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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by pinterovski, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. pinterovski
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    [Feb 20, 2012]
    It's been confirmed!
    Audi S3 2.0TFSI - 280bhp

    Sorry guys,no 2.5T :(
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    [Feb 20, 2012]
    Any pictures yet & build dates?
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    As soon i get some more info i will share!
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    [Feb 20, 2012]
    280 bhp?! WTF!!??
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    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    [Feb 20, 2012]
    280bhp ? never mind, can always get it mapped.
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    Unless they have drastically changed the engine/turbo stg1 will still only be 300 tho.(which should be the starting point)
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    Maybe it's 280bhp per tonne :)
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    A bit pathetic when the likes of the new Renault Megane I think will be 280bhp FWD.

    The new Astra GTC (vxr) will be around that as well.

    I'd still have it over any of its rivals!
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Confirmed where? Source?
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Confirmed by a friend who works for Audi
    and he always give us correct informations!
    I'm still waiting for build dates info.

    Audi S1 220bhp haldex
    Audi A1 SportBack
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    Silky-S3 Is loving his new 8V S3!

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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    :(:(:(
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Not disappointed I bought an 8P3 now.

    I had a feeling that with engine sizes and regs going the way they were that it wouldn't see a capacity increase.

    Lets just hope that the styling is a little more inspired the the current S-Line+ styling they've applied to the 8P S3. Can't even be arsed to stitch S3 in the seat backs, but stitch the S-Line. Then S-Line shares FBMFSW, wheels etc....

    Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't have bought another one if I didn't rate it, but in some respects it feels a bit half baked already.
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Ok guys here are some more info's;

    S3 OCtober 2012 order - Delivery Dates Jan 2013
    S1 - August 2013 order - Delivery Dates Oct 2013
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Where do your dates come from?
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    Look a little higher ;)
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    [Feb 21, 2012]
    or lower in my case as I have mine set to latest first, which is probably why I missed your earlier post. Does your friend have any dates for the new Sportback version of the A3.
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    It's the 'notchback' I want to see, Audi's brand new word for 'small saloon' (like the Geneva concept). Reckon the S3 version should be a little M coupe rival (though the 2.5 would have made it a better fight), perhaps they're already planning a 2.5 RS3 again?
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