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    In that class, Mercedes GLS has the most presence for me... The AMG63 is ludicrous, although running costs will make your eyes water.

    That said, if it were me, unless you really need an SUV, I'd be far more tempted by the Alfa Giulia QV for the style and added exclusivity, not to mention the Ferrari engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiisch View Post
    In that class, Mercedes GLS has the most presence for me... The AMG63 is ludicrous, although running costs will make your eyes water.

    That said, if it were me, unless you really need an SUV, I'd be far more tempted by the Alfa Giulia QV for the style and added exclusivity, not to mention the Ferrari engine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    A certain mod is about to give you a BJ.
    I doubt it, cojak doesn't do that.

    If I lived closer to main roads and didn't have a dog then the Giulia QV would have been on the list. Sadly it was dropped for those reasons
    ... Then the Stelvio came along.

    Stelvio QV is faster 0-60 than the Giulia QV because it can stick power to the fronts if necessary, but most of the time it doesn't.
    And it has the ground clearance necessary not to damage the bumper if the pedal of a bike is sticking up as you drive over it.

    But then again, some people just want the fastest SUV round the Nordschleife.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fiisch View Post
    In that class, Mercedes GLS has the most presence for me... The AMG63 is ludicrous, although running costs will make your eyes water.

    That said, if it were me, unless you really need an SUV, I'd be far more tempted by the Alfa Giulia QV for the style and added exclusivity, not to mention the Ferrari engine.
    SUV for dogs in the back. Bit of space for cages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    A certain mod is about to give you a BJ.
    Before they get too excited, I drive a Civic Type R, so I'm probably not the most reliable source on taste....

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    I will be in the UK next week and will be bringing my M550d xDrive Touring which I believe is the best car for the UK. I never got the SUV thing. I have yet to see anything more effortless up the hill at Dover.
    Unfortunatley you are not allowed to have one, but I would highly recommend a 2018 540d Sport Touring. Go for all the bells and whistles including the HUD and Massage Seats.

    There is no car that is nicer to be inside (assuming you are driving yourself).
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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    I will be in the UK next week and will be bringing my M550d xDrive Touring which I believe is the best car for the UK. I never got the SUV thing. I have yet to see anything more effortless up the hill at Dover.
    Unfortunatley you are not allowed to have one, but I would highly recommend a 2018 540d Sport Touring. Go for all the bells and whistles including the HUD and Massage Seats.

    There is no car that is nicer to be inside (assuming you are driving yourself).
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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    I never got the SUV thing.
    You've never lived up a country lane where ground clearance is needed.

    ...and I'm guessing you've not driven a variant of The Toy
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    You've never lived up a country lane where ground clearance is needed.

    ...and I'm guessing you've not driven a variant of The Toy
    A reminder of the 2018 fleet I live on a farm in Bavaria, when not towing my pikey wagon.

    BMW M140i
    BMW 540
    BMW M550i Limousine
    BMW M3
    BMW M4 Coupé
    BMW M4 Cabrio
    BMW X4 M40
    BMW M6 GranCoupé
    BMW M6 Cabrio
    BMW X5M
    Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
    Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG
    Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupé
    Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Cabrio
    Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG Cabrio
    Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S

    This is true, I haven't driven the toy. I would like to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clearedforlanding View Post
    A reminder of the 2018 fleet I live on a farm in Bavaria, when not towing my pikey wagon.

    BMW M140i
    BMW 540
    BMW M550i Limousine
    BMW M3
    BMW M4 Coupé
    BMW M4 Cabrio
    BMW X4 M40
    BMW M6 GranCoupé
    BMW M6 Cabrio
    BMW X5M
    Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG S
    Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG
    Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupé
    Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Cabrio
    Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG Cabrio
    Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S

    This is true, I haven't driven the toy. I would like to.
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