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The Mercury Cars Guide : April 25th 2009
6— CARSguide EUROCENTRAL EUROCENTRAL have a 2007 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 dual cab for $36,307 drive away. The XLT is the top of the range model featuring airconditioning, ABS brakes, dual airbags, alloy wheels, sports bar, carpets and electric windows. This vehicle is powered by an economical 3.0-litre turbo-diesel coupled to a five-speed automatic transmission. Practical and comfortable. CO-OP TOYOTA CO-OP has a 2006 Toyota Prius hybrid five-door hatch for $23,990. Features a 1.5-litre/electric engine, CVT transmission, white paintwork and 49,000km on the clock, dual airbags, ABS braking and climate control. DJ USED CARS A SCOOP purchase of 2008 Nissan ST Tiidas has landed at DJs. Choose from five hatchbacks and five sedans, nine automatics and one manual. They feature cruise control, aircondition- ing, ABS brakes, dual airbags and the remainder of new-car warranty for $16,990 drive away. used cars MOTORS MOTORS has also made a scoop purchase —great news for fans of the Holden Barina. These popular three-door 2007 hatchbacks feature a 1.6-litre five-speed manual, aircon- ditioning, power-steering, dual airbags, CD and MP3 player, plus the balance of their new car warranty. Save $2000 at $9995. Choice of four avail- able. PERFORMANCE AUTOMOBILES A 2001 Kia Carnival seven-seat people mover is the sharpest deal at performance Automobiles today. This five-speed manual has moderate kilometres and white paint. Will sell for $13,990. WAYNE’S CAR SALES DEAL of the week at Wayne’s is a 2001 Peugeot 206 XRS. SCOOP: Motors’ on-special Holden Barina. This economical 1.6-litre, four-cylinder vehicle features a five-speed gearbox, power steering, airconditioning, electric windows and alloys. Black paintwork and in excellent condi- tion with 104,000km travelled. Will sell at a low $11,990. Tiger fan an avid angler T WENTY quick ques- tions with the captains of our car industry. This week with Tassie- raised Nick Senior, the head of Subaru Australia. What was your first car? Mitsubishi (Chrysler) LA Lancer GL1400 (circa 75), Tassie rego AP1845. Is it still around? What are you driving today? Subaru Outback Diesel — com- ing to a Subaru dealer near you later this year. Worst car you have driven? Datsun 120Y with cross-plies in the wet—and by a large margin. The car you admire, but not from your brand? Shelby Cobra 427 — utterly in- sane, but shows the ingenuity of people not burdened by political correctness. Secret skill that is no longer a secret? Sleeping. Worst fashion disaster? Edited for space reasons. Any speeding tickets in the past 12 months? No. In six months you will be . . . Wiser. At home you cook . . . Frequently. Any kitchen disasters? Frequently. A book that impressed you? Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea. Movie you would like to see again? Kelly’s Heroes. with KEITH DIDHAM The song you don’t want played at your funeral? Another One Bites the Dust. The rest of the world wouldn’t knowit, butyouarenogoodat ... Carpentry. When you find time to relax, you . . . Fish. Sporting teams you follow? Richmond (Tigers), Tassie Tigers and any Tasmanian team (espe- cially if they are playing an Australian team), Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks. The car advertising campaign you wish you had done, but someone else thought of it first? Original DDB campaign for the Beetle in the US. Pet hates? Richmond losing—but I’ve sort of gotten used to it. What makes you laugh? My six-year-old son. When you retire, what will you do? Catch fish. Public Auctions Tuesday 28 April 12 NOON Salvage Auction Featuring damaged vehicles fromInsurance Companies. Vehicles are located inHobart&Launcestonwith on-line bidding available. Call 1800 001 278 for registration details and conditions. TO FOLLOW Clearance Auction Featuring vehicles from$500-$10,000. All “best bids” referredtoseller. 2:00 PM Government, Financiers, Corporate, Lease and Others Featuring late model, low km, Passenger,4x4 & Commercial vehicles. Pre-Auction Sales every day, featuring latemodel,goodkms, ExFleet vehiclesfrom$9990.00. Phone for further details. TUE 12MAY Truck & MachineryAuction Call Lester Tamlyn on 0400009 108 for details on how to sell in this auction. SELL YOUR CAR WITHOUT A FUSS! Free auction estimates. *Terms&conditions apply* Enquiries: 03 6263 3833 For full auction details, download a free catalogue manheimfowles.com.au 349 Midland Hwy,Brighton TAS Tel 6263 3833 FISHING FOOTY FAN: Subaru Australia’s Nick Senior. Classifieds 62 300 400 • carsguide.com.au Saturday, April 25, 2009 Vo sp ung durch Te Vorsprung durch Technik ik www.a di.co .audi.com.a .au Vorsprung durch Technik Years of Audi Marque of prestige, window of opportunity. Take advantage of exceptional offers on new and demonstrator Audi Q7, A5, A4 and TT models, only available until April 30. To take advantage of these exceptional offers – contact Audi Centre Hobart, 246 Murray Street Hobart, or call (03) 6238 3344 before April 30. Your businessmay be eligible for the Australian Government’s proposed Small Business and General Business Tax Break. If passed into law, businessesmay be entitled to claim up to a 30% bonus tax deduction onmotor vehicles purchased by 30 June 2009. For more details, or for specific advice regarding your business’ potential eligibility, talk to your tax adviser. Audi Q7 4.2 FSI® quattro® tiptronic with the additional optional extras of: Metallic paint $2,119; bottomline contrasting paint finished in PlatinumGrey Matt $1,261. Audi A5 coupe with the additional optional extras of: 19” alloy wheels in 5-arm Y design $3,337 and Metallic paint $1,695. Overseasmodels shown. Optional prices include GST & LCT. AUDI3969_ARS_HM_10x8_1104 17-7-01/09
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