Jump to content
Gibson Brands Forums

NCD


Rabs
 Share

Recommended Posts

A rarity for me...  I got a new car today but not picking it up till Monday.. Very much looking forward to it 😄  (just thought id share that)

Nothing special as such but its a 2019 model so it will just be nice to drive something built less than a decade ago 😄 

CSm6U0k.jpg

kivFvqg.jpg

pj2ogSG.jpg

Edited by Rabs
  • Like 3
Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 minutes ago, SteveFord said:

Now is the time to buy a car, all right.  Congratulations!

Say, are you a mail man?  They put the steering wheel in the passenger seat.

Ha...   Yes actually I picked a perfect time to go get one.. They were having a sale that was meant to be starting tomorrow and they decided to start it today instead.. If I had waited till tomorrow I would probably have missed this deal.. Got £1000 off of the price...  NICE  🙂

Link to comment
Share on other sites

2 minutes ago, Dub-T-123 said:

I don’t think we get that brand over here in America. I have no clue what kind of car that is!! 
 

The front end looks similar to a newer Volkswagen and the rear looks similar to a Subaru. Nice looking car. Hope it treats you well 

Cheers man..  I was looking at VWs.. The new Golf is really nice but they are really expensive..  This is a Vauxhall Astra.. I think in other countries it may be called Opel instead of Vauxhall.. Its a 1.4L 16v SRI (which is a turbo I think)... .. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

9 minutes ago, Rabs said:

Cheers man..  I was looking at VWs.. The new Golf is really nice but they are really expensive..  This is a Vauxhall Astra.. I think in other countries it may be called Opel instead of Vauxhall.. Its a 1.4L 16v SRI (which is a turbo I think)... .. 

Nice man!! Is it front, rear, or all wheel drive? 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

28 minutes ago, Rabs said:

I think its six gears actually...  Is that better or worse?

They are both good, the 6 gear may be a little closer ratio meaning shifting sooner but a slight wider range of power, it would be great on the autobahn. I have an FRS that has a 6 speed automatic with manual shifting, but I live on a much smaller Island than you do and sooner or later I will end up where I started..

Edited by mihcmac
Link to comment
Share on other sites

It was a tough call:  Wrong side or Does it fly to Hogwarts.   I did spend three years driving that way in Bermuda, and thirty some years later me and Mrs both still say something about "almost pulled out on the left this morning".

Looks like a nice car and I hope it gives you lots of years of trouble free service!

rct

  • Haha 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...