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Mazda 626 (used hand me down family car) - High School
Eagle Premier (used hand me down family car) - College
Dodge Pick Up Truck (my first new car) - Senior Year College
H2 Hummer - 8 Years after College
BMW 5 Series - 10 Years after College.

So far Im real happy with the BMW and imagine re-leaseing another one, once this lease runs out.

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Mondo
 

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1980 Pontaic Grand Prix 2DR (each door was about 250lbs.) (hand me down from mom)
1985 Fiero (Modded out and ran low 13's)
1986 or 87 (I believe) IROC-Z
1989(think that is right) Caddy Coupe deville
1993 Audi 90
1992 BMW 735i
1997 Lexus LS 400 (still drive it as my work car)
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser
2004 BMW 545i
Next car ???? good chance another BMW when the Lexus dies.
 

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1973 Toyota Corolla
1979 Dodge Omni O24
1981 Pontiac Firebird Formula Turbo
1982 Saab 900
1984 Chevrolet Camaro Z28
1985 Toyota SR5 4WD Pickup
1977 Dodge Monaco - ex-California Highway Patrol
1989 Chevrolet Blazer 4WD
1994 Chevrolet Blazer 4WD
1994 Land Rover Defender 90
1995 Volvo 850 Wagon
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
1986 Chevrolet Impala SS
1999 Volvo S80 T6
2000 BMW M Roadster
2001 Volvo V70 T5 Wagon
2001 Volvo S60 T5
2002 BMW M Coupe
2004 Volvo XC90 T6
2005 BMW 545i
2005 BMW 330Ci
2006 BMW 530xiT
2008 BMW 550i
 

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1986 Benz 300SD hand me down
1995 Dodge Neon first new car
2005 Scion xA
2008 528i

Can you guess which one was a horrible mistake?
 

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1977 Mercedes 300D
1992 Saab 9000 Turbo
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 4x4
1996 Mercedes S500
1996 Volvo 850R
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
1999 Land Rover Discovery
1997 Land Rover Defender
2000 BMW 528i
2001 Land Rover Discovery
2000 Range Rover 4.6HSE (current)
1995 Land Rover Defender (current)

I think I forgot some in there...but those where the ones I kept for at least a year.

Miss the BMW...so possibly a 535xiT to replace the aging Range Rover soon.
 

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1998 Honda Accord EX
2002 Nissan Sentra Spec-V
2003 Dodge SRT4
2004 Audi S4
2005 BMW M3
2006 Toyota Prius
2007 Dodge SRT4 (Again)
2008 BMW 535i
 

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1980 Mercury Capri, 4 cyl, 4 speed, 88 hp (in theory; reality was more like 60 hp)
1987 Ford Escort GT, 4 cyl, 5 speed, ~110 hp
1990 Chevy Beretta, 4 cyl, 5 speed, ~180 hp
1995 Dodge Stratus, 4 cyl, slushbox, ~140 hp (A nightmare of a car)
1999 Chevy Malibu, 6 cyl, slushbox, ~150 hp
2002 BMW 325, 6 cyl, 5 speed, 183 hp
2005 BMW 330, 6 cyl, 6 speed, 235 hp
2008 BMW 550, 8 cyl, 6 speed, 360 hp

The only car that did not live up to expectations was the Stratus, which consumed 4 transmissions in 45,000 miles. (It actually needed a 5th when I dumped it before the warranty expired.) I now know why I'm a bit of a luddite when it comes to transmissions.

I also just realized that the 550 has about the same amount of power as my first three cars combined.
 

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I'm sure you will not know a lot of these cars. Holden is the Australian division of General Motors. HSV is Holden Special Vehicles. I think a VW Golf is called a Rabbit in the US.
1965 Ford Falcon 6 cyl
1968 Holden Monaro (Coupe) 6 cyl
1974 Mazda RX4 Rotary engine
1975 Ford Escort 4 cyl
1980 Ford Escort4 cyl
1985 Mitsubishi Magna 4 cyl
1985 Ford Laser 4 cyl
1989 Holden Calais V8
1990 Toyota Camry 4 cyl
1993 HSV Senator V8
1995 BMW 318iS 4 cyl
1996 Holden Calais V8
1999 Holden Calais V8
2000 BMW 525i 6 cyl
2001 BMW 325Ci cyl
2004 Ford Falcon 6 cyl
2005 BMW 545i V8
2008 VW Golf V8 (3 days old!)
 

