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    What colours did the S3 come in?

    Hi chaps,

    How many colours did the S3 come in from new, did they do any special order colours?

    I find myself wanting a yellow one

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    Absolute Red, Brilliant Black, Dolphin Grey, Imola Yellow, Light Silver, Ming Blue, Nogaro Blue and Goodwood Green.
    So 8 colours
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    Think there was more than 8 colours, there was a post just recently about this and it listed all the colours, if you do a search, you will get your answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Els View Post
    Hi chaps,

    How many colours did the S3 come in from new, did they do any special order colours?

    I find myself wanting a yellow one
    I have a Imola Yellow S3 - I Love It!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nadine_s3 View Post
    I have a Imola Yellow S3 - I Love It!!!
    I'd second that. I love mine as well. It's got the colour coded alcantara interior
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    Despite all the colour choices, there's only one Fastest colour, and that is BLACK!


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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Despite all the colour choices, there's only one Fastest colour, and that is BLACK!
    We asked 100 people what colour is the fastest when it comes to Audi S3s...

    'Black'

    'You said, Black, Our survey said......'

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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Despite all the colour choices, there's only one Fastest colour, and that is BLACK!
    I think you mean the dirtiest colour
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    I saw a filthy, non-metallic green one and I really liked it - but I have strange taste
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    I would have loved it in pure white.
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    Misano Red?
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    Quote Originally Posted by S3KO4 View Post
    I would have loved it in pure white.
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    Mines cactus green, always thought it was goodwood green but turns out this was'nt available on the S3 until 2001. There is anouther post somewhere that detailed all the colours available there codes and which years they were available.

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    Mine's "Lake Silver", which basically means it's silver.

    When I was looking for mine, a guy was advertising one in "Kingfisher Blue", which apparently was a limited edition. It's a light blue metallic colour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Despite all the colour choices, there's only one Fastest colour, and that is BLACK!

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    I've just taken this photo from the 2002 Audi S3 sales brochure

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Doctor View Post
    Mine's "Lake Silver", which basically means it's silver.

    When I was looking for mine, a guy was advertising one in "Kingfisher Blue", which apparently was a limited edition. It's a light blue metallic colour.
    My S3 is Kingfisher Blue, as far as Im aware, it was a special order colour along with Hibiscus Red plus a few more. Its not everyones favourite, but personally I love it!!

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    Yeah, looks good with the black leather/blue alcantara interior.

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    Love Kingfisher Blue and Nogaro Blue, would love to have an S3 in one of those colours, but am also very fond of the Silver too, hence me having one in Silver

    The REAL fastest colour!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nilz18t View Post
    Love Kingfisher Blue and Nogaro Blue, would love to have an S3 in one of those colours, but am also very fond of the Silver too, hence me having one in Silver

    The REAL BORING colour!!!
    ^^^ That's more appropriate ^^^


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    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    Despite all the colour choices, there's only one Fastest colour, and that is BLACK!
    dont be silly
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    my brother in law had a kingfisher blue one, it was an import from france, he was told that later on it did become a special order colour here.
    i myself had a red one, always fancied the yellow , think they stand out really nice but i wasnt brave enough to buy one.
    did all the yellow ones come with yellow alcantera in the middle of the seats or could you have full black, never seen one with full leather.
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    Here's the thread I was talking about

    A3 S3 Colours AGAIN!.....(yawn).....i was bored OK!

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    i wanted a yellow one originally but all the ones available weree either abused or the chaps were wanting a huge premium...... dont forget theres the pre facelift colours too, my dolphin grey was mineral grey in pre FL..... im sure theres more colours than have been mentioned though, theres two different light silvers for a start - silver and the bluey silver (name escapes me)
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    kingfisher blue only way!!!!
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    Misano Red and Avus Silver were special order colours on the S3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRYETH View Post
    Misano Red and Avus Silver were special order colours on the S3.
    Misano Red may have been, but Avus Silver was available as an optional extra on let 8L S3's.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sandip View Post
    You have to go Mexico for a white 8L S3
    Nope, as per my February 1999 launch brochure for the S3, it was actually available in Casablanca White in the UK at launch, together with some other colours which didn't survive into the 2000 model year such as Ochre Metallic (gold) and Mocha Brown Pearl Effect (yep, Brown).

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    Yellow is by far the best! Am thinking of respraying it white though :P or maybe just yellow again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcs356 View Post
    Ochre Metallic (gold) and Mocha Brown Pearl Effect (yep, Brown)
    They would be excellent colours...not the fastest though

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    Updated link to photo

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    Forgot to mention - I think someone was after the leather colours, if so PM me as the "email" has gone missing
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