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Old Nov 7th 2017, 8:59 am
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actually i enjoy the thrill of putting my foot down be it at the traffic lights or some w*nker trying to take me on in his yaris. And there are PLENTY of roads where you can kill a car - you just aren't a car person, and i guess you won't understand which is fair enough
I used to be a car person but then I just got bored with it all I guess
and of those PLENTY of roads out there, do tell where they are without any cameras?
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I used to be a car person but then I just got bored with it all I guess
and of those PLENTY of roads out there, do tell where they are without any cameras?
of course there are cameras, you just got be aware of where they. There are stretches of roads in between cameras as well. And the whole of the free zone (jafza) is camera free or at least where i am in the south.
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GAT i honestly just don't like the shape...the only porsche i actually like is the Panamera....but it's 4 door and fairly big in size.
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if it's actual performance you are after rather than a traffic light hot rod, why not try something out at a track day. Where you can really get to understand the car, bhp or 0-60 times for the common (wo)man mean nothing imo.
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hahaha

not to toot my own horn but having driven various other sport cars i am confident that I know how to handle a car like an M2 - otherwise, no point in getting something like that, if you aren't really going to be put it to good use

actually i enjoy the thrill of putting my foot down be it at the traffic lights or some w*nker trying to take me on in his yaris. And there are PLENTY of roads where you can kill a car - you just aren't a car person, and i guess you won't understand which is fair enough
Good use of colour and quoting skills there mission. You'll be on powerpoint at this rate in no time.
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Good use of colour and quoting skills there mission. You'll be on powerpoint at this rate in no time.
such a p*ss taker
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if it's actual performance you are after rather than a traffic light hot rod, why not try something out at a track day. Where you can really get to understand the car, bhp or 0-60 times for the common (wo)man mean nothing imo.
i have actually contemplated doing the car racing around Yas Island Formula 1 track...but just never got around to doing it
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i have actually contemplated doing the car racing around Yas Island Formula 1 track...but just never got around to doing it
Well not racing, just a track day where you can hire a car (or bring your own) to rip around the track.
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Well not racing, just a track day where you can hire a car (or bring your own) to rip around the track.
yep, that's what i was referring too
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Beemer just rang me and they are going to let me have the car for a few hrs on Friday (instead of just a test drive), so that i can get a good feel of it....feeling excited
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Beemer just rang me and they are going to let me have the car for a few hrs on Friday (instead of just a test drive), so that i can get a good feel of it....feeling excited
Awesome, enjoy.
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Does it have bouncy suspension??
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Does it have bouncy suspension??
I want to know if she can decide what colour. Could be years.
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I want to know if she can decide what colour. Could be years.
Do you realise what you have done????!!!!
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