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Audi S1

Post by ElZorro » Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:06 pm

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Re: Audi S1

Post by Mr Kleen » Sat Mar 22, 2014 7:15 am

The first gen A1 is all over the place here. Good looking little car.
I've seen two of the A1 Quattro's. This will be better as it has 2 more doors, non-limited production and a much lower price. :nana:

I wish the North American spec navi worked in Europe. It's a real bummer to get almost no discount from Audi (BMW, MB and Volvo offer sizable discounts) and have a navi that won't function. :notcool:

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Re: Audi S1

Post by drwrx » Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:25 am

I like the S1. But $40k? There is just no way I'm paying that kind of cash for one.

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Re: Audi S1

Post by Sabre » Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:22 pm

Ya, climb a little and you can buy an S4... Looks like a blast, but needs to be mid 30's full equipped for me to buy.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Raven » Wed Apr 23, 2014 5:37 pm

0-60 in 5.7 doesn't really sound very fast for such a small car with so much power. Usually a hot hatch is traction limited because FWD, but this doesn't have that excuse. Unless you really absolutely have to have a tiny hot hatch with AWD there are just too many things that are way better value for money. The VW GTI for a kick off, which offers similar build quality and more room for much less.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Mr Kleen » Thu Apr 24, 2014 4:55 am

Sit in a GTI (FWD by the way) and sit in an S1 and tell me they're the same build quality. The GTI is nice but the Audi has a much better interior. It's not about quantity, it's about quality. But this is why America doesn't get the cool small cars: we shop by the pound.

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Re: Audi S1

Post by ElZorro » Sun Apr 27, 2014 9:54 pm

I just like the look of it. Its just the right mix of style and aggressiveness that so many small cars miss.
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Re: Audi S1

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Re: Audi S1

Post by zaxrex » Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:24 am

"The sole North American round will be held in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, in early August, on the same circuit that once hosted Indy Lights, ALMS, Grand-Am, Can-Am and Trans-Am races. "
Hmm would be a lovely weekend of cooler temps up there.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by PGT » Fri May 02, 2014 8:30 pm

I'd buy a three door version. I don't get the disappearance of proper hatches from the market....everybody is going five door.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Mr Kleen » Sat May 03, 2014 9:56 am

I wanted a 5 door Golf R. It isn't any larger or heavier than the 3 door, but the back seat is a lot more useful. Too bad that Military Sales gets almost no allocations of the R.

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Re: Audi S1

Post by Raven » Wed May 07, 2014 12:00 pm

If your backseats are actually large enough for people, 5 doors are just more practical.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by ElZorro » Fri May 09, 2014 9:12 pm

zaxrex wrote:"The sole North American round will be held in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, in early August, on the same circuit that once hosted Indy Lights, ALMS, Grand-Am, Can-Am and Trans-Am races. "
Hmm would be a lovely weekend of cooler temps up there.
Would be a pretty epic trip if I could get my uncle to come down and pick us up in the amphibious plane and drop off on the river. Taxi in and camp for a few days, then get picked up at the end...
Seriously?
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Sabre » Fri May 09, 2014 11:13 pm

ElZorro wrote:
zaxrex wrote:"The sole North American round will be held in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, in early August, on the same circuit that once hosted Indy Lights, ALMS, Grand-Am, Can-Am and Trans-Am races. "
Hmm would be a lovely weekend of cooler temps up there.
Would be a pretty epic trip if I could get my uncle to come down and pick us up in the amphibious plane and drop off on the river. Taxi in and camp for a few days, then get picked up at the end...
Seriously?
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Mr Kleen » Sat May 17, 2014 12:26 pm

This is what evo magazine though about the S1:
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Re: Audi S1

Post by ElZorro » Sat May 17, 2014 1:59 pm

yea. its on my short list.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by Mr Kleen » Sat May 17, 2014 3:41 pm

The more I see the A3/S3 the more I like it. Haven't driven one yet.

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Re: Audi S1

Post by complacent » Sun May 18, 2014 10:38 pm

Mr Kleen wrote:The more I see the A3/S3 the more I like it. Haven't driven one yet.
totally agree.
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Re: Audi S1

Post by zaxrex » Mon May 19, 2014 1:53 pm

Sabre wrote:
ElZorro wrote:Seriously?
:plusone:
I'll put in the request and see what the possibilities are. Never can tell with family dynamics though...
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Re: Audi S1

Post by ElZorro » Mon May 19, 2014 10:08 pm

don't do it on my account - life probably won't accommodate it.
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