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Old 27-02-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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VW Phaeton or Chrysler 300C

Had a couple of things happen over the past few weeks which have made me realise that life really can be far too short and that I'm not as young as I'd like to think I am.

If something I'm working on goes to plan (touch wood) then I'm going to treat myself to a bit of a luxury car.

The two I have been looking at are:

1. VW Phaeton and
2. Chrysler 300C

I should be able to look for something between 12,000 and 15,000 (with finance) and both will be diesels with very little town/city driving expected.

If anyone has any experience/knowledge of either one then please feel free to post what you know, be it good, bad or indifferent.

Thanks in advance folks.
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Old 27-02-2013, 06:42 PM   #2
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Never liked 300c. Cheap leather and surprisingly small inside. I would go phaeton diesel from your two cars.
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Old 27-02-2013, 06:56 PM   #3
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Phaeton - end of

Built with Piechs obsessive level of attention to detail - magnesium cantilever boot hinges for example

VS.

American built with out of date E Class hardware
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Phaeton any time, 300c is very cheaply made hence why it was so cheap when new.
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Old 27-02-2013, 06:58 PM   #5
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VW out of those two
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Old 27-02-2013, 06:59 PM   #6
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300c - I wouldn't class as luxury.

You said treat yourself ,= Phaeton, have you seen the factory where they are built - epic!
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Old 27-02-2013, 07:12 PM   #7
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Be stupid not to get a phaeton
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Old 27-02-2013, 07:27 PM   #8
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Phaeton, end of.
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Those two, the phaeton
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Phaeton. Bentley with a VW badge at Skoda prices right now.
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