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Re: Hi speed cars..useable?
Hahaha "old gits" (I bought mine when I was almost 30).
I've always believed in 'bigger is better' when it comes to engines (mainly from a longevity perspective), one of the reasons I don't like this 'downsizing' trend we are seeing to reduce CO2, everywhere (apart from in the real world).
I'd had 2 Granada Scorpio's (both 2.0i) beforehand, but always wanted the 'daddy'.
It was a great car at the time, capable of many surprises at the traffic light GP.
Outclassed and outdated compared with many super-diesels these days, but it had a lovely snarl.
Petrol was cheap, disposable income was high - good times.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater