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Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by razza1, Dec 9, 2012.

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    Was looking to upgrade my car, but now looking to downgrade to fund upgrading my wife's car....

    Looking at spending 10k, needs to have 4 doors, but still a fast car, but one that won't completely hammer me on running costs, so also reliable.

    I'm leaning towards a b6 s4 saloon at the moment (always fancied a v8...), but not sure, any other suggestions?
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    If you are considering an S4, you might aswell have a look at these too!

    Used BMW M5 for sale - PistonHeads (Ref 960831)
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    Funny enough I had a look last night at them on piston heads.. not saying no to them yet either...
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    If you want something that wil not " completely hammer you on running costs" avoid V8's imo.
    Leon Cupra?
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    if you up it to 12k you can get an db7 ... was in the paper the other day price has droped on this cars cos they all want a db9
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    I suppose when I say not hammer, I mean like an rs4. I'm ok with low mpg, it's costs like £2k for discs etc. That I don't want to be forking out for
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    A4 DTM? What price are they going for now?
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    E60 M Sport 535D with a remap, wild performance for a diesel with all the other boxes ticked.
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    Evo 8?
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    I wouldn't mind it, but the wife will be very opposed....
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    BMW M3 e46. Nice ones on PH's with low mileage too!
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    It only has 2 doors!
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    Oh yeah i missed that part when i scanned the spec he is after!

    530d's or 535d's are pretty special cars! (Also 5 door!)
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    With 10k I'd go with either a B6 S4 or if you want a really quick V8 an E39 M5.
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    not sure if you casn get one for 10k but a BMW 123d with a remap thats about 240hp not bad for 2.0L d
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    deffo need the map on one of them, i raced one in my 106gti..... he tried... he lost lol
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    Don't like the 1 series at all...thinking s4 or a blue dtm maybe...
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    DTM and a remap, perfect.
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    A4 est Quattro
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    4 Doors, Manual, Saloon, Diesel, 37,000 miles, Grey. Anti theft system, Finance Arranged, CD Multichanger, Child locks, Colour coding - Body, Head restraints, Folding rear seats, Locking wheel nuts, Multi function steering wheel, Excellant example, cd/radio, LEATHER INTERIOR, 6 SPEED GEARBOX., ALLOY WHEELS., PARKING SENSORS, VERY LOW GENUINE MILES, WITH SERVICE HISTORY., ABS, Alloy wheels, Lumbar support, Immobiliser, Passenger airbag, Side airbags, Radio/CD, Rear headrests, Sports seats, Traction control, Body coloured bumpers, Rear electric windows, Remote central locking, Service indicator, Drivers airbag, 3x3 point rear seat belts, PAS, Alarm, Front electric windows, Front head restraints, Heated door mirrors, Steering wheel rake adjustment, Isofix child seat anchor points, Steering wheel reach adjustment, Electric door mirrors, Front fog lights, Audio remote control, Full size spare wheel. Insurance Group:15. £9,995
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    avoiding 2.0 diesels after all the issues I've seen with those
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    i went evo 8 440bhp for 10k great fun and family friendly also
    sold that and brought an s4 which im happy with just no where near as quick or fun
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