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7 speed dsg ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by jonny1985, Apr 12, 2013.

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    [Apr 12, 2013]
    Was it possible to get the 7 speed dsg in the s3 ? Been speaking to a friend at work and he has a A3 1.8t BE and it has a 7 speed dsg . how come the 1.8t had a 7 speed dsg then ? Thanks
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    Ah thanks. So whatys the benefit of having a 6speed wet clutch opposed to a 7 speed dry clutch then
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    The 1.4 and 1.8 are considered lesser models so to make them nippy Audi added the 7 speed. Personally I wouldn't touch the 7 speed dry clutch with a barge pole as it has way too many problems. The 6 speed wet clutch is still the best IMHO.
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