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1968 used Ford, loaner from my parents after college
1974 Ford Pinto - no flames!:D
1982 Chevy Citation II - the worst car I ever owned, a money pit!:mad:
1986 Taurus, under powered but I liked it:dunno:
1998 Toyota Avalon XLS - rock solid!
2007 530xi - my favorite, it cost more than our house we purchased in 1979.
 

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98 Nissan Altima (one of my parents cars) - High School
None, lived in a fraternity on campus - College
93 Grand Cherokee - Right after college
04 BMW 530i - 1 year after college
 

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1958 Chev Bel Air (Paid $100)
1967 Ford Custom
1966 Mustang
1965 Pontiac Parisienne Hard Top ( a real beauty!)
1978 Chev Malibu (company car)
1979 Pontiac LeMans (company car)
1981 Chev Citation (company car, worst car ever. GM oughtta be ashamed)
1983 Ford Escort (no more company car - times were tough!)
1983 Pontiac 6000
1986 Ford Taurus LX
1991 Chev Sprint (Geo Metro) (times were tough again!)
1991 Mercury Topaz
1995 Dodge Caravan (the ultimate take the family to Disneyland vehicle)
1998 Acura 1.6 EL (Only in Canada = upscale Honda Civic)
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE
2004 BMW 325i
2008 BMW 528i

I think that's it!
 

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1990 Pontiac Bonneville (gift from dad-cured me of any desire to buy American)
1990 Yamaha Virago
1983 Mazda RX-7
1992 Mazda 626 (had a kid)
1995 Acura Integra
1988 BMW 528e
1992 BMW 525i
2002 BMW 325i
2005 BMW 545i (love the thing)
 

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1971 Mustang Mach1 --- awesome car...no brakes (4 wheel drums) ...still have it
1981 Mazda Rx---awesome car...incredible acceleration
1986 Mazda Rx --- not as good as the original
1993 Mercedes SL ---nice
1998 Mercedes ML430 - adequate
2008 BMW 535xi --- best car I ever owned
 

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1981 Mercedes 300D (family car)
1987 Acura Legend (family car)
1994 Toyota 4Runner (my first car I purchased)
1997 Honda Prelude
1999 BMW 323i
2008 BMW 535i
 

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'65 Mustang 289 4M (in family)
'71 Capri 2.0 4M (current)
'76 Buick Century AT
'78 Ford E250 11-pass van
'80 Ford Escort 4M
'84 BMW 533i (in family) :thumbup:
'86 Ford F250 AT
'91 Ford F250 4x4 AT (current)
'02 Ford F350 4x4 6M(current)
'05 Volvo VNL 42T 630 10At (current) :thumbup:
'08 BMW 550i SAT (current) :bigpimp:
 

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1963 Dodge Dart
1983 Plymouth Horizon
1985 Mercury Lynx Wagon
1985 Honda Civic
1986 Honda Accord
1988 Honda Accord
1992 Honda Accord
M Reg (1994) Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i
1967 Austin Mini Cooper S 1275
2000 Mercedes Benz C280
2003 BMW 330i
 

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1991 chevy s10
1995 nissan sentra
1995 grand jeep Cherokee
1998 ford f150
1998 BMW Z3----still driving only has 48K miles
2002 infiniti g20
2004 nissan 350 (350whp)----still driving
2005 GMC Duramax Diesel----still driving
2006 Chrysler Pacifica---still driving
 

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78 Z28
80 Corvette
84 Corvette
90 Volvo 740 Turbo
92 Jeep Cherokee
94 Jeep Grand Cherokee
98 BMW 328i Conv.
02 BMW M3 Conv.
06 BMW 550i
08 BMW 550i
 
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