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173k mile 8P S3....

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by cabby86, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. cabby86

    cabby86 Member

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    This might not be of much interest but I was looking on mobile.de (the german equivalent of autotrader) earlier and came across an 8P S3 that had done 280,000km, which is about 173,000 miles, I have posted a link to the advert below. At first I thought it must be wrong, but looking at the service book pics it appears correct! Just goes to show how well these cars can wear when looked after, up close it could be a complete dog though, wonder how it drives?!

    I've been looking at 8P's recently and have discounted a couple of higher mileage models, but beginning to think again now....hmmm back to the drawing board!

    Audi S3 2.0 TFSI quattro -- Vollausstattung - Cars: Detail View

    Chris
     
  2. Blueie

    Blueie He who dears' wins!!

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    Shocking! Looks tidy
     
  3. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    looks well inside! Steering wheel has gone quite shiny which is the norm for most vag cars but seats are mint for the miles
     
  4. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

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    that car looks amazing for the miles. i'm guessing that's because for it to have covered that many miles it must have been plodding the autobahn all day, so not likely to get worn out much.

    i'd still be scared off tho.
     
  5. N8

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    Thats good going!
     
  6. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    thats quite amazing... careful owners! if somone told you it'd done 70k you would beleive it!
     
  7. david7m

    david7m Active Member

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    This is why people put 'mainly motorway miles' in adverts.

    Dave
     
  8. Vertigo1

    Vertigo1 Well-Known Member

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    I've heard you can restore them by rubbing the leather with an eraser. Never tried it myself though.
     
  9. Christer

    Christer Engage the beige!

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    Or you can use Swissvax Leather Healer, which I did on my old 8L. It had done 143 000 miles at that point. The steering wheel was beyond shiny, and even some color was missing.

    One treatment - Problem solved! :)
     
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    Whens the speedlines goin back on Christer?
     
  11. N16KSH

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    would u really wanna pay 19k for a car with that many miles on clock thou ???????????
    i know its euros but still about 17500pound
     
  12. Christer

    Christer Engage the beige!

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    In like 2 months or something, mate. Still snowy and icy here! :p
     
  13. EvolutionV

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    High Milage on a quality car with FSH would not put me off .Everything that goes has probably been replaced and it will probably run on for miles and miles more
     
  15. b19ctr

    b19ctr The King of Cannock

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    Wonder how much that's cost in fuel over it's life someone with an s3 work it out ;)
     
  16. NHN

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    I was gonna say that is wayyyyy overpriced for that mileage, but try buyng a car in Italy & see what you get for your money, unreal.
     
  17. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

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    i worked it out about £28,300 in sterling.. with my Avg MPG :notme:
     
  18. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    £17.k!!!
    I would take that for mine with 140K less miles!!!
     

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