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Does anyone know this S3 for sale?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by M16GJC, Jan 25, 2012.

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    [Jan 25, 2012]
    I was supposed to pick up my first S3 today but the sale fell through.

    I have now seen this Orange example which seems a good price:

    Audi S3 2.0T FSI 2007MY quattro | eBay

    Does anyone know of the car? I love Orange but not sure how practical it will be long term.

    Thanks
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    [Jan 25, 2012]
    quite cheap for 29k on the clock. Orange is not the greatest colour when it comes to sell it
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    [Jan 25, 2012]
    I thought Orange was desirable but I suppose it's all up to personal preference.
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    [Jan 25, 2012]
    Me likey orange mines coming Friday so I'm biased lol
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    when i was shopping around i wish i had seen an orange audi. i love cars that stand out because of their colour!but this is coming form a guy who drove a Gold Astra Coupe lol
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    They look amazing, but there aren't many people with the big kahunas to drive a car with a statement colour that bold so there are less buyers out there at resale. Fully detailed they look awesome.
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    Haha, you sound like a guy after my own heart, Charlie! I currently have a yellow S3, but one of the great loves of my life was my Titan Gold MK4 Astra Coupe 2.2 Bertone! I've currently also got a Tambora Flame (orangey gold) Freelander 2 at the moment. Like yourself I LOVE bright colours that stand out. :wub: xx

    To the OP, I think you should go for Solar Orange if you like it! I wouldn't worry too much about residuals on it as there will always be someone like us 'bright colour lovers' out there looking to buy. I spent ages looking for a Yellow S3 8P3 and could only find 1 UK wide that came up for sale at the time. :wub: xx
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    That salso on autotrader

    For me sportback in that colour is amazing - just like Juicy Jen's new purchase :D
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    [Jan 26, 2012]
    I'm almost convinced to go for it. I love it in that colour and it has the right spec.
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    [Jan 27, 2012]
    There is a better spec one on auto-trader with buckets and the lot,i would love it myself but not planning on getting one for a couple of months :(
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    [Jan 27, 2012]
    The one with Buckets has now sold
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    [Jan 27, 2012]
    That ebay ad looks like a con. Seems too cheap, the seller has no reputation and the photos are small (the first ebay ad by the thread starter).

    Sorry, just saying what I see. I'm new, so hello :thumbsup:
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    [Jan 28, 2012]
    I viewed the car today at a dealer in Bolton. I rove all the way from Edinburgh. Not the car for me as it was a finance repo so no service book and only 1 key. Audi have confirmed it has a Fsh. Car was immaculate inside & out but just not the right one for me.
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    [Jan 28, 2012]
    I presume this is your car. Would love it mate but out of my price range im afraid. What suspension setup is it?
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    [Jan 28, 2012]
    Just h&r springs. Sits nice right!?

    If you look at everything it's had done and comes with, you're just investing now rather than in the future!'
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    [Jan 29, 2012]
    Can you PM me your best price?
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    [Jan 29, 2012]
    You have PM.
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