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Hi all,

I've just finished reading many of your posts with interest. I am thinking of taking the plunge and joining the club, with a 147.

I'm looking to buy used, probably an early car, say 2002 to keep within my budget.

It has to be the 2.0 lusso, I looked at one in a dealer at the weekend, but the burning question for me is to go for the Selespeed or not...?

I live in London, so the city mode of the semi-auto interests me for those traffic jams, but when I get out of the city I like more control.

Am I being lazy, and should I go for the manual?

Any comments welcomed!


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10 year old VW polo, owned since new at Uni - just passed it's MOT again, so now it's ready to sell!!!
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a lot of problems have been reported regarding selespeed, if they are anywhere near as reliable as manual id have got one too. but chose manual in the end......

dont be lazy...use manual
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Hello and welcome to AO . I'd stick with a manual personally.
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Hello.....personally I wouldn't touch a SS car. Far too many gremlins and for us poor second and third users the lack of a warranty makes it an easy reason to dismiss for me.

Some owners swear by them but mostly they swear at them!

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any alfa's gotta be better than a polo..... welcome to ao
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Hi Adeyw. Welcome to AO.
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