Reader's Drives - What's your current motor? :-)

  1. Greatoldone

    Greatoldone Feb 27, 2017

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    Haven't seen a thread in here for this, so thought I'd start one. What's everyone tooling around in?

    Here's mine - an Blue XF Portfolio. Picked up from the dealer pre-owned, she was a year old and had only done 4K.

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    She replaced Kitty, my old S-type that I'd had for 10 years (on the left). The XF is called Netty. Which is short for Neytiri - another big blue cat:

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    And yes, I am a gigantic Nerd. I know. :D
     
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  2. elbeik

    elbeik Feb 27, 2017

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    My daily driver in Saudi Arabia where I am expatriated and work is a GLK350.

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    Back home in Lebanon, I have a couple of restored modern classics.
    1988 560SEC
    1992 E60 AMG
    1995 SL320

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    Not shown still under restoration is a 1972 280SE.
     
  3. dtf

    dtf Feb 27, 2017

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    Love the 560SEC, I always had a soft spot for that shape. The 90s SL has aged very well too :)
     
  4. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 28, 2017

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  5. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 28, 2017

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    I've gone through several old and new Alfa Romeos. Back in Melbourne I have this one waiting for me...
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  6. imagwai

    imagwai Feb 28, 2017

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  7. elbeik

    elbeik Feb 28, 2017

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    One of my favorite BMWs - the shark.
    That and the 850.
    There's something about the good old eighties coupes.
     
  8. Hubert

    Hubert Feb 28, 2017

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    I agree, very distinguished.
     
  9. dtf

    dtf Feb 28, 2017

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    Beautiful, one of my biggest regrets is getting rid of my 635
     
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  10. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Feb 28, 2017

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    1986 928S 310HP 4664 V8 and a 2016 Peugeot 2008 from which I don't even have made one picture yet...:D
     
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  11. elbeik

    elbeik Mar 1, 2017

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    ^ Now look at that; my three favorite 80's coupes one page.
    Fantastic car and great color.
     
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  12. dtf

    dtf Mar 1, 2017

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    I wonder if that says anything about the users of this forum!
     
  13. elbeik

    elbeik Mar 1, 2017

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    They have good taste in the finer things in life :)
     
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  14. GrantK

    GrantK Mar 5, 2017

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    I am a big automotive fan, especially when it comes to performance vehicles. I have owned a number of performance cars including Alfa Romeo’s and BMW’s.

    My daily drive at the moment is a BMW 550i M-Sport. I have been looking at upgrading it but I can’t bring myself to replace it as it is the best full sized family car I have ever driven. It ferociously fast, exceptionally agile and brilliantly composed while still carrying 5 people in luxurious comfort, unlike the newer 5 series which has become bloated and dull.

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    While the BMW I quick I still turn to my modified twin turbo 300ZX slicktop when I really want some fun. It was stock and near new when imported from Japan almost 20 years ago after which I spend a number of years modifying it to significantly increased the performance as well as some cosmetic upgrades. It doesn’t see a lot of action these days as it is only a 2 seater but I still try to get it out when I can.

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    We also have a soon to be replaced Mazda Premacy. I bought this for my partner who wanted a small practical car but she rarely drives it these days so it is time for a change

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  15. Hubert

    Hubert Mar 5, 2017

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    Your 300ZX looks like it's a beast.
     
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  16. elbeik

    elbeik Mar 5, 2017

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    E-class AMG is your next upgrade after the 550.

    That ZX is wicked!
     
  17. dc42

    dc42 Mar 5, 2017

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    Picking this up tomorrow. Should be nicely valeted and sparkly.

    XE R-Sport 240
     
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  18. Greatoldone

    Greatoldone Mar 5, 2017

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    Nice. I tried to persuade the wife that she should get an XE as her new company car. :cool:

    She didn't listen though. She's getting a Hyundai Ioniq :confused::)
     
  19. dc42

    dc42 Mar 5, 2017

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    Awesome car. Actually changing my current diesel xe to petrol. Best car I've ever driven.
     
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    dc42 Mar 6, 2017

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