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    Nice car! The Clio is a very lovely car all...

    Nice car!

    The Clio is a very lovely car all round, was having a look at them at the weekend.
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    The New Twingo

    http://static.autoexpress.co.uk/sites/autoexpressuk/files/styles/gallery/public/renault_twingo_front_white.jpg?itok=aWG-RZrl

    All I can say is, good luck to the new forfour cos she is going to have...
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    Cos it is a goldmine of information. These...

    Cos it is a goldmine of information.

    These forums (any manufacturer) are a resource more than just owners, a lot of garages use them too.
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    First ever Brooklands event a bloke shouted from...

    First ever Brooklands event a bloke shouted from his Passat (I think a Passat) "So if its you're a Smartie does that make me a Stupid?" at which point I laughed and shot off!
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    Depreciation isn't a concern if you're planning...

    Depreciation isn't a concern if you're planning on keeping the vehicle for more than 3 years or do high mileage. I think he's made a sensible choice, a comfy car for commuting and a lot more...
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    Sorry to hear about Mr. Poo, hope it all gets...

    Sorry to hear about Mr. Poo, hope it all gets sorted swifty.

    Insurance is a fickle thing! Crazy thing - they can pay the market value of the vehicle (which can be higher than the insured value)...
  7. The forfour Brabus has an old Mitsi turbo block...

    The forfour Brabus has an old Mitsi turbo block (from MMCs stock) other petrol forfours have engines designed by MMC and built by Daimler. Its a true mash up of MMC, smart and Mercedes. You'll even...
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    I have to agree, they are no longer mechanics but...

    I have to agree, they are no longer mechanics but purely a technician reading a code the CPU produces. Additionally, when the car is hooked to a machine it automatically logs at HQ and they have a...
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    Hello. The Mitsubishi engines are very strong...

    Hello.

    The Mitsubishi engines are very strong and very reliable, you would need to take a test drive to ensure the gearbox is running right - it will feel jerky in full auto mode but smoother in...
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    Renault and Nissan's small cars typically have a...

    Renault and Nissan's small cars typically have a 4 x 100 PCD, which is fairly common, so if they stick to this - then this little fortwo will be highly customisable.
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    Latest Spy Shots of the Fortwo

    http://static.autoexpress.co.uk/sites/autoexpressuk/files/styles/gallery/public/smart-fortwo-003.jpg

    My what a big nose, maybe they have just bulked out the nose to disguise the shape.

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    Is this where I hide? And Hello.

    Is this where I hide?

    And Hello.
  13. I agree with the majority, take the alternative...

    I agree with the majority, take the alternative car - the mis-fueled one will never be right and you won't be happy/comfortable driving it.
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    A lot of people are facing the decision of family...

    A lot of people are facing the decision of family or a home as it takes so long now to save for a mortgage deposit. I think the average time is about ten years to save enough as the living wage is...
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    Certainly different, I think you could've gone...

    Certainly different, I think you could've gone down the sleeper route and kept the Brabus tags off - would made people notice at traffic lights when you suddenly zoomed off. The detail I am not keen...
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    Pre-reg, basically a new car with one owner (the...

    Pre-reg, basically a new car with one owner (the dealership) - you should save a pretty penny that way.
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    http://www.metal-monkey.co.uk/acatalog/ForTwo_451_...

    http://www.metal-monkey.co.uk/acatalog/ForTwo_451_100mph.html
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    Hmm I thought the 57 was on the way up, I do...

    Hmm I thought the 57 was on the way up, I do apologise. I know for a petrol 1.3 it is very hard to find a modern comparable engine, for some reason the Japs can squeeze the most out of the a small...
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    My personal experience of Mercedes/Smart...

    My personal experience of Mercedes/Smart servicing was top notch and fairly reasonable in terms price when compared to other garages.
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    If you take into account Mr Poo and I were at the...

    If you take into account Mr Poo and I were at the rear of the convoy and not exactly driving economically in keeping the Tube together (plus had the aircon on at the odd time) my old forfour managed...
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    A fortwo will do the miles but the only 451 that...

    A fortwo will do the miles but the only 451 that has the economy is the CDI. You would be better off buying a another brand of vehicle with a decent engine, Japs do the best petrols and the Germans...
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    I can get 35mpg in city traffic with my Corsa,...

    I can get 35mpg in city traffic with my Corsa, that's using branded fuel (eg ESSO) and the ECO tyre pressures (about 10PSI higher than normal) - this has all increased range from circa 300 miles per...
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    And I drive a 1.4 full auto Corsa which weighs in...

    And I drive a 1.4 full auto Corsa which weighs in around 1.2 tonnes and achieve an average of 40mpg... hmm I think smart need to sort themselves out. lol
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    Like I said, next year sees the next fortwo and...

    Like I said, next year sees the next fortwo and forfour models so they could be adjusting manufacturing to gear up for the new models. I am just guessing but it happens.

    When I ordered my Corsa...
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    Some even give you a 'Lifetime warranty'. ;) ...

    Some even give you a 'Lifetime warranty'. ;)

    If I were you look into a pre-reg, it will take into account deprecation and be cheaper on finance/loan (assuming thats how you're paying).

    And...
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