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First new car: Golf R Estate, Pure White (For now...)

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Hi All,


I thought I ought to say hi!


After probably two years looking at cars of various types I decided that a Golf R really made the most sense for me, as a car that does everything I don't think you can do better. I currently drive a modified mk1 Octavia vRS which really is a great all-rounder but it's getting to that age when a couple of things are starting to play up and I'm at an age where I can look at something newer/nicer.


So I've ordered myself a Golf R estate, I keep changing my mind on colour, the original order was for Tornado Red but then I changed to White, now I keep seeing other sexy colours and thinking I like those more, I think it's probably just a case of "grass is greener" + excitement about getting the car - I'm sad that you can't get the estate with 90% tints but I think window shades or professional tints will fix that easily enough.


The custom seems to be to share the spec so here goes:

* Golf R Estate, White [at the moment]

* Panoramic Roof

* Vienna Leather

* Reversing Camera

* Dynaudio


I went for the 18" wheels because parking/navigating on my road normally means mounting the curb, a bit of extra rubber over the 19" is useful here. I also went for a couple of accessories - the dog guard and the boot-lip protection both in aid of trying to keep the car nice for the future :)


I put the order in a couple of weeks ago but haven't yet had any information regarding tracking/build weeks. The dealer told me it'd be a couple of weeks before they had that info and I was looking at an October-ish (Maybe November!) date.


I think I've read every review and watched every video on youtube regarding stock Golf R's - so for now I'll keep myself busy by hanging out here on the forums!


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Welcome to the forum.  



Nice spec. Colour is one of the hardest choices, but the 'grass is greener' thing is an inevitability especially when you keep seeing pics of other cool colours on forums, lol  Lots to keep you occupied on here whilst you wait. 

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In the same boat as you, waiting on my r estate, ordered blue after seriously considering red. Not a fan of white but then saw a grey one on here and it has definitely caused me to question whether to change the order.

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