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Apr 9
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I suspect this is the deal? The Towers never got built https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1030163_first-of-seven-schumacher-skyscrapers-confirmed-for-abu-dhabi

Apr 9
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Side rumour Schumacher largely signed for Mercedes for the money. Apparently he had taken quite a financial hit on Dubai property investments in the financial crash. While he was a long way from being bankrupt, the money from the Merc F1 deal eased some cash flow issues. Read more

Apr 6
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I think this is probably where Ferrari expected to be right now. The token restrictions and requirement to carry much of the car over from last year was always going to hamper them and as a result this year was not going to be a title challenging year. Read more

Apr 6
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It is somewhat telling that Ferrari and Alfa Romeo have actually lost the least in laptime in 2021 compared to 2020 but Haas the only other team with the Ferrari PU has lost the most. Some of that admittedly maybe due to the new drivers though. Last year they could hide behind the terrible now legal Ferraro engine, Read more

Mar 30
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BMW X6 = ND. BMW X6 with 11 year old probably obsolete hybrid tech - double ND

Mar 29
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Very true, but I also expect it to have it’s original compliment of doors and have it’s original wheelbase :)

Mar 29
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Not sure if this is NP or ND as not really in the market, and anyway I’m distracted by justbeing sent the link to this which if selected could be the fabled 100% ND

Mar 23
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They also sell more Ypsilons in Italy than the entire range of Alfa Romeos sells in the whole of Europe!

Mar 23
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According to the Autocar article Porsche wanted to do it this way for safety reasons as some of the updates directly impact how the car functions. Read more

Mar 12
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Indeed also the article mentions none of the countries proposing this are major players in automotive production. Although none of the manufacturers are based in Belgium, there are a quite a number of big car factories there, from Ford, Volvo and the VW group. It’s around 3% of their GDP, which while not huge would be Read more

Mar 11
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If it was a euro spec car with the full fat S50 engine rather than downgraded US spec one then NP but this is a lot of money for what is basically an E36 330i.

Mar 10
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My father owned four of these back in the day, these are EXPENSIVE to run even by Ferrari standards. The asking price is probably NP but unless you really want a 456 then they are ND to run. Better off spending a little more on a 550 Maranello IMO.

Mar 8
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First thought ND with the mileage/ price ratio. Then looked at selling prices on BaT and thought maybe it’s NP, but just about going to stick with my original thoughts. 168,000 might be fine for the engine and transmission, but what about the suspension? Plus the mention of it needs new tyres which I’m suspecting are Read more

Mar 5
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Quick scan of the classified this seems to be at the lower end of of pricing for one of these, although always wonder what a wrapped car is hiding underneath? Certainly NP enough to inspect at least if you’re local.

Mar 2
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I agree the looks have aged quite well. I’m willing to predict that in driving one today the circa 2004 idrive system they are fitted with probably hasn’t. My ex step father had one new, the idrive was terrible then.

Mar 2
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Agreed I run an XE as a daily (which I got with a very favourable lease deal). It’s a very good car and in many ways preferrable to the equivalent 3 Series. I think it is being squeezed too much by the general move to SUV’s and crossovers. When buyers walk into the shared showrooms with Land/Range Rover are far more Read more

Mar 2
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2nd gear, the whole Jaguar cancelling the new Jaguar XJ and scaling back MLA at the 11th hour is bizarre to me. There must be a deeper reason like the cars would have been seriously unprofitable to make for them to not go down this route?

Mar 1
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I have no problem with the lack of grille (like I said I like the Model S especially the recent facelift and think it looks better without the grille of the early versions). The 3 has terrible proportions, looking like it wants to be a 4 door coupe but the roof is too high. It reminds me of the terrible BMW 3 series Read more

Mar 1
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I had one of the scariest passenger rides ever in one of these. I found out afterwards the driver had terminal cancer so perhaps was less concerned if the journey ended in a big accident than me. The car was fast and sounded good but had somewhat suspect roadholding it seemed. Read more