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Re: My new 595 Competizione

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Best version of the 500 in my opinion.
Those FSD's give quite a nice ride for such a firm feeling car don't they?
Love those Sabelt seats. Especially the tobacco leather contrast.
Someone been smoking in the car.
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<snip> My average MPG going to the dealer in my 500 was 55, on the way back in the 595 it was 23! but I was driving a LOT faster. I will get some photos of it later. <snip>
Just got back from holiday and was very pleasantly surprised when I checked my Trip B data. I went to Gatwick, the pretty way via south coast and stopped for lunch in Arundel before parking up at Gatwick. Got back Sunday evening and decided to go home via M23 & M25 as I thought it would be quicker .... Wrong!

Massive tailbacks all the way to the M3 but still achieved 46.8MPG overall.

The car has now covered 3600 miles and it would appear to be loosening up very nicely.
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stopped for lunch in Arundel before parking up at Gatwick:
Where did you go for lunch Tony, was it ok?
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Where did you go for lunch Tony, was it ok?
HI Chas, just up the hill from the jetty. I asked the waitress if she knew you and she said, "Of Course", doesn't everybody.
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Lovely spec

Did you deal with Ben ? He sold one to my brother and I came very close to closing the deal with him despite the distance.
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Lovely spec

Did you deal with Ben ? He sold one to my brother and I came very close to closing the deal with him despite the distance.
Ian (RUI) and I both dealt with Ben at Westovers, he and Chris are really nice guys and people travel a lot of miles to deal with them.
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Ian (RUI) and I both dealt with Ben at Westovers, he and Chris are really nice guys and people travel a lot of miles to deal with them.
I dealt with Wes at Bentovers. He was very accommodating.....
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I dealt with Wes at Bentovers. He was very accommodating.....
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Ian (RUI) and I both dealt with Ben at Westovers, he and Chris are really nice guys and people travel a lot of miles to deal with them.
He was great on the phone. I would have gone to him, but my deal changed as I found I qualified for some Fiat affiliate deal and didn't want to subject him to a slim profit margin. I know my bro' can't speak highly enough.
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Tasty thanks for the pics!
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What do you think about the comfort of the Sabelt vs standard seat?
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What do you think about the comfort of the Sabelt vs standard seat?
I love the sabelt seats, they make the car feel even more special.
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I took some photos of my car last night...
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I took some photos of my car last night...

Bit OTT Photoshopping that big yellow arrow to point to your car, I'm sure we would have been able to find it eventually.
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Great picture Ian. How long did it take you to find the location, and how long to set up the shot?
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Great picture Ian. How long did it take you to find the location, and how long to set up the shot?
The location is just a Sainsburys carpark....

My Harley in the same car park


My old 500 in the same car park


My Audi in the same car park


Setting up was just parking the car and sit on the floor...only about 1 min in total. Photoshoping took around 15 mins. here is the original out of the camera (converted to a jpg from a raw file)
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