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Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 23:44:37 -0500
From: "Nutmegger" <nutmegger_7717nopsamo.com>
Subject: Re: How do you convince your wife that a c900 is a wise choice?


"Andy Hookins" wrote > > She should know, pretty doesn't always = best. > > Is that a compliment ;-) Lol....I don't know, I've never seen her. > > > > My wife thinks that a Rover 200, Renault Megane, Peugeot > > > 307 or 607!!!, Ford Focus would fit the bill - All of which > > > seem to be a very different mix to me - what do they have in > > > common? > > > > Nothing! Ick to all of them. > > Actually, they are all new(ish) designs! I don't care for any of the manufacturers, and wouldn't give my money to any of them. > > > > (my other choices are a 9-3 > > > SE, 9000 Aero or maybe a 9-5 something). > > > > Which do you like driving the best? > > The 9k Aero or 9-5 Vector, but I hanker after the c900 > (or something like it - if there is such a thing) for the way > it compliments the comfortable, slightly detached character > of the 9000, is great fun to drive, gives loads of feedback > and yet is still ridiculously practical. I'd get the Aero. > > A 9-3 SE would be a compromise, its (a little) better than > the gm900, more acceptable but... Though I was no great > fan of my neighbour's, the chassis simply didn't feel like it > was up to the job. In what way do you mean that? > > The 9-3 SS is a good car, but we're not able to buy a new > car. Also it doesn't have the directness of the c900. It is > probably a better car, but slightly detached and more grown > up - didn't seem as much fun. I can't picture that one. > > > > > > > Trouble with the c900 is it's a bit ugly - far too ugly in fact > > > for my wife's sensibilities. > > > > Lol........ > > > > Take it from the practical side, do some research on the crash tests of > > each, resale value, taxes, insurance. > > > > See which one comes up with the most positives. > > We've been doing that - trouble is we score differently ;-) How can facts score differently? You've got to use a reliable source! > > > > Whats a guy to do? > > > > It's all about compromise, huh? > > For each of you. > > That would be the hard part, right. Depends who you are married to, right? > > AndyH > '94 9000 CDE

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