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I am so excited...

About 25 years ago I reached the height of my career. With that came a company car. I had a budget for a car and chose a black Metro GTI.

The girlfriend of our next door neighbour was at the same level as me, both tax managers, but she was in industry and I was in practice. The difference? She got a black Golf GTI.

I have had Golfs since, but have always lusted after a GTD (same as GTI but diesel)

Today I bought a black (it had to be black) Golf GTD. I don't care if I never buy another car. I have saved in my 'car account' for this for 25 years.

There was a bit of a downside today while I was doing a test drive. Himself in the back asked the salesman 'considering our age (ie my age) do you think we (she) will be able to handle the car?' It's a good job I was concentrating on driving.

I haven't decided yet if I will allow Himself to drive it. I'm thinking not.Evil or Very Mad

Posted at 17th Apr 2017 - 03:33PM   Posted by KitKatCot   I am so excited... Comments: 10

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Fennie's Avatar Very HappyVery Happy Good luck - but black cars are horrible when it comes to showing every spec of dust and dirt. Let's hope himself is good with the pressure washer and polish.

Posted by: Fennie on 17th Apr 2017 at 03:54PM

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KitKatCot's Avatar Black cars are not so bad at showing the dust etc. White cars are, I think worse. Himself has a white car and a pressure washerSmile

Posted by: KitKatCot on 17th Apr 2017 at 04:27PM

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Lampworkbeader's Avatar I'm green with envy ... and to my way of thinking Himself should be catching a bus!

Posted by: Lampworkbeader on 17th Apr 2017 at 05:13PM

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Ivy's Avatar For me a car has to be black ( beneath the cover of cocoa dust and mud) have fun with your new car.

Posted by: Ivy on 17th Apr 2017 at 05:43PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar Laughing
In future he can walk!

Posted by: Withy Brook on 17th Apr 2017 at 07:02PM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Happy new car, how exciting. Very Happy
I'm with Withy, but I would have made him walk home.

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 17th Apr 2017 at 11:31PM

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Camilla's Avatar Congratulations KKC, how exciting. Happy driving in your new car, and don't let your hubby behind that wheel.Very Happy

Posted by: Camilla on 18th Apr 2017 at 01:57AM

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Faith's Avatar Very pleased for you KKC - all those years of wanting!

How old are you anyway?????

Posted by: Faith on 18th Apr 2017 at 08:27AM

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Inthemud's Avatar How exciting! You've done well to wait 25 yrs! Hope it is all you wanted it to be. Very Happy

Posted by: Inthemud on 18th Apr 2017 at 11:16AM

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KitKatCot's Avatar Thanks all! I pick it up on Saturday. I know cars are really only to get you from A to B but it was (or should I say is) my dream and it is going to have to last me for a very, very long time Laughing

Faith, I think I'm the same age as you. Smile

Posted by: KitKatCot on 18th Apr 2017 at 06:11PM

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