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Old 01.03.2016, 16:27
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

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Is 507 well over 500?
No - that would be "just over". It is also impossible to get 10.4l/100km from that engine.
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Old 01.03.2016, 16:27
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Is 507 well over 500?
No he's said time and time again he's got a V8, so the E60 is out...

Maybe AMG ?

DK just tell us
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Old 01.03.2016, 16:46
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No he's said time and time again he's got a V8, so the E60 is out...

Maybe AMG ?

DK just tell us
I second that *I think*. I used to have a two seater, same weight, same engine.
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Old 01.03.2016, 16:46
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

I'd guess Alpina B7 bi-turbo?
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Old 01.03.2016, 16:59
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

Awesome car, but '09 B7 was the E65 with a SC (that would fit the bill actually)

The biturbo F01 was after 2010 I think.
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:08
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I'd guess Alpina B7 bi-turbo?
Followed one on the motorway on Sunday - black with silver stripes. Superb looking machine - had real presence - with the passengers all looking very relaxed.

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Awesome car, but '09 B7 was the E65 with a SC (that would fit the bill actually)

The biturbo F01 was after 2010 I think.
B7 only come with the H1 engine - which although they dyno around 530ps are officially stated as "only" 500ps. (Alpina will build half a dozen "production" engines - dyno them - and then use the lowest figure as the stated output. The SC engines were the last handbuilt engines to come out of Buchloe.)
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:19
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Followed one on the motorway on Sunday - black with silver stripes. Superb looking machine - had real presence - with the passengers all looking very relaxed.



B7 only come with the H1 engine - which although they dyno around 530ps are officially stated as "only" 500ps. (Alpina will build half a dozen "production" engines - dyno them - and then use the lowest figure as the stated output. The SC engines were the last handbuilt engines to come out of Buchloe.)

DK save us the trivia about Bovensiepen's shop, JUST TELL US WHAT YOU'RE DRIVING
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:22
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DK save us the trivia about Bovensiepen's shop, JUST TELL US WHAT YOU'RE DRIVING
No - this is EF's new quiz show "Through the Garage Keyhole" - the clues are all there: family saloon, over 500ps, geeky knowledge of engine codes.
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:25
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No - this is EF's new quiz show "Through the Garage Keyhole" - the clues are all there: family saloon, over 500ps, geeky knowledge of engine codes.
Got it! It's a Tesla Model S P85D, isn't it!? (The 2009 bit was a red herring.)
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:33
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Got it! It's a Tesla Model S P85D, isn't it!? (The 2009 bit was a red herring.)
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

You surprise me.
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:42
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

B5s?
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Old 01.03.2016, 17:56
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Maybe AMG ?
Kerbweights aren't right for the E, CLS or S 63...

I'm guessing a Jag XFR - kerbweight of 1960kg is right, V8, 510 CV.
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

I'm guessing a Panamera without running the numbers, it just feels like a good fit.

On the topic of cheap as chips here's my latest find;
https://en.comparis.ch/carfinder/mar.../show/20170248

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I'm guessing a Panamera without running the numbers, it just feels like a good fit.

On the topic of cheap as chips here's my latest find;
https://en.comparis.ch/carfinder/mar.../show/20170248
why are you posting links to scam ads on this forum?
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Old 15.03.2016, 10:02
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I'm guessing a Panamera without running the numbers, it just feels like a good fit.

On the topic of cheap as chips here's my latest find;
https://en.comparis.ch/carfinder/mar.../show/20170248
a) a Panamera is way more heavy.
b) nothing says "hairdresser" like a white SUV...
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Old 15.03.2016, 11:11
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a) a Panamera is way more heavy.
b) nothing says "hairdresser" like a white SUV...
a) Trev, you got it two weeks ago with the B5s. Competition closed.
b) A white SLK screams "hairdresser".
c) I'm sure a Jeep going for a quarter of market value wouldn't be a scam. At all.
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Old 15.03.2016, 11:25
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Re: Eh... Why is this car cheap as chips?

I don't think it's a scam, the Km and the price are the same, so it's very much possible that whoever posted it is a total imbecile
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