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What's lower S3 or A3 S-line?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Roswell, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. Roswell

    Roswell Member

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    As per the title guys.

    What's lower?
     
  2. Vertigo1

    Vertigo1 Well-Known Member

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    Lower as in suspension? (Rather than specification or "kudos" :) )

    I think they're both the same tbh but I'm guessing.
     
  3. Dandle

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    Not sure but if one is lower than the other I would imagine it would be the S3.
     
  4. Staz

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    S3 is noticably lower at the rear. At the front only a fraction. Don't know the figures, was in audi osnabruck and there was an S3 and S-line side by side. Used the tried and tested finger measuring device.

    P.S. There was an R8 there too :hubbahubba: I've started saving.
     
  5. EAGLE79

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    The A3 S-Line is 15mm lower than the sport and the S3 is 10mm lower than an S-Line I believe.
     
  6. s3rob

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    The S3 is 25mm lower than standard and 5mm lower than S-Line.
     
  7. Roswell

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    Thanks guys!

    Off to beat up the missus now! :)

    (She argued that our S-Line was lower than the S3)
     
  8. Staz

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    The S3 is more than 5mm lower than an s-line at the rear I'm sure! When I first drove one last year I could spot it a mile away!
     
  9. MarcQuinlivan

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    Was she sitting in it at the time? :)
     
  10. mcmasman

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    Haha ... nice one! :icon_thumright:
     
  11. Roswell

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    LOL
     
  12. JamS3

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    S3 is 10mm lower than a S-line
     
  13. Roswell

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    So which is it??? 5mm or 10mm?

    Is there a definitive answer?
     
  14. a3norwich

    a3norwich Not anymore - Back 2 BMW (shh)

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    Well, according to the Audi website, the standard A3 stands 1421mm, whereas the S3 stands 1399, so that makes it 22mm "lower". No details on the S-line and no mention of 25mm in PDF... Tape measure?!?
     

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