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    What are they like to drive, own and more importantly what are they like in the White stuff? I'm currently trying to sell my 1.8 Sri estate as it's crap in the Snow, are the VXR's any better?

    All input greatly apprieciated

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    The only difference will be the VXR will have IDS+ dont think that will make any difference in snow though, i reckon it would be pretty much the same if not worse due to the wider tyres.

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    Just get one. Who cares about the snow it's only here for about 15 days out of 365.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gazza4 View Post
    Just get one. Who cares about the snow it's only here for about 15 days out of 365.

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    I like your thinking haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by byebyeitsagsi View Post
    I like your thinking haha
    I think he does too.

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    Double the BHP and wider tyres........... LoL, I think youd better investing in winter tyres.

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    Already got a Vec B v6 knocking out 192bhp, and to be honest it's great in the snow, I can only assume because of nose weight, wouldn't the VXR be the same.......ish?


    Oh and Gazza4, yes I like your thinking but I want a car I can use all year round lol, and a proper sleeper aswell

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    well i've not got a vxr estate but i've got a 2.8t Siggy and i love it. And to be honest its been very good in the snow so far and thats on 19" snowies.

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    I reckon it would be a tad better mate, the main problem with the 1.8 is the lack of weight up front. At least the VXR will have more weight pushing the front down

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    Just get winter tyres on it!! Ive been following 4wd arround in my 2.8

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