Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. Huntsman

    Huntsman Senior member

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    The 'do it all' is the common choice; witness the proliferation of M3s and their ilk. It is a compromise, though, and a frustrating one. I went with the former route and drive a used Pontiac Grand Am as my daily (my father has one that is over 250k miles and still going strong, so I figured what the heck), and picked up my M Coupe for fun (was trying for a Lotus Exige S, but that was a tad out of my price range 4 years out of college with loans). But I like specialization, and would have felt compromising keenly, and also would have not wanted to DD my 'nice' car. The M Coupe already has a frustratingly high number of stone dings with less than 20k miles put on it.

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  2. Hampton

    Hampton Senior member

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    3 days of driving the Cayenne S, fuel total of = $250.

    Still love the car :)
     


  3. poorsod

    poorsod Senior member

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    I thought you already had your answer.
     


  4. Superfluous

    Superfluous Senior member

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    Recently got this big baby.

    BMW 640

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  5. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    I like the one car gt do it all concept, the abuse is frustrating unless you have a true collector car. Cars are meant to be driven and I'm sticking with it unless we're talking gt3 concept which I would still drive the fuck out of just not every day.

    Think I might pick up a 6 gran coupe next year and to be honest I think the sport body kit looks better than the M6GC (though I prefer the engine obviously).
     


  6. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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    We're in agreement on this. I believe in driving my cars anywhere and everywhere possible. I like luxury and high performance so a car that fits both criteria works well for me.
     


  7. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    I just don't like the idea of putting junk miles on a good car - not the service requirements or anything, just that I don't like too much wear and tear for such unimportant drives. The 6GC is beautiful, best BMW made in the past decade. I actually prefer the standard non-M sport kit on that car as the venting on the front bumper is lower visually, and the rear M-sport bumper is rather ugly IMO. I feel like the M-sport kit isn't detailed enough for bodywork that is quite intricate - the standard bumpers are just the right balance.
     


  8. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    drove the F-type S and V8 yesterday. V8 will most likely be the next car unless I can swing a used bull.

    my top 3 most beautiful cars sold today, non exotic, are:
    F type
    6GC
    RS5
     


  9. Hampton

    Hampton Senior member

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    Love it. I had the 745 and wanted to change to a 645 or a 650. But changed my mind and went for a SUV.

    What year is this?
     


  10. gort

    gort Senior member

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    Anxious to see what car maker is the first to release the IOS integration. Will be in the market for a new car by then.
     


  11. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    I doubt the regular 6 or GC will be collectible, so I wouldn't care to be honest and BMW has a good residual value, so....

    I'm the exact opposite, I find the stock bumpers bland and not aggressive enough.



    Beautiful.

    What color?
     


  12. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    The "one vehicle does it all" is why I'll probably never get out of an SUV.
     


  13. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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  14. Hampton

    Hampton Senior member

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  15. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    hampton is the new green frog

    don't think we need more pics of a base cayenne bro but congrats

    re: the mileage thing, they're not junk miles if you've enjoyed driving them

    gc is one of the few cars bmw makes that looks good in both stock and m trim, i'd be content with this but not the color and shadowline

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