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    I'm looking at insurance for a merc a45 amg and the lowest quotes are like 11k...?

    why is it so expensive for that car?
    its a 2 litre car,
    im 20 years old licence held for less than a year.
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    Because it's an expensive powerful car and you're young and inexperienced.
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    Well even when i do it with 1 year ncb it's same thing lol
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    (Original post by Joeey009)
    Well even when i do it with 1 year ncb it's same thing lol
    Because its an expensive car and you would still only have 1 years experience. You don't seriously expect an insurer to insure a £40k+ car on a new, unexperienced driver who is in the age group most likely to have an accident for a cheap price do you?

    Just look at fiestas/golfs etc. You won't find really cheap insurance on anything though.
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    (Original post by Joeey009)
    I'm looking at insurance for a merc a45 amg and the lowest quotes are like 11k...?

    why is it so expensive for that car?
    its a 2 litre car,
    im 20 years old licence held for less than a year.
    It's an expensive car in a high insurance group, so insurance will be high even for someone who's held their licence for a relatively long time. Having not held your licence for long the insurance companies will see you as a young inexperienced driver therefore will charge you more anyway.
    If you're looking for cheap insurance look at cars in a lower insurance group.
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    young, I assume male, little experience, pretty powerful car; i.e. deemed high risk
    fairly expensive car; i.e. expensive to deal with

    high risk+expensive=>high premiums
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    I think your questions have been answered above, but nice choice by the way. That car is very nice

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    (Original post by shaymarriott)
    Because it's an expensive powerful car and you're young and inexperienced.
    LOL!
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    (Original post by JC.)
    LOL!
    Well it puts out 360bhp - I'd rate that as *fairly* powerful tbh.
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    A car with supercar performance,i.e. 0-60 in just over 4 seconds? Top speed limited to 155mph? And you've 20 and been driving for less than a year?

    I personally think 11k is pretty damn cheap!
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    If you have 40k to spend on a car, 11k isn't that bad I mean if I paid 1k for a car I wouldn't mind paying £250 for my insurance! +Why not get a cheaper car, maybe a 5k car and have that for a few years untill you're more experience so your insurance will get cheaper
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    (Original post by Joeey009)
    I'm looking at insurance for a merc a45 amg and the lowest quotes are like 11k...?

    why is it so expensive for that car?
    its a 2 litre car,
    im 20 years old licence held for less than a year.
    You are a young driver (under 25), you only have one years experience, and you are looking to insure an expensive and powerful car.
    Just get a normal car like anyone else.
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    (Original post by JC.)
    LOL!
    (Relative to what most drivers in the OPs demographic are driving anyway)
 
 
 
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