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    A question Google can't answer.

    Discussion in 'Research' started by Aaron Smith, Oct 18, 2014.

    I was envisioning my MC having a brown shiny car. All I could find was a Rolls Royce Silver Spur, and what I'm interested in is a car with similar design, but significantly cheaper. There's not much to say, but I will provide a picture of a Rolls Royce Silver. I think it's important I have the proper name, since describing the car would make it sound empty and flat.

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    You could always have an 80s Mercedes, which would be quite cheap now.

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    That is exactly the kind of car I had in mind. Thank you very much!

    Do you have any idea what it is called specifically?
     
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    This is Mercedes 190E (E-class).

    I think it was introduced for the first time somewhere around 1985. :)
     
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    That fits well with the mood of my story. Thank you.
     
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    @Poziga knows cars better than me :agreed: I tend to remember the look and vaguely the brand.
     
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    If you have friends who constantly talk about cars of 80s and 70s you remember a few. :p

    @Aaron Smith, no problem :)
     
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    There's a very amusing scene in a TV series where the man says (I paraphrase) "I've got a Mercedes 190E, brown, with optional tiger-skin seat covers and a suped-dooper double-woofer stereo system." and the girl hears "I've got a car".

    You can give too much information that's not relevant.
     
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    Yeah, but that's not how I'm writing it. The opening line is literally "I roll down the street in my Mercedes 190E."
    Yes, it's told in first person present tense.
     

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