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recaro interior & S3's

cocain Aug 17, 2008

  1. cocain

    cocain RAA RAA like a dungeon dragon!

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    Hi,
    can someone tell me

    Are S3's only 3 door?
    And if so is the recaro leather interior available for 5 door A3???

    thanks
     
  2. paul_brad

    paul_brad Member

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    S3s = 3 door only

    AFAIK you can't get the recaro seats in any A3, although you can get leather seats which look a bit like the recaro ones. Not too many about with leather though.
     
  3. HTC

    HTC Active Member

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    The late A3 leather is very nice. Similar to the MK4 golf recaro. In fact they may well be recaro without the badges.
     
  4. cocain

    cocain RAA RAA like a dungeon dragon!

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    early A3 leather seats I'm after for a 99-2000 5 door
     
  5. mk1chopper

    mk1chopper Missing the S3

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    Late A3 sports came with half leather recaro interiors, i've seen a few tdi sports with them. The electric recaro's in S3's were an option on the A3, i test drove an A3 1.8t with them, they were an expensive option so there probably wernt many sold. I dont no if they will fit a 5 door, best bet is to lookat vagcat.com and see if the runners in the 5 door are the same as the 3 door. I would have thought they would be the same.
     
  6. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    i think your best getting some front S3 Recaros with matching leather rears from another 5 door A3....all you need to do is colour match...the S3 has the same rear leather seats as the next A3
     
  7. HTC

    HTC Active Member

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    S3 leathers are heavier and don't hold you as well in the corners. Also you have to sit much higher in them due to all the motors.
     
  8. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    i used tov have a 1.8T with leather, the only difference i noticed was the height, which like HTC said, is due to the motors.... regarding holding you in corners, i cant really differenciate them....im 6'3 so i suspect i would have noticed this as much as the next person
     

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