Took my Milk for a Drive This Weekend...

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  1. Noah

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

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    Decided to take the A5 for a lil jaunt around the block over the weekend. I am pleased to say that for the entire drive she was a pure delight to drive. Speeds ranged from 0 to cruising at 100 for 50ish miles. Gas mileage was a most pleasing 29.4 MPG. Not a single issue to report!!

    Love this car!!

    2008 A5, 6-Speed, Navi, Tech Pack, Premium Pack, Y-Arm Rims.

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    Great fun!!!
     
  2. Zot

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    Congratulations! The A5/S5 are sexy beasts!!!
     
  3. art_VW_shark

    art_VW_shark OT Supporter

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    great milk
     
  4. energie

    energie I like to place an order.. the name? Situation the

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    very very nice. something about the color is offputting, I dont know what to say about it? i dont hate it or love it not sure where is it with it.

    but its a nice lookin car it looks like a very long/big coupe though is it?
     
  5. sofakingraw

    sofakingraw New Member

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    God dam I love those A5's
     
  6. LA02MAX

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    God damn those are so sexy. Any reason why you didn't go for the S5? It seems like every time I price an A5 it ends up being close to the S5's price...Either way those are definitely some of the best looking cars on the road.
     
  7. Noah

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

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    $10,000 more, plus the Dealer Premium. Either direction I enjoy the car immensely, and the 3.2L FSI V-6 has plenty of grunt for daily driving. Plus respectable fuel efficiency.

    The A5 keeps the same alluring lines as the S5...though the V-8 would be luscious!!
     
  8. whitesox

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    Did you ever consider the 335? Just curious. If so what made you go with the A5?
     
  9. Noah

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

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    I did drive a 335 and it didn't do it for me. The Interior of the BMW was lacking, the MMI is infinitely easier to use/comprehend than iDrive and the AWD setup on the Audi can perform better than BMWs. Plus 335 are everywhere, I like having one of 5525 Audi's in the US.
     
  10. Maffy29

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    I want one of these so bad, but I think its just a little out of my price range.
     
  11. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I'm gonna wait until you have to get the timing belt changed, or the suspension serviced, and then see how you feel about it.

    I know people that own VAGs newer, older, and the same age as mine, and the experience is always the same: it's great for a couple of years, then it starts nickel-and-diming you to death, and then it starts thousand-dollaring you to death. It seems like the only exceptions are the diesels, though they have a tendency to eat turbochargers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    If you can afford it, they're great cars though. Just plan to pay 50% of the car's MSRP on maintenance over its lifetime.

    EDIT: Oh, and don't buy the BS about "lifetime fluids". Get the transmission, steering, and coolant flushed every three years, or you'll regret it. What they want you to do is trade the car in after 4-5 years, so they can perform these services in about a day, and then resell your car for twice what they paid you for it.
     
  12. Noah

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

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    Audi Care FTW.

    All services covered for first 50k miles; to include oil changes, etc. Warranty for 50k miles. I'm covered stem to stern.
     
  13. niXon

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    Love the car but not a fan of the wheels :hs:
     
  14. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    Can you please just post in one thread where you don't come across as a fucking twat?
     
  15. nobodyreally

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    you texans with your clear dry roads in december make me SICK
     
  16. Dreams2Reality

    Dreams2Reality saywhat

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    Love it man.

    Saw one of these at a get together last week dumped on air ride and 19's. Thing was baller.
     
  17. Noah

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

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    The owner should have been shot. BTW, these are 19's from the factory.
     
  18. Dreams2Reality

    Dreams2Reality saywhat

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    Why should he have been shot? Cause he put a $6K air ride setup into it? :squint:
     
  19. Mordaine

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    amazing looking car, i just purchased my first audi recently as well. 05.5 A4 2.0T

    Loving her a lot, id kill for a A5, very nice :bigthumb:

    Previous car was a 08 VW rabbit
     
  20. whitesox

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    Very true I see a TON of 335's but have only seen a handful of A5's and don't even think I've seen an S5 in person yet. From what I've heard the e90/e92 (335) is a lot less of a "drivers car" compared to the e46 (previous gen. BMW). Don't plan on selling my car anytime soon but I've been checking out the A5, 335, e46 M3, and the new Audi TT (but can't see myself owning the TT). I really like where Audi has gone with their styling recently though, especially A/S4 and A/S5 :bigthumb:.
     
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    nice color!!

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  22. Mordaine

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    drove a A5 yesterday, and im gonna have to say fucking awesome. That car is fucking sex on wheels
     
  23. deusexaethera

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    Can you please stop visualizing me as something you can put your penis into? I'm not...that way. Sorry to disappoint.
     
  24. deusexaethera

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    Best of luck, but one way or the other they're going to fuck you over -- either with maintenance costs once the warranty's gone, or by scamming you into a shitty trade-in value and a new, even more expensive car to repeat the cycle with.

    Also, VW of America goes out of their way to come up with reasons why unexpected problems are your fault, so they can void your warranty.
     
  25. zmiller91

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    I think you need to realize that not everyone owns your 2000 passat. Every car is different, dont let one bad egg spoil the whole batch.
     

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