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  1. Yes was a bit strange using the RS4 comparison rather than the R Estate. at the moment I believe you can buy a Leon Cupra R Estate or the above Cupra Leon Estate the Leon Cupra has the ABT power upgrade for 350bhp, whereas the newer Cupra Leon does not (at moment). hopefully the parts are all interchangeable as in a few years will be a nightmare. 'i need new wipers for my car' 'what car is it' a Cupra 'is that a Leon Cupra or a Cupra Leon?'
  2. Eh why did it upset you someone 60 - 70 driving one? back to the chav gti thing, that's places like Leicester, Peterborough Cambridgeshire etc and not just old ones. For some bizarre reason people like dressing as retro chavs even with new ones - wolves top, baseball cap and a 19 plate.
  3. They have definitely toned the Type R down a bit.
  4. That very much sums up the Golf GTI owners (around West Midlands and other places) , admittedly not in Chelsea tops but similar attire, I guess certain cars attract the same types. On a slightly positive not not many manufacturers have that wank pattern that afflicts gTi's.
  5. Driving on public roads is not about bullying other road users. other than coming out of the M6 Toll, there are very few places where anyone would notice real world differences. especially with an RS6 3 adults and mountain bikes and dog all inside the car. wonder how the other cars would perform in real life use. it should be a set challenge for 1/4 miles - 4 adults and 2 mountain bikes.
  6. From something I posted in another thread. anyone interested in upgrading how effective their security is, look in to IFTTT systems. for example, your camera detects someone / something, your IFTTT then turns on your downstairs lights. the camera monitoring your backdoor, detects a person at 2am, lights on and alarm sounds. fully integrated systems are the way forward. i believe Ring can also be used within IFTTT or simple commands infrastructure. there are more and more components and systems coming on the market that provide a good security in depth Eco system. i think Arlo cameras can trigger Alexa options to trigger certain responses, such as turning on house lights, music or other smart plugs or systems. IFTTT is worth looking in to for a huge number of other systems, I use it at work with O365 (also use MS Flow). https://help.ifttt.com/hc/en-us/articles/115010325748-What-is-IFTTT-
  7. I should really post this in security bit. anyone interested in upgrading how effective their security is, look in to IFTTT systems. for example, your camera detects someone / something, your IFTTT then turns on your downstairs lights. the camera monitoring your backdoor, detects a person at 2am, lights on and alarm sounds. fully integrated systems are the way forward. i believe Ring can also be used within IFTTT or simple commands infrastructure. there are more and more components and systems coming on the market that provide a good security in depth Eco system. i think Arlo cameras can trigger Alexa options to trigger certain responses. IFTTT is worth looking in to for a huge number of other systems, I use it at work with O365 (also use MS Flow). https://help.ifttt.com/hc/en-us/articles/115010325748-What-is-IFTTT-
  8. Yep disappointing coming in at 11.4 and not 11.1 seconds. I would be gutted...
  9. True regarding the Alpina, I was thinking specifically BMW. (there is also the 540 touring as well (it's Sunday morning lol)). the original panameras were definitely hit with the ugly stick. i would go RS6 or E63, as they tick the fast and practical Estate box.
  10. They did but sales where low, however that was a while back (E61 V10 engine). the closest you can get (other than buying a used M5 Touring) is the new M340i Touring and map to about 440bhp.
  11. Agree on the limited edition, big spoiler, no air con, no infotainment etc. the other version (Sportline) however basically just removes big spoiler and transformer look, and fits 19" wheels rather than 20"s. the rest is the same as the current model (and the limited edition model)
  12. Ballach is my 3rd Dal, bit of a history with them lol. we should have been out tomorrow as it's the National Dally day, unfortunately the storms and floods have cancelled most of national walks. back to Ring they are decent for that extra bit of coverage, I would not be surprised if further update was released this year.
  13. @Pa77y Ho22er the new version Rings are pretty good, however around here they tend to get nicked. admittedly Ring do replace them FOC if / when stolen. btw we have a Dal as well, agreed they fail at parcel collection.
  14. Oh well that sort of went sideways. mentioned it to wife, her lease is up next year (very cheap deal) and she is popping in to Honda dealer on Monday lol. @Oov 5 doors tend to work with those that have a social life. my wife tends to only go for hot type hatches, 3 doors are a pain with 4 adults in car (especially women in dresses). Over the years we have had a number of 3 door varieties, great for 1 plus driver or just driver but bit of a pain rest of the time. the Civic is by no means a small car. Admittedly it's the fact these types of car are fwd 2.0 is main reason I don't really gel with them.
  15. Decent read. we nearly end up with a Type R (black) as my wife 'needed' a new car around time I was getting the Golf R. she had a couple test drives including a final full day and liked it from a driving perspective. i however did not care for styling and the basic fact of having both a Type R and Golf R on our drives would be a bit of a magnet. She begrudgingly ended up with the sport version. no doubt if the Sportline had been released at the time, my argument against the Type R would have been considerably weakened. i think the Sportline will go somewhere to removing the Transformers look.
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