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Good test results for new Audi A3 saloon

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by siouxchief, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. siouxchief

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    Very informative, factual report, thanks for sharing
     
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    You're welcome, thought it was a good read too.
     
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    Great find, even happier with my choice now as it was between the Audi the BMW and the Merc. Has only made the 18-20 week wait harder though!
     
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    Impressive specs in your signature BGS, nearly have everything :). How come you didn't go for the sunroof out of curiosity?
     
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    I did think about it. I had the sunroof when I originally specced up a sportback as i think it looks great on the shape. I'm not sure about how it would look on the saloon though as all the press pictures are without the sunroof. I like the cleaner lines without, I hope:) If the black styling pack were available on the Saloon i may have gone for it though.

    Plus it helped soak up the some of the price difference from SB to Saloon
     
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    I am still considering buying an A3 sportback 1.4 COD. I have not yet been able to test drive one, but did get a test drive on a S line 2.0 TDI with 18" wheels. Interesting that What Car comments on the amount of road noise in the Audi, because I found it to be intrusive on my drive and was very disappointed, comparing it unfavourably with my current Jaguar XF, which I am thinking of changing because I want a petrol engine and smaller car.
    Is anyone able to give their opinion on how much, if any, road noise is less with 17" wheels?
     
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    Is it me, or is the A3 saloon sport in the road test equipped with S-line wheels. ;)
     
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    good spot, yep Defo s line, and review gave the bog standard they give a too bumpy ride etc which IMHO is rubbish.
     
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    My local(ish) dealership has one coming in on tues. Booked myself a test drive on Saturday...
     

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