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Post by Pondrew » Tue May 03, 2022 9:16 pm

Sorry but £130k for a second hand Merc of any variety is too much money. The GT reminds me too much of this abomination:
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I knew I should have done my 'Gas Safe/ CORGI' course. I could have a P1 just for the weekend years ago.
All good things come to those who wait. But I'm really impatient which explains a lot.

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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue May 03, 2022 10:24 pm

Pondrew wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 9:16 pm Sorry but £130k for a second hand Merc of any variety is too much money. The GT reminds me too much of this abomination:
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I knew I should have done my 'Gas Safe/ CORGI' course. I could have a P1 just for the weekend years ago.
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue May 03, 2022 10:24 pm

Its nice but for that money there has to be an Aston available somewhere for me
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Post by enuff_zed » Tue May 03, 2022 10:29 pm

I'm thinking a couple of months on a Caribbean beach, all inclusive and still come back with enough to buy the best MR available. 8)
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Post by buzyg » Wed May 04, 2022 12:04 am

Pondrew wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 9:16 pm Sorry but £130k for a second hand Merc of any variety is too much money. The GT reminds me too much of this abomination:
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I knew I should have done my 'Gas Safe/ CORGI' course. I could have a P1 just for the weekend years ago.
Should have gone to Spec Savers. :wink:
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Post by Smartbear » Wed May 04, 2022 8:57 am

He’s definitely overcharging you :P
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Post by tomscott » Wed May 04, 2022 9:12 am

Yep they are very cool.

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Post by brillomaster » Wed May 04, 2022 10:03 am

yep thats pretty sweet, i'd have one.

Wonder what his finance payments are like. Just out of interest, has this guy got a wife and kids? If he has, and still got himself that i'm very impressed!

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Post by buzyg » Wed May 04, 2022 10:31 am

brillomaster wrote: Wed May 04, 2022 10:03 am yep thats pretty sweet, i'd have one.

Wonder what his finance payments are like. Just out of interest, has this guy got a wife and kids? If he has, and still got himself that i'm very impressed!
He has indeed and he's a youngster by my standards. 30 something. He loves his toys. Started with a mk2 Focus RS, about the time I bought my ///MR. He never stops. You can only wish people like that the very best in life and watch them soar. :thumbsup:
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Post by Babw » Wed May 04, 2022 10:52 am

john-e89 wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 8:21 pm To each his own obvs but personally I wouldnt even look at the Merc with this available.
Driven both and I would take the AMG every time. GTR is a much more immersive drive but the Cali has a lot of style if that's your thing. AMG to drive, Cali to cruise in.

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Post by john-e89 » Wed May 04, 2022 5:20 pm

Babw wrote: Wed May 04, 2022 10:52 am
john-e89 wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 8:21 pm To each his own obvs but personally I wouldnt even look at the Merc with this available.
Driven both and I would take the AMG every time. GTR is a much more immersive drive but the Cali has a lot of style if that's your thing. AMG to drive, Cali to cruise in.

Surprised at that tbh, I'd have thought the Cali would be the better car altogether, but I've never driven either so I'll take your view. :thumbsup:



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Post by Beedub » Wed May 04, 2022 9:17 pm

buzyg wrote: Tue May 03, 2022 6:46 pm I'm pretty happy with my lot. Don't usually look twice at the neighbours cars. Mostly 4x4 and several nice sports cars.

Then today this appeared.

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Post by wspohn » Sat Jun 18, 2022 6:54 pm

I rather like the lines...except for the rear wing which I think let's it down - looks like some kid tacked it on his street Honda. Without that I could live with it....
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Post by LeeZ4MR » Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:25 pm

I'm a massive fan of the AMG GT's. They look awesome, plus you get that heavenly V8 thrown in too. :wub:
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