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February 13, 2012, 04:27:27 PM
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Spandeer R7000 meer en koop die nuwe NC700X.  Baie ligter op petrol en kan vir n klein bietjie adventure duty gebruik word. Dit is n beter fiets.


Ek het die NC700 gesien en ook gedink dit is 'n beter koop. Al wat my afgesit is, is dat die 700, volgens Honda se web-site, net 38kw is waar die CBF600 darem 57kw is.


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Die CBF600S is redelik old school... dink aan die Suzuki Bandit.

Nie dat ek regtig enige fiets nou gaan koop nie, maar daai advies help nie werklik nie, want ek het nog altyd 'n soft spot gehad vir die bandit. :) Die GSF600 laat my ook baie dink aan die ouer Yamaha FZ6 Fazer wat vir my ook 'n baie mooi fietsie was.

Maar ja, ek weet nie hoekom argumenteer ek met my self as ek niks gaan koop nie. Staalborsel is maar nog die goedkoopste...
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February 13, 2012, 05:02:17 PM
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Die Fazer is n great bike. Ek is ook n naked bike ou. Ek hou van my bars hoor en my voorwiel in die lug.

Die Bandit en die Honda se styl is n betjie retro. As jy daarvan hou sal jy beter af wees om n fiets soos n CBX1300 2de hans te koop. Vir my het die 600's n bietjie min torque en jy moet hulle RY om erens te kom. Met die grooter fietse kan jy maar net poer poer en bietjie gee en jys weg.


Ek dink ook dis hoekom ek vtwins verkies bo 4 en boxer 2's.


Maar daar is niks so lekker soos n XR650R wat n bietjie getune is met motard wiele op nie... of hoe stofstreep?
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February 16, 2012, 02:13:34 PM
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2012 Hyundai Accent 1.6GLS



This car is a great taste of things to come from Korea.

Best part is, its only R169 000

Great interior
Feisty Engine (90kw)
Ipod/usb/Blue tooth
One touch windows
Car phone
PDC
Huge boot
Fogs

Light on fuel - Car puter says 6.8l/100km (lead foot every now and then)

Drove a direct competitor (Toyota 1.6 sprinter - R240 000) and the Korean, pulled better and felt of the same interior comfort as the Toyota.


The only negative I have is the wheels. 14 inches are too small. They could have upped the price by R5k and fitted 16/17inch alloys.
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February 16, 2012, 02:25:55 PM
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Amazing, 2012 and 90 Kw.

Still trying to get the power of the old RSi, Honda Vtec and Corolla RSi/RXi.

But I bet it drives way better than the old ones.

My RSi was flat under 3K revs.  My 1.3 corolla pulled better.
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February 16, 2012, 02:34:01 PM
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Funny you mention that.

I agree. The RSI/RXI and the Vtec were pretty gutless under 4500 rpm.

This car is rated 103kw in Korea but only 90kw here.

Perhaps it is really 103kw because, both my mate and I agree, that this thing runs like a 2.0l!

In fairness, its a 1.6 DOHC with VVT.
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February 23, 2012, 09:18:11 PM
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Honda Accord 2.4 Tourer Exclusive Manual



2.4i-Vtec 7500rpm bliss. 148kw

Dont mock it till you've tried it. Its not fast, but it has some pace.

I prefer the diesel model since it has more torque, but this car is so smooth! All the bells and whisles, Even lane assist, brake assist and what nots. Really good value for money at *cough* R420 000

Love the Accords.
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February 24, 2012, 07:49:56 AM
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Quote from: Steve;3309
Honda Accord 2.4 Tourer Exclusive Manual



2.4i-Vtec 7500rpm bliss. 148kw

Dont mock it till you've tried it. Its not fast, but it has some pace.

I prefer the diesel model since it has more torque, but this car is so smooth! All the bells and whisles, Even lane assist, brake assist and what nots. Really good value for money at *cough* R420 000

Love the Accords.


now for a couple of bucks more one can buy a Outback 3.6 with all the bells and whistles - Demo model at R 429,000.00.

awesome power and torque!

just stirring the pot a little....... ;-)
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February 24, 2012, 08:08:00 AM
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I also love the Accords, wanted to buy one at a stage.

But R420k? Rof.
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February 24, 2012, 09:05:13 AM
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now for a couple of bucks more one can buy a Outback 3.6 with all the bells and whistles - Demo model at R 429,000.00.

awesome power and torque!

just stirring the pot a little....... ;-)


To stir some more.

does the Outback have

Lane Keep Assist
Collision Mitigation Braking System
Adaptive Cruise Control
PDC front and rear
Bi Xenon with Turning
Car phone
10 Speaker sound

Put it to you this way, to buy the BMW in the same class will cost about the same, but will cost you about another R90k+ to get onto the same specification level, which comes std in the Honda.

But the Honda does not have, AWD or ground clearance :(

The Accords interior is superb.



vs



You can buy the 2.0 Sedan for R300k and still get this great interior. I dont know why Bmw and Merc is still selling C180's.

Base Merc's and Bmw's suck.
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February 24, 2012, 12:55:55 PM
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honestly i prefer a simple cabin - the Honda cabin does look nice, but way to busy for my liking....the less 'knoppies' the better.

3.6 got more power toooooooo lol ;-)


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February 24, 2012, 02:09:39 PM
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And the Outback has flappy paddles and no turbo lag  :p
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February 24, 2012, 02:10:43 PM
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February 24, 2012, 02:32:38 PM
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I just came back from Malmesbury and I gave the car a bit of stick. Runs pretty well for the size and the lack of torque. Once you get it around the 6-7300rpm mark that motor sings like a Type R. I looked down and I was doing just over 210kph.


Needless to say, 140 from there on in, felt very slow.
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March 01, 2012, 11:51:37 AM
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Nissan Livina 1.6 Accenta



There are no words.
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March 01, 2012, 01:39:58 PM
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last time I checked this was the Subaru Forester forum. also like the Accord (sedan & estate from a cosmetic point of view). I am sure the ride will be pretty smooth and rewarding too, but Iwill never take it above any Scooby. Thank you. No matter what fancy hairdresser extras they have.

2012 Outback FTW!!!

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