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A rather strange sitting

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by h5djr, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member
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    Whilst I was out driving today I saw coming the other way, a car transporter loaded with 3-door A3s. Not that unusual except that they were all Red. I thought was perhaps the Royal Mail was going up in the world!!
     
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  3. rams_s3

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    That driving training company I bet, BSM is it?
     
  4. Itguy

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    Bill plant uses a3s
     
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    *sighting ?
     
  6. Daveotto

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    Good shout.....but I really think this is a bad car to learn to drive in as we all know the A3 pretty much drives itself, so it might get you through your test easier/earlier but does not give you the right type of leanring experience...IMHO
     
  7. JohnM100

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    The MMI has a 'driving school mode' in some markets that displays extra info.

    What's the story with driving tests & stalling the car with stop/start? Should be easy fix now as car would restart itself.

    Ditto for hill starts; either with standard Hill Hold or optional Hold Assist.

    Well, easy until the driver gets in a car without them.....
     
  8. Itguy

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    Driving school mode!? What does that do?!?
     
  9. h5djr

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    Probably stops the car doing more than 30 mph :)
     
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    My wife is a driving instructor and she tells me that start/stop is fine to use on test and not marked as a stall. Hill assist (ie the standard one) is also ok but not hold assist (ie the infinite hold option).

    Electric handbrake ok too (was changed a year or so ago).

    Car is also allowed to have parking sensors front and rear and camera!!
     
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    Thanks itguy. Was curious about start/stop & hold assist for learner drivers and could not see anything from a google search. Thanks for the info. Parking sensors allowed too!Man: all the hard stuff is being made easy.

    Driving school mode just displays extra info in the MMI. AFAIK it's not like Drive Select or anything like that..

    John.
     
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    Mine could well be on there :thumbsup:
     
  13. Pulp84

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    Not as unusual as you think. My company offer junior managers either a 118d, A3 SE or a Golf GT as company car but only available in like two colours ! Think base red is one of the colours they offer!
     

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