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Hi all

I’m new to this forum, but thought I’d quickly touch base as I’m stuck between 2x AVS roadsters, one is a higher spec at a independent car specialist, the other is a lower spec at main dealer.

Both cars approx 5000 miles, same year, same previous owners, just the lower spec comes with 12 month CPO warranty, and the higher spec comes with a RAC warranty which covers maximum £5000 per claim (which won’t touch the sides on pretty much any claim).

I can’t seem to find if there’s any common issues on the S apart from one where a chaps gearbox went and was £28.5k plus vat but his was luckily under warranty.

I am not no Jeff Bezos so a £35k bill wouldn’t be nice to get hit with for the sake of getting the higher spec for me. But the higher spec is the better colour for me (grey)

Am I better getting a lower spec with the main dealers warranty?

Or am I safe to get the better spec car in the proffered colour because these things are as reliable as a Toyota Land Cruiser?

P.S the higher spec one is my dream car as in terms of colour and carbon options, the lower spec is in a green which isn’t my first preference and it has no carbon.

many thanks
Baz
 

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The S has been the most problem free Lambo in my personal experience to date. Truly just a joy to drive and no glitches to deal with.

That said, if a repair bill over 5k is going to cause some heartburn then I’d think long and hard about the CPO. Because if/when a repair is needed, it can easily be pushing that number.
 

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I would rely on the input from others about the AVS given I have no experience with said variant but one thing that I can comment on is colour. Colour is very important to me and I tried once to settle for a colour I was not enamored of and wound up selling said sports car and taking the loss (pre-COVID) to get the colour I desired. All things being equal, though admittedly, that's rarely true, colour is very important to me, and my advice is, choose the car you really want or wait until you find one that fits the bill. It's the old adage of..............measure twice cut once. Good luck!
 

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I looked for a bright color for 5 months, in a coupe as most in USA are roadsters. I found one in Verde mantus, my Gallardo was yellow. As to repairs, just a few minor warranty issues. The 3 years service is $5,500 to 7K depending on the dealer. In between that mainly oil changes every year. Figure a 50% premium over a 10 cylinder car. One thing an AV does, it consumes you while driving!
 

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Just to note, other than the gearbox issue, I have had 2 radiator fans go (both offside within 8 months of each other, due to stones getting stuck and blocking the fans, and burning the motor out) both covered under warranty before expiry.
All fine since then (10,000 miles since replacement gearbox fitted).
 

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Thanks everyone!

After looking at so many options iv ended up leaving a deposit on a black one that came on the market!
Its 6 month newer than the others, from the main dealer with CPO warrant and has only done 1500 miles.

when i think of it im sure my first option was black before i got confused with emotion when i was looking at them! Iv always been in love with lamborghinis since being a kid and seen the black countach on the movie cannonball run.

just submitted my finance documents off today so no doubt ill have some sleepless nights waiting on the answer!

well… iv got my fingers crossed while typing this and I’m hoping in a week ill be able to upload an image of the black AV sat in my garage!!

thanks again for all the advice much appreciate it!
 

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I would check and make sure the PYDOS system has been updated to the most current per the recall. It’s easy to do, it’s behind the driver’s seat in the USA, not sure if they flip the electronics placement in the UK along with the steering wheel. Anyway, you can lift up the covering over the back part and there it is. The newer module has an E at the end, older, problematic one has a C.
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