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    New A3 - Photo

    Kind of surprised no one else caught this on 4car yet:- A3 Spyshot

    I don't like it as much as the current model.

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Well spotted Dan.

    Front end looks awful though, IMO.

    Here's the image to save anyone going to the link (took ages to load for me)..


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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Awful. The new Micra is nearly as good looking [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

    Looks like this will be my last Audi for a while unless I get a TT next [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]

    Thats as bad looking as a 3 series compact [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ooo.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    I don't believe thats a spy shot actually. It can look that awful surely. I think its a well done photoshop jobby.

    Why can't Audi just stick the A4 front end on the current A3, make the sides a little bit bolder with a slight ridge down the side like the TT, and just re-jig the back end slightly. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Although I think the A3 design is good, it is not timeless like the Focus and 206 - two cars that have not aged IMO.

    I think a radical new design is needed, using influences from the TT. I know they are going to be conservative and leave the changes to a minimum, and I think that could be a mistake. I am just waiting to see what the new Golf will look like. No doubt it will look better and have a better engine [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Yeah - when I first looked at the S3 I couldn't see any difference, but now the S3 looks so much better (in my eyes anyway) - fatter and meaner!

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Try this link to the autoexpress site for info on the forthcoming new As/S3/RS3 V6 280 BHP

    www.autoexpress.co.uk/?news/ae_news_story.php?
    id=33150

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Noticed that no one has shown a picture of the backend. I found this on some website last week, but have lost the URL :-(

    Anyway here's the awful backend:


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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    I agree - the front in particular is great.

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Hmmmm I think I need to see it "in the flesh".... looks disturbingly like a really old Astra or something!

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

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    Hmmmm I think I need to see it "in the flesh".... looks disturbingly like a really old Astra or something!

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    Me too. Thought it was very Fiat Stilo [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] I am sure that in the flesh it will look different, but it looks very 'samey' to nearly all the medium sized hatchbacks that are currently on the market

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    What's going on with that rear door handle? It is totally at odds with the front one. Surely this can't be another 'invisible rear door' [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/vomit.gif[/img] design like the awful 156 thing?

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    As you were - it's actually a 3-door with some stuck on lines and a handle to make it look like a 5 door!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    ....nah its just to fool people,....car companies do this all the time...if you look very carefully you'll notice its a 3 door version and not the 5 door!!...the handle looks like its got a sticky type of acetate or sommite holding the handle on...look closely and you can see the square outline of it......still dont like it.... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    yup hold on moff!

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    here we go!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Show off!

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    lol....youve done a better job!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    ummmthose wheels are massive!....i reckon its an semi off road jobby,..the series of the tyre wall is a lot bigger than 65....gees thats big...just have a look! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Except for the 'dent' !!!
    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

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    caractere 007 said:
    ummmthose wheels are massive!....i reckon its an semi off road jobby,..the series of the tyre wall is a lot bigger than 65....gees thats big...just have a look! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]

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    Are you sure?
    Looks like the motorway crud is blurring the line between the wheel and tyre. Gotta be 15" standard A3 haven't they?

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    think youre right on that on!..misterD [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Have a look here to see all pictures + modified ones...

    http://www.audipassion.com/fr/actual..._spy/index.htm

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Or this one....

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    Re: New A3 - Photo

    Have u guys noticed that the last pic shown



    the rear lights are off the A8 i dont mind these tails as they are class hopefully they chuck some LED's in too [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]


 

 

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