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Old 2nd November 2014, 12:24   #271
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5 years , that's right...HALF A DECADE !

Thats how old shel be early next year.
If there's anything quicker than her from 0-100 it most definitely is time !!
Flies and how ! ....

So anyway, thought of treating her to an advance 5th Birthday gift (after the RD box earlier this year that is ) and what better way of doing it than Kamyo ??? Jehangir is always just a call away so got an appointment fixed for an inside-out detailing and man does he leave you staggered with his work. Its not like iv not experienced it before, he did it last year too but rest assured he always leaves your mouth wide open ! Does she look 5 ? Decide...

" Shine on you crazy diamond "
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Old 2nd November 2014, 19:56   #272
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Absolutely love your car brother,a friend was recently looking for one but audi has stopped importing these,just wanted to know how much did you cough up for this one?
just wanted knowledge on this because price varies extremely with import audi's and im looking at 3.0tdi's in the used car market.
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Absolutely love your car brother,a friend was recently looking for one but audi has stopped importing these,just wanted to know how much did you cough up for this one?
just wanted knowledge on this because price varies extremely with import audi's and im looking at 3.0tdi's in the used car market.
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Dont really have a lot of updated info on the preowned car scene in Delhi but if your really (REALLY) lucky you might just be lucky enough to come across an A4 3.0 in Delhi.

I say this since a bhpian used to have it at a point of time but its been sometime since hed put it up for sale too. It could be long gone or still there. Audi probably only got down 4 examples of the A4 3.0 TDi including one for the Auto expo in 2010 which i was lucky enough to get my hands on. So just remember you need to really back your luck to come across once of these.

Good Luck !
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Sure I would need luck but I'll also look at 530d's if I don't manage to come across one,think there would surely be more than 4 in india because it was listed for almost 3 years in their brochures and price lists,do let me know if you plan to sell yours soon,I can buy an mh registered car,though I know you won't.
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do let me know if you plan to sell yours soon,I can buy an mh registered car,though I know you won't.

Quite right. Not over my dead body
A6 3.0 TDi is virtually identical. VERY quick too. Ofcourse its much bigger so you will feel the extra size around you.

Under hard braking and into extreme turns these Audis wont feel as good as the BMW's thanks to a good amount of understeer. Also being an Audi owner i can say Audi brakes arent as good as those of the BMWs.Almost every other parameter for me its Audi all the way ofcourse.

Good luck again with your decision

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Yes,i know the A6 is good as well but im already too tired of the captiva's size to bother my father over such a long car again and i am now seriously contemplating the new mini 5 door,brilliant power to weight and enough exclusivity.
Thank you for your insights though,might as well help in the future and long live your A4.
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Have been ferried around countless times in this gem of a car. Love the Jekyll-Hyde nature of the car. It changes personalities in a split second.

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Absolutely love your car brother,a friend was recently looking for one but audi has stopped importing these,just wanted to know how much did you cough up for this one?
just wanted knowledge on this because price varies extremely with import audi's and im looking at 3.0tdi's in the used car market.
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Hi Dhruvritzed. I might be able to help you in getting a 3.0 TDI.

PlazadaTurbo is absolutely correct there are only a handful of these cars in the country. The reason for poor demand is because of the obnoxious price rise in the last few years. A new car few months back was for 57.82 lacs ex showroom. That's not a convincing price for an A4.
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Hi mokshe,for how much would you be able to get me a 3.0tdi??I am getting a grey 2011 model uperbly maintained 2.0 tdi p.plus for 10.5 lakhs in august in all probability,guess that's too good a deal to resist,60000kms on the odo though.
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Oh, so you are running a RD tuning box, why not a remap from say TOT ?
Sorry for the extremely delayed response. Actually had managed to miss this post from you. Noticed it while going through the thread earlier today.

To answer your question i went with a box instead of a remap especially since its plug & play. This is very much my dad's car and i wouldnt want to mess around with it in anyway. The R&D box gives me the satisfaction of being able to 'switch if off' at the press of a button along with the options of

1) Eco mode (only slight fe improvements in the real world)
2) P1 - ~270hp/580NM
and finally the ballistic P2 mode with 312hp / 650NM

Ofcourse i do retain the option of returning to stock mode but who in their senses would want to drive in stock or Eco with the P1 & P2 swtiches available ??

So yea all these advantages & that too with plug & play setup so why not ?


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Have been ferried around countless times in this gem of a car. Love the Jekyll-Hyde nature of the car. It changes personalities in a split second.

I don't have much to add, but I'm attaching pictures of the car. She's got a new set of wheels last month!
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She's looked ever so beautiful in most pics across the years all credit to you !




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Hi Dhruvritzed. I might be able to help you in getting a 3.0 TDI.
Speak of the devil ! When i told him he needs to be lucky i meant he needs to find you !! Whatr the odds ! lol



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Hi mokshe,for how much would you be able to get me a 3.0tdi??I am getting a grey 2011 model uperbly maintained 2.0 tdi p.plus for 10.5 lakhs in august in all probability,guess that's too good a deal to resist,60000kms on the odo though.
Trust me, DO NOT bother with the 2.0 TDi A4. Its one of Audi's mistakes.

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