Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2004 12:00:25 +0100 From: "Mike P" <privacynospamacy.net> Subject: Re: OK, the T16S is for sale. UK, Cheshire.
"Paul Halliday" <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote in message news:BD44EE99.10EE5%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk... > in article MPG.1b88b4a0fbab8ebc98a006nospam.individual.net, MeatballTurbo at > carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com wrote on 15/08/2004 00:46: > > > In article <BD441BBC.10EB6%pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>, pjghnospamyonder.co.uk > > spouted forth into alt.autos.saab... > >> How did those old Skodas fare on fuel consumption, BTW? > > > Those old Skodas get between 305 and 45 to the gallon depending on > > enthusiasm for the corners. > > 305? Cool ... I'm getting one :) I keep looking at the 130 models and > thinking ... > > > But I've been banned from owning own by she who must be obeyed. > > > > She wants me to spend arround 2-3k on a small hatch "There are loads of > > cheap Puntos, and you passed in a punto", and whatever car must be J reg > > or newer. > > I passed in a Vauxhall Nova! There's no way I'd want to own the car I passed > my test in ... We do have a Punto Sporting, which is actually a very fun > car. You can slide it with yer bum :) > I passed in a MK3 Fiesta Diesel. I would also not want to own the car I passed my test in. Drove a Punto as a courtesy car for a few days a while back, it was OK. We've no small cars - a 1.8 Mondeo, which is a fine handling car for such a heavy old tub, and the C900 Saloon, which is just.. well.. fantastic really now it's had a service and I set the timing properly this morning. Mike