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    My New Car

    Hi everyone,

    Collected my new car on Tuesday so thought I'd post some pics for you. I am really pleased with it and the automatic gearbox is so smooth you can hardly feel it change. It even gets into 4th at 28mph something impossible for my Scenic.

    Anyway....time for these:

    (Hope these work ok )

    FROM THIS


    this



    and this



    TO THIS



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    and finally



    Words just cannot explain what I'm feeling just now

    That SPORT button is like driving another car weeeeeee

    Ta ta for now,

    Rob

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    love the new car mate, really cant beat the astra.

    now sorry to threadjack, but what exactly does the sport button to engine wise, and will this still have the same effect if you do engie mods to the car.

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    Brill - more sporthatches

    Batesy - sport button increases throttle response/action by 33%.
    Adjusts steering and suspension(if active) to a 'sportier' setting.

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    now sorry to threadjack, but what exactly does the sport button to engine wise, and will this still have the same effect if you do engie mods to the car.[/quote]

    It sharpens the throttle response and on this auto box it holds the gear changes longer. Not planning any engine mods so cant answer that for you. Also if you've got the adaptive suspension it tightens that up. Not really very tech minded as you can tell!!

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    nice car m8!

    auto, hmm not sure, i have one in the Vito but it annoys me as i don't feel as part of the vehicle but a suppose less road rage

    wish i had a sports button lol

    so... must be a big difference between the scenic to the astra?

    Steve
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    I've been keeping my eyes open but not seen many sporthatch XP's locally. I've seen a black VXR and my mate's got a red VXR but he doesn't live round here anymore. Is there anybody in this area????

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    Steve,

    The auto's a necessity unfortunately due to ill health but yeah the difference between the two is unbelievable. Nice to have a car again.

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    i got a sport hatch, and have just fitted the xp kit, but not in your area lol.

    anyone know if i put new shocks and springs will the sport button still work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Batesy16 View Post
    anyone know if i put new shocks and springs will the sport button still work.
    Well if you suspension tightens up then the replacing them would compromise the suspension action but the trottle action will still change when pressing the sports button.

    HTH

    Steve
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    Do you have IDS+ ?? if not then no problem chaging.

    ..and dont hijack this thread anymore !

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