High performance cruiser
Annoying fault with the offside main beam unit. For some obscure reason the bulb wouldn't earth with the unit, but worked fine if you held it against the body. Cured by soldering an earth wire onto the bulb!
Recently I have been suffering from the all too common erratic idle/engine cuts out syndrome. I replaced the idle air valve, but the fault has reared it's ugly head again within a week. It makes the car a nightmare to drive as it's an automatic, you can't dip the clutch and catch it before it stalls. Car is due a service so hopefully it'll be sorted out.
I went to get the tracking checked as the car had developed a liking for the left. I was surprised to be told by the mechanic that my nearside steering arm was bowed and he couldn't adjust it.
I had been in this car a couple of times before I bought it. It belonged to the mechanic/owner of my local garage and I'd been run home in it when my car was in for a service. I passed the garage one day and saw it on the forecourt, I had to have it.
It is everything I want in a car, comfort, easy to drive, the power is there when you want it, especially when you select sports mode!
Fuel comsumption is about what you'd expect from a 3 litre engine although the fuel consumption readings from the computer are, to say the least, optomistic!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 6th July, 2002