Your previous cars...

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Rob
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Your previous cars...

Post by Rob » Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:54 am

Hi all...i've seen this done on other forums and thought it might be fun to have a thread going on here where us forum members can either list or show off some of the the cars they've owned before they found their way here...

Mine is varied but includes;

Vauxhall Cavalier - engine died
Rover 400 - everything died
Ford Focus - nice car, sold at 90k miles
Ford Cougar - US coupe, not the Kuga SUV
BMW 320si
BMW 320d
BMW X3

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RAL7004
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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by RAL7004 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:52 pm

Good idea while we are waiting for more news from Honda:

VW Derby (sold)
Renault Clio (great car, sold with almost 90.000 kilometers)
Alfa Romeo 156 (sold)
Alfa Romeo 156 (engine died dramatically, car was dissected in Hungary)
Porsche Boxster (986, sold)
Porsche Boxster S (987)
Porsche 911 Carrera S (991)
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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by tcg68 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:38 pm

Peugeot 205 (died very soon)
Vauxhall Cavalier (company car)
Vauxhall Astra (company car)
Mazda 323 (sold)
Ford Ka (sold)
Ford Focus (company car)
Ford Focus (company car)
Mini Cooper (sold)
Nissan Qashqai (sold)
Ford Mondeo (sold)
Mercedes A Class (company car)
Audi A4 (current car)

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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by londiniumperson » Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:47 am

1974 Fiat 127 903cc 3 door standard (big end blew within a year) - Bought 1984, scrapped 1985
1979 Mini 1275GT (bought at 55k, sold at 70k, replaced engine from MG Metro + mods) - Bought 1989, sold 1991
1989 Ford Sierra Sapphire 2.0 GLS (bought at 45k, sold at 75k) - Bought 1991, sold 1996
1993 Peugeot 306 XT (bought at 99k, sold at 160k miles) - Bought 1996, sold 2000
1994 Vauxhall Corsa 1.5TD LS (bought at 25k, sold at 150k) - worst car - Bought 1996, sold 2003
1994 Jeep Cherokee 4.0 Limited SE (bought at 45k, sold at 55k miles) - most expensive to run - Bought 2000, sold 2001
1999 Peugeot 406 2.0 GLX saloon (bought at 95k, sold at 165k) - Bought 2001, sold 2008
2003 Renault Scenic 1.4 16v Authentique (bought as pre-reg import, sold at 70k) - Bought 2003, sold 2011
2004 VW Golf GT TDi 140bhp (bought at 116k, sold at 240k miles) - Bought 2008, sold 2014
2005 VW Touran (bought at 100k, written off at 250k miles) - Bought 2011, scrapped 2018
2001 Ford Squire 400E Motorhome 2.5TD - Inherited 2015, sold 2017
1990 VW T25 Syncro camper - Bought 2013, sold 2020
2003 Mini Cooper S (current car) - Bought 2014
2015 VW Tiguan (current car) - Bought 2018
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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by rickwookie » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:25 am

1982 Mini 1000 (Cabriolet Conversion) - Fun!
1977 Ford Fiesta Mk1 - Self built from two donors, including one with a manual foot pump left of the clutch pedal for the windscreen washer jet!
1982 Ford Cortina Mk4 1.6L - Most comfortable ride ever?
1989 Citroen BX 19 GTi (16v) - Coupled with my sisters Peugeot, put me off French cars for life.
1992 Ford Escort Estate 1.6 16v Ghia - Did the business miles and was the start of my estate car legacy.
1997 Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2.5 V6 24v CDX - Quick!
2000 Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2.5 V6 24v CDX - Same again.
2001 Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2.6 V6 24v CDX - Spot the recurring theme here?
2009 VW Passat R36 (Current motor) - Properly quick!!!

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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by Wee Peem » Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:39 pm

1964 HONDA C200 90cc bike, very reliable and very forgiving.
1968 Austin Minivan, new, slow and already rusting well.
1971 Morris Minor, second hand, reliable but rusting well.
1972 VW Beetle second hand, very reliable.
1980 Bedford Chevanne, practical, very sweet gearbox Suzuki I've heard.
1992 Ford Fiesta, new, OKAY.
2005 Toyota RAV 2 door, new, well made but!
2008 Toyota RAV 4 door, new, again well made but!
2017 Mazda MX5-RF new, a delight to drive.
2020 Honda e, my second Honda. We shall see!

