My New Toy :o)

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  1. Superman

    Superman Member

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    My new toy...

    Delivered today with 12 miles on the clock....

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  2. bugs

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    Got one of those as a pool car at work (1.9 CD Turbo Diesel) - complete with the low-profiles and darkened windows. Quite quick - has an accelerator like and on/off switch if you choose to use it that way (i.e. versus a more normal approach to changing speed). I've done some long trips in it and always been impressed with how well they're put together.
     
  3. Joecoral

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    oooo shiny! has it got one of those little hook things you can hang your shirt from?
     
  4. Superman

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    This is the Sports Hatch 1.9TDCi SRi XP. I tried the "Sport" button, the mpg went down by a bit! 8)

    Thats wasn't really high up on my priorities so not checked! I'm sure it has!
     
  5. Mark Evans

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    my mates got the vxr! now thats fast.

    ive got a vauxhall signum 2.2 i i love it when boy racers attempt to race....

    nice car mate. i want the new signia.
     
  6. Superman

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    I nearly got the VXR and would of cost another £100pm more but thought this is good enough for me!
     
  7. vauxhallmark

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    You funny!!

    :D :D :D
     
  8. Mark Evans

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    yeh i know what you mean. you could of got something of the second hand market though. i'll never buy new again. biggest waist of money.
     
  9. Superman

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    Company car, so can only get new. Otherwise, I'd of got nearly-new. But the tax benefits of getting a company car meant that it's fairly cheap.
     
  10. LondonDragon

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    Nice toy! Can't wait to get mine next year ;)
     
  11. Mark Evans

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    even nicer then. its quite high tax on cars isnt it? my mate got a land rover a reduced is tax payments considerably i think.
     
  12. Superman

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    Depends what your car allowance is, my net payment for this car is very cheap for a brand new car and that includes the tax. But yes, you can get stung on tax. It goes on CO2 emissions so a Land Rover might have high CO2 emissions compared to mine. I remember my dad have a Subaru as a company car and it cost him loads!

    For me being 26, a company car is best for me as a £20k+ car would cost a bit to insure and then there's the servicing etc.
     
  13. Mark Evans

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    yeh mate defo a burden of your shoulders. enjoy the motor my friend. ;)
     
  14. bugs

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    That sounds more familiar (never took much notice of the name - knew it had a CD in there somewhere).
     
  15. aaronnorth

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    i'll be hopefully taking my test in 1.5yrs time :)
     
  16. JamesM

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    You said it mate!

    I picked up a 96 Vitesse Turbo, full leather, heater seats, air suspension, fsh, one owner, the works, for less than £300. There aren't many cars that can keep up with it in a straight line either! :lol: 7 Series beemer next - top spec cars for less than £3k. And insurance companies love them :D
     
  17. john starkey

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    Hi Superman,ive got a mondeo st its very quick for a big car,nice motor mate regards john.
     
  18. Mark Evans

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    yeh nice john. i had a guy race me in an ST! surprisingly it was even stevens. my 2.2i is fun to drive
     
  19. bugs

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    You do track days?
     
  20. Mark Evans

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    not likely its only a normal old hatchback. i want a subaru impreza. i went out in my uncles porsche 911 s4 3.5l twin turbo not so long back, now thats what you want at a track day! 0-60 less than 4, i swear i filled my pants.
     

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