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Old 25th September 2009, 23:20   #136
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@theEND: you regard the 5 series as an old mans car? Then what's the E-class in the your view?

No doubt the M3 is younger but most young people can't spend such money on a car.
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True. Also, how come one can take a Sports Car on a meeting? Wearing a suit and driving with HIGH exhaust notes does not match at all
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Old 27th September 2009, 08:38   #138
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True. Also, how come one can take a Sports Car on a meeting? Wearing a suit and driving with HIGH exhaust notes does not match at all
I dont agree with your statement at all.

I've seen businessmen driving all sorts of sports cars ranging from Aston Martin's, Ferrari's and Porsche's to work.
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@krazyking

all that we see is not necessarily the right thing.

I agree with Godfather's view.
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Well, thats a news that business men go on meetings in a ferrari!
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I dont agree with your statement at all.

I've seen businessmen driving all sorts of sports cars ranging from Aston Martin's, Ferrari's and Porsche's to work.
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Well, thats a news that business men go on meetings in a ferrari!
I have friends who use their Porsche 911 turbo, BMW M3,M5,650i, Mercedes SL,Slk,C63 Amg, SL55 AMG Audi TT, Bentley GTC,Gt, Ferrari f430, Lamborghini Lp640 and the Mazeratti Quatroportte to work as well as to play. Ages range from 28 to 52 year old.

The M3 and the M5 do not always have the high exhaust notes. If you engage the M mode in them they transform into monsters otherwise they can be mistaken for the 3 and 5 series to a layman.

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And what if you have to get two or more than two Business People somewhere ? I believe they are two door cars, would that be a good Idea?
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And what if you have to get two or more than two Business People somewhere ? I believe they are two door cars, would that be a good Idea?
To each his own.

But we you have a Ferrari or similar, chances are really bright that you would have another luxury sedan at your disposal just a phone call away.

Also, chances are bright that the other 2 businessmen might have a sedan and not a 2 door.
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IMO Rich people with taste observe certain rules with their cars also like dress codes. Sports cars are good for going to places like clubs, golf courses, race course, polo ground or for a night out in some hotel, but certainly not for a business meeting.

Like you dont goto a business meeting in a tee shirt, no matter how expensive it is.
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IMO its mostly a personal choice on what car to drive to what occasion.

But if you want the best of both worlds, there are cars like the BMW B7, Mercedes CLS 55 AMG, S65, Audi S8 etc which put out well over 500 horses, go like stink and you get all the leather and the gizmos too.
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In the early 90s I used to know a team leader aged 50+ who used to drive a red Corvette to work every day. BTW, she was a fat lady who must have weighed at least 100kg.

Don't simply assume that vehicles need to match the occasion, like shoe or dress code. It goes by individual taste. Some may just want to break the ice by driving the odd vehicle. Since there is nothing like vehicle code, this is one code people can break if they like. Most of my business acquaintances get shocked to see me driving the Jeep.

For example, JFK Jr. used to drive a Hyundai Tiburon, even on the day he died. And this was in the 90s when most celebrities wouldn't be in the same vicinity of a Hyundai.
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