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I would check out the difference in the price of insuring a 2litre against a 3litre,especially as your other half will be a new driver.
If I had a choice I'd for a 3litre 24valve Lag1 phase 2.This is the same engine as Peugeot used in the 406,and we look after 3 of these at work.So far they've proved to be almost bomb proof,although fuel consumption is a bit scary sometimes!
I personally wouldn't bother with the earlier 12valve 3 litre motors.They really aren't that great......
I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo