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Post by Wafoo » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:05 am

Yep, sod Clarkson I've gone out on a whim and bought a Crossfire
I can hear you all giggling away but a 3.2 V6 for peanuts, what's not to like....😁
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Post by Chris_D » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:32 am

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Post by brillomaster » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:43 am

how much was peanuts? I mean, Nissan 350z's are pretty cheap these days, and they're pretty darn decent!

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Post by Dav the wheel nut » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:30 am

Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:05 am
what's not to like....😁
Β£540 road tax a year for starters unless you bought an early one :poke:

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Post by mmm-five » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:10 am

What was the 'whim' - a couple of bottles of cheap vodka?

Well, enjoy your 200-odd V6 ponies. BTW, didn't Mercedes have to supercharge that engine to give it a bit of usable power?

Must have been less than Β£1k.
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Post by RustyZ4 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:15 pm

I might be the only other, but I quite like the look of the crossfire :oops: yes its no Z4, but if you got it cheap enough, why not,
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Post by Z4M-2006 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:20 pm

We look after a couple of Crossfires.

They never seem to go wrong,just tyres and brakes.

Sure the looks are divisive,but they are cheap and fun.

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Post by Wafoo » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Β£1400, it's like a disposable car

At 225bhp and 0-60 of 6 secs and restricted to 155, it'll do for some fun
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Post by Wafoo » Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Dav the wheel nut wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:30 am
Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:05 am
what's not to like....😁
Β£540 road tax a year for starters unless you bought an early one :poke:
Early one πŸ˜€
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Post by Mr Tidy » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:24 pm

I'll admit I always liked the looks of them - but reviews at the time weren't usually favourable!

Still a pre-06 reg model looks like a bargain.

The 2006 tax revision pretty much spelt the death of these, along with RX-8s, S2000s, 350Zs and even Hyundai V6 Coupes!
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Post by buzyg » Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:32 pm

Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:05 am
what's not to like....😁
Assuming you got a really, really good deal. Just every thing else about it. :oops: :wink:

Enjoy. :lol: :thumbsup:
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Post by Russ59 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:30 pm

This was mine before my current Zed, I liked it but the road tax was a put off, oh and wanting another Zed :D
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Post by Z4M-2006 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:33 pm

Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Β£1400, it's like a disposable car

At 225bhp and 0-60 of 6 secs and restricted to 155, it'll do for some fun
Β£1400..

Cheap car,run it ,have some fun for 12 months and get your cash back.

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Post by Wafoo » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:02 pm

Z4M-2006 wrote: ↑
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:33 pm
Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Β£1400, it's like a disposable car

At 225bhp and 0-60 of 6 secs and restricted to 155, it'll do for some fun
Β£1400..

Cheap car,run it ,have some fun for 12 months and get your cash back.
That's the plan...πŸ˜€
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Post by jimmybell » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:00 am

Wafoo wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:05 am
what's not to like....😁
The interior? The rear end? the front? :poke:

I guess if you squint really hard you can imagine it's a Weissman MF5.

Cheap fun, i guess.
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