Daddys Home! New Octavia VRS arrived today.

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Just a quickie post, Picked it up this lunchtime and all options and bits are present,
I went for
Race Blue Metallic paint
18" Zenith Alloys
Maxidot Display (more cartoony than std)
Cruise control
Centre arm rest with airconned cool box inside (jumbo box) as is the glovebox
Xenon headlights with washers
Rear leccy windows.
6 disc changer mp3 player etc as standard.
Half leather sports seats and leather steering wheel with VRS Emblems etc.
Dual climatronic system and rear aircon, Multifunction computer etc included.


So far its been eased in gently until there is a couple of hundred miles on her then it'll be business as usual!
Apologies on the pic, my 2mp HTC Tytn isnt that great.
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And a gratuitious rear end shot, nice and clean!
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Its a skoda by name yes, the rest is top notch audi mate, the build quality is pretty solid compared even to the old company octavia classic I had, the difference in materials used is like night and day.
 

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My mate has the old fabia VRS and its basically an AUDI. And the bloody thing shifts like a tiger woods drive! Very good cars!
 

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i was going to say it looks like a doctored photo........screams audi to me. nice colour choice...oops sounding like a woman !!! :rolleyes:
 

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Congratulations Brendy, you have bought yourself a truly fantastic car. Quality and reliability of a VW/Audi without the Audi price tag.

These drive absolutely fantastic and anybody who knocks the car because of the badge is a fool.

I find that the build quality on skoda's is excellent. It seems that they put a bit of extra effort into the quality to win over badge snobbery.

I have a fondness and knowledge of all things VW/Audi and would own one of these in a second if it was the sort of car I wanted.

Bet the insurance is harsh though in your part of the world Brendy!
 

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Jon my cupra 20vt (240bhp, 180 std with performance enhanced :)
Ive always been a upper end SEAT owner so the skoda badge means nothing but quality now, Before the leon cupra, I had a 2.0 16v cordoba coupe and an ibiza before that and the build quality and materials just keeps getting better and better.
 

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i once had the pleasure of owning a seat ibiza brendy with system porche engine it was like a rally car which loved to driven hard. i loved it but the mrs said i drove like a nutter in it.
 

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Brendy, gladd you are an enthusiast.

Cars I have had recently at work in the performance VAG style, used these well also.
VW Golf R32
VW Golf 2.8 V6 4Motion x2
Audi A6 2.5TDi S-Line
VW Corrado G60
VW Golf GT TDI, 115, 130, 150x2
VW Passat 1.8T Sport
VW Passat 2.3 VR5 - sold to my assistant pro.

Glad the insurance is ok for you brendy. My insurance (trade) is an utter disgrace in terms of price but have to have it.
 

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Jon have you joined any vag type car forums? Ive been a member of seatcupra.net for 6 1/2 years.
Out of those cars which was your favorite driving wise?
r32 or v5 maybe?
 

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The R32 was the best driving experience brendy. In a week we did 300 miles and completely destroyed all 4 tyres on this baby.

The only car I have driven in its class which came close is the V6 Clio.

Loved My VR5 as a motorway cruiser.

Not on any VAG forums as not currently a driver of one and when I do buy one they I sold in a short space of time.
 

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I never check the skodas out. Should do really.

Spoke to a bloke who works for kingspan today. they got a fleet if passats and almost the whole lot of them have broken down with electrical faults Sub 100,000 miles!
 

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looks bloody great, but do the clubs fit in the boot.sure you will enjoy.
I think the term is cavernous matey, apart from going for an estate they are pretty much the biggest boot Ive ever seen closely followed by the SEAT Toledo (mk2)
4 sets of clubs and a couple of folded down leccy trolleys.
 
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