The Euro buyers are the test pilots for all these cars by the time we get them in Australia they usually have all the glitches sorted out but off course we do pay a hefty premium for these cars here aTTS will be around $ 105,000 + on roads
Here in Australian the TTS will be around $30,000 dearer than the S3 Sportback having the same engine gearbox , very similar performance only slightly bettered by less weight in the TTS why pay all the extra $$$$ for a two seat coupe
I Have not read all the previous post however APR here in Australia just posted figures for the Golf R and these should be around the same for the S3 , what do you guys think 283 KW and 523 nm
Early adoptees of all these tuning boxes face some problems as none of these tuning boxes are NOT precise enough nor do they work in a similar fashion on all cars , As they say they learn to shave on someone elses face .
Simple answer is to have 2 cars one Manual and a DSG one problem solved .
While i enjoy the non involvement of a DSG in everyday driving , i do miss the connection of a manual gearbox , luckily i am a fortunate position to have the luxury of having 2 cars fulfilling my needs .
Clearly you have brought the wrong car for the intended expectations in your mind and that of your pocket , The S3 for the price and as a all round fast fun car is a 8
out of 10 , as a everyday daily .
If you want a car with real soul and RWD get one of these
I clearly know which one i...