I lust for a GTI.

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  1. tefnut

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    Badly.

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  2. TigreTek

    TigreTek omega member OT Supporter

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    3300lbs and i still like them.
     
  3. tefnut

    tefnut build

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    Won't really track-day it, so weight isn't that critical. All-around competence is though :bigthumb:
     
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    I still prefer these for some reason.
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  5. lemans23

    lemans23 PV - The Vision of Sound

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    I was so excited to finally test drive one....and the clutch feels like a piece of paper. Pissed me off SO much.
     
  6. white lightnin

    white lightnin New Member

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    You should probably raise your standards:)
     
  7. CrispyGame

    CrispyGame Stop staring at my avatar.

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    Try the DSG. :bowdown:
     
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    DaKoreanGuy New Member

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    My friend has a 2003 Golf GTI. He let me ride with him and that thing pulls hard.:eek5: But I would like to try the newer GTIs.
     
  9. urbanlegend

    urbanlegend One Love

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    I'd love to take a 5-speeder out for a test drive. I've driven a 2002/2003 Jetta? and it was ok.. had pull, but I've always wanted to try a GTI and VR6 Corrado (older, yes I know).
     
  10. HYEST

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    I like the new GTIs but rather have the older R32.
     
  11. tefnut

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    Apparently the reviews are saying that if there's any car out there that has a worthy 'auto' box, this would be it. DSG's supposed to be amazing. Certaintly faster than the manual.

    Nah, I'm too young. Even if I had the money, I don't think I could pull off an M3 or S4 or Cayman or 911 or G35. Just wouldn't feel right driving it, for moral/aesthetic reasons. Perfect example: I just can't see how a Ferrari F355 would be physically possible, unless I had bald spot and, riding shotgun, a wrinkled, platinum blonde trophy wife sporting a leathered tan.
     
  12. Donlanci

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    :bowdown: dot dot dot dot dot
     
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    me too
    candy white is hot but the tornado red is just perfect :cool:
     
  14. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    The wheels on that white one should be declared a capital offense.
     
  15. Donlanci

    Donlanci New Member

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    I thought so at first too, they really do grow on you.
     
  16. Teutonic27

    Teutonic27 OT Supporter

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    I test drove both of these cars back to back.

    I much prefer the MkV GTI. It feels lighter and the throttle response/torque production feels quicker.

    The R32 has the sexy all wheel drive but for most driving this boils down to useless hype. The GTI is cheaper and more fun. I think it has more style too (interlagos plaid, throw-back shifter, etc.).
     
  17. Gli

    Gli i can has fast duck?

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    I own a MkV GLI (a GTI without the hatch :o ) and fucking love it. 6 speed, 2.0T, 200HP...and it looks like a Audi interior as well.
     
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    I would love to get a MK5 GTI, They're awesome little cars. The 2.0T is such a great engine. Lets see how well it does once some owners get some miles on them..
     
  19. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I think it might be fun to swap a 2.0t into my 1999 Passat. It is teh sexy, especially now that I put new wheels on it.

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  20. Noah

    Noah The things we know best are the things we haven't OT Supporter

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    07 GTI here. :wiggle:

    Fucking love the thing! 30 MPG, 4-door, leather, DSG, Direct-Injection, Variable Timing, Variable Length Intake Manifold, Turbo-Charged, High-Compression (10.5:1) motor, oodles of torque....it just keeps going!

    Mods - V-Flow Intake, Miltek Turbo-Back Exhaust, APR Stage IIb chip, R32 Tails, Open Front Fog Covers.

    Happy camper!
     
  21. peoplescar

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    you should try one of these...

    the best GTI

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  22. Live4USMC

    Live4USMC New Member

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    I agree :mamoru:
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  23. Diesel Fumes

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    MKI and II are way better in every aspect really, but as far as new FWD 4 cylinder cars, its probably one of the only ones you would see me driving in. I drove the DSG and absolutely loved it. I forgot about the fact that I was driving a tank (3300lbs), and it was FWD. It was just a nice car to live with every day.
     
  24. Bassheadjazz03

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    The sound of the .:R > *

    I had an exhaust clip as my ringtone for a few months :hs:

    But mk2 > mk1 > mk3 > mk5 > > mk4 (not R32)
     
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