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You had it for ages, how on earth did you do only 500 miles? I've done 2k in the MGF since mid Jan!

 

I had it a month actually, 140 miles was driving it back from York after I collected it, it was sat at my mates garage for a week and I tried my best to use it but I couldn't fit my feet in the footwell in my work boots, so it just got used for burning fuel for the sake of it! and I usually use my bikes to waste fuel :D

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I agree with the above. For what it is, it isn’t really that horrendously thristy and the extra money spent on fuel is worth every penny for the superior driving experience. When we had a X350 3.5 V8 last summer we decided to drive it to northern France and not worry about the fuel economy. It ended up doing a combined 27 mpg for the trip, which was many, many mostly rather rev happy and rapid miles and it was worth every penny. Another policy I learnt from the guy I bought my first Jag off was just out £35 in the tank once a week and have a bit of fun on a weekend.

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