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Offline Guzzle

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #20 on: 11 December 2020, 16:12 »
Thanks for the tip.  :wink:

I see you were able to get the all important proper VW :smiley: centre caps to fit.

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #21 on: 11 December 2020, 16:27 »
Yes, can’t remember exactly what caps I used now as I had loads of the things knocking around back then but they went in ok.
Still got the original TD ones in the garage I think, all these years later.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #22 on: 11 December 2020, 17:20 »
Had test drive today in a Clubsport. Been away from vw for a good while and pleasantly impressed
With the clubby. Engine sound was better than my 718 cayman! Fit and finish had no issues with, yes
It’s different coming from a Porsche with loads of buttons to virtually none but I quickly got use to it.
Steering wheel buttons had no problem.
Engine performance pulled well and very responsive! Didn’t feel down on power to my Porsche.
Glad to say after the test drive ordered a dolphin grey, Adelaide wheels, HUD and DCC.
Hoping brexit doesn’t ruin it !

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #23 on: 11 December 2020, 17:36 »
Had test drive today in a Clubsport. Been away from vw for a good while and pleasantly impressed
With the clubby. Engine sound was better than my 718 cayman! Fit and finish had no issues with, yes
It’s different coming from a Porsche with loads of buttons to virtually none but I quickly got use to it.
Steering wheel buttons had no problem.
Engine performance pulled well and very responsive! Didn’t feel down on power to my Porsche.
Glad to say after the test drive ordered a dolphin grey, Adelaide wheels, HUD and DCC.
Hoping brexit doesn’t ruin it !

Impressive!

I've got my test drive of the boggo GTI on Monday.

If I can stand the interior, I'll definitely look at and probably choose the clubby.

Still got my 128ti test drive to come.... with option to cancel my order.
Current: Mk8 GTI DSG, Adelaides, DCC, HUD, HK, Winter Pack, Rear Camera.. Aka "HMS Weasel"

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Gone: 2014 Mk7 GTD, manual, NavPro, DCC

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #24 on: 11 December 2020, 17:51 »
It’ll be really interesting to see more of these impressions of the Clubsport coming in from people who actually drive cars as a daily, rather than the usual journalist rubbish.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #25 on: 22 December 2020, 07:40 »
German video review but thought some might still want to see it.

https://youtu.be/T9VHZb4JjIc
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #26 on: 22 December 2020, 09:30 »
German video review but thought some might still want to see it.

https://youtu.be/T9VHZb4JjIc

That was worth viewing, I don't see this car as a clubsport, especially as it now weighs 100-150kg more than the previous variant.
VW should have stuck with the old name system and called this the Performance?

Other than spurious marketing, I don;t know why they are following the Porsche tradition of a clubsport and considering a cup version?
At least a cup car was raced in a championshipm with the chance to win a cup!

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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #27 on: 22 December 2020, 09:43 »
Glad you thought it was worth posting.

Tbh I’m not sure why any version of the CS is called the CS. Bit of a nonsense really. Not sure that CS was associated with any other marks before the Mk7. Correct me if I’m wrong though. Often am!

We all know this is a trim version and lacks the special draw of an anniversary model. Tbh I don’t think it’s supposed to compete either the CS, that’ll be for the Ed45.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #28 on: 22 December 2020, 10:03 »
The world of the vw marketing department is a bizarre place. No possible way of understanding it.
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Re: Clubsport Reviews
« Reply #29 on: 22 December 2020, 10:10 »
KM, a clubsport is effectively a clubman race car that can be used in competition which is also road registered.

I have owned several Porsche clubsport variants over the last 20 years, hence this login which I have used for some time!

Here is the interior of my other CS, as it left the Porsche factory!



Slightly different and considerably lighter than the mk8 CS ? :)