What do you drive?

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  1. unobeat

    unobeat New Member

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    i drive a fiat uno 1400 and loving it..
    i recently did my sound installation, what a difference...
     
  2. Teme

    Teme Super Moderator

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    X-series are the SUV models... the X5 is perhaps the best one. As it has nice ground clearence. But all the other X-series are meant to be used on normal roads or gravel.

    Land Rover's only business has been off-road capable cars as long it has been around ;)
     
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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    I know... I were moking the fact that they needed probably the best Off-Roader to rescue them both...

    Not to mention that the X6 were running on Road tyres also.
     
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    Falstaff Old Codger

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    I think SUV's are an abomination.
    I do recommend Landrover's and purpose built vehicles.
     
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    land rover defender ftw
     
  6. blibbax

    blibbax nahm8

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    I absoloutely agree - whether it be for recreation, travel or business, either you need a 4x4, or you don't. And if you need one, get a real one.
     
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    Calliers Administrator/Editor Staff Member

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    So the Audi A4 drives like a dream, and I like the interior, only problem: I don't like the exterior. Going to test drive a Cadillac CTS Coupe, only problem with that car is that I've read the back seats are small and there's no room for a third passenger in the back, I'll have to ascertain that for myself but I think that might be what I end up getting in the end. I like the outside and the inside of the Cadillac so far.
     
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    blibbax nahm8

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    Isn't quality a bit of an issue on Cadillacs?
     
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    Calliers Administrator/Editor Staff Member

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    Not this new one, I've seen a couple reviews and I'm impressed so far. Ofcourse I'll have to see it in real life to get a final verdict.
     
  10. StuBee

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    You could try an A5 or A5 sportback if you want rear doors, slightly different look. Interior isnt that different from an A4.
     
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    blibbax nahm8

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    Higher end VW Sciroccos and Jettas are very similar cars, too.
     
  12. BiGBrOwNPimpsta

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    2009 Cayenne V6 (w/ Navi)

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  13. Falstaff

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    Out here we call the Dr. Peppers, because young doctors drive them.
     
  14. anonemus

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    How about the 2012 A6?

    Detroit 2011: 2012 Audi A6 is predictably handsome — Autoblog
     
  15. Liqourice

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    I really don't get the point of a car like this. I see lots of them around here and I doubt anyone has ever or never will go offroad with it. I seriously doubt it will do much good offroad either.

    A regular porsche I can understand but this thing?
     
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    blibbax nahm8

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    Well, you're not alone Liqourice :p

    While I agree that this is the kind of 4x4 that never leaves the road, they're not actually as bad in the rough as you might imagine. Not as good as say, a Range Rover, but one hell of a lot better than a BMW X5.
     
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    hauls A LOT of ass for a V6, but I need rims. Never took it off road, and probably will get torn apart. But the manual does tell me how I should drive in mud and the desert. Its really good at towing which I never tried either. The car is pretty mild mannered when driven normally, but once PSM is taken off and put into Sport mode its a completely different feeling. Turning radius is awesome too...I will say eh could of gotten better for the money but its the enjoyment in driving. One thing I do like the beemers and benz is when you push the throttle harder, it has a second level on the pedal to make it just fly. This thing doesn't have it, but its always wanting to be raped. It gets pretty loud for a V6 on the road though. You always get this rush to push it harder...pushed it to 180km/h in fourth then backed off. Over 150, and your car is impounded in ontario.

    Gas is abysmal... $110-120 a fillup.

    Edit: I'm aware the car looks like a kid with down syndrome, but people on the highway move aside for it!
     
  18. StuBee

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    To be fair your generation is better looking that first gen ones!
     
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    the original looks a bit smooshed in the front, this was refreshed in 09. The original also has a more SUV rear, and the refresh I have is a bit more sporty with LED tail lights. The 2010 cayenne has thrown out utility, and looks weaker now. I hate how the new Porsches use a solid type face opposed just their model name being written in cursive.

    They actually sent out invites to owners a few months ago from the dealer to come and "race" it, doubt you can. Just probably speed limited straight away. Also you get to visit their lounge of cigars and whiskeys, shit I love and I never went no time.
     
  20. blibbax

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    You might be surprised as to what they'll let you do.

    Here in the UK it's not uncommon for manufacturers to run "experience days" for people who purchase new cars, or who pay to go, where they can, with an expert instructor but without any limitations to their control, take a brand new car on a skid pan, race track of off-road route.
     

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