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High mileage Audi

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by jonny87, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. jonny87
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    jonny87 Active Member

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    saw this little snippet in the sun today whilst at work and it made me proud to own an audi :kissmyrings:

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    if the text isnt very clear in the picture:
    motorist brian greenslade has clocked up 466000 miles in his 15 year old audi a6 quattro - equivalent to driving around the world eighteen times!
    when the car reached 400000 miles, county councilor brian, 61, emailed audi to tell them, they replied "what did you expect? its an audi!!"
    he said at home in marwood devon, "i wont get rid of the car untill its absolutley necessary, its extremley comfortable and always starts first time"
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    jojo S3 Drift King! Staff Member Moderator

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    I'd love to see his running costs on that motor! Amazing mileage for someone who is 61!!
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    do you think the engineering is as good today as back then . personally i am not too sure
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    10blazin HYPERDRIVE NEEDED

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    I think they are built just aswell its just that audi's cars are whey more powerfull now so alot more stress on parts etc and people drive harder and faster ... Plus i cant see a 46 year old raggin the bejesus out of it either so if you drove a new audi normal like he did then i think it will last just the same ...
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    It doesn't mention if she's a petrol or diesel sadly, I'd love to know!

    Busy day today then Jonny? lol :)
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    yer i bet the car has never seen 70mph or more than 3.5k revs imo but still, almost half a million miles and still going strong, how many other cars could achieve this?

    i was on my break actually welly, but as it happens, no i wasnt busy today, nor yesterday actually tell the truth i done a whole lotta sod all this week :lazy: haha
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Hey, I'm not judging you matey believe me....

    I've spent most of my time at work this week on the phone sourcing parts, and doing research... And getting paid.:icon_thumright:
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    voorhees Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Good find
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    haha didnt mean it that way dude was messing ;)

    ive been audited this week, o the joys lol
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    Nice find! If you search for A6 models on AutoTrader, you'll find a few cars that are over the 200,000 mile mark, and sometimes higher still.
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    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    my 2001 is on 197k and still going like new,
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