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Offline Naekyr

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RS3 8v
« on: June 15, 2018, 11:22:20 am »
Anyone in VASK got one of these babies?

Looking for advice - do they have any common issues, anything in particular to watch out for during test driving and inspecting?

Cheers

Offline schattenblau

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2018, 07:15:17 pm »
not heard of any issues.

stupidly fast in a straightline.

but inert in the corners;
add more gas - nothing but mild understeer, lift off - no change in attitude, still mild understeer.
not as bad as the first gen rs3 but not as adjustable as a mk7 golf r.

incredible sound from the turbo 5 and sports exhaust.

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Offline Naekyr

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 07:54:10 pm »
yeah have driven both briefly and the golf just didn't do it for me, I can understand the understeer comment and also she may feel a bit heavy in corners

as a total package I found the rs3 to be superior - such as the exterior body kit looks nicer, the interior looks nicer, its faster than the golf r and yes its a straight line monster and best of all is that exhaust - the golf sounds like a muted puppy in comparison and that's also part of the issue - I already have a golf and to get it sounding good and with better performance requires mods and then you can't get a warranty and insurance is a bit harder too - the rs3 delivers the whole package and really doesn't require any mods for the performance or exhaust sound as far as I'm concerned (as long as it has the Audi sport exhaust which the one I drove did)

best part of that brief drive was coming down a main road and downshifting and everyone looking at the gunshots coming from the car lol

its also got a beastly growl when you do a cold start

alright cheers mate, good to know there aren't any issues
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Offline schattenblau

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2018, 07:57:35 pm »
i'd buy one for the sound too.

all natural in the rs3

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Offline Naekyr

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2018, 01:08:51 pm »
First red car, she's a beauty!

Audi really under-quotes on this car's performance too, stock figures are 365hp, 465nm and 4.3s 0-100
Most stock dyno runs are showing around 390hp, 500nm and loads of vbox runs doing 0-100 in under 4



Offline brian

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2018, 02:16:04 pm »
Very nice
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Offline schattenblau

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2018, 04:12:31 pm »
very nice, very red

more pix ?

Offline Naekyr

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2018, 04:55:57 pm »
very nice, very red

more pix ?

Thanks - I'll put up some better pics later

Offline slowmo

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2018, 05:57:45 pm »
Congrats mate, looks like a stunner!

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Offline GLIDN

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Re: RS3 8v
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2018, 11:53:01 am »
nice upgrade bud.
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