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Old 02-10-2010, 04:07 PM   #1
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Old 02-10-2010, 06:37 PM   #2
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Isnt this really just a really over-priced Seat?
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Old 02-10-2010, 07:04 PM   #3
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negativity at large - again

I think it looks ace, if it goes anything like a MINI then they'll be winning.
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Old 02-10-2010, 09:13 PM   #4
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It looks good, but it is still based on the Ibiza/Polo. Audi's all but confirmed the PQ25 platform underneath.
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Old 02-10-2010, 09:24 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by pitfield View Post
negativity at large - again

I think it looks ace, if it goes anything like a MINI then they'll be winning.
The truth hurts?

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It looks good, but it is still based on the Ibiza/Polo. Audi's all but confirmed the PQ25 platform underneath.
So I was kinda right then?
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Old 02-10-2010, 09:41 PM   #6
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So I was kinda right then?
The chances are you were exactly right. It'll be based on the Ibiza/Polo with new cabin and sheetmetal. I expect the rest to be just about the same, down to engine choices. It makes no sense for Audi to develop this car from scratch.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:08 PM   #7
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It's hard to like a non luxo-barge with such a tall hood-line. The rest looks alright. I just don't like the Pedestrian safety requirements on the euro cars one bit.
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Old 02-10-2010, 11:29 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by HeilSvenska View Post
The chances are you were exactly right. It'll be based on the Ibiza/Polo with new cabin and sheetmetal. I expect the rest to be just about the same, down to engine choices. It makes no sense for Audi to develop this car from scratch.
Actually, as a discerning buyer what should seperate high end brands from their lowly siblings (and justify th eextra price) is that the car is unique.

The reason the Porsch e924 was a dismal failure is because Porsche fans did not want an Audi assembled Porsche on the cheap - and i believe when Audi simply wraps a Gold/Seat in a badge and lights the car does not do the brand justice.

Funny thing is the rest of the world spent 25 years making fun of Ford, GM and Chrysler for having duplicate but more expensive bretheren across the Ford/Mercury/Lincoln, Chevy/Pontiac/GMC/Cadiallac and Dodge/Plymouth/Chrysler ranges.....

but when the rest of the world does it, it is acceptable
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Originally Posted by RC45 View Post
Funny thing is the rest of the world spent 25 years making fun of Ford, GM and Chrysler for having duplicate but more expensive bretheren across the Ford/Mercury/Lincoln, Chevy/Pontiac/GMC/Cadiallac and Dodge/Plymouth/Chrysler ranges.....

but when the rest of the world does it, it is acceptable
Very true.
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Old 02-11-2010, 02:20 AM   #10
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Audi has lost it this time....
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Old 02-11-2010, 03:10 AM   #11
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Audi has lost it this time....
It's funny you should say that. Out of the German triad, I think Audi is the best one to pull off a small car. It's not like it's anything new in Europe with the Merc A-Class in the old A2. Nothing new here.
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Old 02-11-2010, 05:04 AM   #12
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Just because it shares a platform doesn't mean that it's materials and spec won't be higher than the likes of the cheaper Ibiza. Of course there's some price for having an Audi badge.
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:19 PM   #13
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Ugly car, now how much for the Audi badge ?
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Old 02-11-2010, 06:52 PM   #14
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I actually, sort of..., like the whole Volvo C30 thing they sort of have, except for the really tall front.
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:54 PM   #15
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This car is not very good looking. I like most Audi designs, but this is a bit weird. It looks like a fat kid.
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