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Project Audi A3 Sedan: Air Lift Performance Suspension

by on 2 March 2015 in Project A3 Sedan

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Low, stanced, dropped, bagged, aired out, and slammed are all terms used to describe the trend of air suspensions gaining popularity in the European car segment. Getting a car to sit really low has never been as popular as it is now in the tuning scene. Once a thing more for low-riders or mini trucks, the art of getting a car to sit as close to the ground is now quite commonplace at any given car show, fitted to cars like VWs, BMWs, Mercedes and, yes, Audi models. More…

GruvenParts.com Releases Complete Rear Suspension Solution for Audi A3 and Mk1 TT

by on 20 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Gruvenparts.com has announced the release of their complete rear suspension solution for the 8P Audi A3 and Mk1 TT.  The Gruvenparts adjustable rear control arms are available with spherical or polyurethane bushings, and replacement front and rear swayer links for those looking to do a complete refresh.  Purchasers can choose to purchase their control arms […] More…

Project A3 Sedan: Billy Boat Performance Exhaust

by on 18 February 2015 in Project A3 Sedan

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There’s no doubt that the automotive enthusiast world is a large one, with so many segments, so many car cultures and the many companies that cater to them. Given this, it is a pleasure sometimes to reconnect with which you are already familiar, even better when they’re in your “back yard”. More…

2015 A3 Named Best Upscale Small Car for the Money by U.S. News Best Cars

by on 13 February 2015 in Audi News

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The 2015 Audi A3 has been named 2015 Best Upscale Small Car for the Money by U.S. News Best Cars. The A3 took the top award in its class for its outstanding value and critical acclaim. More…

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is “Wertmeister 2015”

by on 6 February 2015 in Audi News

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The Audi A3 Sportback e tron* is the car with the most stable residual value in its class. That was the conclusion drawn by Auto Bild and market research institute Schwacke. The A3 e tron stands out with the best residual value forecast among the compact cars, receiving the title “Wertmeister 2015”.
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Unitronic Presents Performance Software For 2.0 TSI Gen3 MQB

by on 4 February 2015 in Audi News

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Unitronic is pleased to announce the official worldwide release of its Performance Software for the 3rd generation of Audi’s 210-220 horsepower 2.0 TSI® (EA888) engine. Unitronic has precisely re-calibrated the SIMOS 18.1 engine control unit (ECU) to deliver maximum performance while ensuring complete OEM-like reliability and driveability from Audi’s latest generation of the turbocharged four […] More…

Project OE A3: VMR Wheels & Michelin Pilot Alpin Winter Tires

by on 2 February 2015 in Project OE A3

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Winter tires. If you live in a snowy climate and you haven’t made the investment then you’re missing out. If you have, you’ll likely never go back. Chalk us up to the latter, never really having much of a problem with all-season tires until we ponied up and got a set of winters. The game […] More…

Two wins for Audi in “Best Cars 2015”

by on 29 January 2015 in Audi News

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Audi takes two overall victories in this year’s “Best Cars” survey. Readers of “auto motor und sport” magazine selected their favorites. The award ceremony will be held today in Stuttgart.
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Believed Audi of America Product Timeline Highlights 2015-2017 Introductions

by on 27 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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There’s no doubt Audi of America’s product cadence has been proving quite effective for the marque. Growth for the four rings in American has been in record territory for quite some time now and if this new product launch calendar is legit, then that certainly paints a bright future for continued growth.
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More Power, Greater Efficiency for Australian Audi A3 and S3 models

by on 21 January 2015 in Audi News

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Back-to-back Australia’s Best Small Car over $35,000, the A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI COD, jumps from 103kW to 110kW Dynamic S3 Sportback, Sedan and Cabriolet range now with peak power of 210kW More power for entry-level TFSI and TDI A3 Sportback models The power increases are effective on all Model Year 2015 Audi A3 vehicles. The […] More…

Project OE A3: Factory Carbon Fiber

by on 12 December 2014 in Project OE A3

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Carbon fiber as aesthetic improvement is a common theme at the highest level of the Audi brand. There are whole styling packages for cars like the R8, RS 6 and RS 7. So why not cars like the A3 and S3 sedan? Turns out Audi Accessories (Audi Original Zubehor to those of you in Europe) has the answer to that question. More…

1.8 TFSI Engine Named to “2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines” List

by on 10 December 2014 in Industry News

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WardsAuto Announced today that the 1.8-liter TFSI engine offered in the Audi A3 has found a place on its exclusive “10 Best Engines” list. More…