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

  1. bawlin

    bawlin Distinguished Member

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    Mercedes marketing at their finest. It's the same reason people spend an extra $70-80k over the S63 which has nearly identical performance.
     


  2. gomestar

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    hey at least you have a car for those long trips. At the end of October, we traveled an hour north to go apple picking. $180 for that fucking rental car.
     


  3. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Stylish Dinosaur

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    I have to say, making payments on a car I use at least once or twice a month is totally worth it over the costs of renting or zipcars or hating my life sitting on a crowded bus and the extra time wasted waiting in lines or waiting for someone to pick me up at the stop etc.
     


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  5. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Stylish Dinosaur

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    I love concept cars like that. BALLER!
     


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    Yeah- but the picture has the rumor mills grinding ;)
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    when GreenFrog moves here, we have an iron clad agreement that I can rent his car for when I need to pick up toilet paper at Target.
     


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    Porsche couldn't have that... You have to maintain the proper model hierarchy.

    Base Macan S will have a 3.0L V6 putting out 335hp while the top range Macan Turbo has a turbo 3.5L V6 (Seen in the current Panamera S/4S) that produces 394hp... That one will be a rocket!
     


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  10. Cary Grant

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    ^^Nice!
     


  11. Find Finn

    Find Finn Stylish Dinosaur

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    You do know that the cayenne comes in a base diesel with 29xhp and a diesel s with close to 400hp, so it will happen.

    The Audi diesel gets aprox 380hp, with a remap alone.
     
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    Seriously :(

    I continually consider buying a car, but logic always gets the better of me when I realize that insurance costs alone make renting a car the better option, even with the outrageous rates.
     
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    Aren't there very reduced rates for car owners who put very small amounts of mileage on their cars? I have a track car out here in California which I drive mostly to track events and rarely on the streets. My insurance is still under $50 a month for basic coverage because of the low mileage option. I could imagine NY being somewhere around the same but I'm not too familiar with the city.
     


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    GreenFrog Stylish Dinosaur

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    :confused:

    I recall making no such agreement. This feels like a one-sided relationship. What's in it for me?!
     
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    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    He'll help you pick up a couple of chicks and the two of you can golden gate them
     


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