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New Toy Time

You may have been following my other blog HERE and the long running build quality issues I have had with my Mercedes-Benz C350 that I bought last year.

So eventually somebody saw sense and the dealer did the right thing and the Mercedes was handed back. It was however all rather short notice in the end so I found myself car shopping with little or no research looking for something that would make a good family car, be fun to drive and own, would not rattle and was available pretty much from stock, all without costing me any more per month to own and run than I was previously paying.

So after far too much time spent sitting in car dealers last week, I have taken delivery of probably the least likely car I could have ever ended up with.

So it’s an Audi A7 Quattro which means it is rather large, very quick and might actually make it off the drive this winter if it snows.

It is also fully loaded with toys including top end multimedia with Bose speakers, head up display, full online services including Google Earth, fancy lights, powered everything and more menu options on the dashboard than even Captain Kirk had to deal with.

It’s also very quick and very quiet.

So here are a few more pictures and I will report back in a few weeks on how well it is doing.


This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 by in Stuff, Tech and tagged , , .


Hello I'm Mark and welcome to my personal blog.

I travel a lot both for business and pleasure, often on my own but also with my family whenever I can.

I really do enjoy taking photos when I travel but would still consider myself a traveller first and a photographer second

I suppose you could think of this as a travel blog but it's more than that. It's really a place for me to share my experiences and thoughts on just about anything.

Considering I work in IT and telecommunications I have an unhealthy interest in technology and gadgets and all things tech related. I also like my cars so expect plenty on non travel stuff to be included as well.

So the words are my own (not my employers) so have a look around and please feel free to leave a comment or Two

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