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Old Apr 28th 2007, 12:18 pm
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Right, some general advice sought please

I need to get hold of a new motor soon as the wife is going take my motor.

She currently has a company car a 2006 merc c class (C180), which as she may be leaving work soon, they said they will sell her the car. We estimate that this will rush us around 85,000AED

So i can either take the merc (its white and for me white cars are just wrong) or i can get an equivalent. 85-100k

Stipulations:

2 years old max
low mileage
4 doors (not too happy about that clause, so we can negotiate on that one!)
obviously it needs rear seats so a 2 seater TT/Boxter etc is out

Really want an M3 convertable but i need to double the budget for that
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Old Apr 28th 2007, 12:43 pm
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Originally Posted by arbroath_abroad View Post
Right, some general advice sought please

I need to get hold of a new motor soon as the wife is going take my motor.

She currently has a company car a 2006 merc c class (C180), which as she may be leaving work soon, they said they will sell her the car. We estimate that this will rush us around 85,000AED

So i can either take the merc (its white and for me white cars are just wrong) or i can get an equivalent. 85-100k

Stipulations:

2 years old max
low mileage
4 doors (not too happy about that clause, so we can negotiate on that one!)
obviously it needs rear seats so a 2 seater TT/Boxter etc is out

Really want an M3 convertable but i need to double the budget for that
I think you should get something a bit stockier under the circumstances if you know what I mean
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Old Apr 28th 2007, 12:47 pm
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I think you should get something a bit stockier under the circumstances if you know what I mean

thats why she is taking the 4x4
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No idea sorry but just a thought in other countries do they still call it mileage or kiloage ????

Or maybe meterage

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No idea sorry but just a thought in other countries do they still call it mileage or kiloage ????

Or maybe meterage

kilometerage i suppose
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What are those dodge chargers like??? if Miss E was here she would force you to get a Stanger, MM would say an Aston (not enough money), I would probably go for an Audi (not sure how expensive they are) or a Chevvy Lumina SS.

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What are those dodge chargers like??? if Miss E was here she would force you to get a Stanger, MM would say an Aston (not enough money), I would probably go for an Audi (not sure how expensive they are) or a Chevvy Lumina SS.

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sorry another stipulation

NOT an american car as they are really just crap (in my humble opinion obviously)

Audi would be nice, but i would want an Rs4 (again out of budget)

whats a stanger??

Aston, very good, ill have 2
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My DD wants an H3 - if thats not bad enough - in YELLOW
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My DD wants an H3 - if thats not bad enough - in YELLOW
H3 = womans

H2 = man

personally i dont like hummers at all, i actually test drove an H2 a while ago and hated it
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sorry another stipulation

NOT an american car as they are really just crap (in my humble opinion obviously)

Audi would be nice, but i would want an Rs4 (again out of budget)

whats a stanger??

Aston, very good, ill have 2
a stanger I am reliably informed from the irish one is a Mustang. Got for an audi they are doing some good deals at the moment on their new stuff.
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Nahh me neither think a Nissan Patrol is the best bet for me then I could race the rest of them up the Al Ain road
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Bentley contential GT would be my choice!!
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sorry another stipulation

NOT an american car as they are really just crap (in my humble opinion obviously)
There is a man who talks sense!!

For that budget you're going to struggle to get anything you really want. Maybe a 2 year old Evo?? That might be more than 100k though.

A 4 door Golf Gti you can pick up for about Dh80,000, with an A3 3.2 V6 going for a little bit more.
 
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What are those dodge chargers like??? if Miss E was here she would force you to get a Stanger, MM would say an Aston (not enough money), I would probably go for an Audi (not sure how expensive they are) or a Chevvy Lumina SS.

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Dodge Charger .. how dare you swear like that!!! A cheap immitation of the Mustang.

Seen a very sexy dark grey Ferrari today .. now that's the car to go for .. who cares if it only has two seats!
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