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      08-06-2007, 08:47 AM   #1
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Talking Went to an AUDI afternoon party yest, R8 looked GREAT

My missus' dad works for AUDI so we went down there, in the bmw
(best lookin car there in my opinion, apart from the r8)

and had look around. Lovely new dealership smelt all new and clean.. the dealership have just upgraded to this new building/workshops/showroom at a cost of £4m it was a sort of opening/celebration party, and a chance to have good look around the new R8 before next weeks arrive and drive!

Stevie A, there was one of your favourite saloons in there i didnt pay much attention to it tho...

they have currently 3 R8's, one wrapped up ready for its new owner, one showroom and one demo!!:rocks:


me and the missus tryin the demo out for size

suits us dont ya think..

me again, but with the look cool







my missus trying out the showroom model



















coupla vids of me revving the v8 to 8k





here is some of moir posing in the showroom model.




















AINT FINISHED YET STILL ADDING PICS. Blinkin thing just posted it up half way thru. LOts more pics to come. of a5 also
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      08-06-2007, 09:52 AM   #2
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Interested to see your pics of the A5, I like the look of that car...
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What Audi dealership is that ? It's not Chelmsford, Cambridge, Stortford or Southend? Not that I've been visiting recently
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      08-06-2007, 11:49 AM   #4
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more pics





now some of the new workshop and other facilities



the alignment ramp









had these everywhere, engine oil pumps how cool








this is from upstairs where the salesmen sit!!








me in the showroom R8



the R8 ready for delivery



from the back of the dealership.. amount of workshop space is unreal:rocks:


and finally the pics of the S5 V8




pretty cheap too

no1 was supposed to drive the R8 but after the missus and i left a techy took it out and almost crashed it

i am driving it next week... I CANT WAIT

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      08-06-2007, 11:59 AM   #5
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shame the R8 lacks any decent pedals.. the rest of the interior is very smart.
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Very nice,still no V8 Vantage tho'
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      08-06-2007, 12:19 PM   #7
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What Audi dealership is that ? It's not Chelmsford, Cambridge, Stortford or Southend? Not that I've been visiting recently
its bury si mate

you thinkin of getting an audi? gettin rid of the bm?


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I like the S5

Needs a drop on H&R springs though...
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      08-06-2007, 05:08 PM   #9
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Wow S5 is surprisingly cheap ? What's the vanilla A5 go for then ?

R8, just not convinced...

fabric dust Cover is great... interior seriously naff, A4 Quattro looks better inside in my opinion, what's with those bloody awful air vents ! '80's throwback !

Awsome looking facilities though, what a cool place to work

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its bury si mate

you thinkin of getting an audi? gettin rid of the bm?


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Nope! I just spent a lot of time looking at Audi's before going down the BMW route.

Bury (near Manchester) or Bury St Edmunds? Just being nosy
Looks like a nice new facility, similar to the one at Stansted/Stortford
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Nope! I just spent a lot of time looking at Audi's before going down the BMW route.

Bury (near Manchester) or Bury St Edmunds? Just being nosy
Looks like a nice new facility, similar to the one at Stansted/Stortford

bury st edmunds matey

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Nope sorry - dont like the look of the R8 at all. The back of it is completely pants.
And what's the story with that S5.... looks like it is jacked up or something. Surely it does not normally sit that high up?????

Great photo shoot though
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Not taken with the R8 side profile at all and the back looks way over-designed. Maybe it's better in the metal...although it looks infinitely better without Carlos in the driver's seat!

Sounds nice though.
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Not taken with the R8 side profile at all and the back looks way over-designed. Maybe it's better in the metal...although it looks infinitely better with Carlos in the driver's seat!

Sounds nice though.
thanks bud

vids work ok then? the sound too?


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thanks bud

vids work ok then? the sound too?


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Nice edit.

Yes, the sound's fine.
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Saw an R8 on the motorway the other day with the weird LED light things on ... looked awesome. I want one.
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I saw one in Glasgow today.

Looked like a pile of shite
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I saw one in Glasgow today.

Looked like a pile of shite
Don't beat about the bush....say what you really think

Each to their own, there's no accounting for taste, it walks all over any BM IMHO design wise thereby rendering all our cars piles of shite also
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Nice edit.

Yes, the sound's fine.
Sounds good to me too. Any more vids Carlos?
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Sounds good to me too. Any more vids Carlos?
only of me at santay poday


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wow...this is what i call a DEALERSHIP! lol...all european dealerships are so nice! I remember the Porsche dealer across from Porsche's factory was so nice we mistaken it as the museum! This makes the decision between 335, M3, and S5 a lot harder. If I had the $, I'd choose R8! great pics man!
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wow...this is what i call a DEALERSHIP! lol...all european dealerships are so nice! I remember the Porsche dealer across from Porsche's factory was so nice we mistaken it as the museum! This makes the decision between 335, M3, and S5 a lot harder. If I had the $, I'd choose R8! great pics man!
Cheers matey did you check the vids??? if you can afford the new m3, get it:rocks:


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