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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by bogga » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:48 pm

Mini Metro 1.3 Knightsbridge - Blue
(Had it for 1 week before writing it off) - Scrapped

Citreon AX 1.0 Dimension - Red
This car was extreeeeeeeeeeemly frugel, and fun.. until you put 4 people in it. Scrapped

Mazda MX5 1.8 - Black
My all time favourite car (I was young) - Sold it for more than I paid for it

Smart Roadster Cabriolet - Black
This was quick fun, didn't handle the best (understeer), I maded to break all the engine mounts, still I sold it for more than I paid for it.

Mazda 323 Diesel GXi - Grey
Very rare car (the diesel version), this was in mint condition when I bought it, super reliable, last of the simple diesels Mazda made.. the only reason I got rid of it was because of an accident wrote it off

Honda S2000 - Blue
Joyful car, amazingly rev happy, amazing grip, fun-fun-fun. Sold due to having a family :( sold it for more than I paid for it.

Seat Ibiza 1.9 TDi FR 5d - Red
Surprising fast, and frugel.. however, v-bad for the environment.... - Sold

Seat Leon 2.0 TDI (184bhp) FR (Technology Pack) 5d - Grey
Very quick comfortable mile muncher, specs say better MPG than Ibiza.. total lies.... (Current Car)

Mitsubishi Outlander 4HS PHEV 4WD auto 5d - Black
Very comfortable cruiser/family wagon, very slow, and very frugel if you make lots of short trips (under electric) (Current Car)

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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by iHansz » Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:19 pm

1985 Renault R4 TL (called it Granny, because she was very old and apple green. Granny Smith is an apple variety in the Netherlands) :mrgreen:
1987 Renault R5 Supercinq TL
1989 Renault R5 GTS
1990 Renault R5 GT-Turbo (this car was too fast for me and I was too young and made many fines)
1990 Fiat Panda 45
1990 Peugeot 205 Accent 1.1
1991 Renault Clio RL 1.2
1993 Renault Clio "Elle" 1.2
1993 Renault Twingo
1994 Renault Twingo Easy (= semi automatic gearbox, terrible!)
1994 Renault Twingo "convertible" (large fabric open roof)
1998 smart City-Coupé (I've never had so much attention with a car)
2000 Renault Twingo
2003 Renault Mègane 1.4 16v Expression Comfort
2009 Honda Civic (8th gen) 1.8 VTEC Sport (first acquaintance with Honda, what a great car it was and made in the UK!)
2013 Honda CR-Z 1.5 GT (excellent hybrid system with a manual gearbox)
2020 Honda e Advance
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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by Joolsdc » Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:27 pm

Orange VW Beetle 1200L
MG Metro - white & rust coloured
Vauxhall Nova (Corsa) SR. Red. Quite new
Renault 5 GT Turbo - white. Went like stink
Moved in with girl friend, now wife so we had two cars!
RAV 4 3dr - first version in pale blue
I had a series of company cars - Rover SLD Turbo - a red, white or blue one each kept for three months. Absolute sheds
VW Golf VR6 3dr Mk3. In dragon green
Subaru Impreza Turbo 5dr Mk2. Fabulous
Traded after 3 years for another Subaru Impreza Turbo 5 dr Mk2.5
Smart Brabus Roadster Coupe. Silver. Kept for 8 years and almost 100k miles
Mini JCW Mk2 3 door in red with white roof
My wife got a Countryman Cooper S AWD in black.
And then another one, later model
I swapped my red JCW for a grey Mk2
Mini JCW Mk3 in grey with a red roof. That was sold just before lockdown
Mini Countryman Cooper SE PHEV in red with a black roof
Awaiting my Honda e

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Re: Your previous cars...

Post by Sousaphone » Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:15 pm

1996 Volvo 460 1.8 DL - Got it in 2004, replaced it in 2006 as it wasn’t an estate...

1998 Volvo V70 2.5 10V - bought when we started preparing to have kids (2006), still a daily driver.

2002 Volvo S60 2.4 170hp - my commuter car since 2016 and until the Honda e arrives.

2020 Honda e (whenever it gets here).

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