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      06-06-2016, 09:42 AM   #1
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      06-06-2016, 07:51 PM   #2
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Good vid, but how did they get 4.9s 0-100 in a DCT M2? That's about right for a Clubby but at least 5 tenths off for the M2.
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Good vid, but how did they get 4.9s 0-100 in a DCT M2? That's about right for a Clubby but at least 5 tenths off for the M2.
It was an uphill test.
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I'm surprised they didn't get a LBB M2 for this test
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Also, are Chevy cars sold under HSV name in Australia? This HSV Clubsport looks like a twin brother of Chevy SS.
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Also, are Chevy cars sold under HSV name in Australia? This HSV Clubsport looks like a twin brother of Chevy SS.
Aussies love their Pontiac's
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Also, are Chevy cars sold under HSV name in Australia? This HSV Clubsport looks like a twin brother of Chevy SS.
I think you'll find HSVs are sold as Chevy cars in the US.
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This is ridiculous I thought it was supposed to be a hot hatch comparison and then I see this huge Chevy boat lol
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Also, are Chevy cars sold under HSV name in Australia? This HSV Clubsport looks like a twin brother of Chevy SS.
Aussies love their Pontiac's
Chevy SS is an Australian designed and built Holden Commodore.
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Hey don't bag the Aussie boats (HSVs) they are frighteningly fast for very little money. Don't get me wrong they do lack some sophistication but when you want to bag up the rear tyres for your mates at the pub they are extremely effective and a lot of fun.
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every single one of those interiors was better than the M2 for me.... bmw needs to step their game up with the interiors to their cars.
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Also, are Chevy cars sold under HSV name in Australia? This HSV Clubsport looks like a twin brother of Chevy SS.
I think you'll find HSVs are sold as Chevy cars in the US.
Didn't know that, learned something new.
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Can't wait for TATA motors to produce an iconic Indian sports car one day and yet another online car review site puts its paces against the best German competition.... and 1 of the Indian editors is a fat slob or with bad hygiene too.
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A45 yes indeed. M2 great, but for the love of God, check the Sport Seats on the AMG

However in North America there's no such animal. Sham on BMW for that

NO Gran Coupe either so the next best thing is the GLA45 AMG

I just ordered me wife a fully loaded one for that reason

I seriously cannot wait to own this little roadrunner
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every single one of those interiors was better than the M2 for me.... bmw needs to step their game up with the interiors to their cars.
Are there really people who buy BMWs over Audi or Mercedes for their interiors?
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I'd take the a45 over that rs3 anyday
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every single one of those interiors was better than the M2 for me.... bmw needs to step their game up with the interiors to their cars.
Are there really people who buy BMWs over Audi or Mercedes for their interiors?
Yes really they do, and for good reason.
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Yes really they do, and for good reason.
Depends on what you are looking at honestly. The MBs are a bit flashy for my tastes, so just Audi to BMW... A3/S3 looks like shit to me, BMW much better. TTS, now that interior is gorgeous.
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Yes really they do, and for good reason.
Depends on what you are looking at honestly. The MBs are a bit flashy for my tastes, so just Audi to BMW... A3/S3 looks like shit to me, BMW much better. TTS, now that interior is gorgeous.
Porsche & Audi still hold the gold standard of quality and fit & finish in my book.

The TTS seats are sick !
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M2 because i6 & coupe
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Yes really they do, and for good reason.
Depends on what you are looking at honestly. The MBs are a bit flashy for my tastes, so just Audi to BMW... A3/S3 looks like shit to me, BMW much better. TTS, now that interior is gorgeous.
Porsche & Audi still hold the gold standard of quality and fit & finish in my book.

The TTS seats are sick !
I agree. Purely from an aesthetics perspective the S3 felt way too boring inside, for me at least. Others would say it's clean and very nice. Porsches can be a bit too much going on, depending on the car. Granted he's a bit tech-tarded but I had to put post it flags in my father's P-car for him so he could find the 3 buttons he needed amid the tons of them available.

The TTS with virtual cockpit just strikes me as about as nice as an interior can get in every possible way. Im talking normal car interiors though, not the super crazy stuff in some high end exotics that's made out of leather from virgin unicorns or whale foreskin. Only fault I can find if forced to do so is that the rear seats are not quilted like the front.
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