57AZ From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2550 posts, RR: 2 Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 27465 times:
1989 Cadillac Fleetwood-one of the last years for the old bodystyle, reliable and built like a tank. Had all the bells and whistles including a glass moonroof. One neat feature of the Cadillacs was the fact that each lamp had an indicator to show proper functioning. If the indicator light went out, you knew that the bulb was burned out.
"When a man runs on railroads over half of his lifetime he is fit for nothing else-and at times he don't know that."
Sunshine79 From UK - England, joined Jan 2006, 1758 posts, RR: 34 Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 27449 times:
My first car was a 2001 Peugeot 106, and was brand new. Was horrible to drive as it had no power steering, air-con, CD player, electric windows or central locking, but the new reg about 6 weeks after I bought it had everything and was cheaper
CPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4759 posts, RR: 26 Reply 8, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 27445 times:
My first car was a 1998 Honda Accord EX auto which I got in July 2002. It was the first year of the redesigned model.
Very nice car with good handling for its size, and quite economical with the 2.3L engine. However at the time I wanted something more powerful and went for a 2000 Nissan Maxima six months later. I have been trawling eBay for a 1998-1999 Accord Coupe - if I can find one for a decent price and in good shape it will replace my Peugeot 306
Ronglimeng From Canada, joined Oct 2006, 624 posts, RR: 0 Reply 16, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 27413 times:
Sorry no photo readily available.
My first car was a '73 Pinto hatchback. I took delivery on 06feb73 and when I last bought gas for it in July '81 it had 109,003 miles on it. By then the doors had rusted out and the transmission was shot but that car owed me nothing. I drove it on a farewell tour down to New York and through the middle of Manhattan. That was scary!
There was the issue with the exploding gas tank on that model but I still liked it.
TSS From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 2870 posts, RR: 5 Reply 19, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 27379 times:
My first car was a 1970 Chevrolet Nova 4dr. It had a 307 V8 and automatic transmission, but no power steering, power brakes, or air conditioning. When I first got the car it did have an under-dash (dealer-installed) A/C unit that didn't work, but after about the second time of cracking my shin on that space-hogging monstrosity it came out and went straight in the bin.
Able to kill active threads stone dead with a single post!
Cornish From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 8187 posts, RR: 56 Reply 21, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 27360 times:
A white 1981 Ford Escort mk3. Same shape as in the pic below. Belonged to my Granddad from new until he died. My Gran didn't drive, so i ended up buying it off her. It had barely been out of the county in its whole lifetime. As soon as i got it, I drove it straight across Europe
Just when I thought I could see light at the end of the tunnel, it was some B*****d with a torch bringing me more work
SBBRTech From Brazil, joined Jul 2007, 722 posts, RR: 0 Reply 23, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 27354 times:
1979 Fiat 147L.
I got it for free from dad as soon as I got my license . It was already 10 yrs old but I had a lot of fun with that little bastard and its totally rebuilt 1050cc engine. Seats wouldn't recline, only one side rear view mirror and no air cond. !
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"I'm beginning to get the hang of this flying business" - C3PO
BHXFAOTIPYYC From Portugal, joined Jun 2005, 1644 posts, RR: 0 Reply 24, posted (5 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 27345 times:
1974 Mercury Comet. Bought for C$90 off my neighbour in YYC. Mine didn't have mags though, although I did paint a Starksy and Hutch style "swoosh" on it with a paint roller. And, as with most 17/18 year olds, the stereo cost more than the car!!!
Breakfast in BHX, lunch in FAO, dinner in TIP, baggage in YYC.
25 SmithAir747: The first car I ever bought was a 1989 Dodge Aries K sedan, twilight blue exterior with blue interior (with wood accents). I bought it on July 17, 199
26 NorthStarDC4M: "My First Vehicle" was really a 1994 Chevy 1500 WT pickup. Drove like a brick but It seemed fun at the time. First one i drove primarily, 1996 Toyota
27 TR763: Mine was a 1999 VW Passat 1.8T. It was my father´s car, and when I got my driver´s license he bought another car for him, and gave me the Passat. I
28 KhelmDTW: Huh, kinda like mine... 1987 Aries K Twightlight Blue, with blue interior. 120000 miles and the car is older than me. Sad, but I love my car. Taken f
29 BHXFAOTIPYYC: Interesting dent. Looks like someone banged their head on it.
30 ShyFlyer: My first car was a gift from my parents, a very well worn out 1980 Oldsmobile Omega similar to the one pictured below (mine was blue): No air conditio
31 IH8BY: My first car was an Austin/Rover Metro 1.3 from 1988/9 (can't remember, but it was one of the transitional Metros between Austin and Rover branding).
32 Foppishbum: My first car is a 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 and I'm still driving it! I take care of that car like my little baby...LOL! Oh I remember the first day I
33 ScarletHarlot: My first car was a 1996 Acura Integra GS-R. I didn't own a car until I was 24. We just sold it in November to make room for our new silver baby, after
34 PNQIAD: Mine's a 1998 Honda Accord LX V6 - bought it new in Dec. 1997 with 6 miles on it and still shugging along great after 140K+ miles.......
35 2H4: My first car was a 1983 Mazda RX-7, just like this one: Fun car, but I'll never own another rotary engine again. 2H4
36 Oly720man: Sky blue VW Beetle in 1983 (1973/4 registration.) Had it for about 5 years before the engine died. Learnt a lot about cars with that one.
37 PHLBOS: About a week after receiving my driver's license (back in 1982); I purchased a 1969 Ford LTD sedan for $300 (similar to the one pictured below): It ha
38 FLY2HMO: 1991 VW Passat Variant (wagon), silver, 2.0L, my mom has had it since 1990, passed it on to me in 2000 when I went to highschool. Had it up to '04 whe
39 Airtrainer: it was a Peugeot 205 DTurbo... The very first was light grey and I had a dark green similar to this one a few months later after an accident. I sold i
40 Classic707: The first car that was actually mine was a 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis, it was lost in a garage fire just before I got my driver's licence. After that
41 STT757: I got my first car on my 17th birthday in June 1992. A got a White 1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS. 5.0 liter V-8. It had a red interior and t-tops.
42 N1120A: First car was a 1985 BMW 318i. It even had those very '80s sheepskin seat covers. My uncle had a similar vintage Crapi Superfly loves you Superfly no
43 YVRLTN: 1997 Fiat Cinquecento Sporting, brand new, one of the last off the production line. Very fun little car, drove like a go kart.
44 SWISSER: Chrysler Stratus, It was a great deal, not a great car though!
45 J_Hallgren: 1971 Chrysler Newport - brownish tan - 4 dr - huge compared to todays cars - model was often used as Police cruiser - specs unknown -- was a hand-me-d
46 Halls120: 1963 VW Beetle. Mine was red. Great car that some scumbag stole after I left for college.
47 N1120A: Oval rear window, correct? I had a friend in high school who drove an absolutely mint condition Bug that was bought brand new for her mother when her
48 Halls120: No, standard rectangle like in the picture I posted.