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2013 Audi S3

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Snake Pliskin, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. NotquiteWelsh

    NotquiteWelsh Active Member
    Audi S3

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    Been at Grimsby and Cleethorpes all day with the wife and baby, so tucked her (the S3) up for the night now as we've not been home long...
    I am seriously chuffed to bits, it is a MASSIVE step up from the 8P S3.
     
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  5. geefunk1978

    geefunk1978 Well-Known Member

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    F**k his opinion.
     
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    play nicely boys!
     
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    Well I thought I'd join in...S3 ordered :) proposed build week 6 :)
     
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    How very rude !!!
     
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  11. Silky-S3

    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    Come on 10am Friday!! :jump::jump::jump::jump::jump::jump::jump::jump:

    S3's with PPs look awesome, mine is going on from day 1 :)
     
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    Well done Kenny. What have you ordered? Very quick build , was it a slot already at dealer?
     
  13. geefunk1978

    geefunk1978 Well-Known Member

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    Just saying what I think as you do ;-)
     
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    Nooo, come on 3pm Thursday lol..
     
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    Hi mate, must have been dealer spot but not holding breath just yet :)

    S3 sportback, manual, monsoon grey, comfort pack, cruise, parking sensors, interior LED, B&O, tinted windows, tyre pressure monitor

    Modest spec as budget was tight!! Sat nav being retro fitted :)
     
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    Great . Can't the dealer incorporate Nav cheaper than retro?
     
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    Long story but want to keep monthly cost low as poss. I also don't really need it so will add it after a while if I think it's req.
    Dealer agreed to charge se price to retro
     
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    Guys need some help. Struggling between misano red and phantom black. Misano red looks great, and suits the car, but I think it obscures the red S3 badge at the back, a small but maybe irritating thing. The black however doesn't and a clean black car looks amazing, but maybe too many around and shows scratches and dirt too easily?? Help!
     
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    We have had many Phantom Black Audis .. Highly practical and very forgiving for a Black. Gets my vote !
     
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  20. kenny_boon

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    If your prepared to look after it, black :)
    I've had two in a row, A5 and A6 both looked amazing when clean.
     
  21. barber6

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    Well I've ordered a very VERY standard S3. Only options are brilliant red (technically not an option) and s-tronic box. That's what you have to order when you are 22! But I'm sure everyone here is ordering based on 300bhp 1400kg and Quattro
     
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    Very true, toys are nice but not a necessity and the the standard spec is still very good.
     
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    I could sound "hardcore" and say it's really saving weight (or that I'm tighter than a camels ass in a sandstorm)
     
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    Well I'm sure the sunroof weighs a fair amount, not sure about the other extras, would be interesting to know how much extra weight a fully specced car adds.
     
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    Haha well probably not too much more, most of it is electronics so it would be marginal differences. People on here have really nice spec-ed cars but I'm more than happy with mine :)
     
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    The beast arrived at the workshop today in Carlisle! Yeahhhhhhhh bwoi!
     
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    Game

    Lol made me laugh and so true. I've heard some people have got discounts of 20% off. Also you can do a contract hire 23+6 at an incredible 235/month Inc vat!!
     
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    Our cars will looks the same when they arrive! Which dealer did you go with in the end, and did you get the decent discount you were looking for?
     
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    Yeah it sounds like most people got a couple of grand discount off the list price
     
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    I think some people are still suckered in by the BMW badge. Stupid in my opinion.
     
  34. geefunk1978

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    Trust me mate it looks even better in the metal!
    I got lucky as I ordered in June and the black styling pack hadn't been released then, I added it to my order in the nick of time and it didn't put my delivery back!
     
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    Are the elements of the black styling pack gloss or matte?
     
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    They're gloss black, it definitely makes it look a lot more aggressive
     
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    Good news thanks!
     
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    I'll get some better pics up at the weekend to keep you guys that are waiting going!
    Just be warned, get ready to be stared at, a lot!! I can't believe how many people were gawping at me this morning on the way to work, even tho it's not got a 63 plate on it!
     
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    I kept the chrome parts on my Glacier S3, only because I liked the grill, I may eventually get the window surrounds wrapped in black as my neighbour does it, can't see it being a big job..
     
  40. geefunk1978

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    I've just never been a fan of chrome trim to be honest.
    By the way, the B&O sound system is absolutely epic. Probably the best sound system I've ever heard in a car and I've been in some serious cars.
     
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    I kept the chrome as I felt the front end of the S3 is a bit tame and I reckon it just makes it look like there is more going on, I do prefer the black window surrounds though!
     
  42. geefunk1978

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    Shame you can't mix and match!
     
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