1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

S3 FACELIFT FEATURES??????????

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jimmy Parko, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Jimmy Parko
    Offline

    Jimmy Parko Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2010
    Messages:
    54
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Jun 22, 2010]
    :think:Possibly or almost certainly covering old ground here but i was just wondering what features defies a facelift s3 to a none facelift car apart from the 15 bhp power increase.

    Cheers Guys!!
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Dec 20, 2014]

  3. damo.h
    Offline

    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,608
    Likes Received:
    65
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    seek and you shall find :lazy:
    #2
  4. JD09
    Offline

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,101
    Likes Received:
    40
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    Single piece front lights, different rear lights, different steering wheel, few engine differents.

    But as above, search is your friend.
    #3
  5. stevehaskew
    Offline

    stevehaskew New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2008
    Messages:
    29
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    The extra 15bhp did not come with the facelift. I have a facelift 210bhp S3. The main visible difference is the different headlights.
    #4
  6. JD09
    Offline

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,101
    Likes Received:
    40
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    And tail lights.
    #5
  7. jojo
    Offline

    jojo Looking for Boost! Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2003
    Messages:
    26,700
    Likes Received:
    2,009
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    The facelift comes with a flush tailgate handle that rusts and a microswitch that corrodes, the prefacelift has a rust proof plastic one, and a proper lever to open the boot with.
    #6
  8. mattyboy199
    Offline

    mattyboy199 Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2005
    Messages:
    1,726
    Likes Received:
    11
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    revised side repeaters & revised centre console layout
    #7
  9. mad max
    Offline

    mad max sixth gear

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    338
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Jun 23, 2010]
    audi have long since owned up that the pre-facelift cars had 225 bhp from the outset. they wanted to encourage people to buy their new sports car the audi tt and so implied the tt had the edge power wise
    #8
  10. jdas03
    Offline

    jdas03 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2009
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    1
    [Jun 24, 2010]
    I thought all s3 s were genuinely 210 bhp except the later models 2001 september onwards? So I don't think audi lied about it, they genuinely were less powerful than the TTs!
    #9

Share This Page