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Old 25-05-2016   #1
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Doing the rounds on various websites, check out the description to see why.

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/121996798643?_mwBanner=1
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I saw this yesterday surprising that people are actually bidding, sounds like a heap of **** to me!
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Just goes to show that sometimes that a well crafted sarcastic missive works.
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Quote Originally Posted by Pathaleon View Post
I saw this yesterday surprising that people are actually bidding, sounds like a heap of **** to me!
quote... it's an 8 year old "1st car",
not suffered MUCH owner abuse.., and still actually runs fine,


the 500's are still WELL over priced,
this ad. puts it in the ugly corner - with the almost identical ( but more practical) Panda.

so if you are prepared to spend a few hundred pounds on it.., you find if the 500 experience is for you...

you'll also save the Euro5 / dodgy power scenarios of the £8 k cars
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Quote Originally Posted by varesecrazy View Post
you'll also save the Euro5 / dodgy power scenarios of the £8 k cars
It's the Euro6 engine that gives most of the problems.

The 1.2 500 used the VVT engine right from launch and meets Euro5 emissions standards; it's just that Fiat didn't homologate it to Euro5 until (IIRC) the 2010 model year.

OTOH the 1.2 Panda retained the Euro4 engine until late 2010; personally I think it's a better drive than the VVT unit.

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the 500's are still WELL over priced,
this ad. puts it in the ugly corner - with the almost identical ( but more practical) Panda.
Couldn't agree more (and I've been saying this for a long time now). The Panda also doesn't share most of the niggly 500 faults (hatch wiring, door mirrors, etc).
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I got tagged by two people in this post on Facebook. Even I wouldn't buy that one.
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At least he's prepared to post it - even to Australia...
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At least he's prepared to post it - even to Australia...

That's gonna need a big Jiffy bag
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Haha I saw the guy who made the ad (I assume) on my Facebook group tonight and was lolling hard!
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