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is the +2 cool?

PostPost by: theelanman » Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:45 am

well blow me.....
In my usual stream of spam emails this morning??I got this ad for some posh shirts??
I clicked on it and was amazed to see a silver +2
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PostPost by: dunclentdr » Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:30 am

I saw that too - lovely looking silver car that appears to have had a full burgundy leather re-trim too - I guess whether you think this makes it cool depends on whether you think a 'posh' English brand of shirts is cool or one for men of a certain age!

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BTW ordered 5 shirts for ?90 yesterday!!
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PostPost by: theelanman » Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:52 am

dunclentdr wrote:BTW ordered 5 shirts for ?90 yesterday!!


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me too......
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I certainly think the ad is to create an air of luxury brand styling......
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PostPost by: Jentwistle3 » Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:14 pm

OK, so at the risk of showing my age and in truth admitting that I've never even driven one the +2 has always been cool and the sight of one brings back that late 60s early 70s frame of mind that no GT6 or TR6 or MG A/B/C or 240 Z or Camaro or Vette could ever bring. Maybe a 911 or an E Type or a GTV Alfa, and not quite the panache of a Maserati or Ferrari or Aston, but always, always cool!
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PostPost by: cal44 » Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:06 pm

They should have take the shots with the headlights in the down position. They were to focused on the shirt.
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sat Apr 25, 2015 7:55 am

Probably the failsafe model and no-one knew which knob lowered the headlights....

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PostPost by: paul m » Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:34 pm

I have seen this car before on the front cover of the AA magazine 2 years ago, it belonged to a classic car club in London, very distinctive paint and, interior colour I remember as it was the same as my sunbeam alpine
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PostPost by: rcourtney » Wed May 06, 2015 8:38 am

I think the +2 is cool ... It might be controversial but i think they look better lights up!>??

Mine is the same colour as the one in the ad. Its not original, but it is a Lotus colour (Saturn Silver).

Sadly i dont have a nice brugundy interior .. mines original black plastic with lots of ... 'patina' (think thats how a dealer might describe it)
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PostPost by: oillite » Wed May 06, 2015 11:38 am

My old bus has allways been cool, the heater is colder than a Siberian winter wind, 8)
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PostPost by: davidj » Wed May 13, 2015 11:29 am

As the guy in the picture is smiling he clearly has never had to change the donuts or water pump! ;-)
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Wed May 13, 2015 12:08 pm

My Plus2 is COOL,just had the wheels rebalanced ( why can't one trust a professional to do a decent job ?) and is now as smooth as silk...just come back from the test drive ( with the drivers widow down ) and at an indicated 100 it was actually 95 mph at 4250 rpm in 5th,gearchange not as good as the Ford box but not far behind...Summer's here...

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PostPost by: theelanman » Wed May 13, 2015 1:07 pm

ooooooooo........get you and your extra gear....... :D :D :D :D :D


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PostPost by: Baggy2 » Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:21 am

I recently bought a burger at a Mcdonalds drive through. At the pay window the 17 year old took my money and said 'cool car' - there is still hope for the younger generation!
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PostPost by: JJDraper » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:57 am

I heard a local yoot comment that he thought my car was 'sick' as he walked past.. I didn't realise they were so good at engine diagnosis, just from the idle tone.

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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:23 am

I think that could be similar to Michael Jackson being BAD,really means good...

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