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    As above. Buying a newer car and looking for opinions. MK4 Golf is what im looking at the moment.

    Cheers
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    Mini Cooper S.

    What's your budget?
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    The Honda Civic Type R (90s version)
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    Budgets is fairly low £2000 or less. Just something to have till next year.
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    proton gen-2

    im serious, check this link: http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...1501?logcode=p

    seriously, dont even approach proton. you will commit suicide after 20 minutes of driving those cars.
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    200bhp, NASP, standard.
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    Civic Type R, I can't afford the insurance though. D'oh.
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    Yeah all good shouts! Cheers. Think I might go for a 1.8L Golf GTI. Full comp is affordable!
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    Doesn't really matter.
    No matter what you buy it'll still be under 2.5 litres which is about the bare minimum if you feel like you want to travel any quicker than a glacier.
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    (Original post by JC.)
    No matter what you buy it'll still be under 2.5 litres which is about the bare minimum if you feel like you want to travel any quicker than a glacier.
    Oh come on.
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    (Original post by JC.)
    Doesn't really matter.
    No matter what you buy it'll still be under 2.5 litres which is about the bare minimum if you feel like you want to travel any quicker than a glacier.


    *cough*

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    Vauxhall Astra SRi.
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    (Original post by JC.)
    Doesn't really matter.
    No matter what you buy it'll still be under 2.5 litres which is about the bare minimum if you feel like you want to travel any quicker than a glacier.
    I like to think the 2.0 mx-5 I drove all summer wasn't too bad...

    Also 2.5 is pretty big, you're discounting every lotus apart from the evora, the mitsubishi evo and subaru impreza, the mazda rx-7 and rx-8, the mx-5 (the 2.0 sport-tech one is fairly spicy) the 500 abarth SS, the mini cooper S works, every caterham ever made... The list goes on :p:

    I think anything under 100bhp/tonne wet weight is fairly tame.
    Anything over 200bhp/tonne gets pretty damn exciting.
    Over 500bhp/tonne (only ever driven a car like that once...) feels pretty damn awesome


    As for the OP, since you're only going to be spending £2000, and it's just a car to tide you over, get something cheap and japanese that won't need much work done to it. I may be biased having owned one, but a late 90s civic type R is a very good 1.6 :p: Was a great engine, brilliant fun to drive (mine was a two seater with bucket seats and four-point harnesses which may have helped) and seemed to be basically indestructible, apart from power steering hoses, which I went through three of in the space of 18 months for some reason...
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    (Original post by JC.)
    Doesn't really matter.
    No matter what you buy it'll still be under 2.5 litres which is about the bare minimum if you feel like you want to travel any quicker than a glacier.
    Good to see you back!

    Don't troll though!
 
 
 
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