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Old 15th April 2019, 02:07 PM
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Default This is a weird feeling......

The Q7 left this morning, and I have a deposit down on the S5, which means where I normally have umpteen cars to choose from and then need to move some on, I seem to have dried up and now me and the missus are sharing....

So I guess I'm shopping for a runaround.

I've got so say my/Olis' old D3 was tempting for a wee while.

But, it might need to be the S4 cab itch gets scratched for summer.

We'll see. Just need a 5k run around, a little bit interesting. Fuel/Tax doesn't matter. not really looking older than B6/C6/D3. Sport/fast over practical and spacious.

If you spot anything, feel free to share....
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The First 20 Audis:

2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver, 1997 D2 S8 Silver,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue, 1998 D2 S8 Black,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue, 2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue, 2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver, 2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black,
2009 B8 S4 Black, 1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue, 2006 D3 S8,
2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi, 2006 C6 S6,

The Second 20 Audis:

2011 A7 Sline, 2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black,
2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver, 2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7, 2006 S4 Cab Silver,
2010 RS6 Saloon Black , 2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver, 2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again), 2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey, 2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi,
2006 Avant S6 Black, 2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona, 2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey,
2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator, 2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black

Most Recent Audis:

2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black, 2007 4.2 FSi Q7 ABT Blue
2016 S5 Coupe Launch model
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:08 PM
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A6 Allroad 3.0 TDI? 5k just about gets you into a C6 but you won't find one with less than 100,000 miles for that. Interesting car nonetheless, it's on my list to own.
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:12 PM
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A6 Allroad 3.0 TDI? 5k just about gets you into a C6 but you won't find one with less than 100,000 miles for that. Interesting car nonetheless, it's on my list to own.
Hmmm. Interesting.

I had a C6 with air suspension once....

It combined the lower quality interior of the A6, with the wobbly air suspension of the D3...... It was super, ridiculously comfortable, but not a car I wanted to own again.

That said, an avant could be good for chucking my mountain bike in......
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The B Road Summer Commute Wagon - 2004 S4 B6 Cabriolet, Black/Black/Black Manual. Auto Lights, Memory Seats, Auto Dim Mirrors, Cool Box, RNS-E, Heated Seats, Lots of usual B6 niggles


The First 20 Audis:

2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver, 1997 D2 S8 Silver,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue, 1998 D2 S8 Black,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue, 2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue, 2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver, 2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black,
2009 B8 S4 Black, 1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue, 2006 D3 S8,
2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi, 2006 C6 S6,

The Second 20 Audis:

2011 A7 Sline, 2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black,
2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver, 2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7, 2006 S4 Cab Silver,
2010 RS6 Saloon Black , 2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver, 2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again), 2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey, 2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi,
2006 Avant S6 Black, 2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona, 2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey,
2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator, 2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black

Most Recent Audis:

2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black, 2007 4.2 FSi Q7 ABT Blue
2016 S5 Coupe Launch model
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:15 PM
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2012-Fiat...QAAOSwRcZcnjZy

you'll have a ball

leave your mountain bike at home
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2012-Fiat...QAAOSwRcZcnjZy

you'll have a ball

leave your mountain bike at home
Good God, don't get the auto - it's bloody awful. You could brew a tea in the time the gearbox takes to change between gears. Manual tranny all the way in an Abarth 500.
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2012-Fiat...QAAOSwRcZcnjZy

you'll have a ball

leave your mountain bike at home
When I saw a reply from Dezzy, I was picturing a fire engine, or a tank, or maybe something from the 60's. Or possibly, all 3. But didn't see an Abarth coming.

Very cute - I sat in one at a motorshow somewhere and the instrument cluster was so cool. Thats all I remember, so I guess the rest was a bit average....

But where on earth is the gear shift....

And its a fiat. #gameover.

I had seriously mulled the S1 for a short while...... which is both and Audi, and Quattro and way more where I'd like to be but a few too many for a throw away summer car..
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The B Road Summer Commute Wagon - 2004 S4 B6 Cabriolet, Black/Black/Black Manual. Auto Lights, Memory Seats, Auto Dim Mirrors, Cool Box, RNS-E, Heated Seats, Lots of usual B6 niggles


The First 20 Audis:

2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver, 1997 D2 S8 Silver,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue, 1998 D2 S8 Black,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue, 2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue, 2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black,
1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver, 2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black,
2009 B8 S4 Black, 1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue, 2006 D3 S8,
2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi, 2006 C6 S6,

The Second 20 Audis:

2011 A7 Sline, 2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black,
2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver, 2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7, 2006 S4 Cab Silver,
2010 RS6 Saloon Black , 2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver, 2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro,
2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again), 2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey, 2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi,
2006 Avant S6 Black, 2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona, 2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey,
2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator, 2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black

Most Recent Audis:

2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black, 2007 4.2 FSi Q7 ABT Blue
2016 S5 Coupe Launch model
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:16 PM
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I didn't clock it was an auto. I mean who would have one of those you'd need to be a right idiot to have anything other than manual everyone knows that. Only old grannies have Autos.

Oh and having an Abarth is a bit like an Alfa, it's something all petrol heads need to own at some point.
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A6 Allroad 3.0 TDI? 5k just about gets you into a C6 but you won't find one with less than 100,000 miles for that. Interesting car nonetheless, it's on my list to own.
That's what I got a month ago as my daily driver. 4.9k with 122k miles and full Audi service history. Nice spec and a lovely ride. I don't regret it one bit.
However, it can take a while to find one with a decent spec and colour combo.

I appreciate that we've all seen an Allroad but here are some pics of mine....

























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That looks a nice spec Dean, very tidy - and a monsterous boot!!
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That looks a nice spec Dean, very tidy - and a monsterous boot!!
It sure is. And that last image is without the seats down.
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1st Place Winner - A8Parts Annual UK Meet 2018
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2007 A6 Allroad C6 3.0TDI Quattro - Highland Green (Audi Exclusive Colour) - Cream leather interior with Wood, Advanced MMI, Keyless, Bose, Advanced PDC, Sunroof, Heated Memory Seats, Adaptive Xenons, Adaptive Air Suspension, Servotronic
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2002 A8 D2 2.8 Quattro Sport - Aqua Blue Pearl - Twist Interior, PDC, Sat Nav Plus with BOSE, Multichanger, Heated Front Seats, Bi-Xenons, Auto-dimming Mirrors, Avus Wheels

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