Would you let your mrs drive your C63?

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  1. Spearj

    Spearj New Member

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    This is a big debate in my family. My bro in laws say no way as it's asking for trouble?!? Yet my brother happily let's his mrs drive his SLK 55. Whats the views?
     
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    Spearj

    Spearj New Member

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    Oh balls - how do I set up a vote :-(
     
  3. trapperjohn

    trapperjohn MB Club Veteran

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    Get her one of them speed thingies at MB World if she is only driving a puddle jumper now. If she is already driving something with spirit let her loose - why the hell not.
     
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    Presumably your brother-in-law and your brother have different wives? Maybe their individual driving prowess is part of the decision process? :rolleyes:
     
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  5. Bobby Dazzler

    Bobby Dazzler MB Club Veteran

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    Mrs D drives my C32, which is no C63 but still has 52% of the engine capacity, shares 57% of the name, and 77% of the power.

    Of course she has her own 63 which shares 43% of the name, has 100% of he engine capacity, and 112% of the power.

    :eek:
     
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    m2287 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I let my mrs drive my cl55 with me in it... I told her to use the kickdown, she **** herself and now refuses to drive it... Happy days :)
     
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  7. Scott_F

    Scott_F Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    No the OP is from Norfolk and they're both married to his Mum.
     
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    aquanaut Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Yes, she drove the C55 with no probs. mind you, yet to drive the 63!
     
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    Letting Wifey drive a C63 would be cheaper than a divorce. ;)
     
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    R120 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    My mrs drives my C43, which IMO is far easier to get yourself into trouble in than a C63, mainly because of the modern "safety systems" - she found my RS4 a hell of a lot less intimidating than the C43.

    Having said that I think you should always let your Mrs drive your car, though if they have no experience of a fast car a course is a good investment. I am lucky in that my Mrs has driven her Dads Porkers since she was 18.
     
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    Mrs Truffs drives mine daily, it doesent have as much power as the amg.
     
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    If any man wouldn't let his Wife drive his car, She needs a proper man as a husband.
     
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    :confused: can't get to the 43%
     
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    BigSilverEstate Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Would you let your Mrs read this sexist thread on the Internet?
     
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    No wonder, it's wrong!! :D

    Should be 83% of the name, or at east I think it is!!
     
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    But my wife hasn't got a licence...........can I upgrade ?
     
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    Yes, learners may have some attributes, but experience usually pays dividends. ;)
     
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    My other half just passed last year and is getting her first car in the next week or two

    no way is she getting anywhere near the AMG untill atleast 2yrs experiance

    Simples
     
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    My wife drives mine all the time - no problems and the wheels are not even kerbed!

    There was one time I was not too impressed when she was telling me about racing an M6 home.

    She has more of a problem with me thrashing her Mini JCW, which is incidentally an absolute hoot to razz the ar$e off.

    S
     
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    How did she know where the M6 driver lived... ;)
     
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