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#1 DanGersFord


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 11:20 PM

If you couldnt have a Ford what other car would you drive? Ive always like the VW Golf GTI's :)

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#2 b1g_dav3


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 11:36 PM

Audi A3 most likely, was offered one not long since and it was quite difficult to turn it down :P

#3 alexp999


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Posted 06 August 2013 - 06:52 AM

Mercedes A class or a GT86/BRZ if I could afford it, lol.

If I had same budget but no Fords I would have probably looked at a DS3, Civic or Mazda 2/3 (depending on what they would have been like without Fords input).

I get the feeling I'm going to be a bit like my Grandad and be a stick in the mud for Fords though - just thinking about the option of a a RHD Mustang in the future... Mmmm.

#4 gazsutton



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Posted 06 August 2013 - 09:08 AM

i had an A3 previously, lovely car to drive. served me well.


before that i had a Seat Leon Cupra R 20V Turbo, i had to sell to get a a house.


id have that back anyday.

it was awesome!! had a stage 2 remap on it too was sitting around 260bhp. was very aggressive tho.

#5 jeebowhite


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Posted 06 August 2013 - 10:22 AM

Before this, I had the Kia Cee'd, and would have probably kept it, or switched to a newer diesel version if it wasnt for the opportunity to get the CMAX, and the much needed space / auto combination.

#6 btmaldon


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Posted 06 August 2013 - 10:25 AM

Currently concidering a Civic Type R or Type S GT.

#7 Dark_Angel_Arus



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 08:36 AM

I have a 1992 Celica GT4 RC.

If I were to buy another car (and could afford it) I would get a Toyota GT86 TRD Aero.

Would have to swap the wheels out tho. Nobody wants Prius wheels!

#8 minnis


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 06:02 PM

Depends on many things. Similar budget, then a Skoda Octavia VRs.
Larger budget, then a BMW 5 series (possibly a 535d).

#9 georgen


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 06:57 PM

Bmw 530d estate will be my next car, although I am enjoying the focus so much I will run this through the winter

#10 jimrex


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 07:52 PM

In my job, I am fortunate to get to drive quite a few different cars from the VW Group range. Most suprising in the range for me was the new SEAT Leon - arguably a better car than the Golf! My favourite is the latest A3 though... I'd have one in a heartbeat!


After all that, I always get back in my Focus and smile because while it has it's faults, it's my baby :wub:

#11 Fastfordman


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 09:29 PM

I've have just swapped cars to a Volvo V40, still would have another Ford in the future though as I am a Ford fan at heart. The Volvo just has a more luxury feel to it and a big engine!

#12 Philf1


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 09:39 PM

I used to drive a Subaru Imprezza Turbo that was proably the best car I have ever had, raw power and awesome road holding round the bends. 


When I win the lottery however it will have to be something with a prancing horse on it!

#13 SeanW


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 10:10 PM

My last car was a Fiat Punto - loved it!! Crackin' little motor - wouldn't say no to another Fiat one day (except the 500 in any form!!)

Other than that, not really sure. I do love my Focus (and my other half's Fiesta lol).

My Dad wants a Galaxy (somehow Mum's instructions to look for a SMALL runabout has evaded him). He currently has a Hyundai Matrix.

#14 Lenny


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Posted 08 August 2013 - 11:04 PM

Id like a blue 1999 Toyota Levin BZR AE-111 Black Top
With a set of 17" Volk TE-37's
Almost bought one instead of the focus back in 2010 but glad I didn't as the focus is more practical for my needshttp://www.flickr.co...03094/lightbox/

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 07:01 AM

id like something old school and highly tuned like a golf g60, but because i share the car with the mrs anything shiny fast and lowered will be reduced to scrap

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