So just paid a deposit on this beauty, which I'll be collecting on Saturday (fingers crossed)...
I'm sure for many, it doesn't come at all as a surprise - if anything more of a surprise that it took so long!
Essentially I am still very happy with my Macan but a mixture of wanting a change, needing a bit more space and coming across the best specced Cayenne I'd seen in 6-9months of loosely looking, meant that I grabbed the opportunity with both hands and paid my deposit this afternoon after the car first appearing on the OPC website on Saturday.
I've enquired on about 4 Cayennes in the last 9 months. Each of them being nice, but hard to get too excited about. So out with @Harry's "where there's doubt, there's no doubt" line, each of them sucessively got kicked into touch. But there was something in...
After an enormous amount of hand-wringing and should I/shouldn't I I've gone ahead and bought a Ferrari F430 F1:
It's difficult to put into words how you feel when you first clap eyes on it, it is an extraordinary machine and although it's 13 years old it still looks contemporary. Standing next to it when it fires up just brings out your inner child, you just cannot help but grin and laugh, it is fabulous. They always sound a bit 'farty' on YouTube videos and whilst it's not an AMG or M rumble, it's still laughably purposeful in that way that Ferraris are.
Am I a Ferrari man? Not entirely sure to be honest, I've always leant towards Porsches but I've had one (albeit a very long time ago) and fancied something different. I've also had a challenging 12 months for a variety of reasons (haven't we all) and a couple of things have brought home how fragile life can be so I thought what the hell, do it before you no longer can. Besides, the money was sat in...
My son sold his 320 D just before Christmas and went and bought a Vauxhall Diesel . . Told him he d regret it and he did . What possessed him I just don t know .
However , having seen the error of his ways after a few months driving the Vauxhall he s back in a BMW .. He bought a 320D GT early January , Flappy Paddles and all and is now highly delighted with himself Lesson Learned .