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    RS3 Weight - Quick Check

    Found out from the US forums that the sticker inside your handbook that has the vehicle description, option codes etc also has the measured weight as it left the factory printed in the bottom left. As an example here’s mine... The 1548 figure. This includes the 75kg driver ballast so the...
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    Facelift RS3 FL Depreciation

    Have any facelift owners dared brave to find out what their car is worth trade price? As we all know, the RS3 if you keep it for the full 3/4 year term has very strong residuals, £26k and £23k respectively which going from the base £45k price represents a healthy retained value. 57% retained...
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    RS3 Saloon Vbox Figures (0-60/100mph)

    Vbox was strapped to the car earlier this morning for a 0-100mph test on my usual stretch of private runway. Car and conditions Brand new car with only 175m covered so far. Temperature was a lowly 1.5c. I tried my best to warm up the tyres but even after 12 miles of warm ups they had only...
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    APR Stage 1 RS3 Saloon

    Crazy Crazy time for just a Stage 1 tune.... This new engine seems to be on a completely different stratosphere to the older iron block engine. Just to put 10.55 time into perspective, that’s as quick as my 750hp RS6 and it’s quicker than a MY18 Nissan GTR and on a par with a Porsche Turbo...
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    RS3 (367) vs RS3 Sedan (400)

    A friend of mine over in South Africa has a loan of a new facelift Sedan for the night. He owns a PFL RS3 8V and put the 2 head to head. His first impressions are that the facelift car is noticeably quicker. He has sent me a vbox picture of the 0-100kmh display of 3.6 (as opposed to the...
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    RS3 Option Choices..

    After a little guidance really as it's so easy to start ticking all the boxes and end up with a car that's in for a huge whack of depreciation as a result. Panoramic Sunroof? Is it worth it? For those of you who have it on PFL RS3's would you spec it again? If going for the black style look...
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    Facelift UK RS3 Saloon/SB (400ps) Order Thread...

    Placed my order for an RS3 saloon on Saturday through my dealer. I did manage to grab a discount on the car due to my brother in law working for Audi so the maths weren't too bad. At the moment, my spec sheet is.. Catalunya Red Supersports with red stitching Black Pack/Mirrors Gloss Black...
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    Anyone changed the oil on the 1.6 TDI engine??

    I've done an oil change on the S3 no probs, oil filter is in a nice easy to reach area from the top of the engine bay. On the A3 1.6 TDI engine (2014), it looks to be underneath at the back of the fans. Can anyone that has done an engine oil change confirm? Cheers, Leo
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    Interesting thread on Pistonheads - Golf R Turbo Failure - TD1

    Looks like the APR development Golf R has had a turbo failure and warranty is being denied by VW due to a TD1 flag.. http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=86&t=1461736&mid=0&i=0&nmt=Golf+R+Warranty+Help+Please&mid=0 Page 2, third response. The car was run at Crail, videos were...
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    It's gone even quicker... Audi S3 0-60 = 3.59, 0-100 = 8.45

    For those of you who have been following my other threads and who are interested on how far the S3 can be pushed, some further developments... Previously I recorded 0-60mph in 3.77 secs and 0-100mph in 8.90 secs with just the DTUK tuning box. 1/4m wise, I was stuck at 12.00 for what seemed...
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    Audi S3 - 0-60mph =3.77, 0-100mph = 8.92

    Decided to go down the tuning box route for now as I am the world's most impatient man. That along with the TD1 warranty flags and the tuners ''it is a couple of weeks away" I decided to give one a bash. To to cut a long story short... 0-60mph = 3.77 0-100mph = 8.92 For comparison...
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    Audi S3 - Performance Figures, Vbox/Pbox, 1/4m Thread...

    Hello gents, Thought this would be an interesting thread to start with regards to performance figures for the S3. As some of you may know the Racelogic performance box / vbox is the industry standard for testing performance with manufacturers, press and the racing industry using this device to...
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    Audi S3 - Tuning Options to date....

    Hello, I picked up my S3 a couple of weeks ago, an ex demo with plenty of toys and a pretty good discount off list price.. It's come to the time for some tuning I think, it's quick I suppose but coming from a Tuned TTRS, tuned F10 M5, it's needing a dose more horsepower. Having studied the...
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    What were Audi thinking with the Speedometer on Audi S3...

    Why does the UK Audi S3 have clocks that run upto 160mph but yet European Audi S3' run upto 186mph? That's quite a significant difference and surely a design flaw for UK spec cars? The top speed is governed by a limiter at 155mph but this is not a speedo indicated 155mph, it's usually a GPS...
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