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Whats the most basic car you can buy today?

Whats the most basic car you can buy today?

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unpc

1,484 posts

118 months

Monday 17th May 2010
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hora said:
unpc said:
Had a Fabia 1.4 Diseasel last week to rent and it was as basic as any I've driven lately. Didn't even have any sound deadening that I could make out. Bloody fast though.
ANYTHING rental is amazingly fast- its called to hell with preserving its longevity laugh
nono Usually I'd agree with you, but this weeks rental is the exception that breaks the rule. I seem to have a rubber band powered Corsa. I've seen glaciers move faster.

XitUp

7,690 posts

109 months

Monday 17th May 2010
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Oh, you can still get Toyota Land Cruiser 70s in Australia and parts of Africa, they're pretty basic and rugged.

The Highway Man

2,654 posts

83 months

Monday 27th September 2010
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uk_vette said:
thinfourth2 said:
If you are determined to buy a car that will last forever then buy a old 300tdi defender for a few grand

Then get it rebuilt with a brand new galvanised chassis and a rebuilt engine and gearbox and all new fasteners.

All in about £10kish and it is simple and will last for ever
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Are you really serious,,,,,,,,, A Land Rover product,,,,,,,,
Ha, ha, ha, ha

It will be a cold day in hell.
It's got to be better than a 5 year old Toyota Land Cruiser with a quarter of a million miles on the clock. wink

crofty1984

11,454 posts

109 months

Monday 27th September 2010
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JB! said:
Matt_N said:
JB! said:
if i wanted something mind-numbingly reliable, the 8v engine in the MK3 Golf GTI is just that.
Mk3's are prone to terribe rust though, top of the windscreen, sills, arches, tailgate, there's not many rust free cars around.
i thought the later galvanized ones were ok? n-p-r reg?
Not the one I had. Front of the bonet rusted through.