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  1. Sparks43

    Sparks43 3rd Gear

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    The only way is to check the oil temp under the lap timer (roughly the same) - there is a warning light if there is a problem with the water temp
     
  2. S3 TRS

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    it was more to see when it reaches 90 and warmed up so can give it a bit of go. always wait till a cars properly warmed up before any attempt at heavy footedness.

    my brother on the other hand has no respect for his car (a 1.25 Ford Fiesta (he'd kill me for forgetting the .05 LOL) he rapes it from the minute he gets into it. cold or not. and as such its fooked. needless to say he's never driving the S3.
     
  3. Sparks43

    Sparks43 3rd Gear

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    To be honest it's the oil temp that's more important anyway for putting your
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  4. S3 TRS

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    anyone got a pic of this on the MMI? or is it on the DIS?
     
  5. Sparks43

    Sparks43 3rd Gear

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    I think it's on the dis - I remember looking it up after my test drive - haven't got my car yet - option for lap timer if I remember
     
  6. kenny_boon

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    I agree I these too. They look like the 19in saloon alloys
     
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  7. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    These wheels look like S5 19" . Are they?
     
  8. lee_fr200

    lee_fr200 Active Member

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    No it's not its 9%

    The s3 I've spec'd on orange wheels is a dealer supplied car and comes in at retail of 42k with discounts comes to 39k

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  9. d8ean

    d8ean Active Member

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    They almost OEM!
    not 100% me but a defo improvement, still leaning towards rs4/rs6 style in 19's
     
  10. J6YAK

    J6YAK Well-Known Member

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    Not entirely sure as I found them on a French forum and i can't read french, but I think they are 19" RS6 C7 wheels which are probably reps but I think these look great!!
     
  11. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Active Member

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    eh the s3 sportback has an mmi screen where the radio is
     
  12. royalsteve68

    royalsteve68 Active Member

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    ah you didn't mention discount after adding loads of options - looks like your will power is as bad as mine - think mine was £40.5K less discount of 6%
     
  13. S3 TRS

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    Yes looks like the RS6 Wheel from the brochure. Deffo a rep tho as they only come in 21 inch. Nice looking wheel tho. suit the S3 I think.

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  14. J6YAK

    J6YAK Well-Known Member

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  15. lee_fr200

    lee_fr200 Active Member

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    Even a standard car with no options and he free paint and interior gets a good discount

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  16. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    How did you do the elevated shots? Magic flying Audi carpet? :-D
     
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  17. S3 TRS

    S3 TRS Active Member

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    He brought some step ladders lol
     
  18. geefunk1978

    geefunk1978 Well-Known Member

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    He's ridiculously tall like a giant.
     
  19. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    I want to know how dirty his floor mats must have been after driving into a wet muddy field!!
     
  20. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    My car is in build this week! :arco:
     
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  21. ABYSS

    ABYSS Andrew - Diesel Tuning UK Site Sponsor

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    I've been speaking to the guys at Kings Lynn Audi this morning as i read that they've been cutting the discounts down a touch.

    They should be able to offer members some better discounts going forward into 2014 on the S3 Saloon and 3 door but may struggle on the sport back, the reason for this is down to the way Audi have started to allocate S and RS products..

    As soon as i have any details ill let you guys know, but rest assured please give them a call as they will do their best to offer the best overall deal, the ultimate decision comes down to their head of business Andrew Maund so make sure you contact him :)

    Andrew.Maund@marriottmotorgroup.co.uk
     
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  22. ABYSS

    ABYSS Andrew - Diesel Tuning UK Site Sponsor

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    the discounts any dealer offer will be based on the basic pre vat price.

    This doesn't include the road tax, or the delivery..
     
  23. lee_fr200

    lee_fr200 Active Member

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    Well as uc an see they're otr prices,

    I've certainly decided one thing I don't like estoril looked so dull and boring in the showroom this morning
     
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  24. Louay

    Louay Well-Known Member

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    Really? Dull?
     

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  25. Cumbrian_bob

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    Colour such a personal preference, I love the fact the Estoril gives me a black car, blue car and purple car at the exact same moment only yesterday when the Summer sun shone on it.

    Good luck picking your colour, now you have removed one colour you only have another 13 standard colours to pick from.
     
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  26. lee_fr200

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    Might be different once in the sun but in the showroom just looked dull

    Hey had a monsoon grey in there as well and that looked nice
     
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  27. Battlekrapz

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    One less Estoril in this world, good, it will make my Estoril that much rarer :).

    (edited the bad English :))
     
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  28. Cumbrian_bob

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    The pics from bjorngra do help show of the monsoon grey, good choice.
     
  29. Johnnyb

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    Hopefully for the Estoril owners the following won't happen...

    There is a risk that (judging by the forum) the majority of S3's sold are going to be in this exclusive colour, which is exactly what happened to me when i bought the MK4 Golf R32 in that exclusive blue (can't remember the name) and when i came to trade it in the dealer was like "everyone bought this colour so they haven't held their resale value blah blah blah..."

    And they are the target of alot of jokes on the VAG forums...

    I do still maintain however that one should choose a colour by personal preference, and not what others think...
     
  30. Zig81

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    I don't think for one minute the dealer could've been talking out his hoop!
     
  31. Johnnyb

    Johnnyb Well-Known Member

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    Absolutely, they will try any excuse in the book..

    Was just pointing out that the rareity of the colour maybe comprimised by the sheer number of buyers..
     
  32. Zig81

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    It would be interesting to see what are the most popular colour(s).
     
  33. ABYSS

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    i was told by someone last week that Estoril blue maybe discontinued as they're having issues with paint match on bumpers on various rs Models.. this came from the Audi exclusive team in Germany...
     
  34. lee_fr200

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    I wish they would change it for sprint blue tbh if I could afford the 2.5k for paint that's what I'd be doing
     
  35. J6YAK

    J6YAK Well-Known Member

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    To be fair the reason that there were so many of the Deep Blue Pearl R32's out here is ...that was the best colour by far, I also bought one in that colour for that very reason,

    I have also ordered my S3 in Estoril which I realised was always going to be a popular choice.

    Just pic the colour that you like the best and don't worry about resale, people are far too worried about resale, just get what you want within your budget and enjoy it ........life is far too short!!!
     
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  36. kenny_boon

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    Hey guys has anyone got or seen the power and torque graph for the S3?

    Has anyone noticed turbo lag issues?
     
  37. Aran383

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    Finally got a chance to upload a set of photos of my Brilliant Black S3:

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  38. Dan_G

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    Ooh!

    Any more pics of the seats / door cards?

    I've ordered alcantara too, but haven't seen pics before.

    Looks very very good!!
     
  39. Aran383

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    Thanks! yeah ill try take some more tonight/tomorrow, im loving the alcantara, wanted a change from full leather.
     
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  40. Cumbrian_bob

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    Nice pics and good to see another three door
     

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