What car did you pass your test in?

What car did you pass your test in?

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crumblingsills

11 posts

30 months

Sunday 5th March 2017
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1991 Rover Metro...BSM instruction vehicle you know...it was an alright wee car to learn in...king of the road!!

PaulGL790

49 posts

42 months

Monday 6th March 2017
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At the time a 3 month old 1996 Citroen ZX turbo Diesel . Was a lovely car for an enthusiastic 17year old. loved listening to the noise of the turbo on the dual carriageways, handling was a delight . although I was over the moon at passing my test I was relegated to a 1985 Nova . I will always have an appreciation for the Citroen ZX as the car I leant to drive in .

rambo19

2,244 posts

82 months

Monday 6th March 2017
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Vauxhall nova.
1987.
Hornchurch.

helidan

116 posts

55 months

Monday 6th March 2017
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Daihatsu Sportrak 1.6 16v.

CharlieAlphaMike

390 posts

50 months

Wednesday 11th September
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DBSV8 said:
Same learnt to drive in a 2 litre E estate similar to this

I'd forgotten about the MK3 Estate. My first car was a 2000E Saloon (automatic). White with a black vinyl roof. I passed my test in my dads Vauxhall Chevette (manual). It was a company car in the most basic spec. Light blue in colour and actually quite nice to drive (way back then). I'm sure it was RWD because I remember what fun it was in the wet smile

Edit: My memory is getting worse. Actually, my first car was a Mini 850. It was given to me when I was 16 but it needed so much work (rust everywhere), that I stripped the whole car and sold what I could for spares. The rest was scrapped. I passed my test at 17 but waited another year before I got the Cortina.


Edited by CharlieAlphaMike on Wednesday 11th September 10:45

mikal83

3,864 posts

197 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Ford Escort mk II 1975

thebigmacmoomin

2,195 posts

114 months

Wednesday 11th September
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MR ZR 105+ in Trophy Blue

Nobody else had anything as cool as this as a learner car at the time (2003)

sjj84

2,171 posts

164 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Vauxhall corsa c in 2001 with bsm driving school.

99Chimaera

261 posts

76 months

Wednesday 11th September
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1986 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 merit saloon, my car was identical to the driving schools car.

myvision

1,302 posts

81 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Peugeot 205 diesel 1993.

lost in espace

4,769 posts

152 months

Wednesday 11th September
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crumblingsills said:
1991 Rover Metro...BSM instruction vehicle you know...it was an alright wee car to learn in...king of the road!!
1987 BSM Metro, paid the instructor in cash for the lessons.

LordGrover

30,832 posts

157 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Hmmm. I passed the test in driving instructor's mini.
I learnt to drive in my own Fiat 850 coupe and Vauxhall Victor F-type, plus my parents' cars which were Austin Maxi and Austin Princess.

mhurley

642 posts

78 months

Wednesday 11th September
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T-shirt and jeans

XJSJohn

15,222 posts

164 months

Wednesday 11th September
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red Mk3 Escort Diesel.

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crowfield

315 posts

103 months

Wednesday 11th September
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1972 1300 Beetle. Driving School car, and I had never driven it before my test . Did my lessons in my own 1200 Herald, but thought it would look better to turn up for the test in a driving school car. Passed, aged 17. ( been driving around private land since about 12 )

carboy2017

426 posts

23 months

Wednesday 11th September
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2007 Ford Focus

andym1603

1,572 posts

117 months

Wednesday 11th September
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1980 Triumph Toledo 1.5. This was in 1981.

Monkeylegend

16,318 posts

176 months

Wednesday 11th September
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1970 Datsun Sunny in Orange.

Chris944_S2

1,473 posts

168 months

Wednesday 11th September
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Mk1 Clio 1.9 diesel.

Learned to drive in a mk1 Espace and a Frontera. The first time I drove the Clio was when I passed my test, it was also the first time I drove a car without power steering. Felt a bit strange but it all worked out.

Shappers24

243 posts

31 months

Wednesday 11th September
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I remember it well... a polo 1.9sdi. No turbos here! It had done 196K miles too! First car I drove post driving test was my parents 1.3 Toyota Starlet, and it felt like a rocket ship compared to the polo.