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Apparently Evo magazine did a piece of different octane fuels with the new GTI.

Shell 95
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Power: 205 @ 5600 rpm
Torque: 234 @ 2650 rpm

BP 95
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Power: 204 @ 5600
Torque: 242 @ 2300-3100 rpm

Shell Optimax (98 octane)
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Power: 209 @ 5500
Torque: 242 @ 2500-2900 rpm

Tesco 99
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Power: 212 @ 5500
Torque: 242 @ 2400-3500 rpm

BP Ultimate (97 octane)
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Power: 212 bhp @ 5300
Torque: 252 @ 2400-2500 rpm

Sunoco Race Fuel (105 octane but £3.52 Sterling!)
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Power: 218 bhp @ 5300
Torque: 248 @ 2500-2800 rpm

Interesting enough, I thought the FSI needed the higher octane fuel to get even the standard figures, but all looks quite healthy.
 

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That's very interesting as you always hear people saying that they're car runs differently on diffferent fuel. I always though that it was bull...but apperently I was wrong

(although I usually am
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Tom I have some 110 octane fuel if you want to try it ! If your passin by some day call in and we can have a spin in the new bus
 

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Tom

I have this article, I will scan it for you later and send it to you, just send me your email, apparently they say the new Gti copes very well with different octane ratings, whats even more astounding are the torque readings over claimed manufacturers 207ftlbs!

so hows the new car? any pics, seriously think of getting a GTI or new VRS Estate, I'd prefer the VRS but the wife wants the GTI, choices choices
 

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QUOTE (IanB @ Jan 19 2006, 12:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Tom I have some 110 octane fuel if you want to try it ! If your passin by some day call in and we can have a spin in the new bus


I'll be coming up that way on Monday alright, but it'll be early doors.

Surpsied they mentioned the race fuel above, I thought that stuff was a cat killer.
 

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QUOTE (thos @ Jan 19 2006, 01:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I'll be coming up that way on Monday alright, but it'll be early doors.

Surpsied they mentioned the race fuel above, I thought that stuff was a cat killer.

That's true it will probably blow your cat. I only use it in cars without cats. Does wonders for my moped though!
Monday would be good but pity I'm goin on holidays on Monday but when I'm back if your around call by for a coffe and test drive
 

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QUOTE (IanB @ Jan 19 2006, 01:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>That's true it will probably blow your cat. I only use it in cars without cats. Does wonders for my moped though!
Monday would be good but pity I'm goin on holidays on Monday but when I'm back if your around call by for a coffe and test drive


Are we talking a National or International test drive
 

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QUOTE (thos @ Jan 19 2006, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Are we talking a National or International test drive


Whatever way the track is set up at the time. Would you like to try the rallycross track, tis great fun
 

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QUOTE (IanB @ Jan 19 2006, 03:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Would you like to try the rallycross track, tis great fun


Great fun when I had a lend of a Pathfinder for a week
 

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QUOTE (Dave Red @ Jan 19 2006, 12:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Tom

so hows the new car? any pics, seriously think of getting a GTI or new VRS Estate, I'd prefer the VRS but the wife wants the GTI, choices choices


We know who wears the trousers
. Theres a couple of Hatch vRS's in Dublin showrooms, why not bring her in and see if she changes her mind
. Phoneix in Bluebell have 2 at present. The estates will be rare if there anything like the previous model, I know one will be coming in Autostation in mid Feb for a customer in Blue (you might sneek a look). You'll also see it at the rallies, Spectator Control Car
 

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QUOTE (Gaff @ Jan 19 2006, 11:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>We know who wears the trousers
. Theres a couple of Hatch vRS's in Dublin showrooms, why not bring her in and see if she changes her mind
. Phoneix in Bluebell have 2 at present. The estates will be rare if there anything like the previous model, I know one will be coming in Autostation in mid Feb for a customer in Blue (you might sneek a look). You'll also see it at the rallies, Spectator Control Car


Excellent, might take a spin up so, cheers for that
 

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QUOTE (Dave Red @ Jan 20 2006, 12:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Excellent, might take a spin up so, cheers for that


If your a bit away give the dealers a ring so its not a wasted journey. Let us know what you think of them if you do take a spin
 

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QUOTE (thos @ Jan 20 2006, 10:30 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Might give that a miss for the stonechips !

Its great fun Tom, although you do need a jeep, image if a very experienced Racing driver put the jeep on its side and had to get out the passenger door
 

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QUOTE (PD150 @ Jan 21 2006, 12:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Its great fun Tom, although you do need a jeep, image if a very experienced Racing driver put the jeep on its side and had to get out the passenger door


Scandalous behaviour !!!
 
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