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Greetings from the Sunny Side of the Alps.

Last year, I was roadtriping Sweden with my wife and we both saw and fell in love with the new V40.

A couple of weeks ago, we were again roadtriping, this time Norway, using a Herz rented V40CC.


A week and 2.800km in the car made me determined to finally say farewell to my 7.5 year old Opel Astra OPC line.



Anyhow, I have set my eyes on a second-hand 2013 Black D3. Will post more info when I finish the order.

Cheers!
 

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Thanks guys!

Bendenden is right - that's a Su-7 in the pic, but yeah, a lot of people mistake it for a MiG-21, though it's a much bigger jet! Pic was taken, as I was doing some volunteering work at an aircraft museum in Czech republic.

I am looking into a 'normal' version. If all goes to plan, I'll have a car reserved on Monday. Wish me luck!

Oh and I don't need a Volvo for flying - combination of my MTB and gravity suffice these days, while my driving will include 250km+ daily drives, mostly on highways, so all I am seeking is a nice, durable, comfortable car with low consumption.
 

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Well, I'm no specialist when it comes to russian or soviet planes, I just know the difference between a MiG and a Su. I know a little more about erstern aircraft, but that might be normal when scale modelling is your hobby! ;) So osiris, no need to worry - luckily, this is a car forum and not an aircraft forum! :)

InFlames, keeping our fingers crossed - keep us posted about your new car!
 

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Bendenden, looks like we share a common hobby then ;) You are welcome to visit my modelling blog vvsmodelling.com and see some of my works.

Anyhow, I just received confirmation of reservation of my new car which means I'm gonna become a new V40 driver before the end of October! Will post photos of my ordered car later today.
 

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Thank you! The feeling is mutual. I am almost certain I have seen your model before - work of art, really, and what an ugly beast the RF-8 is.

Anyhow, posted a few pics of my ordered V40 in the Orders section.
 

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Wow, that's excellent - I love your painting skills! I'll have a closer look at your blog when I'm back home.
Here's a look at one of my latest models: CLICK ME
OMG you need to start building cars ! :)

The authenticity/ weathering in your paint detailing in amazing, as an engineer though I'm sorry I hate the sight of rust (ha ha amazing touch)
 

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Well, I'm glad you like it! :) Now I have to check the orders section!

Jifen, I actually also build cars, it even was my job to develop model cars for about five years... BTW, there's no rust on that RF-8, just graphite oil streaks and some paint chipping. Aircraft in service don't rust (at least they shouldn't!)! :)
 
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