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My A1 Thread

Discussion in 'General Automotive & Motorsport Media' started by Laura, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    Essentally i fancied a new car, warranty, reliability etc etc and the Audi A1 has been a massive grower on me over the last few months.

    I borrowed this little monster from work for the weekend and after 200 miles i loved it.

    its a 1.6tdi s-line

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    A1 7 by laurataylor225, on Flickr

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    A1 6 by laurataylor225, on Flickr

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    A1 5 by laurataylor225, on Flickr

    We have some cracking deals for employees at work so i placed a factory order on a 2.0TDi Black Edition, back in feb i think it was. Its now finally in the UK and today i chose my reg plate.

    Should be here either this week or next... i really want it by friday so i get to go away in it!!

    bit of a random thread but I'm like a little kid about getting it haha
     
  2. jesus

    jesus ClioSport Moderator

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    Cool.
     
  3. Revels

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    I like the front. Almost looks like a 90's badboy bonnet. Lol.

    What are your plans? There's no way you'll keep it standard.
     
  4. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    well I've already ordered some 20mm spacers for the back. only other thing is maybe lower it about a foot. but i can't do too much without wading into the warranty void area
     
  5. nufctoon

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    thats a nice example there, what kind of deals on these atm? im intrested in the quattro one and audi are literrally opening a new showroom around the corner from my house so just waiting to test drive one.
     
  6. jesus

    jesus ClioSport Moderator

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    Did you get the contrasting roof line?
     
  7. Bodge!

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    The rents have a white 1.4 with the stripes.

    Awesome lil motor!
     
  8. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    the quattro one is £40k left hand drive and only 40 being made... all of which are sold already.. you won't get to test drive one I'm afraid :worried: gutted because it means i won't either.

    think you can get a base model for about 13k which for the car you get is really good imo, it may be a small car but its still an audi and feels like one.
    top of the range black edition about 21k
     
  9. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    no went for solid brilliant black - tbh i quite like the contrast roof line but its a tad expensive at £350
     
  10. jesus

    jesus ClioSport Moderator

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    Agreed it's definitely expensive, like all of the other Audi options! I reckon it'd look better in black anyway.
     
  11. Christopher

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    They're a great normal car, but I was bored with it on the test drive. :blush:

    They look ace though IMO. Especially in your spec.
     
  12. Laura

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    it will be my normal boring car tho, golfie provides more than enough unreliability/ unpracticalness for one car
     
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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    Nice looking car. My mate brought a bright red 1.6tdi one round a week before official release. Turned lots of heads for a small car.

    Infact, think it looked just like that but red.
     
  14. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    i love the red but its extra again, only "free" colours are black and that funny off white
     
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    I like them!
    Very funky little cars, in the same league as the mini/500, only more serious.

    No idea how they drive, probably soulless.
     
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    I'm not a fan of the silver roofline reminds me of the Citroen C3 Pluriel, so not having it is no bad thing in my book!
     
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    Had my heart set one as well thats quite sad lol, hey ho thats life though, hope you get your car in time and all the best with it
     
  18. Dan@M.A.D

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    the 2.0 tdi, Is that the 140 or 170?
     
  19. Laura

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    140. still plenty in a wee car
     
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    Will go very well i expect :smile: , I am starting to like these, I think they are a bit feminine but your a girl so it's fine :wink:
     
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    How much of a discount?
     
  22. ColinG

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    Love these,

    Mate of mine just traded in his 07 s3 for a new 1.6tdi and has already lowered it on H&R's and fitted 18" CH-R's

    Its a proper classy looking little thing, all the toys too!
     
  23. Laura

    Laura ClioSport Club Member

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    The white one? I'm not a fan of that one tbh.
     
  24. jesus

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    Pics?
     
  25. ColinG

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    Only got the one he took a few weeks ago now,

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  26. jesus

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    All that money spent and he didn't even spec Xenons with the running lights :blush:

    Also needs to go lower. Them wheels suit it though (IMO).
     
  27. Matthew

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    That red one looks the business!!!

    The 140 diesel must go really well in these!

    Remap to 170? Yes!
     
  28. ColinG

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    Re: My A1 (to be) Thread

    Xenons are the only thing it doesn't have IIRC...

    it was a pre reg Audi Manchester had in stock, it's got the nav plus, upgraded sound system, half leather, climate, yada yada yada...

    Had 25 miles on the clock and he got it for £17k!
     
  29. jesus

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    Not bad then I suppose :tongueclosed: I'd still be getting them though, I hate the tea-lights they fit these days. Everything is becoming an option :disappointed:
     
  30. .GAZ.

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    That red one would look 10x better with the aluminium accents.
     
  31. jesus

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    I was thinking that, or a black grille surround.
     
  32. Laura

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    Xenon plus headlights are £750!! eeek but i had to have them... they make the car for me. plus i love the fact that when its dark they turn on when you unlock the car. pimpin
     
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    Yup, the pauper headlights and rear lights and spoiling that one. :blush:

    They're as essential as Recaros on the 200. You can't order an A1 without them IMO.
     
  34. gally

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    Z4C+ Insurance money? :blush:

    I jest, there is a lovely A1 S-line in that nice gunmetal grey in my street, silver screen pillars. Tidy car.
     
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    Seen as its a decent discounted car(i hope) then i would go for it.I think they look really nice,in a small car sort of way.Build quality will be good and it will probably hold its value well being cheap tax and economical to run.

    If it was me(joe public)i would be looking at a 2yr old one as the prices new are quite high for what they are.
     
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    That red one above looks awesome.
     
  37. Laura

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    the 2.0tdi was only released in november, so used wasnt an option... pus... new = awesome lol.
     
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    New is good, but it can also be a pain in the arse IMHO. Apart from my first and current car all of them have been brand new, whenever I got a stone chip etc it really used to p*ss me off. These days I just think meh, sh*t happens.
     
  39. Laura

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    Yeah i will probably be like that tbh, for the 1st couple of months at least
     
  40. Laura

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    well good news... it will be here at the dealership on thursday.. if its thursday morning i can collect friday morning... if its thursday night i wont be able to take it away with me so it will be the monday
     

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