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How Expensive can you get your A8/S8 (game)

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Flugel Hound, Dec 3, 2013.

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    My A3 Sportback will be arriving this week, so getting excited again so thought I would play Audi Configurator how expensive can you make an A8/S8

    Unreal some of the options, like electric folding tow bar and power closing doors

    Anyway mines

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    £139,185.00 on the road
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    I think the b&o at over 6 grand is more impressive!

    i also like the idea of double glazing too.
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    My old mans got power closing doors on his CL 63amg merc, such a cool feature!
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    Ceramic brake option + Full Leather interior alone cost more than my Sportback
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    £149k!!! Code: ACCQWYTL
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    £152,975 :). Code: ACPZX3TE

    21" wheels are cheaper than 20" ones :think:
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    £151,525.00 GBP

    ACXHN44H
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    If I had that sort of money of honestly not be able to choose between an S8, RS6 or R8. Still would be quite a cool problem to have!
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    It's all good until you get ur buttplug stuck in the door............ Please tell me someone gets the reference lol
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    The 5 series a friend of mine had came with the BMW version of the electric folding towbar. It's not that great - can't be operated from the cabin, you have to open the boot and hold a button in there until it's out (safety feature of some sort), and it's quite slow - I could fit my (manually) detachable towbar in the time it took for his to be extended, easily. Not great if you have to stand there in (eg) the rain with the boot open holding the button either!

    Would maybe be worth it if you could operate it from the driver's seat though.
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    I don't anyone with a £150k S8 would be towing anything, least not a caravan!!
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    So what about THE most expensive spec of any car on the configurator then?

    An R8 V10 Plus as a base I presume?
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    Not unless it was full of strippers and money :)
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    Can S8's tow yachts?
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    There are some pretty smart caravans out there and I'm sure the 8 would tow superbly... Haven't caravanned for many years but it can be great fun..
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    £145,705 Code ACBUTX3A. I had it at £147k but changed something and couldnt figure out what.
    I think there should be a rule that if you want to tow a caravan it has to be with one of these.lol
    Im sure Mr Clarkson would approve too.
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    did you know you can have a bulletproof A8 ? I guess that's the most expensive you can get from audi
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    Why not?! It'd be more than capable, would hardly break a sweat!
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    I think it's more that a 520bhp v8 Audi isn't your stereotypical caravan puller, it's normally a Kia or something!
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    I've never towed a caravan... only glider trailers
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    Yes, I have seen one down in Milton Keynes at the VW/AUDI national learning centre. It was some sort of special build for a dignitary visiting the country, Worth 500k. Added a hell of a lot of weight too.
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    The royal family have Audis these days, I expect they would make use of that... William has an A4 and Harry an A3 I think
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    I knew it!!!

    Prince Harry IS PilotAudi!!
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    Haha, I don't think Harry is that argumentative ;)
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    Agreed and many caravaners also seem to love PP's (have you noticed? ;-0 )

    Glad you've finally picked up on the Royal connection.
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    that's just insane - id rather put that money on a deposit for another buy to let flat
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    I love these though, when I picked my car up at Stafford they had some sort of press event on and what was right behind me in black while waiting, I had a sit in and to be honest didn't really get it but then again if I was allowed to drive or start it I might have changed my story, you can pick older ones up for pennies on pistonheads etc but the maintenance might drive you to the poorhouse me thinks.

    Shame they don't have the A8L security on the config, imagine what you could get one of those up to?
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    Where did this idea come from that towbars are only used to tow caravans? I even said above that I don't! Anyway, I'd go camping regardless of how much money I have, I enjoy it.
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    I was joking - thought the servants quarter gave that away, clearly not
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    They are a pain in the a**e and should be allowed on the road at peak times.
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    I meant caravan owners, but BMW drivers come close sometimes too....

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    Out of interest I did a similar exercise the other evening with the A3. I just used the current October Pricing and Specification Guide and to the most expensive 'normal' A3 rather than an S3 - 2.0 TDI-184 Sportback S-Line s-tronic quattro at £30,550 and added all the options I could find. These added £16,460 to the price giving an overall price of £46,515. Rather a lot for an A3.

    If you did the same with an S3 it would add a further £2,685 bring the total to £49,200.

    When you consider I only paid £12,750 for my current house.... Mind you that was 37 years ago. My first Golf cost me £2,935 back in 1976.
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    36, 37 in April depressing to think about it :)
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    my original bill for the final edition S8 was £85k, which is £117k in today's money... ouch... :lol:

    only 67k miles and still being run for 0.68 pence per mile including nitro plus fuel... not too bad...

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    great cars....
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