1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Bargain S3 - BE QUICK!

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by ScottishA4B9, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. ScottishA4B9

    ScottishA4B9 Well-Known Member
    Team Daytona Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon TDi

    Joined:
    May 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,667
    Likes Received:
    655
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. Wallm0nkey

    Wallm0nkey Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2013
    Messages:
    225
    Likes Received:
    18
    £6800 in the end!
     
  4. ScottishA4B9

    ScottishA4B9 Well-Known Member
    Team Daytona Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon TDi

    Joined:
    May 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,667
    Likes Received:
    655
    Someone got a bargain!
     
  5. jojo

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

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2003
    Messages:
    28,481
    Likes Received:
    3,234
    If they are happy with a crashed S3, then maybe.... Wouldn't touch it myself, personally.
     
    kanecullen89 and s3_trev like this.
  6. s3_trev

    s3_trev Northern Ireland
    Gold Supporter Audi S3 Team Brill Red

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2013
    Messages:
    1,848
    Likes Received:
    623
    Me neither! Partial service history? Whats that all about.
     
  7. ScottishA4B9

    ScottishA4B9 Well-Known Member
    Team Daytona Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon TDi

    Joined:
    May 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,667
    Likes Received:
    655
    Mm...maybe your right!
     
  8. Flibble

    Flibble Active Member
    Team Estoril

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2009
    Messages:
    542
    Likes Received:
    138
    Curtain airbag and rear strut gone, that's not "very light" damage in my book - it's had a good thump.
     
  9. wolfie138

    wolfie138 Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2011
    Messages:
    419
    Likes Received:
    74
    never trust an ad written totally in capitals :-D
     
    s3_trev likes this.
  10. dieselguy

    dieselguy Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2014
    Messages:
    200
    Likes Received:
    25
    Some people do buy cat c or d write offs, repair it cosmetically, polish it and then sell as a "good car" to unsuspecting customers for a profit.

    Personally if I ever buy a S3 I want to know if it's been abused or just for new.
     
  11. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
    Regional Rep

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2010
    Messages:
    2,435
    Likes Received:
    534
    Those unsuspecting customers could ask for a refund if the seller mislead them about the cars history though. Plus who wouldn't use one of those reg text checks for a few pounds before handing over handfuls of cash!

    Btw I'm sure there are many S3s that in your eyes have been 'abused' but are not actually written off or been in any accidents - just because it has unfortunately been written off you can't assume it's been abused. All it takes is being at the wrong place at the wrong time like this chaps car-

    Ferrari parked in London square gouged by lorry tailgate | Mail Online
     
  12. dieselguy

    dieselguy Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2014
    Messages:
    200
    Likes Received:
    25
    Don't get me wrong, I was making a general point. I'm talking in worst case scenario, i have no idea of the history of this one.
    As for the HPI checks, yes, people like us who will do that, but the public in general might not be aware what Cat D is. I asked 2 colleagues and they didn't know what Cat vehicles were. As far as I know there is no official checks after a Cat vehicle has been repaired. But I think this might change in the future for safety reasons.

    And I take your point, yes, some write off are completely the fault of other drivers, i.e. just unlucky being in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is true for all cars, not just Audis.
     
  13. dieselguy

    dieselguy Member

    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2014
    Messages:
    200
    Likes Received:
    25
    Just saw the Ferrari pics, hate to see nice cars being damaged like that.
    As least the lorry is caught on camera, there is no denying who is at fault here.
    I say that because for my last car I had someone driving into it and running off while parked so I never caught the driver. Just being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
     
  14. Wallm0nkey

    Wallm0nkey Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2013
    Messages:
    225
    Likes Received:
    18
    My girlfriends first car a KA got writ off in a car park whilst she was at work whole side of the car no idea how they managed to do so much damage on a small car park. Started from the rear quater down the passenger door which wouldn't open front wing totally crushed never found out how or who done it as no CCTV or witnesses!
     

Share This Page