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Old 04-10-2018, 01:01 PM   #21
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I always wanted a 6 series! car looks really nice. Looking forward to some updates
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I always wanted a 6 series! car looks really nice. Looking forward to some updates

Probably a good time to buy - good ones are not likely to get any cheaper, the ropey ones will start disappearing and there is still very good parts back-up, I'd like to think mine is a long term keeper - but I always say that :-)
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I do keep looking, the plan was to swap my Cupra R after a couple of years for one but I couldn't part with it had it 7 years in may. Now needing a house deposit I feel its going to be something sensible. Although you never know hahaa
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The 6 series has aged well. The convertible has done better than the coupe.


Too many people are getting toys......
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The 6 series has aged well. The convertible has done better than the coupe.


Too many people are getting toys......
Doesn't every man need a toy :-)

The 6 series was a design I really did not like when it was launched but I think it has aged well, like the XJS
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Old 04-10-2018, 09:52 PM   #26
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That looks like you've got yourself a lovely example there Andy.

Just had a look on AutoTrader and they're a lot of car for the money - I'd buy one just for the soundtrack alone!

Now, how to sell the idea to the wife...
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That looks like you've got yourself a lovely example there Andy.

Just had a look on AutoTrader and they're a lot of car for the money - I'd buy one just for the soundtrack alone!

Now, how to sell the idea to the wife...

Selling the wife for an idea is cheaper.
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That looks like you've got yourself a lovely example there Andy.

Just had a look on AutoTrader and they're a lot of car for the money - I'd buy one just for the soundtrack alone!

Now, how to sell the idea to the wife...
Collecting mine Saturday, booked in for paint correction / hood protection / ceramic coating Tues/Wed and exhaust Thursday

Think only the W216 Merc CL offers comparable value for money but now a lot of neglected cars out there bought by people who can afford to buy them but not to maintain them
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Selling the wife for an idea is cheaper.
I think you might be right (and a braver man than I)
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The CL500 looks a fine car but I fear they won't age as gracefully as an E63/64.

Yes, such a shame when these sorts of cars fall into the hands of people that don't consider the full cost of ownership and therefore scrimp on maintenance.

Which coating are you going for? I've got Feynlabs on mine which I've been very impressed with although not got anything to compare it against.

Enjoy pick up day
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