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Does anyone know what make of car that is ?
It looks like a Tesla,but I don’t think they do a Gull Wing model.

Surprised there were not all sorts of warnings & sounds from the dashboard sounding off to the driver if the Gull Wing was open as you engaged gear & drove away.
It is a Tesla Olds, Model X or something like that.
 

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Loads of ads from legal companies about compensation in a class action being brought if you bought a diesel vehicle & were mislead about emissions.

Serious question.Does anyone really bother about looking at the emissions data ?
I would have thought the MPG & the tax bracket are what potential buyers of new cars look at.
 
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E10 petrol is being rolled out across the forecourts,replacing E5.
E is for Ethanol a substitute for gasoline.The 5 & 10 stand for the % of Ethanol in the fuel.

Any Petrol vehicle in the UK sold post 2000 should be comparable with E10.
Older vehicles may have to use Super Unleaded(97 octane)
If you own a classic car it may be worth checking if it’s compatible with E10 to save possible damage to the valves & seals in the combustion part of the engine.
You have to appreciate the government's assessment of the intelligence of the great British public: "E10 does not work in electric vehicles"

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The problem around our way with buying a Tesla is that if you do, you're basically putting a sign up above your front door saying: "Burglars, there's probably lots of good stuff in here worth nicking".

A Tesla owner around our way was burgled so many times they had to go out and get a couple of Rotties. They did get a whole expansive CCTV system first, but all it did was take good pictures of peoples with hoods up and masks.

Funnily enough we've not had one burglar visit our house in all the 9 years we've had a second hand Ford Focus (which is still going strong at 13 years old)!
 

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Not having a garage or private driveway will do that. Can't be that rich then...
 

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Speaking of ugly cars, While in Devon the other week, Driving down the hill to Taddiport from Torrington, Just over the bridge and on the corner was a 1970's Morris Marina, Think it was a Coupe version, Hadn't seen one for years, Looked a bit rough but i think road worthy, Can't be many of them left on the road.
 

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Loads of ads from legal companies about compensation in a class action being brought if you bought a diesel vehicle & were mislead about emissions.

Serious question.Does anyone really bother about looking at the emissions data ?
I would have thought the MPG & the tax bracket are what potential buyers of new cars look at.
It's the same bunch of avaricious parasites that infest daytime tv (and our phones) urging us to try and milk the already cash strapped NHS, or claim for "accidents" that we've never actually had.
(All for a healthy cut of the ill-gottens of course)
 
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Speaking of ugly cars, While in Devon the other week, Driving down the hill to Taddiport from Torrington, Just over the bridge and on the corner was a 1970's Morris Marina, Think it was a Coupe version, Hadn't seen one for years, Looked a bit rough but i think road worthy, Can't be many of them left on the road.
If it was the Coupe it would have been the 1.8 TC

40 Coupe’s left on the road(taxed)A very rare sight now.

298 other Morris Marina models (4 door)still on the road.
 
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