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Got myself something


#1

I did something

To be exactly right, I bought myself something. Might have been a mistake as this will be my first car, but for 1700€ in Germany, without any problems (got thrue the inspection without anything to complain about) it might work out goood. I’ll post some pics of ir tomorrow after school. But if you wonder what it is, 125hp and a hatch, now have fun guessing…


#2

Still waiting


#3

Might have been a mistake

:thinking: The silence suggests that it has indeed been a mistake :joy:


#5

Nope, just had no time to upload xD

so here it is:


A little A3, 125hp with the s-line package and some “tuning” editions of the last owner. Let`s see where it gets me and how long it will live … I hope long enough to make up for the 1200€ it costs me every year…

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#6

Interesting first car choice.

What do you mean by this?


#7

“tuning” means like not real performance tuning, the A3 got lowered a little bit (not noticable), an sports exhaust, some tweaks in the interior (sparco shifter, lower trim is white, aso.).


#8

So much for the grand reveal of a grocery getter


#9

I’m really confused, where’s the TDI badge on the back?

I think you bought the wrong car sir :stuck_out_tongue:


#10

Well, that wasn’t what I was expecting at all… :face_with_raised_eyebrow:

I was expecting you to have found an old car like this:

Opel kadett ls crop.jpg
By Ruben de Rijcke - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

NOT a swanky Audi A3 with mods! :face_with_monocle:


#11

Lol, thats what my brothers first car was.

@Sillyducky - nah, this one has the 1.8 liter petrol engine.


#12

125hp out of a 1.8? :joy: why is VAG so useless at making engines?


#13

I guess 1990s engines from VAG are a little bit under the numbers that you expect … and if you look at the stats of some new 3 cylinder 1.0l petrols compared to the oones of the 90’s you’ll see that there haven’t been many engines that did a good job…


#14

Say that to an owner of an AUDI I5 engine, old or new, and see the reaction you get.:grin:

My grandfather had a Seat Toledo -98 1.6 8-valve SOHC (daohc), 100 mighty horses.
And my own Opel Astra -99 1.6 16-valve DOHC, the same 100 hp.:thinking:


#15

I suppose it’s the norm with mundane cars of that era, saying that I suppose it was done for fuel economy reasons.

My first car had the 1.4 16V, 74 might horses of pure Spanish built German power, the buses I drive could outrun the mighty Leon