Just ordered an S3 . . .

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by HYFR » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:58 pm

thats close enough to warrant an RS and a V8 !

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:03 pm

You're right it's not far off. Still probably £400 per month cheaper when including fuel and insurance etc though. Part of me is looking forward to not running a V8.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by HYFR » Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:23 pm

you need to kill that part of you with FIRE !

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:10 pm

HYFR wrote:you need to kill that part of you with FIRE !
:thumb:

Don't get me wrong it's a very small part. I'm trying to make myself feel better about not having the RS anymore.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by hammy969 » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:58 pm

Nick

S3 will be a great car, recently had a test drive in a sportback and it was a good drive, lighter, agile and great under braking.
It is a step on from the old model and while it does not have the presence of the RS3 it will give it a run in every other way.

Enjoy.
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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Ian_C » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:01 pm

Nickyboy wrote:Only at £1500 down and around £430 prior to changing to sportback. Residuals are stronger anyway so it may not change much.
Was debating dropping you a pm to see how the deal compared to the Golf R which is 275 a month incl vat. This through Bath again?
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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by PJC » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:03 pm

You must surely get staff rates at Bath Audi by now Nick

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:13 pm

Ian_C wrote:
Nickyboy wrote:Only at £1500 down and around £430 prior to changing to sportback. Residuals are stronger anyway so it may not change much.
Was debating dropping you a pm to see how the deal compared to the Golf R which is 275 a month incl vat. This through Bath again?
I think it is comparable to the Golf R deal as I have specced a few things and my deposit is smaller. Probably end up with breaking even after two years just like the Golf really.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:18 pm

hammy969 wrote:Nick

S3 will be a great car, recently had a test drive in a sportback and it was a good drive, lighter, agile and great under braking.
It is a step on from the old model and while it does not have the presence of the RS3 it will give it a run in every other way.

Enjoy.
I was blown away with it for an S car.

Looks very plain. Really looking forward to the next RS 3, Bath Audi already know I'm ordering as soon as I can.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Bacardi Jo » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:19 pm

Cant believe I'm reading this but good to see you're coming back to Audi.

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:32 pm

blackphantom wrote:Cant believe I'm reading this but good to see you're coming back to Audi.
I tried having a normal car but I just hated it. Plus the S3 test drive really got me hooked.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Bacardi Jo » Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:39 pm

Nickyboy wrote:
blackphantom wrote:Cant believe I'm reading this but good to see you're coming back to Audi.
I tried having a normal car but I just hated it. Plus the S3 test drive really got me hooked.
Imagine if you'd got a Polo it would of been even worse Lol.

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:53 pm

Next change!

Well I've just bought a used one as I dont want to wait until May plus this one was lost the initial depreciation and I got a good deal. Pick it up this weekend. Spec:

S3 Sportback S-tronic
Misano red
Red parade pack leather seats
Tech pack high
Tyre pressure monitoring
Electric lumbar support
Inlays 3D design, black
B&O
Drive assistance pack
- Parking aid at front at rear
- High beam assist
- Front assist including emergency braking for ACC high
- ACC
- Lane departure warning
- Light/rain sensor
Lane assist and side assist
Pre sense basic
Auto release function
Interior light pack
Auto dimming rear view mirror

Also, tested the A45 AMG today and it felt tame compared to the S3. It honestly felt like my Scirocco. Even the dealer was less than impressed. They thought something could have been wrong with it. Either way I walked away from it.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Bacardi Jo » Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:11 pm

Nickyboy wrote:Next change!

Well I've just bought a used one as I dont want to wait until May plus this one was lost the initial depreciation and I got a good deal. Pick it up this weekend. Spec:

S3 Sportback S-tronic
Misano red
Red parade pack leather seats
Tech pack high
Tyre pressure monitoring
Electric lumbar support
Inlays 3D design, black
B&O
Drive assistance pack
- Parking aid at front at rear
- High beam assist
- Front assist including emergency braking for ACC high
- ACC
- Lane departure warning
- Light/rain sensor
Lane assist and side assist
Pre sense basic
Auto release function
Interior light pack
Auto dimming rear view mirror

Also, tested the A45 AMG today and it felt tame compared to the S3. It honestly felt like my Scirocco. Even the dealer was less than impressed. They thought something could have been wrong with it. Either way I walked away from it.
Thats the way to do it and a decent spec, let someone else take the depreciation where did you get it from?

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Re: Just ordered an S3 . . .

Post by Nickyboy » Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:13 pm

Bath Audi.
2014: 8V S3, Scirocco (mistake)
2013: B8 RS 5, 3.0T S5 coupe, B8 S5 cab - temp, B8 S4 avant
2011: 2.0T FL Octavia VRS
2010: 1.8T Octavia VRS

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