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Old 07-08-2018, 06:03 PM   #1
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Cars you shouldn't want... but do.

Not sure if this has been done but how about guilty pleasure cars.

I'm talking, people think you're mental, people think it's really uncool etc but for some reason, you have a hankering to own?

I'd really like to own a Ford Crown Victoria MK3 . Yes it's steering wheel is on the wrong side, yes it looks like every other generic American car, yes it's a boat, yes they come in beige....

.....but I think they're cool due to being US Cop Cars and Detective Cars.






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Old 07-08-2018, 06:14 PM   #2
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I think the Peugeot 407 coupe is a pretty car.



They look really comfortable inside too. Other people appear to hate them.
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:38 PM   #3
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MX5 for me, known as a 'girls car' or hairdressers car' but apparently great to drive!
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Old 07-08-2018, 07:44 PM   #4
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Have you seen my resto thread entitled Mg Maestro Turbo

Each to their own I say if we were all similar the world would be a poor place. I bet what you'll find at least on this thread is each car is individual and distinctive in it's own right rather than the cars of today which all look similar
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Old 07-08-2018, 08:27 PM   #5
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MG ZR
Everyone I talk to seems to hate them with a passion
I know they're a glorified Rover 25, and they don't have good reviews, pretty sure they have head gasket problems too
I really like the green, would happily own one
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Old 07-08-2018, 11:42 PM   #6
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Thought this was pretty radical back in 2002 for a people carrier. Not sure it would be a wise choice though

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Old 08-08-2018, 12:38 AM   #7
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Funny, I was looking at CVPIs on YouTube earlier!!!

I’d love a Nissan Bluebird ZX or Executive.

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Old 08-08-2018, 09:13 AM   #8
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Great thread Op - Sub'd!

For me there are 2 I have actually owned. First was a Nissan Juke - these seem to be a real "marmite car" but both my wife and I love Jukes. We have one for 4 years and was a brilliant car.
I also had a Mk1 TT convertible - as many say "a hairdressers" car and we bought it a s a weekend/fun car for my wife to drive mainly but I got behind the wheel once and I was smitten - so much fun to drive.

I have always liked the Porsche Panamera - I think finally they becoming a little more "acceptable" now.

I really like the Kia Soul too - have no idea why but I do!

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Gumpert Apollo, yes i know it was designed with a set square and a ruler but i can't help myself, i do like them.
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I have always wanted a TVR. Nothing wrong with the looks but I know I will spend 80% of my life with the bonnet open.

I also would still love to own another Ford Capri Mark 1. Incredible cars and great fun to drive
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