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What should the misses drive?

dazzatdisport Nov 11, 2004

  1. dazzatdisport

    dazzatdisport Member

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    My grilfriend wants to get rid of her 206cc, problem is she is not sure what she wants next. She has about 10k to 12k to spend and has to be a supermini. She is really doing my head in now, and after a few of my suggestions (mainly cars from the VAG group) she still can't decide.

    Could you post some thoughts on what you would buy in her position so I can keep my sanity.

    Cheers

    Darren
     
  2. imported_Yaseen

    imported_Yaseen Guest

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    new Mini I assume would be the best to go for by far.
     
  3. jimboA3

    jimboA3 Member

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    Lupo GTI !
     
  4. imported_RastaS4

    imported_RastaS4 Guest

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    Audi A3 1.8T (used of course) /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif


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  5. RichA3Turbo

    RichA3Turbo ...Watching you! Staff Member Moderator

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    Either a Mini Cooper/S (not VAG i know), Lupo GTi or Polo GTi. All good cars!

    Rich
     
  6. dbm

    dbm Active Member

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    My wife has a Cooper S. It's a cracking car - almost as good as an Audi. The performance is OK and the handling is excellent. You might struggle to get one for 12k though.

    Cheers,
    Dan
     
  7. tennisguy

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    I think you should go for Mini /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif. It is a great car which is suitable for misses. At least, thats what I think.

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  8. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Just thought I'd tell you guys that my sister has a Mini Cooper S, and it drinks Optimax like there no tomorrow, thirtier than my chipped S3 anyway /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif. I'd go for the Lupo or Polo GTi's personally, or even a Seat Ibiza Cupra... then chip it to 200 bhp for personal use over the weekends /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif
     
  9. dazzatdisport

    dazzatdisport Member

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    Thanks for all the feedback, she is test driving a cooper tomorrow so we shall see.

    Cheers everyone

    p.s. I personally like the Fabia Rs
     
  10. RacingTeatray

    RacingTeatray Freezing in Moscow

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    My girlfriend currently has an R-reg Clio 1.4 which she seems to manage to make move faster than an RAF Tornado on reheat but she's just got a new job earning £80k pa (jammy!) so I suggested a new car might be in order and asked what she might want.

    Came the unexpected reply: an early 1970's Porsche 911. Apparently she thinks they are cool. I am actually vetoing the idea on health and safety grounds! Perhaps an early Boxster instead.....
     
  11. Strick

    Strick Member

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    [ QUOTE ]
    a3derv1 said:
    p.s. I personally like the Fabia Rs

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    That is exactly what i was going to suggest. She needs to at least consider it and take one for a spin. Cracking little cars.
     
  12. imported_RastaS4

    imported_RastaS4 Guest

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    [ QUOTE ]
    RacingTeatray said:
    Came the unexpected reply: an early 1970's Porsche 911. Apparently she thinks they are cool. I am actually vetoing the idea on health and safety grounds! Perhaps an early Boxster instead.....

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    Well there...you see! You're girlfriend is OLD School...Really cool! I love the idea. I had a porsche 913 (1969 model I think). It was very nice! But now, try to convince her to get a 993 turbo, for nice weekend trips /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif

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  13. dazzatdisport

    dazzatdisport Member

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    Took the misses to test drive a cooper today and there is some very bad news. She wants a cooper s. Very nice with good spec including the 17" wheels and leather. Thanks for everyones input.
     
  14. dickys3

    dickys3 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I was going to suggest a lupo gti also but the mini is also cool! Good choice!

    Rich.
     

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