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Old 02-15-2017, 08:18 PM
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Hello guys,
it had been fun and this place is a great source for information and advice. People are genuine here. A little about me. I came from Mercedes, Lexus, and Acura. I enjoy cars that have class and are very reliable, These are are the things that I did not find in a z06.

I am looking at a Mercedes GL450 or the Jaguar XJL Suporsport. I'm looking for comfort and class, things that the corvette lacks, plus I'm also going for reliability. 510 horsepower of the jag will be a pretty impressive motor.

Loved punching on the corvette and it did very well. .

Who knows, maybe I'll be a Corvette owner again.
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Hello guys,
it had been fun and this place is a great source for information and advice. People are genuine here. A little about me. I came from Mercedes, Lexus, and Acura. I enjoy cars that have class and are very reliable, These are are the things that I did not find in a z06.

I am looking at a Mercedes GL450 or the Jaguar XJL Suporsport. I'm looking for comfort and class, things that the corvette lacks, plus I'm also going for reliability. 510 horsepower of the jag will be a pretty impressive motor.

Loved punching on the corvette and it did very well. .

Who knows, maybe I'll be a Corvette owner again.
Good luck sounds like you need a CTS-V
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Jag or mercedes for reliability? Did i fall asleep and wake up in a different dimension?
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The beginning of an epic thread.
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Oh, you play for the other team. Ok.
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Huh. I came from New Jersey by way of Boston. Wish my parents had opted for the Mercedes route.
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Jag or mercedes for reliability? Did i fall asleep and wake up in a different dimension?


Class is not something you can buy.
Reliability is not something that a Mercedes or Jaguar are known for.
Comfort is not something found in a true sportscar.

A Corvette is not for everyone.


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Originally Posted by Studying4boards View Post
Hello guys,
it had been fun and this place is a great source for information and advice. People are genuine here. A little about me. I came from Mercedes, Lexus, and Acura. I enjoy cars that have class and are very reliable, These are are the things that I did not find in a z06.

I am looking at a Mercedes GL450 or the Jaguar XJL Suporsport. I'm looking for comfort and class, things that the corvette lacks, plus I'm also going for reliability. 510 horsepower of the jag will be a pretty impressive motor.

Loved punching on the corvette and it did very well. .

Who knows, maybe I'll be a Corvette owner again.
Very sorry to hear of your loss.

Wishing you a speedy and full recovery.
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I'm confused. Why would anyone expect reliability out of a 15 year old performance car that only goes for about $2OK these days?

And why would anyone expect luxury out of a car where the number one complaint is the quality of the interior?

Did you not even research for a moment the car you bought less than 2 years ago?

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Class is not something you can buy.

This is such a great thread!!

But some people who covet class (because they don't have it)and/or affirmation try to get it by paying a lot of money for certain brands or things.

Who else has an opinion?
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I'm confused -- you're not just switching brands,
you're switching from a sportscar to either an SUV (MB GL 450) or a sedan (XJL)

Mercedes
https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/invent...351_isFeatured

Jaguar
https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/invent...sModified=true

Going from a Z06 to an AMG 63 or Jag XKF would make more sense, at least to me.
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Perhaps the members on the Mercedes/Lexus/Acura forums will enjoy your presence. To bad it didn't work out here.
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Old 02-15-2017, 10:28 PM
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Don't listen to these guys, Fell4Floors. Jaguars are known for their reliability due to that good ol' British engineering. Buy two of them.
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As someone who owns two SC V8 Jaguars and loves them, do not expect a Toyota Corolla. If you do not do your own work, or own it in warranty, you will spend a lot to own it. A lot more than a C5Z.
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Lol at half of the replies in this thread. People here are so closed minded when it comes to other brands. I've never understood it, there are too many great cars out there to limit yourself to one make or model. Come on people, live a little
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