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Adaptive headlights with xenon plus

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Dylock, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Dylock

    Dylock Active Member

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    Hi all,

    I've got the opportunity to order another 8v so am considering a few extra options.

    I have the high beam assist and quite like it. I'm looking at ordering the adaptive headlights but you can't have the two together, does anyone know why? Or is it already on them?

    Cheers
     
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  3. Itguy

    Itguy Well-Known Member

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    I think it's because the adaptive headlights have the varioX hella internals that allow the headlights to move fully electronically by movingly the lens up down left and right (rather than standard xenon that uses a bulb with shutter to do dip/full beam). This then needs to be coupled with the front facing camera to get variable beam assist which is like high beam assist but doesn't 'step' like hba.

    To get the front facing camera you need to be ordering lane assist though I think...
     
  4. Dylock

    Dylock Active Member

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    Ah well looks like I won't be having the high beam assist. Thanks for the info

    I'm also adding adaptive cruise control and Audi connect (got a SIM card in iPad which I rarely use so may as well put it to use)
     
  5. the_lecht_rocks

    the_lecht_rocks Well-Known Member

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    dylock - replacing the S3 ?
     
  6. Dylock

    Dylock Active Member

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    Yup, no real reason except I got a phone call from my salesman (a friend) with an offer I could not refuse.
     
  7. the_lecht_rocks

    the_lecht_rocks Well-Known Member

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    For another s3 ?
     
  8. Dylock

    Dylock Active Member

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    Exactly the same with the above added. And also it's on a 14 plate instead of a 13.

    Like I say it was an offer that I could not refuse :)
     
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    the_lecht_rocks Well-Known Member

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    Fair enough. Bizarre !
     
  10. pat15312

    pat15312 Well-Known Member

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    Go LED!
     
  11. PilotAudi

    PilotAudi New Member

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    Don't you mean 63 -14 ?
     
  12. geefunk1978

    geefunk1978 Well-Known Member

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    Has it fetched a premium then?!
     
  13. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member
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    At an extra £750......
     
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  14. Dylock

    Dylock Active Member

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    All I know is my wallet is happy :)

    I did think about led but it's a big jump in price and would like the payments to not go up a lot.

    I did mean 13-14 as I got my s3 in early August, still a mystery as to why it was so quick but I didn't complain ;) I believe it was the first customer s3 in the country or at least one of.
     
  15. geefunk1978

    geefunk1978 Well-Known Member

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    I'm hoping to keep mine a year then maybe get another brand new one if it holds it's value well. Hopefully the demand will still be high!
     
  16. J6YAK

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    Only £400ish along with Comfort pack!!
     

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