Today the new McLaren Mercedes MP4-25 was launched to the press and sponsors at Vodafone HQ, Newbury.
For once it was actually the real car that turned up, and the one Lewis will be testing next week. As a result, mere mortals weren't allowed to get that close to it due to the spectators...
I'm not one for racing but since the weather has been relatively dry and I've only had my Cupra 1.5 months, I thought I'd take the opportunity to put my foot down to enjoy the acceleration.
Usually I wait until i'm in second gear until I put my foot down, but obviousy wantin to feel...
Sorry guys & gals not been on here for ages so this may be old news.......
265 bhp. 0-60 under six secs!
Right as im hearing nothing but good things about this kit....Ive desided to get one for the Gt2x...
How Hard is it to wirer up ?
How much is it and were can i get it from?
Does it act as some sort of anti-lag and is it ok for normal town driving and will only work when Bootin it...
Alexandra Bridge Seat in Sunderland have invited me to their Exeo launch on Friday, anyone else going for a nose around the new Exeo this week?
I'm currently driving an 06 plate previous shape Audi A4 which the Exeo is based on so I'll be able to make a good comparison!
Discovered it this morning
select first gear with the clutch depressed
Floor it and the revs will hold constant at 3k
Drop the clutch and bang your off!
Doenst work with the ESP OFF.
Anybody else tried this?
Ordered my FR DSG on Friday... Can anyone with a similar car confirm whether Launch Control works?
According to the GTi guys on UK-mkvs.net this is the procedure:
Foot on Brake
Foot on Accelerator
Revs will spike then settle down to 2500rpm
Then wait for...
CarKeys have got a report on the UK version of the Cupra. It's by David Finlay, who slated the FR version before. He's obviously a bit embarrassed about that and refers to it in the Cupra review.
Sorry if this question has already been asked, but in the next couple of weeks I will be ordering the Leon FR TFSI as my new company car, but I see that the Cupra version is due to be released soon, does anyone know a date yet as I may hold off on ordering the FR, just in case I get a chance of...
Has any one with DSG tried the launch control feature for fast starts?
This appears to be an undocumented feature as described on a audi DSG FAQ at http://hitechgti.50megs.com/audi/DSG-FAQ.html it is item 9. The site is american and they are upset because only european DSG have this feature...
I have been to Santa Pod with my CC'd Cupra R and could only manage a 15.116......
I need some advice on launch techniques what rev's etc should I be ready with etc.... also what time should I expect with a 275bhp Cupra R?
Please let me know any adivce cheers can't be getting...
Got ahead of a A3 2.0 TDi in first then he came past when I changed gear.
Have heard some people say launch in 2nd and slip the clutch??
I guess it could have been me not wanting to kill my car changing gear like a nutter...
Looks like the Leon FR is penciled in for Uk release on the 7th July 2006
It appears to be launched the same day as the Altea 2.0 TFSI FR as well. Info is from the SEAT 2006 event calender in this weeks Auto Express.
Also ties in with previous info seen on other sites.