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Mid sized run around I can leave in brixton without too much trouble LOL.

As much as I love using the Esprit as my every drive there are places I cannot really take it and to be honest I do need something cheap and pracitcal but not too big. Has to have some hmmmm factor and some fun attached to it

Celica ? (old style - like the rally cars)

Corrado ? (the VR6 is still silly money - G60's are a bit few and far between - would also need new wheels becuase the stock 7" rims look ridiculous)

Astra ?

Escort RS2000 ? (Followed one last night - still looks good for its age, good price range too)

C'mon car boffs, what else is out there. Can't go too big, ie mondeo size / estate.

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Jonathan - how about a Fiat Coupe 20VT - absolute hoot to drive / great sounding 5-cylinder unit / quick / stylish and they are at rock-bottom price wise now.

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Depends how practical it needs to be but I had an Alfa GTV 2.0TS which was brilliant. Great engine noise for a 4 pot and handles brill for a FWD car - looks fantastic too. Downside was it's basically a 2 seater and you could just about fit a sandwich in the boot.

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If you're serious about Brixton then a

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brixton???

you need to have my merc, they will love you!!! and you will get respek innit bruv

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Respect or shot for competing with other pimps!! :P

I dunno Jon. I'd buy something dirt cheap, no fun and not worth nicking if I was parking there. Also something you don't mind getting keyed! Old Escort, Fiesta is my recommendation.

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shooting not a issue apart from at the doors when it would prob go straight though lol

yeah go "unnoticable" - <<<<so why cant i do that lol

corrado's i have always liked though

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I quite like those 607's for some bizarre reason James?!?!!! Something about the arse-end that looks a bit-retro.......

Same reason we bought the wife a Fiat Stilo - ridiculously cheap and her's is an Abarth-ised 3-door. I think they look great with 17" wheels like ours

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3 series coupe? Would be very inconspicuous in Brixton!

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Honda Prelude Vtec, good performance, good economy, NEVER break down, dirt cheap.

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My favorite cheep car ever -- I've owned a few - was a 1991 Honda Prelude. SO much fun to drive, so much visibility, I loved it.

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How about a blue Kia Rio, 54 plate, I think I know of one for sale from an ex Esprit S4 owner locally.

Thanks for trying Andy. Unfortunately Jon is set on buying a pimp mobile to blend in in London! You'd stand out in a normal family hatchback!

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Yeah I did say I wanted a bit of fun built into there somewhere hehe.

I run around in the Ka at the moment (4 wheel drift in that is hilarious before you ask) - I was thinking of the sport Ka but not sure, haven't looked and not to sure if the owner would let me drive it properly to test it.

Prelude - never heard a bad word against them, everyone seems to love them so I'll have a look - thanks for reminding me

I like the old Primera as well but not sure if that'll be too big - dont really want anything larger than an escort though

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