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New S3 - Potential order, check my spec

Discussion in 'New A3/S3 (8V Chassis)' started by Itguy, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. AJB
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    It means you don't get the removable cup-shaped ash tray with the Audi badge on the top, you get a chromed 12V cap instead of a black plastic lighter, and the electrical contacts in the lighter socket are different (I guess because they can be designed to make better contact with power leads as they don't need to contact the lighter).
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    mine came out at 37035 and audi dealer agreed on 34900, just over 6% i think - I will prob add the lumbar which will mean a shade 35K - I might just pay the 195 anyway if I can avoid the finance palaver
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    FWIW, I find the ACC brilliant. It doesn't absolve you from monitoring the situation around you and taking control if needed, but it gives you plenty of warning, and starts braking immediately if someone cuts in front of you too close etc - very good imo. Stress free motorway driving! Only had to touch the pedals once on my trip up the M1 today, when a moron in a BMW decided to cut me up. The car was braking long before I got my foot to the brake anyway, and to be honest if I had done nothing I think it would have handled it without an issue, but I stuck my foot down on the brake too just to be sure!
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    Do you still get the double cup holder thingy? or a bigger tray as in the no smoking option on the 8P?? Anyone got any pictures?
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    As far as I am aware ALL they do is take away the ashtray/cup that sits in one of the "double cup holder thingys" and rebrand the socket cap. So yes you end up with the double cup holder thingy but no extra space.
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    And, like I said, they change the contacts in the socket to ones which are better for power connectors. But you're right that the cupholder thingy and storage space remain exactly the same.
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    Sorry AJB, I was being lazy and just focusing on the outward appearance.
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    What if I want the better socket and the thingy?
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    eBay
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    This is my order .. ACW3SPX7
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    so you didn't like the bmw then, why surely not another person going against the so called experts who prefer the bmw because its quicker in a straight line, despite the fact it isn't cheaper and they forget two things, its rear wheel drive (as useful as a convertible in this country) and its PIG ugly
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    yep.

    For hooning about in the BMW would be ace. BUT, I need to live with this new car for a few years minimum every day, rain, wind, SNOW and sun. The BMW had poorer build quality, much more road noise, looks fugly as said and only really does one thing right - the hooning drive.

    Even the BMW sales chap said that all sales staff take it home for one night only because they can't stand it for any longer!!

    Plus us you can't get adaptive cruise on it.
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    Order based on what you want the wiring to be - either for the lighter or the socket. Both the 12V cap and the ashtray can be ordered separately afterwards.
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    pcpcal is inaccurate! tried my finance and my audi quote is almost £10/month more than pcpcal!!
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    Yea pcpcal is a rough guide... Mine was only about £5/month more than what pcpcal said
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    I was going to get the through load for the cup holders, lol but £150 for cup holders is a bit much!!
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    you may want to go and tell the guy in the S3 post who picked his brilliant red one up yesterday...
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    yup. I ordered our S3 on Sunday in Brilliant Red...
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