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225 top speeds

downhilldave77 Jan 31, 2013

  1. downhilldave77

    downhilldave77 Member

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    hi all the performance figures say that the s3 225 will do 151 mph has anyone one here actually done this speed in there standard s3 or faster seems a good top speed for a small car
     
  2. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I've seen 146 on my clock max'd out pre remap on a private runway in my car, and 150 still going after remap, albeit, really sloooowly. 210 APY.
     
  3. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Mines has stage 2+ mods but hasnt been mapped yet so still standard map and i regular see 130/140 on private land and its still pulling strong.
     
  4. Blackcupraa

    Blackcupraa Member VCDS Map User

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    The 151mph is possible in an S3 with a long enough straight. When mine gets to 130mph the speed really slows down, it stops pulling as hard and everything gets toasty warm, killing power.
     
  5. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    You need a huge fmic and phenolic intake gasket spacer like me, inlets always cold no matter what haha.
     
  6. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    a stock S3 in good health should pull to an indicated 150 on the clocks yes. a mapped one definitely should.

    My old st2 ko3S a3 used to be able to pull off the clock back when it was in good health. towards the end of it's life it would reach 140 and not a fraction more.
     
  7. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Mine pulled hard then at 110 it blew **** YEAAHHHH
     
  8. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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  9. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    On a private runway I have seen an indicated 161mph. Now I'm not for one saying that's accurate,just what the speedo was saying. 210 amk revo'd.
     
  10. downhilldave77

    downhilldave77 Member

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    i wouldnt even try to do it in mine 145000 on the clock in fact the fastest i think i have been is 85 i must be getting old
     
  11. downhilldave77

    downhilldave77 Member

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    161 is serious fast for a small car
     
  12. cecilthesausage

    cecilthesausage ...It's Never Finished...

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    I've had 150 out of mine while chasing a Cupra K1 up the A1.....( The private bit of course ):laugh:
     
  13. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    mine did 165mph in 5th during mapping on a private road
     
  14. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Well-Known Member

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    In 5th what can you rev to ?
     
  15. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Well-Known Member

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    My mtm s3 [​IMG]

    Still had more to give,I reckon I could hit 170 on the clock,had it 165 before but got no proof lol
     
  16. downhilldave77

    downhilldave77 Member

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    165 is not far of supercar speeds thats crazy
     
  17. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator Team Daytona Audi S3 quattro Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Crazy to take this pic @160 odd! Are you mad?! lol
     
  18. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Well-Known Member

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    when I hit 165 it was chasing after a gsxr 600 on private road.the road has a ever so slight s bend that you don't really notice at 70 the bike backed of a little and downshifted I kept the boot in and had him top end I was just creeping away and no more

    this was the result of that I blew a hole out the flexi on my down pipe below the waste gate

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Well-Known Member

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    i had my camera bodged to the steering wheel with tape in that picture mate both hands were on the wheel lol
     
  20. StaceyS3

    StaceyS3 Well-Known Member

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    This was when was only stage 1 AMD map and had hit 160 on the clock in the same journey ;)

    [​IMG]
     
  21. Vex182

    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    I've seen 160mph on the speedo which is around 150mph at a guess. That's really pushing it though and like others say, after 130 it's a bit of a struggle.
     
  22. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Terrible excuse!!!

    [​IMG]

    150 indicated from a st1 ko3s. Passed that happily enough but would never reach 160 indicated. 158 seemed to be the wall on that one.

    In the track car I once saw the needle encroaching onto the top right of the odometer screen, showing an indicated 170mph, still on the original factory engine at 214 000 miles :)
     
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  23. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    Lol at all above , prawn +200k miles and pushing that hard.... You legend

    Topped my s3 out at 138 on one of these private roads you mentioned , my ek9 type r wiped the clock past 155mph(iirc) no problem , no struggle, seemed a lot easier at higher speed than the s3. Again on one of our private roads!

    I suppose the weight difference may play a part.

    Sean
     
  24. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    I wasn't driving it at the time but was told 8k rpms
     
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  25. Danny Cawsey

    Danny Cawsey Cawsey

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    Just noticed the last line in your sig mad me crack up :)
     
  26. Chlippo

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    The max ive hitted is 120 mph.

    I have never felt really comfy in the S3 more than 110 mph to be honest. I have hitted 170 mph in my C32 amg and 175 in my E46 M3.

    Maybe my S3 have something wrong in suspension or wheels or tires...but it doesnt feel solid after that speed

    How did your S3 felt?
     
  27. Goubo1

    Goubo1 Well-Known Member

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    mine felt planted if it wasn't for my dodgy window seals causing massive wind noise it would have been the same as 100
     
  28. Jason.s

    Jason.s Active Member

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    Not tried the S3 yet but did an indicated 150 in the old B5 A4 1.8t with stage 1 rtech map at 199bhp.
     
  29. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Chlippo id say your alignements out mate.
     
  30. Routledge

    Routledge Wind Deflector Trend-setter

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    Not been much past 100 in mine, and that's rare to even get that fast. But then again I've not been on any 'private' roads, and I prefer low down torque/acceleration and a B road over top speeds all day long.
     
  31. mattyboy199

    mattyboy199 Well-Known Member

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    i've had a speedo indicated 155, fast enough !
     
  32. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    Unless youre andrew and quote gps speed your speeds are invalid. HA.
    I couldnt care less about top speed. Wrc cars will do 110ish, dont think wed get bored of one of those tho.

    Good luck to those of you who go out chasing speeds on roads.
     
  33. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Karls just jealous of all these speeds, because his isn't mapped yet :laugh: :laugh: :racer:
     
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  34. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    Had 140mph showing on a navman when I owned my S3 I dont think the speedo was reading much higher either maybe 145mph. Only did it once to see what was possible, no need to do it again. As others have said they pull well to 120/130 and then crawl the rest of the way.
     
  35. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    I've seen 163gps peak speed recorded on a Garmin satnav in europe. Wasn't looking at the speedo or satnav at the time, but it stored peak and average speeds over a journey.
     
  36. Westy

    Westy Well-Known Member

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    I poo'd myself at 140 once so rarely go above 100. I'd love a runway day to see what it will do though.
     
  37. rraghvani

    rraghvani Whoever does not try, does not learn.

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    Panicked when I heard a buzzer sound noise, that’s when I realised I had done 140mph – I had set the maximum (speed limit thingy) to 140mph. The S3 done 140mph quite easily, when I first bought my car. Now that I have Revo Stage 1, I’ve never done 140mph – got bored of high speed, just love the acceleration.
     
  38. StaceyS3

    StaceyS3 Well-Known Member

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    Andrew was talking about possibly seeing if could organise a vag or asn day at bruntingthorpe for that exact reason

    I'd be up for it ;)
     
  39. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    Where do you lot do these speeds? I struggle to get out of third with the traffic around my way!
     
  40. Reesy

    Reesy Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    I've had 160 out of mine as I went past a Civic Type R.. Also had close on 150 following a bentley..
     

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