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      11-01-2012, 09:29 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by phil200tdi View Post
Why change?

Reduce fuel costs? or just fancy it?

A M135i will be miles better than a Scirocco R in performance, handling and fuel economy. But you've had a ride in one of these anyway...
Reduce fuel - looks like about 10mpg extra on each cycle
Lower tax - 475 vs 235
Lower insurance - will be lower but not checked figures
Other positives - flog my Stillen exhaust (600), cash in my tax disc (400), don't buy a new set of tyres for the Zed (850), improve practicality (not really that important).

R's are now hovevering at about 22k for a decent spec one whereas the M135i is still high 20k's if not low 30k's.
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