Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Bowen Mountain, Sydney, Austra
Good stuff XA,
Last year the mrs and I were looking at new cars. I ended up buying a XR6 on lease. We went around car yards galore. What did I manage to test drive.
AUII XR6 VCT, and a XR8 and thats all.
Now even though I am a Ford head through and through, I thought to give most of the brands a look. You can be biased towards a brand but not blind to others.
we looked at the following
WRX, No test drive that day because the someone else was out doing a test drive. The Mrs hated the WRX.
Nissan 200SX, nice car, salesmen nice, but no cars to test drive. no room in the back for the little ones. Mrs said a big NO.
Celica, not a single salesmen would get off his arse to come and talk.
Local Heartland Holden. Salesmen came over after a while, but it was a struggle to talk to him. Asked him about the SS and his answer was "none in stock". There is an S outside which is almost the same, if you are really interested in a car.
We ended up going back to Ford and buying the XR.
I wonder how some of these yards manage to sell cars. I have a friend who says he tests drives all the time but as a serious buying I got to test drive 2 cars.
Used to be Mustang1966coupe.
66 Silver Frost Mustang 289 Windsor
71 XY GS Fairmont in Bronze Wine 302 Windsor
92 EB XR8 302 Windsor
Sure do love those Windsors