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#70547 - 19/10/11 12:15 PM New Plus 8 - Now Official
Aeroman Offline

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Registered: 01/09/06
Posts: 6855
Loc: Eton, Berks
Like others I'm sure, I got a letter from Charles today with the enclosed leaflet announcing the new Plus 8, driven by a very cool looking Matt, and advising that there will be a small production run before the Geneva car show launch next year.



It is all pretty much as we have reported previously, the price is 71,000.00 plus VAT (ex-factory) and the wheels shown are the wheels from the Series IV Aero 8.

Air-conditioning is standard and an automatic gearbox is also available. Otherwise the spec seems normal trad with 8-standard colours and a choice of wood finishes.

All you have to do to beat the rush and get a pre-launch car is send your deposit of 20,000.00 to MMC...
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#70549 - 19/10/11 01:14 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman]
1560 Offline
Goodwood Drifter
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Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 3196
Loc: european union
nice picture
wheels seem better indeed
hope to see it next week
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#70554 - 19/10/11 01:29 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: 1560]
Graham, G4FUJ Offline
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Registered: 03/07/07
Posts: 14816
Loc: Cheltenham, GLos. UK
Matt always seems to look cool shades (being the nearest I can find to :cool: ).

Is this another of RedMorgan's shots? Richard?

Cheers,
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#70555 - 19/10/11 01:59 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Graham, G4FUJ]
1560 Offline
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Registered: 10/10/08
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Loc: european union
can't stop wondering, side-mirrors AND side-screens at 140mph
could be kinky-stuff woohoo
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#70556 - 19/10/11 02:07 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: 1560]
Aeroman Offline

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Registered: 01/09/06
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Loc: Eton, Berks
Originally Posted By: 1560
can't stop wondering, side-mirrors AND side-screens at 140mph
could be kinky-stuff woohoo

They were looking a fitting a catch on the windscreen to secure the sidescreens at speed. I'm sure you'll see it during your visit Steven.

As for the mirrors, maybe they need testing at speed, in which case I volunteer! woohoo
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#70573 - 19/10/11 04:52 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman]
pandy Offline

Part of the Furniture

Registered: 12/04/11
Posts: 4307
Loc: West Paris, France
At 140mph all you'll need the mirrors for is to check for blue flashing lights.
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#70574 - 19/10/11 04:56 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: pandy]
DaveW Offline
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Registered: 11/12/08
Posts: 9835
Loc: South Yorkshire
Well done MMC. A good effort. Overriders would look nice, but a minor point. Not for me though unless I rob a bank.
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#70578 - 19/10/11 05:31 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Aeroman]
Frank 4x4 Offline
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Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 3401
Loc: Hill Head, Hampshire, Uk
Excellent News. joy

I look forward to seeing one of the first offs around South Bucks??? drive
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#70591 - 19/10/11 08:03 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: Frank 4x4]
asbojohn Offline
le Asbo du Bling
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Registered: 23/07/07
Posts: 3396
Loc: Cambridgeshire
The on the road price without extras would seem to make the last of the S4 aeros a bargain.

Will be interesting to see how it compares to the Aero, any ideas on the roof mechanism?
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#70594 - 19/10/11 08:12 PM Re: New Plus 8 - Now Official [Re: asbojohn]
ivanford Offline
Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 01/08/11
Posts: 496
Loc: Northern Ireland
I was very interested, but not at nearly 100K, I was under the impression that it would be arounf 70k delivered.

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