In Germany there are two - and only two - reasons to buy a Diesel:
1) you love to drive over 200 km/h on the Autobahn all the time
2) you do absolutely huge miles (and we are talking 50.000+ km/year here)
Otherwise it's simply not worth it. Initial costs are way higher (roughly 2-3k)...
But you are not alone..
This is an A3 Saloon from a german forum which was only 30 minutes old, rear-ended at a crossroads:
Schaden2 : Der "Wir warten auf die A3 Limousine"-Thread : Audi A3 8V : #206600476
This sounds quite fishy to me.
Even more so.
I assume you have a copy of the signed order form? My course of action would be letting them know the order form signed by both parties is legally binding thus I expect them to fulfill it as is. If they'd continue to **** around, I would get in...
What happens is the following:
1) a car gets ordered (either by a customer or by a dealer)
2) it is placed in the queue and sits there awaiting its turn to be built
3) up until a certain point in time, the queued car can be reconfigured
4) it is planned into production and can no longer be...
Quite a few differences in the available options (and standard kits) between germany/uk..
Mine is on order since december 2013, estimated delivery: May 2014
S-line 1.4 TFSI CoD manual shift
Daytona Grey perl effect
18" x 8J â5 parallel-spokeâ design part polished alloy wheels with 225/40...