My new car

Discussion in 'MB Defectors to Other Marques Forum' started by m2287, Dec 2, 2017.

  1. m2287

    m2287 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    That is nice! Want one now too. You don't see any with that colour combo. No wonder you're excited. You can now officially be snobby and elitist and look down on those who don't have a Bentley. :)
     
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    Thanks mate, yes I have looked at a few and when the wife’s first comment after 30seconds of seeing it were “I really like this one” the deal was done!!!
     
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    Nice one, are you going to change the wheels :D
     
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    If anything I’ll paint the centres gun metal grey, might lower it very slightly and black out the chrome strips but I’m in no rush to mod yet! One mod I will definitely do is upgrade the key housing to the newer style.
     
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    Congrats:thumb:
    My brother in law has one and I am very impressed with both build quality and the performance.
     
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    Congratulations, beautiful car with a lovely colour combo! :)
     
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    Lovely! Enjoy!
     
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    Good for you, you've wanted one of these for a while.
     
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    Saw it in the flesh this afternoon, must admit never really seen the appeal of these until today. Aidan has gotten me looking at the classifieds for one of my own now :)

    Nothing stock about that exhaust note also, I think I could hear you for the entire trip around to your folks :)
     
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    It's the interior that makes the difference with Bentley, they are such a nice place to be.

    It's like sitting in a very well uphosltered Gentleman's club and is one of the things that's missing entirely from Mercedes when you look at their £100K+ vehicles.
     
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    Other Bentley owners won't talk to you :p PS. Best owners club IN THE WORLD ! Mostly old money and great folk.
     
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    A parrot bluetooth in a Bentley? Surely there must be better more integrated solutions?
     
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    Lovely car... Congrats!! Allot of car for the money... Always fancied a GTC.... The W12 scares me though as its engine out for a simple alternator swap.. Indi servicing will keep the bills down though and they sound gorgeous and waft along....
     
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    They all have them, well I looked at 4 and they all had parrots! I think iPhone kits are around £1200
     
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    Yea it does scare me, to be honest I have everything crossed!!!

    If the engine ever did have to come out it would be a case of replacing everything and putting it back in!
     
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    Great car- its a very similar colour combo to my CL. I looked at these before buying it, but was put off somewhat by the horrendous bills some owners were faced with. Made large MB bills pale into insignificance! Decided that a lot more research was required before taking the plunge. What are the main problems you have to look out for on these?
     
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