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Old 13th February 2019, 06:32   #16
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Congratulations mate. Nice review and a hell of car. By the way do you live in Parramatta, because I could see some pictures are of Parramatta Park and Murugan Temple. It would be nice to have a small Team BHP meet in Sydney.

PS: I also own a KIA.
Keen eye there. I do live in Parramatta. Would be nice to have a Team BHP meet. Wonder how many more are around?

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One of a kind car. Congratulations and have fun!

Are you keen on taking the car to track days?
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Congrats on the new car. Its truly unique. Drive safe.

I'm in Sydney too, live in Hornsby, we should definitely have a meet soon.
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Old 13th February 2019, 08:12   #19
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Congrats on the new car. Its truly unique. Drive safe.

I'm in Sydney too, live in Hornsby, we should definitely have a meet soon.
PMed you mate. Lets have a Sydney Meetup soon.
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PMed you mate. Lets have a Sydney Meetup soon.
Started a thread for the meet.

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/team-...ml#post4543664 (Team-BHP Sydney Meet)
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Nice car, write up mate. Beautifully narrated. Wishing you happy miles and memorable ownership experience.

By the way another Sydneysider.
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One of a kind car. Congratulations and have fun!

Are you keen on taking the car to track days?
I intend to, but the practical side of me says it's a practical luxury family car, and I have to keep it pristine for years. Head vs heart.

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I'm in Sydney too, live in Hornsby, we should definitely have a meet soon.
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PMed you mate. Lets have a Sydney Meetup soon.
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Nice car, write up mate. Beautifully narrated. Wishing you happy miles and memorable ownership experience.

By the way another Sydneysider.
Well that escalated quickly! Let's have a meet soon.
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Congrats on the Stinger. That is one droolworthy car! And yes, it probably saved you thousands over an equivalent German.

BTW, I am also in Sydney - though I don't own a car. Much rather prefer public transport since I'm here for only a couple of years.

I too own a Jetta in India (mk6) which I've left now with my parents.

We should plan for a team-bhp meet in Sydney. I live in the Lane Cove area, but can come over to the Parrametta side if that works out convenient for everyone else
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That's an amazing car. Loved the pictures. The colour looks really beautiful. Congratulations on your purchase. Have a fun time with the GT!
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I intend to, but the practical side of me says it's a practical luxury family car, and I have to keep it pristine for years. Head vs heart.


If the heart wins, then let me know. Will hook you up with a drivers club in FB.
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Delighted reading your thread.
The beast is really looking beautiful in that colour, great choice.
Have safe miles ahead.
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Congrats buddy.

I believe following areas in the review need to be revisited, or correct me if I am wrong.
1. ‘The torque delivered in 1500-1800 rpm range’, seems very very small range for any car.
2. ‘The turning radius of 11.2m’.

Note: I am not finding faults in your hard work, but trying to help to make your review near perfect.
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Congrats buddy.

I believe following areas in the review need to be revisited, or correct me if I am wrong.
1. ‘The torque delivered in 1500-1800 rpm range’, seems very very small range for any car.
2. ‘The turning radius of 11.2m’.

Note: I am not finding faults in your hard work, but trying to help to make your review near perfect.
No worries.

1. I meant the car is able to deliver most of the torque available starting as low was 1500-1800 rpm.

2. Turning diameter of 11.2 m, radius of 5.6 m
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No worries.

1. I meant the car is able to deliver most of the torque available starting as low was 1500-1800 rpm.

2. Turning diameter of 11.2 m, radius of 5.6 m
Then I understood the first point wrong. My second observation still stands. I have seen most of the video reviews of Kia Stinger and I just love the way it looks. Hope they bring it to India so that I could see some one else buying it .
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In the last 20 years the distinguishing lines between brands and their positioning has been getting blurred and still more blurred. Two decades back a Kia was a Kia and a BMW or Merc was a BMW or Merc. But now quality, features, interiors, looks {drop dead gorgeous} are making those lines hazy. Love this change. Toyota and Lexus could learn a thing or two from Kia about looks!!!

Earlier buyers used to consider Hyundai a Tier-II brand. But when you see this car or a Genesis and their first class service support it makes you wonder.

Congratulations on your new asset.

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