Won't bore you too much with this. But I'm most likely the most boring person you'll ever meet so there ya go.
The first roadtrip for fun. I know it had a run back from Kent when I bought it but that wasn't just for fun.
Set off at a reasonable time in the afternoon as it was only a short 125 mile run, but with the road works, google map showed me was a 20 mile detour, So? I thought more time in the car. Winner!
Anyhow no packed lunch and water instead of the tradition road trip Irn bru. Wind is OK if you haven't a passenger
The dog strapped in and off we set.
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Had to do a stop on the way I'm used to seeing this but had to snap one with the car for the beauty of it.
forgive my blurry cam. Can see the difference between my phones cam and the wife's
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Anyway on we pushed, Car drove like a dream I was to be honest still anxious doing the run Yes Ive got AA but the memory of bic was still there.
Not for long though
Finally got myself on the M8, the 70 mph bit, and let the car clear its throat. We're off, it wafted along, Mrs LG was at speed in the car for the first time just talking to me normally, no need to raise her voice she commented on the glide and the fact that its the smoothest car she'd ever been in, briefly mentioned the BMW was no where near this and made herself comfortable.
Even the dog found the ride relaxing.
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So road works were a bit more involved than was first thought, not fussed auto is the way to go. Sat nav tried to take me down some silly dodgy one track roads. I'm used to mine but didnt want to take this hulking great beast into the unknown so I stuck to the main and ignored the frequent make a U turn from the sat nav.
Finally made it.
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So went out to get the dashcam fitted a few days later.
It snowed. Alot. I was a bit nervous first time out in the lying snow with the thing rear wheel drive and all.
That didn't last long.
It gripped the road without a slide, skid or slip. Confidence built off I went to Halfords yes, the 20 mile detour way around. Found myself at a filming location for Outlander, but didn't stop for pictures, dashcam to get fitted
Not too shabby looking and the guy fitted it well. Actually can't see it from my seat.
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Anyway few days of scoffing Chopstix noodles, drinking copious amounts of beer, and having the obligatory full Scottish every day I put on a stone. Hell, who cares? The cars got air suspension.
So fuel wise. I brimmed it worked out at 34mpg on a combined motorway and urban run.
Not bad at all.
Lovely trip. great time. Actually looked forward to the drive home and thoroughly enjoyed that too.
What a car. By far the best I have ever owned.