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    Getting a go of an R8 next week

    Client's just bought an R8 for his wife
    Getting a shot next week when I go for lunch with him.
    I might get a shot of his DB9 at the same time.
    Either that or he'll take the DB9 and I'll take the R8.
    I'll report back next week.
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    Sounds good...you lucky git!...BUT ,lets hope its a manual hey lol???
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    Very nice - I pal of my dad's has one, hopefully getting a ride out in that soon!
    Let's hope you don't find a problem with it

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    i don't know you but i hate you

    lol, only joking, have fun mate, get pics! looking at doing one of those r8 red letter days myself, 99 quid

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wes G View Post
    Sounds good...you lucky git!...BUT ,lets hope its a manual hey lol???
    Do they come with DSG?
    I don't know much about the R8 at all.
    The one in the TV ad looks like a manual, so I assumed they all were.
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    Yer they come with some form of DSG box I think.

    Fingers crossed the weathers dry so you get to give it a spanking

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    Quattro, MB.
    Uncrashable.
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    The Semi Auto's use the same gearbox that they use in the Lambo Gallardo I think and the same 4WD system, so max of about 20% going to the front wheels!
    Either way - you'll love it - whole different experience to and 'every day' car!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    Quattro, MB.
    Uncrashable.

    LOL...how stupid of me to forget
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    It has an exhaust note..

    I doubt you'll like it
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    Quote Originally Posted by buckas View Post
    i don't know you but i hate you

    lol, only joking, have fun mate, get pics! looking at doing one of those r8 red letter days myself, 99 quid
    I've booked one - going to Mallory Park on the 13th September for a go in the R8.

    Will let you know how i get on....
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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    Quattro, MB.
    Uncrashable.
    Dont kid yourself.
    4WD wont stop reps in a 3 series cutting you up on the Mway...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    Client's just bought an R8 for his wife
    Getting a shot next week when I go for lunch with him.
    I might get a shot of his DB9 at the same time.
    Either that or he'll take the DB9 and I'll take the R8.
    I'll report back next week.
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    Well let's hope he doesn't have to put the fuel in it - ouch.

    I sat in one at Goodwood FoS and he will be suprised at how familiar the switchgear will seem, the manual gate on the g-box was lovely though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Japper View Post
    Bowfer looking forward to driving an Audi !!.......................that's not something that happens very often, Lol.
    I'd rather have a go of his DB9, any day.
    That's my dream motor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    I'd rather have a go of his DB9, any day.
    That's my dream motor.
    Have you ever heard the DB9 GT race cars?
    Feck me, those things sound amazing... nearly as good as the Lambo Murcielago GT1 car

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    I'd rather have a go of his DB9, any day.
    That's my dream motor.

    sound of DB9 is great but I prefere driving R8 (on race track is exelent) than DB9. But for me 997Turbo is much better then those two
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    I've never driven a car with this sort of power, but I'm not expecting to be completely overwhelmed.
    Midly impressed, maybe.
    I'm used to bikes, don't forget.
    Maybe I should take the bike and race him....(wonder what the weather's like next week...)
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    Lucky you bowfer! This is a car rated by much of the press to be as good as the 911, so it ought to feel special.Don't crash it ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bowfer View Post
    I've never driven a car with this sort of power, but I'm not expecting to be completely overwhelmed.
    Midly impressed, maybe.
    I'm used to bikes, don't forget.
    Maybe I should take the bike and race him....(wonder what the weather's like next week...)
    A car will never give the sensations you get from a bike.
    Chances are you will be underwhelmed.
    Even the DB9 wont compare to a fast bike.

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    Speaking about acceleration, I was on 'Stealth' at Thorpe park, last week.
    0-80mph in three seconds.
    Jesus, that was acceleration.
    You honestly felt like your internal organs were being moved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by benw123 View Post
    This is a car rated by much of the press to be as good as the 911

    R8 is seriously good car but while i was driving it I was thinking why this car doesn't have more power.... RS6 engine would be much better
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