Reality check - Z style!

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Bin
Joined: Sat 12 Mar, 2016 20:50
Posts: 41

  Z3 roadster 2.2i

Reality check - Z style!

Post by Bin » Sat 16 Apr, 2016 11:20

I had to drive my mother's Astra this morning. Jeez, it was all over the road! Made me realise just how good the Z is!

I've had the car just over a month now, drive it everyday to work which is the highlight of my day. I just love it. Off up to the Lakes in a month and can't wait to tackle Hardknott and Wrynose passes. Just hope the weather obliges so we can drop the roof.... 8-)

Robin82
Joined: Fri 28 May, 2010 03:04
Posts: 80

  Z3 roadster 1.9

Re: Reality check - Z style!

Post by Robin82 » Fri 22 Apr, 2016 13:50

Hi mate

Yeah I'm a daily driver too - have been for 6 years :D Put 40k on the clock in that time.

I remember the same feeling - buzzing every morning to drive to work (weird saying that). The feeling has never worn off with me - perhaps somewhat as I do use it everyday but as soon as the roof drops :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :squeeze:

I've tested all manner of cars and nothing compares to the feel of the zed. The newer cars feel numb and disconnected. The z4 - just not the same. And my gf's Citreon - well I wont go there.

Enjoy the summer!
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peter2b
Joined: Sat 01 Nov, 2014 18:47
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  Z3 roadster 2.2i
Location: cheshire

Re: Reality check - Z style!

Post by peter2b » Fri 22 Apr, 2016 14:40

same here I have been using my freelander to go to work 27 mile trip but now I'm using my zed get to work with a smile on my face the trip to work just flys by
Peter2 b
Ps mpg about the same

Warrior
Joined: Tue 11 May, 2010 11:02
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  Z3 roadster 3.0i

Re: Reality check - Z style!

Post by Warrior » Fri 22 Apr, 2016 14:53

Unfortunately I work less than a mile up the road.

Takes me longer to drop the hood, open and close the gates and wait for the junction at the end of the road to clear than it does to drive. :D

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