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Der Stig

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Well since I would never base my choice on car on kids or needing big space, I'd most certainly pick the Audi TT-RS.
In Sprintblue color, ordinary sportseats (not the silly bucketseats) in Alcantara black/black/silver and otherwise fitted with all the goodies.
Maybe without the spoiler at the back.

Realistically I'm looking at a TTS right now, but would of course want the excellent engine in the TT-RS. Unfortunately, the pricedifference here is the equivalent of 50.000 pounds...
Have you thought about buying cheap property in another country, buying and registering a car there and then just using it in Norway?
 

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I love my Jeep. I've already had it for 10 years, have no intention of selling it and if it lasts me a lifetime, I'll be perfectly content.
 

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I'd have this:


It'll run the 50 years you're asking, and it's simple enough to be able to work on it myself and keep running, whatever apocalyptic scenario we end up with.






That said, I think the TG Hilux wins this thread.
 

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That said, I think the TG Hilux wins this thread.
Thank you, thank you. Word is, while filming the next series, before it erupted, they took the same truck over this infamous volcano. Y'know the one thats been making air travel a nightmare for many. Apparently TG is taking responsibility ha ha

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/04/toyota-icelandic-eruption/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+wired/index+(Wired:+Index+3+(Top+Stories+2))&utm_content=Google+Feedfetcher
 
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I already own it, and don't plan on getting rid of it, well, ever...


Its already 43 years old, so whats several decades more? its pretty much the most reliable car in my family, big enough to fit me and 5 friends, rather comfortably. and when I am the only person it it, I can cram more crap into it than fits in my K5 (the trunk alone is around 15 cubic feet...), so its a pretty practical vehicle.

It also looks good, (or will when I get a welder and fix the holes in the side, and give it a fresh coat of paint) is reasonably quick (considering what the final drive ratio is), and gets decent mileage to boot.

What more could I want? hehe

... easy and cheap to work on too...
 
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If you are going for "end of the world" vehicles then it's hard to beat this:



Tough as hell, hauls all your survival gear, provides shelter, and it will run on just about anything you can put in the tank - from diesel to kerosene.
 

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Oh, wow, I think that might be the truck from Tremors 2: Aftershocks. I just watched that movie last week. I hadn't seen it in ages.

I don't know trucks very well... but he said something about it being a 'mil-spec deuce-and-a-half'. Some googling revealed that mil-spec means military specification and knowledge that I already had suggests that deuce and-a-half means two and a half.

So is that what that is?
 

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Oh, wow, I think that might be the truck from Tremors 2: Aftershocks. I just watched that movie last week. I hadn't seen it in ages.

I don't know trucks very well... but he said something about it being a 'mil-spec deuce-and-a-half'. Some googling revealed that mil-spec means military specification and knowledge that I already had suggests that deuce and-a-half means two and a half.

So is that what that is?
Yup it's a M35 2-1/2 ton cargo truck
 

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For some reason, I've always had a soft spot for the Escalade. Probably the most traditional Cadillac that you can buy today. If not, then I'd take the CTS as something thats reasonably sized, good looking, and rear drive.
 

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One car for 50 years? I've never even owned a car for 2 years. :lol:

Off the top of my head it would be this:



1965 Buick Riviera.
 

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I can see a hood bulge, but it doesn't look all that bad to me. I've seen a couple of RS4s in the flesh, and I think it looks subtle at a glance, but menacing in the details. A quick glance and you could mistake it with an A4 or S4, but have a better look at the small details and you'll begin to see that what it really is, is an RS4.
Exactly. I saw a blue one the other day, at first glance it was just another generic A4... but you look at those arches, spolier and you hear it! Audi RS cars are just like BMW M cars before they got stupid and flashy.
 
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