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Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« on: 26 November 2019, 10:33:36 »

 .... https://www.autoblog.com/2019/11/21/mercedes-maybach-gls-600/#slide-2188561

 :o :o :o :o

IMHO it's bl**dy awful  ...... but so is the Bentayga  ::)
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #1 on: 26 November 2019, 11:02:52 »

Maybach have form for producing some right mingers, so I'm sure it will fit in just fine.

The interior is clearly set up to appeal to the middle Eastern aesthetic, which give it costs $200k up makes sense.

I wouldn't turn down a ride in the back of one mind.
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #2 on: 26 November 2019, 11:28:32 »

Yup, they'll no doubt sell thousands dozens to UAE, Dubai, etc..
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #3 on: 26 November 2019, 12:10:18 »

The Bentayga looks like the latest London Cabs ;D

But yes, its all targeted at the middle east, china etc where taste is lacking and you get a sale based on how many tacky displays and LEDs you have fitted
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #4 on: 26 November 2019, 12:25:46 »

The Bentayga looks like the latest London Cabs ;D

But yes, its all targeted at the middle east, china etc where taste is lacking and you get a sale based on how many tacky displays and LEDs you have fitted


Yes.....A little illuminated light on the roof the owner could make himself a few extra quid. :)
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #5 on: 26 November 2019, 12:29:40 »

The Bentayga looks like the latest London Cabs ;D

But yes, its all targeted at the middle east, china etc where taste is lacking and you get a sale based on how many tacky displays and LEDs you have fitted

A new neighbour seems to have replaced his Audi R8 with a black Bentayga ..... I hadn't thought about the taxi look, but you're right  ;D

There's another Bentayga knocking about locally in matt grey .... looks bl**dy horrible!
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« Reply #6 on: 26 November 2019, 12:47:10 »

The Bentayga looks like the latest London Cabs ;D

But yes, its all targeted at the middle east, china etc where taste is lacking and you get a sale based on how many tacky displays and LEDs you have fitted

A new neighbour seems to have replaced his Audi R8 with a black Bentayga ..... I hadn't thought about the taxi look, but you're right  ;D

There's another Bentayga knocking about locally in matt grey .... looks bl**dy horrible!

I think I can go one worse .. there's a Bentayga down our road in gold. I mean, sparkly turd colour, but I'm sure they sell it as gold..
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #7 on: 26 November 2019, 13:21:53 »

Amazes me that people who can afford to buy anything end up being conned into wasting thousands on pig ugly vehicles, as said earlier absolutely no taste at all.
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #8 on: 26 November 2019, 17:45:38 »

A new neighbour seems to have replaced his Audi R8 with a black Bentayga
there's a Bentayga down our road
I'm such a pauper, in my road there are Astra-Gs, Corsas, and Pug 30<something>...
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #9 on: 26 November 2019, 17:56:19 »

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I'm such a pauper, in my road there are Astra-Gs, Corsas, and Pug 30<something>...

He's not from these parts ......  ;D He/they look to have spent a fortune on it before the moved in ... new kitchen, decorated everywhere etc. conservatory at the back.
The rest of the houses in the street have Astras & Corsas etc etc .....  :y apart from the brown Vermillion Merc  ::) ::)
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #10 on: 26 November 2019, 18:15:47 »

I don't think that I currently* have the oldest car in my road... But the A reg Granada I had when we moved in twenty years ago certainly was...  ::)

* The S reg Focus was, and the Trolley shares the oldest spot. Although the funny thing is that the only people who care, all drive far newer cars ;D
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« Reply #11 on: 26 November 2019, 18:18:47 »

I don't think that I currently* have the oldest car in my road... But the A reg Granada I had when we moved in twenty years ago certainly was...  ::)

* The S reg Focus was, and the Trolley shares the oldest spot. Although the funny thing is that the only people who care, all drive far newer cars ;D
My old Silver Bullet proudly won the only car with a reg starting with a single letter.
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #12 on: 26 November 2019, 18:32:00 »


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I'm such a pauper, in my road there are Astra-Gs, Corsas, and Pug 30<something>...

Cheap cars ,that close to the blast epicenter ,it's not worth risking spending money on anything expensive....
unless it's Armour plated and bomb proof  :y
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #13 on: 26 November 2019, 19:00:11 »


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I'm such a pauper, in my road there are Astra-Gs, Corsas, and Pug 30<something>...

Cheap cars ,that close to the blast epicenter ,it's not worth risking spending money on anything expensive....
unless it's Armour plated and bomb proof  :y

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D  ::)
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Re: Money obviously can't buy taste ....
« Reply #14 on: 26 November 2019, 19:24:23 »


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I'm such a pauper, in my road there are Astra-Gs, Corsas, and Pug 30<something>...

Cheap cars ,that close to the blast epicenter ,it's not worth risking spending money on anything expensive....
unless it's Armour plated and bomb proof  :y
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