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We need a little positive talk around here.<p>I'll go first: a little 2.5 dynamo that even stock pulls like a small block eight when needed, comfortable yet nimble handling, strong brakes, a well matched 6-speed, excellent stereo, all wrapped in a comfy Atacama glove that I can sit in all day and be more refreshed than when I started. <p>Actually, that's a lot of great features. And all for under $40k.
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

The fact that most Volvo owners don't even know that my R is a Volvo!Oh and the seats are comfy!
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

Police do not know what it is <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Yes, the best factor is stealth. I don't need every rice rocket racer trying to get my attention.
 

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Best feature, the turbo engine allways pulling away with ease up to 120 mph; It pulls away from almost anyone, specially if you asually drive at altitudes above 5,000 ft. Closely followed the nicest interior in it's class and two or three classes above.
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (PhilUp)

I like the blue gauges first. <br>Next the stereo. <br>Then the seats.<br>
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

Helmut, Stagg... great answers! I like the Haldex AWD system. In first and second, accelleration around a low speed 90 degree turn with the R in advanced mode... it is the only thing that gives me chills every time! *whew*... sorry.. I hafta go drive now!
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (JOSBRO)

Going up a 5% grade from 7200 feet to 8600 feet elevation in 6th gear and accelerating at will without downshifting. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (StaggRLee)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>StaggRLee</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The driver-operated unruly rear-seat passenger head knockers.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>LOL <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I've only had my R for just over a week now and I've already done that to one unsuspecting passenger. Laughed my butt off!
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

Slipping into the drive-all-day seat, with a cup of hot coffee in my "R" (Kelly) mug !!
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

The stealth factor is very appealing & once I resolved my early squeal issues, the brakes are awesome! The sound system is pretty solid too!<p><B>I still <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emlove.gif" BORDER="0"> my R</B>
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

Soon to be GT35R!
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (bschurr)

1.Seats<br>2.Brakes<br>3.Stereo<br>4.Stealth<br>5.Tunability<p>Not necesseraly in that specific order..Great car all together..Solid Ride Fun and Secure.And yes the forth button is always on. <br><B>stealth.comfort.sport.advanced</B>
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (Johann)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Johann</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">AWD</TD></TR></TABLE><p>No AWD with DSTC turned off, in Advanced mode with BSR Stage 1 and running heavy 104 octane mix down a twisty country road. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Aftet that, I'd say the norm's.<p>1. Sweeeet look (Yes, including the Flash Green/Attac Interior combo)<br>(Gotta see it in real life to appreciate.)<p>2.Seats<p>3. Dash Cluster (although making gauges to match is costing me a bunch!!)<p>4. Something else I like is the shifter, how it sits with console and overall it's got some very agreeable operation.
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (sgmlaw)

I would say the sonic blue. That color is what made me notice the car.<br>If it were not for sonic or red, I would probably never even have noticed the R.
 

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Re: What do you think is the best feature on your R? (Eric_H)

It is a jack of all trades. Since I can't own a separate track car, luxury sedan/cruiser, and AWD bad weather car, I get all in one package. The only seats that I have been more impressed with were in a Ferarri 575M, but that is just because the fit like a glove, the R seats might be better on a long drive.
 
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