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      09-07-2006, 03:31 PM   #23
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other than look, power, status, bieng rare, that car is filled with passion!!!

but if not that car, the 6er
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Maserati Coupé GT

It's so classy.
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      09-09-2006, 11:28 PM   #25
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This is the one at a local dealership My mom and Dad are loooking at.. Not a Coupe...but Im not complaining..... Its a demo model I think it has about 50 miles on it, which shaves off A little of the price.
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She said she thinks she still wants a 4 door... kinda gets rid of the whole "sporty" cool look, but its ok.
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GT or not, the maserati is a master piece!

if she doesnt want the GT, then the quattroporte is perfect
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Quattroporte!!!!! Sexy automobile.
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get the mercedes SL, even though it's not on your list


the quatroporte is OK, but I'd be tempted to get an M5 for WAY less $$$, and the maseratti coupe is a heinously ugly thing even if it does basically have a ferrari engine
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Connie:

Re: mercedes quality going down, I believe it. Our family has owned 3, and the ones in the 90's were not as troubled as 2000+ from our experience.

I think the BMW 6 Series is HOT, and a real head turner. My friend has a CLS550 AMG, and its a really great looking car and classy (suede roof, etc), but I don't think your mom really needs that power.

I'm a big fan of the quattropoche (sp?), and am seriously considering that as my next car. But I believe the maintenance issues (as mentioned) should be considered.

Bottom line, I think most of the cars you mentioned are very nice cars, but it comes down to your mom's personal choice. I think she should test drive each of them and see which one is comfortable for her in terms of seating, rear view angles, comfort, etc. Also, you may want to see what car will make her stand out. In my area, for example, Mercedes CLS/Mercedes SL's are pretty common cars. 6 Series are less common, and the Maserati is the most rare, which is cool.
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get the mercedes SL, even though it's not on your list


the quatroporte is OK, but I'd be tempted to get an M5 for WAY less $$$, and the maseratti coupe is a heinously ugly thing even if it does basically have a ferrari engine
she said that her mother wants 2 get rid of the coupe sporty look, n ur suggesting a 2 seater's car (back seats r just 4 look)??

and the ugliness of the maseratti is a matter of taste, u can see that most people here like its look
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Wow 5K for servicing? I had no idea....
i think oblu meant every 5k miles for servicing--but i would still rather go w/ the maserati
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she said that her mother wants 2 get rid of the coupe sporty look, n ur suggesting a 2 seater's car (back seats r just 4 look)??

and the ugliness of the maseratti is a matter of taste, u can see that most people here like its look
I said nothing bad about the look of the masser 4 door, but the coupe
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I said nothing bad about the look of the masser 4 door, but the coupe
yet most members voted 4 the coupe (it was in the options list in the 1st post)
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I would get a BMW 6 series. I have driven a lot of cars and if you dont need 4 doors, its the best in its class. I wouldnt go for the Jaguar because they are all quarantined right now do to a leaky gas tank, I know this because the Jaguar dealer next to me is pissed that they have 12 XJ8's that cant even be test driven.
If she still wants a sporty look, she could get a 550i sport and not go for an M5, but that depends if she doesnt mind the SMG transmission.
And are those pics of the Maserati at the new LFSC, or is that downtown?
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SL550 hands down even though its not on your list. That car is sooooo kickass.

or Quattroporte that thing is so sexyy while still not being a dime a dozen liek the CLS
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i would take the 6er over the SL anytime, i dont know why (BMW biased??)

we all give opinions but in the end its ur mom's taste...
but if its gonna be a 4-door, i think quattroporte is the top !!
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Hey guys, I showed my mom and dad all of your opinions. we are still looking but they narrowed it down to the mercedes, bmw, or maserati - It takes them forever to make a decision so in the mean time I will prob be back on here asking you guys your opinions. Thanks for putting up with me!!
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go for maserati go!!!
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that's cool. what does he do anyways?
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hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, that's not even half bad!!

a continental GT is a very nice car, specially that [art of it is German

congrats ur dad connie, i know its not his choice but its one hell of a car
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nice company car--as nikki said, what career field is he involved in and if you dont mind, what company
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