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The next New design A3 - not the facelift.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by h5djr, Jul 18, 2008.

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    I was talking to the chap I deal with at my dealers the other day and he said as far as he new the next New design A3 was due out around the middle of 2011. Has anyone seen anything with gives any other indication of a date for the new design.
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    i was thinking of a change about this time next year, me think ill wait now and see...
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    WOOOHOOOO! RS5 Feb 09 :)
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    I was due a change in Jan 2010 - I usually change every three years. I suppose if I buy the S3 it will take me up to 2011 - or I could just keep the current car for an extra year.
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    anyone seen what the A5 cabrio looks like?
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    Gayer than Liberace's car?


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    No sorry Bowfer - it's got the wrong shape grill!!
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    These are mostly renderings and photoshops and only the last picture is of an actual test mule, but they'll give you an idea:

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    Someone on another forum who has apparently seen one of the prototypes IRL has confirmed that it looked exactly like the red car in the second to last picture.
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    Thanks - that actually looks nice IMO

    ~Was worried they'd tart it up like the A3 cab
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    with the top down it just looks like the A4 cab
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    No bad thing if you ask me!

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    :thumbsup:
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    Jesus, the A5 cab looks p00!

    They really need to make that a folding hard top. Its seriously not suiting the torneo cover..
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    Some very interesting cars set for release on that list.... RS5 obviously, A7 coupe (merc CL rival), TT-RS, R8 V10 (oh my)...And the R4?! What's the R4??
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    You're right that does sound good.... I can only assume that the Porsche take-over of VAG is a done deal then?
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    By the way.... Would the R4 not render the TT almost obsolete?!
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    From http://www.topspeed.com/cars/audi/2010-audi-r4-ar16931.html

    More here also: http://www.motorauthority.com/news/coupes/preview-2011-audi-r4/
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