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      05-11-2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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Not so bad! 530d GT courtesy car.

Rybrook Warwick cocked up the courtesy car booking whilst mine was in for a service today, so I ended up with one of the staff's cars.

Does not look so bad in white as I would have expected. It's impressively quick for such a big motor.



Nice to have as a courtesy car - maybe they should keep my car, just for the weekend! Not sure I would have one for myself though.
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      05-11-2012, 08:03 AM   #2
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The GT has grown on me - when I first saw it I thought it horrid but now I quite like it.
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      05-11-2012, 08:03 AM   #3
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Nice! Lucky you, Sytner Nottingham are tight barsteward when it comes to courtesy cars..you get a Mini..lol
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      05-11-2012, 09:45 AM   #4
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They feel very sprightly for such a big car.
The MSport trim looks a better than the SE.
That one you've got has the upgraded 20" wheels on.
Agree they look nice in white but probably being biased.
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I've never thought it would be a bad car, just an ugly one.
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      05-11-2012, 12:09 PM   #6
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Nice! Lucky you, Sytner Nottingham are tight barsteward when it comes to courtesy cars..you get a Mini..lol
I had a Fiesta from Trainers Swansea!
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      05-11-2012, 12:13 PM   #7
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It's growing on me as well but prefer it in the darker colours as it makes it look "smaller" (all relative of course)
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Nice! Lucky you, Sytner Nottingham are tight barsteward when it comes to courtesy cars..you get a Mini..lol
Very true, last time they had mine they damaged it so I got told by the service manager I could have his car for the day, was quite excited

Until I got there and was given a mini again too lol
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      05-11-2012, 01:48 PM   #9
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I had a Fiesta from Trainers Swansea!
Soper Lincoln is the same..you get a Fiesta for the day..but it's free. I think you pay around 12.50 per day for a mini clubman from Sytner Nottingham.

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Very true, last time they had mine they damaged it so I got told by the service manager I could have his car for the day, was quite excited

Until I got there and was given a mini again too lol
tight barsteward aren't they? Maybe Anneka can have a word with Sytner head office. I know about cutting costs and cheaper to run crap but come on..my brother had a new Audi A6 as courtesy car for the day when he dropped off his A3 for a service. And my ex-gf had a S4 when she had her 2003 A3 in for a bumper repair just across the road from BMW Sytner.
And some business manager wonder why they are not shifting their F30 A bit of common sense helps...
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      05-11-2012, 02:26 PM   #10
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Spot on Mike, maybe they know I won't be changing for a couple of years but interestingly enough I spec'd my current interior combo because a loan 3 series I had from Sytner a few years ago so it definitely can impact on your choice of next vehicle. It was that experience that swayed me to the 3. Being 6ft 4 it should be pretty obvious I'm never going to buy a mini! (and it's 15 now the rob dogs) Lol, oh well everyone's looking to save money I guess and they can sell those minis next door all day long.

Devils advocate - maybe they know the F30 is shite (certainly looks it) so they don't dare loan any out ;p
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