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Half Leather / Alcantara

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by absolutehype, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. absolutehype

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    Has anyone got any pictures with the half leather / alcantara seats. Only seen them in the TT, ordered them based on how good they looked in that. Just wondering how long they last etc... Are you happy with them and just generally what they look like! Especially in the Sportback! Thanks :)
     
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  3. grimp

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    I got it in my ibis 8p3 sportback, i love em, could not be more pleased with em.
    I have alot of pictures of my car..but no good ones of my seats lol, but if you send me a PM ill try to remember taking some photos.

    This is what i got for now :p

    They are alot darker in real life, guess its the blitz making them so weird on this foto
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    This is just blury and seats are out of focus
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    only got the one pic so far of my seats i love them they re soo comfortable i will have them in my next car too for sure [​IMG]
     
  5. absolutehype

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    Looks really nice :) My alcantara that I have ordered says 'perforated' and in the TT its perforated with a silver lining underneath. Looks very different. I assume I will be getting the same alcantara? In both of your pictures it looks like pure alcantara with no perforations. Am I going mad?
     
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    On some sexy CS :wub::

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    No you're not, they're two separate seats. My original A3 (2003 vintage) had the same seats as those pictured (without perforations) as options. Now they don't seem to be available any longer, just the perforated ones you refer to. I've seen the latter in a TT and they do look nice.
     
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    Had these in a 53 3 door and 05 Sportback.. very nice comfy seats. The Sportback ones did get a bit smelly for some reason! Not sure why, never had it before with any car seats and only on the 05 one!
     
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    These are some the pictures I took of my MY2010 A4 with alcantara/leather:-

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  10. absolutehype

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    Thats the Alcantara i saw! Thanks, looks really nice. Would be good to see some nice pics of it in the front/back seats of the sportback :) But this gives me a much better idea of what they'll look like. Thanks very much!
     
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    Use the Audi configurator that gives a pretty good rendition of the inside of the car.

    I am very pleased with my Alcantara by the way
     
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    here's a pic of my A3 SB interior.

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    didnt take one in the back and its too cold and wet right now lol.
     
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    Here is a pic of my interior, (you won't like it!!)
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  14. c_w

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    Half leather and alcantara for me is THE nicest combo for the interior, it looks nicer and is more comfortable than full leather, and looks much smarter than the more common half leather half cloth.

    I test drove a 120,000miles S-Line Sportback with Leather/Alcantara and it had worn extremely well, the driver's seat base had a bit of bobbling but not bad at all for the miles. It also made the interior just look/fee awesome!
     
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    Jealous looks lovely!!! Ive only got the half leather / cloth in mine. How hard is it to look after?
     
  17. absolutehype

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    Love that Alcantara, shame the pictures look a tad washed out. I think I have made a good choice with that though, definitely looks very smart... And its fairly rare to see in a car. Which I like :)
     
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    This confirms it, wish I ordered this rather than sprint cloth!

    By all accounts it's easier to maintain as well?
     

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