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Vehicle's SkodaMart has owned 2021.

Discussion in 'Motors' started by SkodaMart, 7 Apr 2021.

  1. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    Saab & Volvo back in the day.
    Probably the two best made cars ever made.
     
  2. EdGey

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 21 Jan 2008

    Posts: 8,189

    Location: England

    Driving 11 years:

    Mk4 Fiesta 1.25? wrote it off the first time I ever drove a car alone. I didn't crash, but did learn that engines require oil, and definitely do not normally sound like that.
    Mk5 Fiesta 1.25
    Mk7 Fiesta 1.6
    Mk7.5 Golf GTD 2.0

    For someone who likes cars, I've had an extremely conservative ownership history... I'm too sensible for my own good.
     
  3. GTAMADDOG

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 19 Jun 2010

    Posts: 1,126

    Location: Gloucestershire

    I will have been driving ten years this August. I'm constantly looking at cars I'd like to buy (I am right now), but...

    '99 Peugeot 306 HDI Dturbo - First car and drove it for two and a half years, but bought it a year or so before passing my test. Covered just over 50,000 miles in it and it was utterly dependable.
    '04 BMW 330d Sport - Bought it in 2014 and still have it now. I've covered just over 90,000 miles in it and apart from right at the start of ownership when I had the swirl flaps removed and front suspension arms changed by a friendly mechanic it has never spent a day off the road.

    That is it for me :p
     
  4. Lopéz

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 27,926

    Location: LE9/OTK

    All sorts of old tat.

    Started driving in 1998....

    Mk3 Escort
    Mk1 Fiesta
    Mk1 Sierra 2.0
    Sierra Sapphire 2.0
    Sierra Estate 1.8 Pinto
    Vauxhall Nova
    Vauxhall Nova
    Sierra 2.0 GLSI
    Rover 213S
    Sierra 1.8 CVH
    BMW E30 320i
    MK2 Golf 1050cc
    MK1 Mondeo 1.8
    Peugeot 205 GTI
    Peugeot 309 GTI
    Peugeot 309 GTI
    Peugeot 309 GTI
    Mk2 Golf GTI
    Peugeot 205 GTI
    Honda Civic 1.5 MB
    Opel Manta 1.8 GT
    Volvo 940 2.3
    Toyota Supra 3.0 Turbo
    Peugeot 205 GTI
    Audi A3
    VW Passat Estate
    Skoda Rapid
    Fiesta Mk7 TDCi
    Mk3 Escort XR3
    Honda Civic FN2 Type-R

    Maybe some others but that's the bulk of it
     
    Last edited: 11 Apr 2021
  5. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    Rover 213S! The sports rover, I don’t believe it, I had one too.
    (Didn’t like mine)
     
  6. adam cool dude

    Capodecina

    Joined: 22 Oct 2002

    Posts: 20,064

    Location: Boston, Lincolnshire

    It is a shame they never got their Insignia based estate out in time. A few LHD examples made it out but we are talking only a handful. 330BHP 4x4 estate would have been something different to have between your typical German brands.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Rotty

    Don

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 40,962

    Location: Notts

    Didn't own a car of my own till 2003

    2003 Subaru Impreza STi
    2006 BMW E46 M3
    2009 Porsche Cayman S
    2013 Jaguar XKR 5.0 convertible
    2017 Jaguar F Type V6S convertible
    2021 Ferrari California T
     
  8. branddaly

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 25 Nov 2004

    Posts: 1,743

    Location: Manchester Uk

    Right, lets follow up that lot with a completely unimpressive list.....

    1998 Mondeo MkII (Melted)
    2003 Volvo S60 (Scrapped)
    2008 Mondeo MKIV(Sold)
    2017 Mercedes E220D (pick up tomorrow)
     
  9. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,684

    Location: Glasgow

    Think the new Fiesta punches well above its weight. It's an absolute hoot to drive. I'd do some light mods including a map which should see around 240bhp. Love the civic but when it comes to it I don't know if I'd be willing to stump up an extra 10k over the fiesta for one. If I was to go for the Civic sonic grey or artic blue.
     
  10. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    The Civic is the best FWD car ever made IMO.
    Couldn’t own one where I live, too much unwanted attention.
    I’m not a fan of the blue oval.
    Only fords I like are classics.
     
  11. Lopéz

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 27,926

    Location: LE9/OTK

    It was borderline mechanically indestructible, but completely rotten. Blue velour interior. Hammered the absolute knackers off it everywhere, like pretty much all of my cars actually.
     
  12. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    Mine was blue, C plate.
    It looked smart, interior smart.
    Felt woolly on corners, I never took to it.
    Honda 12V engine though.
     
  13. CSMonkeh

    Hitman

    Joined: 23 May 2009

    Posts: 912

    Location: Newbury, Berks

    Here goes:
    2002 Mk4 escort bonus (bonus meant you LOST a gear - was only 4-speed)
    2003 Mk1 Saxo 1.1i
    2007 Mk2 Saxo VTS
    2009 Mk1 Toyota Aygo - still have and just about to tick over 100k miles
     
  14. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,684

    Location: Glasgow

    No doubt the civic is good but writing of one of the best small hot hatches of the last decade because of a badge seems slightly rash.
     
  15. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    Not for me thanks.
    My teenage daughter might think differently.
    Just the image puts me off.
     
  16. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,684

    Location: Glasgow

    Sounds like your teenage daughter might have better taste in cars.
     
  17. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    Hit a nerve?
     
  18. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,684

    Location: Glasgow

    You brought up your teenage daughter. Merely commenting.
     
  19. SkodaMart

    Mobster

    Joined: 27 Jul 2009

    Posts: 4,178

    Location: Manchester

    It's true, the kids love them. I'm almost 50. Nothing wrong with my taste in cars, a Fiesta ST would be about the last thing I would want.
    I admire the dynamics of the CTR in the same way you do the Fiesta, but in all honesty out of the 3 I would probably choose the I30N (fastback).
     
  20. richyfingers

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,684

    Location: Glasgow

    I've yet to drive the i30n but have a feeling I'll like it. Only thing is that it holds a bit of an awkward price point for me, fair bit more expensive than the ST and only a couple K cheaper than the CTR.

    I've always thought it a bit of a shame that people write of cars for the supposed image. If you like a car and find it fun / exciting to hell with what anyone else thinks I say.