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New company car arriving tomorrow

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Markb, May 27, 2004.

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    [May 27, 2004]
    As subject just thought I would post as I am quite excited as it's here 3 months early /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

    I've also got to go down to Stansted to meet one of our field staff. So I am going to get a good 7 hour drive in it to get used to it.

    I am sure I'll post some pics tomorrow LOL
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    [May 27, 2004]
    What car you getting??
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    It's a Jaguar X Type 2.0 Diesel Sport (I know Diesel, but I've got to think of tax)

    Oh yeah I've had the sports seats put in (Leather + Alcantara), Carbon Fibre dash and Sports suspension + wheels.

    It's this colour:

    [​IMG]

    Should be good for a company car /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
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    Indeed, and keeps the miles down on your own motor
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    [May 27, 2004]
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    Indeed, and keeps the miles down on your own motor

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    Indeed /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
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    I had a Jaguar X-Type as a courtesy car while I was getting a new bumper. It ain't all that great mate... I had the 2.5 petrol version. I really hope for your sake the 2.0 diesel is better than the 2.5 petrol.

    To be honest, the interior looked like a Ford Mondeo... I expected more for a Jag.
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    Bloody hell! 2 new cars in 1 week! Its going to take you months to read both user manuals! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

    Nice one mate, look slike you have the best of both worlds now.

    Cheers
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    OK I didn't get it today /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif So I've got the Vectra until Wednesday now LOL

    Oh well I'll get there.
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    What job do you do to get a X-type Jag as a company car when your 20!?!
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    [May 29, 2004]
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    What job do you do to get a X-type Jag as a company car when your 20!?!

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    Computer programmer/Support engineer.

    I'll only have it until the end of September (Got the Vectra last June) Then I am back to Uni /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
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    To be honest, the interior looked like a Ford Mondeo...

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    Funny that, seeing as it is a Ford Mondeo in a different shell.
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