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View Poll Results: Which car should my grandma get?
Jaguar 12 33.33%
Porsche 13 36.11%
Audi 3 8.33%
Mercedes 2 5.56%
Infiniti 3 8.33%
Lexus 3 8.33%
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post #1 of 79 Old 05-04-2011, 08:42 AM Thread Starter
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Car shopping for my grandma....not your typical grandma...

So my grandmas needs a new car by August. Im helping her find her next car. My grandma is not your typical grandma who doesnt care about what she drives. she likes fast cars. Heres a bit on her past cars since i can remember. 97 Lexus ES 300--2001 Jaguar S-Type V8--(2)2005 Cadillac STS V8--2009 BMW 335I hard top vert. she recently traded in the BMW for a Lincoln MKX for my grandpa. he had a stroke and has a hard time getting in and out of the BMW. Now my grandpa has a Escalade that is up on lease in August, and thats when my grandma gets her new car. so heres the choices i picked for her.

Jaguar XF


Porsche Panamera


Audi A6


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If money isn't an issue I say go with the porsche! If it were me at that age (coming from another woman) I'd definitely want that porsche!
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I agree with Mandy, the Porsche.

I would never own an Audi again

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I agree with Mandy, the Porsche.

I would never own an Audi again

Had two, both lemons, had to sue the dealership and Audi. Audi has the worst customer service ever! Ok, I feel better.
Mine was too but I sold it before I ever did anything about it

But seeing how Porsche is made by the same company as Audi... I'm not really sure how much better they would be. I've never owned a Porsche before, but if I was spending that kind of money I would make a huge deal if they didn't treat me right!

But I still say go with the Porsche
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I vote Jag. For some reason after having seen one in person, I am crushing on it in this config:
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All of the others (except for the MBZ) are looking dated or just plain fugly (Panamera) to me...

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No offense but buy American go with the Cadilac CTS-V

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The Porsche is nice... and a gran driving a Porsche is something you don't see every day! My dad's got the Infiniti G35 and it's awesome. Lots of features, rides great, and has a good amount of get up and go. Never been in the M class, but I assume they'd be fun too.

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I say the Jag. I love Porshes but I'm not a fan of that one...and the last three are just ugly. I did like the Audi...but after reading what Lisa said...I'd pass on that one too.

Normally...like Bama...I'm an American car person...but the styling on the CTS-V leaves a lot to be desired compared to all six choices here.
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The Porsche looks like a wart. I would go Mercedes and get the AMG version. Beautiful car and has the firepower to match the looks. The Jaguar is also a good choice.

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No offense but buy American go with the Cadilac CTS-V
Me too or the BMW 6 Series or Aston Martin One-77.

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