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Decision: VW Golf GTD MY10

Drove a 103 TDI with active chassis control. Liked it.
Drove because I was told that there were no GTDs in the country and
that it would be March 2011 till a GTD arrived with chassis
control. Turned around in car yard and there was a GTD! Bought it
without chassis control. Goes well, all that torque and DSG takes
care of relatively narrow power band. Am 6″ plus and still fit
fine. Seats are snug with lots of support. Great squirt car without
the fidgity feel of the GTI. GTI Loves revving but needs them to
get going. Unless you are concerned with looks rather than ride,
stick with the 17 inch wheels. 18s are much more harsh and friends
with 19s regret their decision. Lead Up: went to two Audi
dealerships on three occasions and received zero help. At Burwood I
sat in cars, had a look, viewed brochures and was asked to move out
of the way so that a car could be removed. The guys returned a few
minutes later with takeaway! Lunch more important than sales or
customers obviously. Thought about Commodore as the commonsense
option but seats don’t provide enough support.

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