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RS3 Order Book now open

Dave1000 Mar 13, 2019

  1. Dave1000

    Dave1000 Registered User

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    For those that are interested order book for the RS3 2019 has reopened today dealers now have the config on there system and the Audi configurator will be up and running for the RS3 in the next few days. Been told engine remains at 400bhp there also sport pack added. I believe the TTRs is also available again

    Enjoy
     
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  3. Mohammed Umar

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    Whats the sport pack and what else is didferent


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  4. Dave1000

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    Here is what I know so far

    RS3 Saloon Audi Sport Edition.jpg ()]

    The MY19 specification of the powerful RS 3 and TT RS PI has been confirmed, along with an eye-catching Audi Sport Edition on all bodystyles.

    MY19 additional standard specification on RS 3

    The MY19 RS 3 Sportback and Saloon will come with additional standard specification items:

    * Privacy glass

    * Audi phone box with wireless charging?

    Audi Sport Editions

    RS 3 Audi Sport Edition


    The new RS 3 Audi Sport Edition comes with an array of stylish equipment and features that place the trim firmly at the top of the model's range, and offers excellent customer value over the standard models.

    For an extra £4,000 over the standard model, customers will get:

    * Alloys:

    * Sportback: 19-inch x 8.5J (front) and 8J (rear) 5-arm blade style design Audi Sport alloy wheels in glossy anthracite black, with diamond cut finish with 255/30 R19 tyres on the front and 235/35 R19 on the rear

    * Saloon: 19-inch x 8.5J (front) and 19-inch x 8J (rear) 5-arm rotor style design Audi Sport alloy wheels in glossy anthracite black, with diamond cut with 255/30 R19 tyres on the front and 235/35 R19 on the rear

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    RS 3 Sportback Audi Sport Edition - Blade design alloy wheel

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    RS 3 Saloon Audi Sport Edition - Rotor design alloy wheel





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    * RS Sport exhaust system

    * Black styling pack which adds black highlights to the exterior, including the radiator grille, window trims and rear diffuser insert. The rear spoiler will only be available for Saloon models

    * Black door mirrors

    * Front Super Sport Seats with RS embossed logo and Fine Nappa leather with diamond stitching

    * Carbon inlays

    * Panoramic glass sunroof
     
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  5. MattSedg

    MattSedg ex S3 owner Gold Supporter

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    Seriously, £4k and they give crappy gloss black wing mirrors and not the carbon ones....
     
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  6. D0C

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    Just trying to add that up in my head...so for £4000 you get:

    - sports exhaust £1000
    - pano roof £1200?
    - styling pack £400
    - SS seats £800
    - black wheels £800?
    - carbon inlays ££?? No idea on those but guessing £400.

    So about £4600 if ordered separately...sound about right? Of which most wouldn’t bother with the carbon inlays!
     
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  7. Dave1000

    Dave1000 Registered User

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    Not seen price yet imagine been small increase but looks to me same spec as before just added the sport pack to try make you spend more i am looking at m2 comp too very difficult choice for looks m2 far more beefy looking than rs3 but the rs3 interior is far nicer to be in performance wise not much in it.
     
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  8. Dave1000

    Dave1000 Registered User

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    I wouldnt want pano roof either
     
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  9. terminator x

    terminator x Registered User

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    Avoid the heavy squeaking pano roof ;)

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  10. Mohammed Umar

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    Wonder if they have changed the exterior in any way?


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  11. Spinstorm

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    I think the sport edition is basically smart selling... packaging all that into one means less options on the option list so people won’t be thinking that they have too many options! Or alternatively they will think its a great deal.

    Also interesting on the configurator is the new Q3 - I am not sure how long it’s been there but - I am pretty confident that the next A3/RS3 will look like that both inside and out. Just lower.
     
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  13. Snake Pliskin

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    Yeah its hardly a bargain is it ???? :blink:

    Plus I think its really poor that Audi are offering the Saloon alloys on the sportback as an 'upgrade' in this pack and the sportback alloys as an 'upgrade' on the saloon ... that is just lazy by Audi :yes:
     
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  14. jebusRS

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    whats up with the pan roof?
     
  15. terminator x

    terminator x Registered User

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    Heavy + high up in a "sports" car + they always go wrong, ask anyone that has one!

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  16. temo_wil

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    Very interesting that order books have been opened up again considering how little time is left before the new A3 arrives. They must have a backlog of parts sitting around to clear out before production ceases.

