And those old 7s are so *cheap* to buy, aren't they? It's so easy to
ride around in one and pretend that - well, you can pretend whatever
What are *you* pretending to be, if you don't mind me asking? Do you
wear a lot of gold chains?
firstname.lastname@example.org Dean Dark says...
They are indeed. The petrol "crisis" makes them the bargain of the
I'm merely an enthusiast for older cars, for a time before traction
control and electronic assistance, where the driver connects with the
vehicle without the aid of several thousand pounds worth of computing
I actually thought you were going to debate the point, rather than make
cheap personal remarks. More fool me. Welcome to the killfile, old bean.
BMW 740iL - Stately progress for the mature gentleman
Indeed - high petrol prices mean that large old cars are actually cheaper
than their contempories in lower ranges due to faster depreciation. So a
lot of car for very little money.
I have one as well. In my case it is more that I don't make as much money
as I used to (and bought ~3 year old ones), and that I am very tall so a 7
series suits me fine.
My issue was with his impolite driving aimed (it would appear) to frighten
his passenger. All his guff about assistance - well 7'S have ABS, PS, often
LSD and I haven't been able to get a manual since before 1989, although a
very lucky mate of mine has a manual 645.
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