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MY15 Changes - confirmed from Audi, hot off the press !

The Challinor Apr 25, 2014

  1. VeeDubDan

    VeeDubDan Active Member Team Monsoon

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    I can see in future there will be loads of Sepang Blue S3s on the road! :salute: I too would have ordered that colour if it had been available when I placed my order. Already contemplating my next one now...but needs to be a couple of years wait.
     
  2. Palacemads3

    Palacemads3 Active Member

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    When is your build week? I'm thinking of changing my colour from monsoon grey to daytona
     
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  3. CraigI

    CraigI Well-Known Member

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    Sepang Blue is a great blue.
    About to devalue those cars with the dull blue colour.
     
  4. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    No problems, personally out of those Sepang is awesome ImageUploadedByTapatalk1398499529.475696.jpg
     
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  5. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Was from Crewe Audi where I've ordered my new S3 from.
     
  6. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Crewe Audi, where I've ordered my new S3 from.

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    If anyone wants any other model changes, let me know.
     
  7. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Chrome ! Gotta chrome up a "S" car 😜
     
  8. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Should still be standard, no mention of it on spec change.
     
  9. veeeight

    veeeight I am a very pretty girl VCDS Map User Black Edition

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    The Service Dept there is very good :)
     
  10. Daz Auto

    Daz Auto Active Member

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    ... that article gives me a really good reason to wait.

    So far the fuel economy of our 1.6 A3 has been low 50s. Even my Mk6 Golf GTD averages a genuine low 50s mpg. The old Mk5 Golf was high 50s. However the A3 has only done 1.5k miles so should get better. Doubt if we will ever see the 72mpg that the car is supposed to do. Though low 60s would be acceptable.
     
  11. Flibble

    Flibble Active Member Team Estoril

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    Hadn't seen that before, awesome colour. If only it didn't cost so much ;)

    Think I still prefer Estoril to Sepang, but Racing Mica pips both.

    It's standard on the S3, not sure why they said otherwise.

    EDIT: Just saw your other post, the above applies to UK orders only.
     
  12. koullis13

    koullis13 New Member

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    Thanks, this helps! We also don't get the anti-theft alarm.
     
  13. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    Perhaps you don't have as many car thieves in ???????? as we do in the UK :)
     
  14. koullis13

    koullis13 New Member

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    In Cyprus :)
     
  15. Woody86

    Woody86 Active Member

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    I've just got back from my dealer after trying to get my colour changed to sepang and have the red callipers one for September. They said they'd see what they can do. Said I'm thinking of cancelling to re order for march. Hopefully they will do it as they told me they like sales in April and May as the figures are always down
     
  16. ColMariner

    ColMariner Active Member

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    Be carefull though am sure MY15 will also include a price increase, so if you choose to change the order you might find yourself with the change but also a price increase from your original agreement
     
  17. Woody86

    Woody86 Active Member

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    Yeah I understand what you're saying mate. I'm 90% certain I won't cancel my order, just seeing if I can get it out of them. If I get it bonus for me if I don't I haven't lost anything so might aswell give it a go
     
  18. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Not sure about the price increase, I don't think there is one. Also again not sure how close to build week you can change spec
     
  19. h5djr

    h5djr Well-Known Member VCDS Map User Gold Supporter quattro Audi A3

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    Usually the built can be changed up to 4 weeks before the build week. After that, no further changes.

    We will know about prices increases when the next Pricing and Specification is released, possibly 1st May or 1st June.
     
  20. ColMariner

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    Cheers for that Dave, would be amazed if there was no price increase, thought you were out of here :search:, good if you've changed your mind have found your posts informative
     
  21. Woody86

    Woody86 Active Member

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    I hope they can accommodate me. Don't think I can wait at least two years for the sepang :sob:
     
  22. ColMariner

    ColMariner Active Member

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    Why 2 years Woody??
     
  23. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Presume if order in and accepted price the same and just spec change for updated spec. Never noticed price increases really, new S3 seems better spec'd and value to 8P IMO
     
  24. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Maybe he's swapping cars again in 2 years.
     
  25. Woody86

    Woody86 Active Member

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    That's just the shortest time I will have it I think. I had my current a5 8 months and I've changed it. Just think 2 years will be enough to get my money's worth from the car. But who know could be changing in march :drool:
     
  26. ColMariner

    ColMariner Active Member

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    OK fellas got it now just read it as though if cancelling would be waiting 2 years, not as keeping current order then changing after 2 years:banghead: got what you meant now though, hope you get what you want this time round then woody
     
  27. seniorjj

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    I thought the release said there would be no price increases for any engines? Or are u talking about something else? Or will it just be for new orders after 1st May/June?
     
  28. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    Last year the price increase was in July. There is a period between where you can get the better spec for the same price, which I managed :)
     
  29. seniorjj

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    Cool- so if u have already ordered and have a build week after wk 22 then u will not be impacted by the price increase?

    so last year u got DAB radio for free?
     
  30. cemerson

    cemerson Well-Known Member Team Cosmos quattro Audi A3 S-line owners group TDi DSG

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    Yep. I don't know if they do a price increase at the same time every year, that's just what happened last year.
     
  31. squashmanontour

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    Hi Darkcooleo,
    Any chance you have MY15 changes for the A1(my misses car is due end June) and she is pestering me to see what I can find.
    Cheers,
     
  32. The Challinor

    The Challinor Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    DAB is standard on the A3 and now on the A1
     
  33. squashmanontour

    squashmanontour Member

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    Cheers, very much appreciated :happy:
     
  34. seniorjj

    seniorjj Member

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    Exactly- but it used to be a chargeable optional extra- but they included it, then put the price up. So if u ordered ur car before this change, u would have effectively got DAB for free (whereas now we all pay for it, no choice) :)
     
  35. Pulp84

    Pulp84 Well-Known Member Audi S3

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    Note the A1 remains as model year 14 - think the face lift is due soon.

    Back to the A3 I was disappointed to read the red calipers are now available. But second thoughts, with Amalfi, chrome details - red calipers might have looked a bit too busy.
     
  36. Flibble

    Flibble Active Member Team Estoril

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    I had a similar thought at first, but I'm not sure red calipers with Estoril would have really worked.
     
  37. monopole

    monopole Well-Known Member

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    So, I have been told mid-aug delivery, but putting off until sep 1st.

    I didnt spec TPMS but did spec Phantom Black. What does this mean to me? Should I expect a call from the dealer next week?
     
  38. NickC84

    NickC84 Member

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    Where does it say about the COD going to 150PS?
     
  39. veeeight

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