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Fast German Car Reviews

Our knowledgebase is growing with some interesting ownership experiences for what are now very desirable classics. Some of my favourites below include the BMW E30 M3 Evolution II, 1968 Porsche 911T and 930 Turbo LE:

Car Reviews

BMW E30 M3 Evo II – http://www.fastgerman.com/e30-m3.htm

Porsche 911T – http://fastgerman.com/forum/porsche-911t/

Porsche 911 930 Turbo LE – http://www.fastgerman.com/911-turbo.htm

Audi S8 D2 Daily Driver

“Larry, Can you tell Vincent what it is you need”? Larry: “Something very fast. Audi S8. Something that can shove a little bit. I’m also gonna need a nitrous system.”

The psychology of buying cars is changing with more and more of us opting for the attractive leasing deals. I too have given this a try with a 2016 Mercedes C250d. However, calculate a deposit of near £3k + just under £300 a month for 2 years and you have spent almost £10k on a car, which you are just going to hand back with nothing to show for it. Continue reading Audi S8 D2 Daily Driver

Selling Cars Privately

A bit of a ramble about selling cars privately via the usual online options; eBay, Autotrader, Pistonheads and the Facebook Market Place.

We’ll start with the most expensive, Autotrader. The charge was £56 for the premium option, for which they achieved around 1000 views and 4 phone calls. I only took 1 phone call, however and a host of emails. The result – not even 1 viewing. Continue reading Selling Cars Privately

Audi S5 V8 Daily Driver

Looking for something a bit more exciting than my previous daily, the MK5 GTI, my criteria included the following:

– 0-60 in around 5 seconds
– sub £15k
– comfortable for 3 people including a decent boot
– manual gearbox
– V8 – never had one!
– nice to have – 4wd, Bose (or similar), heated seats, modern interior including navigation

With the above filtered on in the likes of Pistonheads, Autotrader and ebay, it was really just the Audi S5 that met my criteria. Continue reading Audi S5 V8 Daily Driver