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Audi Magnetic Ride Suspension

Fozzer Sep 16, 2018 at 2:18 PM

  1. Fozzer

    Fozzer New Member TFSI Owners Group Team Navarra Audi S3 Black Edition Navarra Blue Classic Saloon S3 Saloon S tronic

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    excuse my ignorant but does the S3 8V has this type of suspension??
     
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  3. Dannymoto

    Dannymoto Active Member Team Sepang Audi S3 quattro S3 Saloon S tronic

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    Yes, it comes with the 19” wheels. Standard on the saloon models.


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  4. Fozzer

    Fozzer New Member TFSI Owners Group Team Navarra Audi S3 Black Edition Navarra Blue Classic Saloon S3 Saloon S tronic

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    Thanks Danny, I have the Saloon and 19’’ wheels will now read up on what it does lol
     
  5. Dannymoto

    Dannymoto Active Member Team Sepang Audi S3 quattro S3 Saloon S tronic

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    Me too! Well worth having, you can feel it when you change driving modes. Have a read of this:

    https://www.audi.co.uk/glossary/a/audi-magnetic-ride.html




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  6. Fozzer

    Fozzer New Member TFSI Owners Group Team Navarra Audi S3 Black Edition Navarra Blue Classic Saloon S3 Saloon S tronic

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    Thanks mate, will check out your link, I have still a lot to learn on the S3, just an old dinosaur really.
     
  7. Audi Bairn

    Audi Bairn Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Team Navarra Audi S3 saloon quattro S tronic DSG

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    As well as the info above, Drive Select is the section explaining how the settings work.
    Efficiency is the work of the devil in a car like an S3 lol
    The Individual setting allows you to tailor the various bits to suit your needs. I like a lot of Dynamic settings but have the suspension on Comfort or Auto for the roads I drive on.
     
  8. Fozzer

    Fozzer New Member TFSI Owners Group Team Navarra Audi S3 Black Edition Navarra Blue Classic Saloon S3 Saloon S tronic

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    Thanks, those are my settings too but engine and gearbox on Auto, although this may change soon.
     
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  9. Ron240

    Ron240 Breaking the stereotype Team Ara Blue Gold Supporter Black Edition S3 Saloon

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    I use the Individual setting also, with all set to Dynamic apart from suspension and gearbox which are both set to Auto. The latter if set to Dynamic holds onto gears far too long for my liking when using a gentle right foot, which will have a negative effect on fuel consumption. Its easy to temporarily drop it into Sport should I feel the need. :D
     
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  10. Tom.H

    Tom.H Well-Known Member Team Ara Blue Audi S3 Black Edition S tronic

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    Ah what’s the matter with ya, I just stick it in dynamic and be done with it lol
     
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  11. Jimbob76

    Jimbob76 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Audi S3 Black Edition Sportback

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    Mag-ride is a compulsory upgrade if you opt for 19” wheels on the Sportback (can’t comment on other variants), and well worth it IMO.

    I’ve driven a mates S3 on 18”s (without mag-ride), and genuinely believe the ride is better, more comfortable, less bouncy/crashy on 19”s with mag. Counter-intuitive, but bigger wheels with mag = better ride
     
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