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Offline Exonian

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #800 on: 18 March 2020, 16:25 »
Test drive and review of MK8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_LIgHxrmOg. Maybe it is not all bad after all!  :wink:


I need some of his enthusiasm pills.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #801 on: 18 March 2020, 17:59 »
That was too painful to watch.

Offline ar899

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #802 on: 18 March 2020, 19:00 »
I dont care how well it is built (as others have said) that cabin doesn't look like somewhere I want to sit for 18k miles a year. Unfortunately all VAG and prem brands seem to be going the same way. Help.... An XC40 is looking more appealing with every new hatch thats unveiled. I just haven't got my head round the poor fuel economy (yet).
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #803 on: 21 March 2020, 08:52 »
Test drive and review of MK8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_LIgHxrmOg. Maybe it is not all bad after all!  :wink:

I feel utterly underwhelmed about the Mk8 after watching that :whistle:

Let's hope the GTI/GTD/R are much more exciting. Hating the buttonless interior. I've said it before – touchscreen everything is downright dangerous whilst trying to concentrate on driving.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #804 on: 21 March 2020, 11:41 »
Couple of short GTi videos here, apologies if they've been shared before;-

https://youtu.be/XjaV4xrWqJU

https://youtu.be/zH70KkumbTs
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #805 on: 22 March 2020, 17:41 »
Interesting video posted over on golfmk7.com. A few simple cosmetic changes can make a big difference, and make the mk8 GTI look so much better IMO.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=d_6GPVODbik
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #806 on: 22 March 2020, 19:41 »
ETTO.

I wouldn't call that an improvement. And to cap it off, those wheels on a GTi are just a no!  :sick:

Only my opinion  :smiley:
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #807 on: 22 March 2020, 19:44 »
ETTO.

I wouldn't call that an improvement. And to cap it off, those wheels on a GTi are just a no!  :sick:

Only my opinion  :smiley:

I completely agree, his design looks more wonky than the Autocar mockups :whistle:

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #808 on: 22 March 2020, 23:08 »
The wheels look ok but I’d not want to have to clean them!
The front end is still a fail.

Shame there’s unlikely to be a Worthersee Treffen this year as VW might have had a design study hinting at where the Ed45 might be heading.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #809 on: 30 March 2020, 22:56 »
If anyone is interested and wants to know more about the new Audi A3, Chris Martin from Coldplay has done a video review here;-

https://youtu.be/ORjrMvb1zXI

It's only the 1.5 TSi but still it does look pretty smart in S Line trim.
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