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Getting My First Car


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Axejr

Posted 12 March 2019 - 03:33 PM

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Hi, i'm basically a newbie in this "car" thing. I'm a foreigner which is now studying in malaysia and looking for a car to drive on a daily basis.
I'm looking for a car that's not going to make my bank broke   

Currently i'm thinking of getting Mercedes-Benz w124 either 230E/260E.

 

I've done some research around the internet, and my conclusion is that:

-Parts are not too expensive and can be found easily

-Good car, build to last

-fuel consumption is ok

 

My questions are:

-Although the parts are relatively cheap and can be found almost everywhere, i need an approximate price for the parts (the important one)

-Some say the fuel consumption is economic, some says "can be ok, but sometimes can be thirsty", wdyt about this?

-How much would the car cost? (Searched in mudah.my and carlist.my it was around 5k-10k MYR, is it the market price? and is it safe to buy from there?)

-Is it hard to change the ownership of the car? Since i'm a foreigner.

-Any suggestion on where to buy the car?

-Any other suggestion of classic cars? e.g.(Audi A4 B5, W123, BMW E36(some said parts kind of hard to get nowadays))

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Mr. Engineer

Posted 13 March 2019 - 10:45 AM

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I am not too sure about Foreigners owning a car here in Malaysia so you need to ask around further.

As for a 'student' driving a car, since you're posting in Autoworld, the do have some bargains here:

 

http://www.autoworld...desc&seller=All



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vr2turbo

Posted 14 March 2019 - 08:38 AM

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As a Foreign student, why go for classic car which are more expensive to maintain. Classic car normally collector's car. Why not normal car for everyday use, cheaper to maintain too.....