Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




23397 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

#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.




Richard rich.ms

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
2416 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #1100339 1-Aug-2014 22:34
Send private message

S2000 with some tasteful body-kit?


4553 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #1100340 1-Aug-2014 22:34
Send private message

Just get a Porsche





 
 
 
 




23397 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #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....




Richard rich.ms

1508 posts

Uber Geek


  #1100344 1-Aug-2014 22:54
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.




Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B


15240 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

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

Nissan Micra convertible tongue-out




Mike
Change Management Consultant
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

He waka eke noa




23397 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #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.




Richard rich.ms

1371 posts

Uber Geek


  #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

 
 
 
 


3231 posts

Uber Geek


  #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.




Common sense is not as common as you think.


10398 posts

Uber Geek


  #1100363 1-Aug-2014 23:31
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?



23397 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #1100369 1-Aug-2014 23:38
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.




Richard rich.ms

4401 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #1100407 2-Aug-2014 04:05
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




Sometimes I just sit and think. Other times I just sit.


5273 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #1100458 2-Aug-2014 08:26
Send private message

Bugatti Veyron convertable

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




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


4893 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #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?




Previously known as psycik

OpenHAB: Gigabyte AMD A8 BrixOpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller, Raspberry PI, Wemos D1 Mini, Zwave, Xiaomi Humidity and Temperature sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 10
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


4445 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #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 :-)




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

Mad Scientist
22417 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

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

corvette




Involuntary autocorrect in operation on mobile device. Apologies in advance.


 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic





Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chorus completes the build and commissioning of two new core Ethernet switches
Posted 8-Jul-2020 09:48


National Institute for Health Innovation develops treatment app for gambling
Posted 6-Jul-2020 16:25


Nokia 2.3 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Jul-2020 12:30


Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53


Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48


Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44


Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41


Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07


New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58


Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10


Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30


Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14


Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17


Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56


Apple introduces new features for iPhone iOS14 and iPadOS 14
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:28



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.