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VW releases 227bhp Golf

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by dpeilow, Nov 2, 2006.

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    the interior is f****n rotten :puke2: :puke2: :puke2:
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    I think it's superb!
    And being a Golf GTI it'll be not only more comfortable and supportive than the A3, but the car will handle better too.

    I'd have one in a flash.
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    Absolutely right - they're virtually the same as the optional S-Line wheels! The first picture looks like the wheels have been photoshopped in too. Could be wrong, but it's a poor quality picture.

    In my opinion it's a very desirable car indeed. The old GTI 25-year anniversary sold solidly and still commands decent prices even now, so this new model would appear to be a good purchase.

    Will have to wait until EVO drive it to see how the lowered suspension works with the extra power.
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    each to their own m8, hate the checked seats horrible
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    Just cause they are BBS don't make em nice, thats why I did not spec them on mine as a no cost option cause they are f*cking awful, now the CVs or RXs are nice
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    CHs are lovely wheels but imo they dont suit the new shape Golf or A3
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    I was once unfortunate enough to be in a 1990 Peugeot 406 that had seats like that :ermm:

    We're seeing a few power variants of the 2.0T FSI now..... Just a shame my 200PS is the bottom of the heap :sob:
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    [Nov 3, 2006]
    If you pop over to the MKIV forum you will find more info on the 30th Anni, you will also see some intersting comments regarding power output of the Golf GTi
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    I'm in the 'gross wheels' camp too.

    What about the new Mazda 3 MPS ?

    I's going to be cheaper and more powerful.
    250bhp and under £20K,I think.
    Roadtests seem quite favourable too.
    Styling is probably more controverial than the 'safe' Golf,but I like the Mazda 3's styling in general.
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    never mind the so so wheels ( just coz they are BBS dont automatically mean they are great) That interior is AWFUL!!!

    I think the standard GTI looks better as well, that body kit doesnt do the shape any favours.

    I have a friend with a GTI with a revo re map & it is very impressive, in the dry it is a little quicker than my (currently) standard S3. In the wet tho its like the TC light is a strobe on the dash constantly.
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    I quite like the car what I dont like is the price tag especially when you spec one up a bit and think about the other similar cars that are available for far less money.

    The seat fabric and golf ball gear knob are dreadful .
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    Agree about the CH's, nice wheels. Just hope they don't corrode like our 25th Anniversary RC's.
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    Oi!! Lets not be too hasty in dissin' the wheels!!

    I would agree they don't suit the Golf tho :laugh:
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