Thanks for all the advice re: the new car. Happily we managed to haggle a good enough deal with the dealer and will hopefully in a couple of weeks take delivery of our (i say our officially its the wifes but im stealing it for some play time as my old porker has no grip in the wet) anyhow so its a 53 plate brand new out the box nogaro blue S3 with a lurrvely black leather interior and 18 inch alloys. Oh and those ali. mirrors which look alot better with the negaro blu.
So thanks for the advice etc im sure ill be back with stories and hopefully no woes !!