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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:44 pm 
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it's time to order a replacement company car and the choice is either Vauxhall or BMW

looking through the options i find myself tempted by a dark germanic sports tourer with a 6 cylinder 3 litre engine

please help me before it's too late...

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:27 pm 
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Have to say Ze German car would be my choice, and its rear wheel drive :twisted:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:32 pm 
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Have to say Ze German car would be my choice, and its rear wheel drive :twisted:


other choice is to opt out and use my Bravo as a company car, could then look at getting an Alfa Sportwagon again at some point

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I know a few people with company cars and every time the list of whats available to them is given out they moan like hell. Not saying you are moaning Rob, just that a car is considered a perk yet no one I know is ever genuinly happy with the choices. They want a certain make and model, but the trim level or engine or options are never the right ones. If I was in the position to have one or not then I would take the money and run.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:36 pm 
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Think id be using the Bravo as company car if i were you Rob. Will it save any money by using the Bravo?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:44 pm 
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Balidey wrote:
I know a few people with company cars and every time the list of whats available to them is given out they moan like hell. Not saying you are moaning Rob, just that a car is considered a perk yet no one I know is ever genuinly happy with the choices. They want a certain make and model, but the trim level or engine or options are never the right ones. If I was in the position to have one or not then I would take the money and run.


out of 214 vehicles to choose from there really is something for everyone

my issue is that neither brands are Italian :lol:

lesser of 2 evils is actually the Griffin as there is Fiat dna in there

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:47 pm 
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Think id be using the Bravo as company car if i were you Rob. Will it save any money by using the Bravo?


yes it will definitely save money, and the sums stack up whichever way you look at it 8)
i had pretty much decided that i was going to opt out

hard to ignore the appeal of a new £29k car though...

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:59 pm 
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Well id say run the Bravo if i were you :D

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:04 pm 
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Well id say run the Bravo if i were you :D



yep the Bravo is cool 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:23 pm 
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I'd go for the money and keep your choices open :D

Are you limited as to how new/old the car you use for work under the scheme has to be?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:31 pm 
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I'd go for the money and keep your choices open :D

Are you limited as to how new/old the car you use for work under the scheme has to be?



5 years old and maintained as per service schedule
no cabrios or 4x4s

that is all, never heard of it being policed

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:58 pm 
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Id say Bravo it is then :D

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:36 pm 
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Get the German car. What exactly is the model?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:45 pm 
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Old thread now, i believe Rob's using his Bravo as his company car now :D

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 10:26 am 
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I see, nice car. Should look at the date next time.


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