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20 Year Old - 7.5R On its way!

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Hi all,

 

As the title suggests, I'm 20 years old! With a facelift 7.5R on its way, due to be delivered to me middle March '18.

 

Spec: 

White Silver

5dr, Auto DSG

Black Pretorias

Black Door Mirrors

90% Tints.

 

(Poverty Spec?...)

 

Still.. Exited is an understatement! 

 

Love a standard looking car, so only modification plans are gloss black roof, to make it look like I can afford a pan roof😉!!, and 3D Gel plates.

 

I'm coming from a 2015 Fiesta ST-3, my first car I got when I just turned 18, (after driving my moms as a named driver for a few months), which I absolutely love! - Cars are my passion, can you tell?

 

But due to a new job promo, just for a few years before I think about saving up and moving out, I thought i'd go mad and go for it, as a little treat (Instead of having  a mortgage!😆)

 

I wont ask you all for comments and opinions and what to expect from the car, its common faults etc, as I know I will be referred to the existing topics for that kind of stuff, but thoughts and options on the spec is what I'm after, and maybe how it'll compare to the ST!

 

Cheers!

 

Marcus.

 

 

 

 

 

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13 hours ago, DYJ150 said:

Great choice and they are amazing cars. 

 

You are wrong about the mortgage  - You will need one for your insurance!

 Thanks! I’ve gone for a lease deal via the NHS salary sacrifice scheme, which means the car, insurance, maintainance and tax is all is all included! 0 deposit too! Just the fuel consumption vs the ST I’m slightly concerned about!🤔

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12 hours ago, ashleyman said:

Knowing what I do now I’d be cancelling the car. Driving something crap and putting as much money as possible into savings for a deposit. 

 

Prices are are only going up. 

Completely fair comment to be honest! Didn’t have my sensible head on at the time, but I thought I’d enjoy it while I can, as I’ll no doubt have to do that when saving for a deposit

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Did the same when I was 20 but it was a 205 1.9gti.  Still miss that car. 

Took me 1 wife, 3kids and a few houses over 25 years to get back in a car I love,  my current golf R that I plan to keep into retirement.

 

You're only young once, enjoy it,

 

but seriously, you need dynaudio lol !

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13 minutes ago, robp said:

Did the same when I was 20 but it was a 205 1.9gti.  Still miss that car. 

Took me 1 wife, 3kids and a few houses over 25 years to get back in a car I love,  my current golf R that I plan to keep into retirement.

 

You're only young once, enjoy it,

 

but seriously, you need dynaudio lol !

Love it! Thanks for the advise, I’m guessing I’ll be going down a similar path😂 - will see what standard is like and if it’s useless, will look into it, or an aftermarket option, however coming from the fiesta st’s Sony system, id like to think it can’t be worse!

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Enjoy it and I did the same at 20 bought myself a 4x4 sapphire cosworth very simular to the R back in the day. Loved every minute of it. First mortgage at 26. All fun until then but still worked the mortgage  off by 45.

 

Sounds like you're on a great lease deal so plain sailing.  Enjoy .👍

 

My 7.5 cloth trim and standard spec is great in My view , would of liked Dynaudio but the sounds arent ever on as the wife cant chatter with it on anyways. 😫

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10 hours ago, Jon R306 said:

Enjoy it and I did the same at 20 bought myself a 4x4 sapphire cosworth very simular to the R back in the day. Loved every minute of it. First mortgage at 26. All fun until then but still worked the mortgage  off by 45.

 

Sounds like you're on a great lease deal so plain sailing.  Enjoy .1f44d.png

 

My 7.5 cloth trim and standard spec is great in My view , would of liked Dynaudio but the sounds arent ever on as the wife cant chatter with it on anyways. 1f62b.png

Wow, love that! What a car that was, and still is - doesn't sound like you've done too bad after all!, cheers mate.

 

Perfect, thanks for the re-assurance haha!, oh dear... 😶

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