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Topic # 150751 1-Aug-2014 22:31 Send private message

Finally decided I will get myself something nice for the summer, but all the convertables seem to be styled for woman.

MR-S and MX5 are clearly ladies cars, what else is there that looks decent and isnt a FWD nanna wagon thing? Not really wanting to spend too much or get something with european servicing costs.




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  Reply # 1100339 1-Aug-2014 22:34 One person supports this post Send private message

S2000 with some tasteful body-kit?


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  Reply # 1100340 1-Aug-2014 22:34 2 people support this post Send private message

Just get a Porsche







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  Reply # 1100343 1-Aug-2014 22:46 Send private message

S2000 looks promising but a little over current budget based on a trademe search, a porsche, no thanks....




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  Reply # 1100344 1-Aug-2014 22:54 2 people support this post Send private message

What is wrong with an MX5? I think they can look great. 350Z roadster maybe. I like the Z4 as well. For the love of all that is good, don't buy an MGF.

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  Reply # 1100346 1-Aug-2014 22:56 Send private message

Nissan Micra convertible tongue-out




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 Interesting. You're afraid of insects and women. Ladybugs must render you catatonic.



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  Reply # 1100349 1-Aug-2014 22:59 Send private message

mx5 is all bubble looking, micra is something for people that cant drive. An old MR2 looks like quite a nice summer car. But most seem to have been molested by boy racers with stupid stuff.

I am assuming the MGF breaks all the time because its an MG but is there any other reason?

The chrysler crossfire looks nice, but above what I really want to spend at the moment.




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  Reply # 1100357 1-Aug-2014 23:13 Send private message

My dad has one of these and its lots of fun to drive: http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/used-cars/saab/auction-756766119.htm

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  Reply # 1100362 1-Aug-2014 23:31 Send private message

how about the older convertibles . I would love a Morgan , Jaguar or even a MG. if i win lotto my first buy.

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  Reply # 1100363 1-Aug-2014 23:31 5 people support this post Send private message

richms: 

MR-S and MX5 are clearly ladies cars


Oh for goodness sake...
It's 2014 not 1955.
Who really cares what you drive anyway?



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  Reply # 1100369 1-Aug-2014 23:38 2 people support this post Send private message

Fred99:
richms: 

MR-S and MX5 are clearly ladies cars


Oh for goodness sake...
It's 2014 not 1955.
Who really cares what you drive anyway?


I care what I drive. Thats all that matters.




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  Reply # 1100407 2-Aug-2014 04:05 2 people support this post Send private message

richms: .... all the convertables seem to be styled for woman.

MR-S and MX5 are clearly ladies cars, what else is there that looks decent and isnt a FWD nanna wagon thing?



Does it really matter given the loss in manliness that comes from working in IT? wink

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  Reply # 1100458 2-Aug-2014 08:26 4 people support this post Send private message

Bugatti Veyron convertable

How about one of these? Only about a million quid.

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  Reply # 1100467 2-Aug-2014 08:49 Send private message

Audi a3 or a4 cabriolet?

Mercedes slk hard top.

Can you get the mustang as a convertible here?




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  Reply # 1100470 2-Aug-2014 08:59 Send private message

What about a series 1 Landrover? Bound to be one sitting in a Cocky's shed somewhere. Once you clean the bird crap off it, it would provide the prefect form of manly summer transport :-)




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  Reply # 1100471 2-Aug-2014 09:02 Send private message

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