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#3263218 - 01/28/14 09:46 PM "The first US Golf [7] to be shown"
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#3263220 - 01/28/14 09:48 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: DuckRyder]
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Sat in one yesterday, it was really nice. I liked the fact that it had a power seat.
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#3263226 - 01/28/14 09:58 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: DuckRyder]
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equipped with way too much junk. Kills the lifecycle cost efficiency. They call it a US golf, but is it really a Mexican golf?

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#3263252 - 01/28/14 10:38 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: DuckRyder]
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I wish they would let us pick and choose options like you were able to on cars in the past. All I would want is key less entry, A/C, cruise and a power seat. I'm not offended by crank windows. It was a nice comfy car though, and that is coming from someone 6'4 and built like a football player.
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#3263262 - 01/28/14 10:42 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: JHZR2]
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Originally Posted By: JHZR2
equipped with way too much junk. Kills the lifecycle cost efficiency. They call it a US golf, but is it really a Mexican golf?


Golf of mexico?! grin

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#3263265 - 01/28/14 10:43 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: 71Chevyguy]
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Registered: 12/14/02
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Originally Posted By: 71Chevyguy
I wish they would let us pick and choose options like you were able to on cars in the past. All I would want is key less entry, A/C, cruise and a power seat. I'm not offended by crank windows. It was a nice comfy car though, and that is coming from someone 6'4 and built like a football player.


Im similar in height and build, and like riding in our 08 rabbit.

I agree with your approach for optioning cars.

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#3263299 - 01/28/14 11:15 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: JHZR2]
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Originally Posted By: JHZR2
Originally Posted By: 71Chevyguy
I wish they would let us pick and choose options like you were able to on cars in the past. All I would want is key less entry, A/C, cruise and a power seat. I'm not offended by crank windows. It was a nice comfy car though, and that is coming from someone 6'4 and built like a football player.


Im similar in height and build, and like riding in our 08 rabbit.

I agree with your approach for optioning cars.

Cheers2



Me too!
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#3263306 - 01/28/14 11:23 PM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: DuckRyder]
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After my experience with my far simpler 1983 Rabbit Diesel, I don't see a much more complex VW in my future.
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#3263402 - 01/29/14 06:03 AM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: 71Chevyguy]
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Originally Posted By: 71Chevyguy
I wish they would let us pick and choose options like you were able to on cars in the past. ...


Andres has been quoted as saying that there will be more stand alone options.

I do believe the will be higher content overall, no steelies and no wind up windows....
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#3263522 - 01/29/14 08:33 AM Re: "The first US Golf [7] to be shown" [Re: DuckRyder]
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Registered: 12/14/02
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Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: DuckRyder
Originally Posted By: 71Chevyguy
I wish they would let us pick and choose options like you were able to on cars in the past. ...


Andres has been quoted as saying that there will be more stand alone options.

I do believe the will be higher content overall, no steelies and no wind up windows....


More stand alone is good. But getting rid of steelies is a bad idea for a fairly city-oriented car.

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