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Offline matthew9712

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Re: APE impressions ?
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2011, 02:20:28 pm »
What are peoples honest opinions on the exterior and interior looks of the APE but based against the AGP? Personally when I first saw the Evo I thought it was ugly compared to the AGP but the more I see it the more it grows and I´m sure will look fantastic in esseesse form. However come to the interior and I am still very unsure just one glimpse and it looks very Alfa like and a bit more "complicated" than the AGP. I had two Grande Punto Sportings and the one thing that always bothered me was the horrible look of the passenger side dashboard strip and the AGP solved this with a very nice leather strip, but then the Evo puts only what I can describe as tarmac in it´s place. Have Evo owners out there grown on their car´s or did they fall for them at first sight. And the important one if the AGP was still for sale which one would you have chosen  ???

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    Offline John501

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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #16 on: February 11, 2011, 02:48:44 pm »
    I dont think anyone loved the look of the Evo from day one, its definately a "grower"
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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #17 on: February 11, 2011, 03:32:30 pm »
    I think you know my views matt ;D
    For me i liked it from the off from the very first pictures. i saw it in the flesh for the first time at silverstone last year, and i just thought to myself there is my next new car simple a that.
     I really liked the interior much better than my previous german car. it was the little touches like the lights in the dash and door handles just a little different really.
    I think the AGP owners have a more difficult time with it for sure.
    i dont know if i will have the ss kit fitted and i like the wheels that are on the car, but i think it will look great
    as the AGP does with the white 18" ss wheels, so i might get a set for the summer.
    i had a chance to buy the very last unregisterd AGP so that explains that one, still like the AGP though
    just wanted the newer version and the multi air engine.



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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #18 on: February 11, 2011, 09:44:27 pm »
    APE looks much better in the metal than pictures, pictures doesn't do it justice. See it in real life and you'll fall for it, i did!! Mine's coming soon, March 1st. Yippee.  :thumb:
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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #19 on: February 11, 2011, 11:33:23 pm »
    APE looks much better in the metal than pictures, pictures doesn't do it justice. See it in real life and you'll fall for it, i did!! Mine's coming soon, March 1st. Yippee.  :thumb:
    I think a few of the Agp owners that have seen it in the flesh, have started to like it, infact Lloyds DNA is all over the one at our well known dealership ;D

    Good luck with your Evo Kiak. :thumb:
    You are coming to the Alps are you not, that will make Three Evo's then :thumb:

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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #20 on: February 15, 2011, 08:59:59 pm »
    I nearly paid an extra £3k and got a '10 plate Evo instead of my AGP Esseesse...  There was a beautiful grey one in the dealer that called out to be touched ;D

    One thing that did strike me is that the Evo looks so much bigger than the GP does!  Side-by-side they're not too different but when you walk away and think about them the Evo seems to be bigger.
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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #21 on: February 15, 2011, 09:23:35 pm »
    I've seen Kev's in the flesh and although I had reservations, I was impressed when I saw it...and it's nice inside too.
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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #22 on: February 15, 2011, 10:29:38 pm »
    Thanks Kev for your kind words. Definately going on the Alpine Drive, will be fantastic. 3 Evo's and counting ...hopefully. The more the merrier.
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    Re: APE impressions ?
    « Reply #23 on: February 15, 2011, 10:35:57 pm »
    Sorry, went slightly off topic. The Evo grew on me, didn't find it that attractive at first from the pictures, but when you see it in real life, looks way better than pictures.  :thumb:

    Exterior looks fantastic, a replica rally car for the road without the stickers!! Love the rear diffuser, so hot hatch!
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