    Great news for people who missed out previously when the order books suddenly closed. I missed out last time but am really unsure if I can / could justify £50k on what’s soon to be an old shape and in probably under 2 years a new model will surely be out.

    Nether the less, great to see such an amazing car back for sale.
     
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  17. deepy

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    Mine has squeaked with the roof closed from day 1 , especially when driving on/off my drive or turning a tight corner, its ok on a straight and level road.
    The dealer has tried to rectify it by applying Krytox to the seals but that had no effect. My first service is due shortly so I shall ask them to have 'another go' then, very annoying though.
     
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  18. royalsteve68

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    True but not mega heavy. I like them as it adds more like and can be left open even on motorway in hot temps. They do squeak and rattle but that's just a minor annoyance

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  19. Callump01

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    I have the pano roof and yes it does squeak and rattle very occasionally... but I would still spec it every time. Nothing beats a hot, sunny day and having it wide open with your foot to the floor. It just lets every bit of that amazing 5 pot noise in!

    The argument can be made that it's extra weight up high where you don't want it, but realistically I think unless you're planning on competitively tracking the car often then you shouldn't notice or care.
     
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  21. teslaboy

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    This of course means the next model RS3 is even further away now.

    2021....
     
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    Light

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  23. jebusRS

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    cheers for the replies about the pano roof as its on the spec list i have on my Rs3 hunt. If its just occasional squeaking i could (probably) deal with that.
     
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  24. Bristle Hound

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    Still have to pay £275 for power folding mirrors on a £48K car ! Madness !
     
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    It will be the same one as on my golf mk7 gti and I’ve had no issues with the pan roof whatsoever
     
  26. Sn00ten

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    Carbon Cabin Inlays are/were an £850 option, so that would bring your total to £5050
     
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  27. Radman

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    My warranty runs out in my PFL in 2021. For once an Audi model release might actually line up for me
     
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  28. H4VO

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    Not sure about anyone else. But I like to have options when Configurating/buying a new car.
    I’ve been on the UK configurator & you have minimal choice what to have as such. Where as the German configurator, you have many different options/choices what to have & what not to have.. Does anyone know why?
     
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  29. X3man

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    UK one “may” change to be more inline, just like German site has RS3 now but not UK yet. Al lot of the limiting of options Will have to do with WLTP, as cars need to be tested/passed in various configurations such as wheel sizes etc
     
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    The rotars just don’t look right on the saloon either.
     
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  31. Snake Pliskin

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    Totally agree ... I don’t think either alloy looks right on the other.

    The Kia esque alloys look fine on the saloon & the rotors are suited to the sportback ... but not the other way round.

    Neither are great though. The rotors are years old.

    Audi should have designed some new exciting alloys for these run out cars, just to add another element to them imo.
     
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  34. Shawn8V

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    According to the UK config app. You can’t get the super sports seats unless you go for the Audi sport edition. Seems very strange.
     
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  35. X3man

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    This will be because of WLTP. So they would test Audi sport edition, and then limit other options as would need the varying configurations tested and signed off. Or they may add more options in the coming weeks and months, but more manufacturers are moving to bundled packs.
     
  36. X3man

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    Talks about the need to test different models and configurations, hence some being reduced:

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  37. H4VO

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    Different manufacturer, but on the New Merc A35, you can’t even get privacy glass without the night package, that puts the spoiler etc on, what the hell is that about.
     
  38. Boj27

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    RS design pack is also nowhere to be seen....that pack really adds so much to the cabin I don’t think I could own an rs3 without that as silly as that sounds! ATLEAST give us the extended leather package? No that’s gone too...
     
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  39. Snake Pliskin

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    That is crazy !

    I have this limiting certain options to within packs only.

    First it was the sports exhaust & now frickin seats :blink:
     
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  40. X3man

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    Specc’d up one and came to £48.5k, and still missing black pack and extended leather or RS design
     
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  41. keenu

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    Extended leather is there. Mine came to £54,545 :sob:
     

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  42. X3man

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    Ouch! I skipped chargeable colour and matrix for my go
     
  43. temo_wil

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    Just been speaking to my local Audi dealership and it seems that individual colour options are no more, at least for the foreseeable future anyway due to WLTP which is a real shame and sadly rules it out for me as an option. Don’t get me wrong, nothing wrong with the colours on offer by I really wanted orange or lime green. Damn....
     
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