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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by steve184, Nov 12, 2006.

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    Don't suppose anyone found some decent pictures of these yet??? Not sure whether to stick with the original sport wheels (call be stupid but i quite liked these on my old car) and am a bit worried about ordering a car with wheels that i havent eve seen yet - bit dangerous don't you think - could look awful

    I've got a new pricelist that the dealer printed in black and white for me but the picture is tiny and not really enough to make a judgement on

    I suspect we are not going to start seeing this wheel on cars until january....
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    What are the wheels like then mate, not seen any pics at all? Presumably 5 spoke?
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    yeh but much more spindley/thinner spoke than before - you can see a tiny pic of them in the new price list on the audi website but its tiny and you can't easily make a judgement on a pic that small with no ref to how they look on a car
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    If you download the latest price list there is a bigger picture in the pdf document which should help you make your mind up. IMHO the old wheels look better, but until you see them the car I guess it is difficult to decide.:rolleyes:
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    Here you go, from the latest price list PDF. Have to say I prefer the original ones.

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    Oh dear.....:sob:
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    Manky wheels :puke2:
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    Well at least you get a good selection. For no extra charge you can have the original Sport wheels, the new 16-spoke ones from the SE, the 5-arm parabolic, the 5-spoke star or the 9-spoke.

    Alternatively you can have the S-Line RS6s for £400 extra.
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    [Nov 14, 2006]
    Those wheels look pretty similar to the RS6's...
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    oh my..........whats going on???..:puke2:
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    [Nov 14, 2006]
    They look like a cross between the S Line wheels and the 5 Spoke Stars.
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    would the 18" s-line wheels still look ok on a sport tho? Won't it look like its on stilts??
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    S-Line is only 10mm lower than the Sport, less than half an inch which wouldn't make that much difference IMO.
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    That's what my girlfriend said - phnar phnar :sob:
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    hmmmm tempted to go for the 18" S-lines now...... damn more money!!!! worried about spoiling a £27k car tho!! gotta be right at that money!
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    Yep..........horrible wheels can really spoil a car and consequently your enjoyment of it.
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    well think everyone is in agreement that the new sport wheels are not very good! so two options are have original sport wheels or pay extra 400 and get s-line 18's
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