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« on: March 25, 2015, 09:08:00 AM »
What car do you drive? Which car are you thinking about for your next purchase? And, what's your dream car?

I have a 2004 Passat Wagon. Although, I'd have a Golf R if I could afford it. That little car packs a huge punch with its little four cylinder turbo. It can go toe to toe with Mustangs and other American muscle cars apparently. Beyond that, I'd be quite ecstatic to have an Audi R8. I've also taken an enormous liking to the BMW i3.

As you can tell, I'm heavily biased towards German cars because the sense of quality you get from them, inside and out, is immediate and genuine. Japanese cars seem to be efficient in terms of cost and gas, but are glaringly chintzy. The only good thing that can be said for American cars is that the research and development that went into hundreds of sub-par vehicles has led to the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and the Z06; both are formidable, but they're the only American cars that are. And both of them still fall slightly short of their European counterparts.
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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2015, 09:44:40 AM »
I have a 2001 ford focus zx3 hatchback and a 2004 Toyota Prius with 310,000+ miles on it. (Exact number impossible to know due to design flaw in the odometer)

My next purchase will be whatever I can afford.  But I'll probably go with a ford focus if I can.  Love that car.

My dream car is the Chevy volt.  The Teela is second though only because I may need the gas engine more regularly next year.  Not that I'll be able to buy one or even charge it but still, dreams.
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« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2015, 09:53:57 AM »
Fuck yeah German cars. Andrew has good taste in automobiles.

I drive a 2012 Polo, with the same 1.2-litre turbocharged engine as the entry-level Golf from that year, and it's loads of fun to drive. I can only imagine how much power the Golf R pulls (I've never driven anything approaching it), though for my next car, I'd be looking to buy a diesel (most likely, either another Polo or a Golf). From what I know about it, diesel is cheaper, cleaner, safer and better for the environment (in the case of biodiesel) than petrol.
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2015, 11:27:48 AM »
Nissan Primera from 2001 or something. Cars is a boring subject.
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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2015, 12:59:34 PM »
Last week I was driving a 2005 Beetle, next week I will be driving a 2015 Mini Cooper.

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« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2015, 06:29:57 PM »
I drive a Kia Rio, some year. I don't know...

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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2015, 06:40:32 PM »

I drive a 2012 Polo, with the same 1.2-litre turbocharged engine as the entry-level Golf from that year, and it's loads of fun to drive.

The VW hatchbacks are amazeballs and I'm kind of jelly you have one.

Re: Cars
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2015, 08:23:27 PM »
Used to drive a Miata. Switched over to a Ninja 250 about a year ago. No regrets.

Dream car would be a Lotus Elise, or supercharged Exige. Probably still buy one later in life when I can afford it. I'd prefer to ride, and I'd love to own an 899 Panigale. But they're bloody expensive.

I drive a Kia Rio, some year. I don't know...

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You're a boring subject.

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« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2015, 09:43:50 PM »
I drive a BMW roadster for normal use.  I have a Jeep Liberty when the weather gets nasty.  I gave my ex my Ranger, but I still have the mini-van, and I share the Tiburon with the nurse. 

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« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2015, 10:39:09 PM »
What car do you drive?

2005 Toyota Tacoma

Which car are you thinking about for your next purchase?

2014 Toyota Tacoma

And, what's your dream car?

A diesel 2014 Toyota Tacoma. It's my dream car because it doesn't exist.


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« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2015, 04:49:15 PM »
As long as you put monster tires on it. And then there's this bad boy right here:


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« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2015, 05:28:27 PM »


I also very much like custom jeeps. Too bad I'm poor.

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« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2015, 08:59:02 PM »
2000 Acura TL, it's old but I love it. 6 cylinder get about 25-26 mpg.
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Re: Cars
« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2015, 09:15:07 PM »
Jeeps are terrible.

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« Reply #14 on: April 01, 2015, 10:42:39 PM »
Jeeps are terrible.

They are. But they look awesome, and in the end, that's all I really care about. So what if the transmission catches fire, I'll just have some awesome burn scars. Or be dead. A little of both maybe.

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« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2015, 01:46:25 AM »
Jeeps are terrible.

They are. But they look awesome, and in the end, that's all I really care about. So what if the transmission catches fire, I'll just have some awesome burn scars. Or be dead. A little of both maybe.

You can't be "a little dead".

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« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2015, 01:56:31 AM »
2013 Mazda 3

No idea, I will decide when my lease is up.

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« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2015, 02:09:23 AM »
i drive my moms old car. 2001 Dodge Caravan.
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« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2015, 02:14:09 AM »
You can't be "a little dead".

Don't tell me what I can't do, nerd.

Also in this thread I meant 2015 Tacoma. It is the 2015 ones I like, the 2016 ones are shit.

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« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2015, 03:11:35 AM »
Jeeps are terrible.

They are. But they look awesome, and in the end, that's all I really care about. So what if the transmission catches fire, I'll just have some awesome burn scars. Or be dead. A little of both maybe.

You can't be "a little dead".

I was.
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