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Is the 1.8TQ heavier than the S3?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by adamf200, Aug 4, 2010.

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    [Aug 4, 2010]
    Someone mentioned in a post that the A3 1.8 T-Sport Quattro is a heavy car.
    Is it heavier than the S3 quattro?
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    [Aug 4, 2010]
    no but it has the smaller turbo
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    [Aug 4, 2010]
    leather weighs more than fabric lol
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    [Aug 4, 2010]
    No, S3 has extra wieght from

    Recaros
    extra intercooler
    bodykit
    heavier (bigger) brakes
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    [Aug 4, 2010]
    and most importantly BIGGER TURBOT
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    The QS is still a heavy car though, isnt it high 1300kg's!
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    Yeah, she's a pie eater.....

    But then again, it handles very well, and you have the benefit of the Quattro, so not all points down.
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    i mk4 gtis are like 1280kg. and then you add extras. ive got lots of them

    its a wonder "modern" cars even move!
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    thats what Big turbos are for
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