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poky

and pokey
1. n. jail; a jail cell. (Usually with the.) She spent a day in the poky.
2. mod. slow; lagging and inefficient. Hurry up! Don’t be so poky.
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This pokier unit comes only with 4WD and a decent slug of pulling power - 350NM of torque.
Despite its beefy looks, the 2008 is front-wheel drive only, but some off-road ability is delivered on pokier petrol and diesel variants via a clever Grip Control traction system.
Annoyingly, that's not the case if you go for the pokier 150 or 180PS supercharged and turbocharged 1.
Needless to say as a couple prepared to leave the leathery, soft greeny-blue furniture we eagerly eyed the spot from our pokier table for two.
Watership Down - Special Edition (U) A SUPER spruced up version of this animated favourite with an ultra clear soundtrack and a print cleanup which makes it look like an entirely different film than the pokier original.
But we're waiting for an absentee excuse from luminaries such as Cher, Benicio Del Toro, Faye Dunaway, Sally Field, Jodie Foster, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Hunt, Diane Keaton, Liza Minnelli, Al Pacino, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sidney Pokier, Kevin Spacey.
The drawing room, at more than 22ft square, is big enough for a grand piano and huge bits of bouncy furniture, all there to steal a march on pokier showhome rivals.
We can't really see much point in opting for the pokier version as its pulling power - 172Nm of torque - is no better than that of the base unit.
The pokier version of this powerplant though, previously badged 428i, now carries a 430i badge and has its power raised from by 10bhp to 252bhp, while torque is up to 350Nm, making possible a rest to 62mph ime of just 5.
Theoretically, the BlueHDi variant could be capable of over 90mpg and even the pokier BlueHDi 120 version can approach 80mpg.
You'll need a budget of around PS35,000 if you want this engine in pokier 210PS guise.
Despite all this and the standard inclusion of 4WD, the provision of a six-speed gearbox and more modern mechanicals mean that this pokier 1.
The TD4 engine in pokier 180PS guise has a CO2 figure of 139g/km and the fuel return is 53.
e lower-powered versions get to 62mph in about 12 seconds en-route to 112mph, while, if you go for a pokier 1.