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Old 30th January 2008, 11:10   #31
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So, Mr I-dont-care-about-handling,AKA steeroid, sees the light .
Admit it Sir, a great handling car is better than a car that needs to be second guessed around corners.

I mean, I get what you say, a car that has to be muscled and forced around the bends, puts hair on your chest and fire in your loins and all that. But what we all need is a nice docile lady who will get kinky just the way you want, when you are looking for spice.
Too early to talk about stuff like that. For the record I miss the Lumina's tail-out style of taking corners, and I really really enjoy that.

What makes you think the Lumina needed to be second-guessed into corners, though?
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Old 30th January 2008, 11:20   #32
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What makes you think the Lumina needed to be second-guessed into corners, though?
Actually Steer, people generalise American Cars to be crappy handlers and the Lumina maybe Holden but parent co. is GM afterall.
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Nice ride Steeroid. Congrats.
If I may ask, how much did you buy it for?
Havent seen many of those Jags in Dubai!
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Old 30th January 2008, 11:46   #34
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So you didn't give heed to all the advice, and finally went ahead and got it, didnt you!! Men can be suckers for power. Congratulations. The 540 NM of torque will be your real "steroid"!
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So do we call you "Catman" or "Top Cat"

Have fun, make her purr and keep her claws on the limit
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Congrats Steeroid, this Jag has an amazing presence.
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Congratulations Steer. The cat looks fabulous. Lots of raw power at your disposal. I can see Addy making a trip to Dubai soon

More pictures please
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Congratulations Steeroid on your Jag. Mean machine, you have there. Have fun (which goes without saying) and please do post loads of pics as soon as possible.
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Congrats Steer ! Thats one hot set of wheels that you have acquired!
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Congrats Steer !! Now thats a classy car, for sure !
If its not an issue, could you tell me over PM how much it cost you?
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Too early to talk about stuff like that. For the record I miss the Lumina's tail-out style of taking corners, and I really really enjoy that.

What makes you think the Lumina needed to be second-guessed into corners, though?
I never meant the lumina, i meant handling in general. and your views on handling. remember we were discussing the verna's handling in the kallu shaap and you were dismissive of the general opinion that its handling was a problem.
I don't know how ell the lumina handles or doesn't. but I'm sure the jag handles better, and I'm sure steer will have more fun with the jag on the twisties than the lumina.

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Actually Steer, people generalise American Cars to be crappy handlers and the Lumina maybe Holden but parent co. is GM afterall.
BUSA, most american cars are crappy handlers. there may be exceptions, but I cant think of any. atleast not of the stature of lotus, porsche,BMW, Subaru, EVO, the list goes on.

I didnt know the lumina was australian, but anyway, the cars from holden are also crappy handlers.

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So do we call you "Catman" or "Top Cat"

Have fun, make her purr and keep her claws on the limit
nice one.
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Old 30th January 2008, 14:12   #42
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Hey Steer, congrats, Jaguar-shaguar, that's one sexy car mate! I liked your write-up too.
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Congrats on the new purchase Steeroid. Looks great.
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I didnt know the lumina was australian, but anyway, the cars from holden are also crappy handlers.
The new VXR8 is an excellent handling car and considering that the Lumina is its previous incarnation, it wouldn't be bad either.

Congrats steer. Waiting for more pics... especially the interiors
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Old 30th January 2008, 15:03   #45
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What a choice! What a car!! What a color!!! What specs!!!! What a find!!!!!, What a..... Ekdum jaabar

Whats the price?

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