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A3 Quattro vs Saxo VTR?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Alonzo, Aug 9, 2004.

  1. peteA3tdi

    peteA3tdi Member

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    diesel's may have slow 0 to 60 times but it the midd range you need to look out for

    give him a race on a track for log book's as paxo's make good shopping trolleys
     
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  3. neiloneilo

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    Well done stugolf, I dislike astra's almost as much as saxo's!
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  4. stugolf

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    Yep me to had to say positive things to the bloke because he was praising the S3 so I tried "well yours is eeerrrrr.... a nice colour.... aaannnndddd ISN'T THE WEATHER NICE" /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Yep me to had to say positive things to the bloke because he was praising the S3 so I tried "well yours is eeerrrrr.... a nice colour.... aaannnndddd ISN'T THE WEATHER NICE" /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    cheers tony
     
  6. mramage

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    Mark R said:

    It seems my post might not have been clear. I'm not wary of Saxo VTRs, I'm wary of fast diesels. Just to be clear /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif



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    Why r u wary of diesels? If i'm right in saying, according to Parkers the 0-60 time of an S3 is around 6.5s, and if u have done a few mods to it (chipping, upgraded turbo etc), could well be approaching 6's.


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    Just off the mark at the lights, they are quick, obviously quicker when modified. There's instant torque which the S3 lacks a little(unless chipped). It can be hard finding a happy medium in the S3 when taking off. Be kind to the clutch and drive it off then you get an initial lag. You can just about get a happy compromise, but it's hard on the clutch if you really want that full tilt run off the line.
    Of course, with room to play it's a different story /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     

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