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    Coupe Info...(me again...)

    Hi thanks everyone for helping me before for gettin my info on the SRi but now im back...an after info on the coupe....(not sure which i want yet,which would be best? etc...)

    What models should i look out for?

    Is it worth the petrol to go for the 2.2i as there does seem much difference on paper?

    What are the standard specs of each model? which ones should i be after etc


    thanks again guys.....

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    Coupe turbo mate, if you can afford the ins.
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    Defo, go for the coupe turbo edition matey, you'll only wished you'd bought 1 otherwise, the 2.2 does roughley the same mpg as the turbo anyway, plus you get alot more performance
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    would never get insured tho on the turbo,im really pushing it for the group 12 2.2i ,was just wondering if the 2.2i was that much quicker than the 1.8

    an which models i should be looking for etc..

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    according to Vaux brochures there isn't much difference betwee the 1.8 and 2.2. But the 2.2 is a much more advanced engine with bags of useable torque, so it's a really easy drive.

    as to whether it's worth the extra insurance is you decision - persanally I think it is.

    As for models - try and find a SE1, SE2, linea rossa or centenary limited edition one.

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    Having test driven a 2.2 and been a passenger in a 1.8 i'd choose the 1.8 myself
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    soo...what would make the 2.2 your choice?

    an what would make the 1.8 yours then?

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    That's most interesting Andy - why would that be??

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    Ok I admit when I test drove the 2.2 I was stil in my MK3 gsi so it was always gonna feel slower.

    The car just didnt feel like it accelarated (sp) hard at all (was just given the keys so had no car sales man next to us) where as being a passneger in minxy's sri it does feel really nippy

    I say go for a test drive yourself in both, maybe we expect different things from cars

    Best thing to do would be test drive

    Personally I went for the turbo myself, one of the reasons being that it came standard with all the toys (cruise control and trip computer) that was a optional extra on other models
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    Ah, but don't you find that the same car always seems faster when you a passenger as opposed to driving it yourself?? (fear factor).

    It's a funny gear box on the 2.2 IMO - first is over all to quick - 2nd seems a funny ratio, but get in 3rd as soon as poss and it flies. It takes a bit of getting used to to make it move properly

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