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Old 07 June 2014, 14:56   #31
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Originally Posted by lukewhiting View Post
Not a bad interior on the zr either for £1100 car! Surely they can't of gone out of business for their built quality

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Old 07 June 2014, 18:26   #32
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As a new driver mine is £1100 on a 1.6 Twingo, but I'm a couple of years over 17 now although I only passed my test in September. That's with admirals new 3 month black box so you don't have to have it for the whole policy and they might give me some money back if they think I'm a good driver after three months...
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Old 07 June 2014, 19:15   #33
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>>> but I wouldn't put something like that on a 1st car, or the moment the driver gets it wrong in one without ESP, they're screwed.

>>>Couldn't agree more. There's a whole generation who just cant drive properly because modern cars are too forgiving.

Can't agree with that at all. I'm glad my daughter doesn't have to start with something like my Triumph Herald with 5.20 remould crossplys. I survived a nasty spin and contact with a wall down a notorious hill in the Cotswolds many years ago but it doesn't mean I want her to experience that.

This time she may well not get stability control but if two otherwise equal used cars were available, one with, I'd happily pay a premium for the car with.
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Old 08 June 2014, 13:10   #34
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Must say punto around year 2000 is a great car. Roomy, cheap to fix, so economical And reliable. Plus its a fiat so has the querky city steering

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Old 08 June 2014, 13:25   #35
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Old 08 June 2014, 14:54   #36
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Originally Posted by doggypaddle View Post
Just renewed my insurance for the land-rover, £85 fully comp including a 30% loading for modifications.
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