog ends up being a big part of my life . I could put the dog in the rear of the mc but it's such a shame to spoil a mint car
That said if I was loaded I'd have both

I'm looking at the full fat head says diesel heart says supercharged
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