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    Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    One of my mates just got a job with Audi and he confirmed to me the front of the A3 will be similar to the A4.

    He also told me that all the S cars in the Audi range will be non turbo hence the S3 will have a more powerful engine than the R32

    RS cars will be all turbo and in 2005 Audi will release a RS8 monster, heard rumours of a Twin Turbo V10 engine in it

    this pic would be very close i think of the next gen A3


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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    No turbo [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img] But that's the fun bit !

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    IIRC the 1.8T in it's std form will still be available for the A3.

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I hope the 1.8T remains in the standard A3, so guess a lot of people will be getting K04 kits to make their standard A3 beat S3's [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    This one doesn't look so bad.



    What'd'ya think?

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    Nah, I still don't like it. I'll give it a chance though, might grow on me / look better in the flesh (or should that be metal)

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I had the same problem with the new A4. When it first came out, I didn't like it, but now.... I do [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I rather the red car than the green, but i have a feeling that both arent right, and the real A3 looks much nicer.

    When are they going to release the concept version of the A3 at Frankfurt?

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    Well, IIRC the auto show is in Frankfurt this year, right? The IAA? So if they don't show it before September, I reckon it'll be there, and, of course, so will I [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

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    This one doesn't look so bad. What'd'ya think?

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    Erm, Alfa 156 meets Vauxhall Ashtray [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I think this one is the best shape if they release it looks like a mini TT


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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I think this was the first picture released in Autocar a while ago. Recent pics have been more similar to the green one above - horrible ! I haven't seen the red pic before but it looks very Vauxhall-like to me - perhaps its the wheels.

    I agree that the tt-like original was best. Having said that the current S3 looks so much better than the A3, they might surprise us yet....

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

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    This one doesn't look so bad.



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    Yikes... it looks like a seat!

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    Yeah, well.... compare it to the green one and GET OFF MY BACK ABOUT IT!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I like the new A4 but the new S4 is way too subtle compared with say an M3

    I don't like these designs for the new A3 and you all know what the S3 will look like - just add Avus, a more aggressive spoiler front and rear and lightly flared wheelarches

    350Z here I come I reckon [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]

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    Re: Pic and Details Of Next Gen A3/S3

    I think the fact that they are taking the turbo out will have an effect on sales, I mean yeh, there is sceptics who say turbos blow etc but imo thats part of the fun with the S3. I dont like the design much either!!

 

 

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