As above,i have a a3 3. Audi's goal is to become the sportiest brand in the premium segment. A pair of air-to-air intercoolers is employed, along with ceramic-coated exhaust components. A sequel can't be as good as the original, can it? Imagine two electronic relay runners performing a smooth baton hand-off during a gear change. One of these clutches engages only first, third, fifth, and reverse, whereas the other handles the even gears. It wont sound as nice as your V6 but its a fine car with easy access to decent power gains for relatively small outlay. Pedro Gone: 2007 A3 2.
Full Audi service history and 4 new Michelin Pilot Sport 2. Keeping the standard cats and headers will cut costs significantly, while the other mods will combine to yield approx 290 bhp. The clio will have you all the time due to its weight. Shifts are lightning fast Audi says 0. Going turbo on the 3. We found three nits to pick.
Hey, no one said the quest for dominance would come cheap. The intercooler setup effectively cools the air charge and the custom hard pipe boost plumbing directs the air charge through the intercooler into the intake manifold in as short a route possible. At the flick of an upshift button, or when the automatic mode dictates, the No. And remember, a good suspension should always be the first mod to consider. The result is 247 naturally aspirated horses at 6300 rpm and 236 pound-feet of torque from 2800 to 3200 rpm. Theres loads of charged R32's about and its a safe off the shelf kit. With no shifting required, simply manage the throttle and brake, concentrate on the set of turns ahead, and let the precise steering and the tenacious Quattro all-wheel drive keep you between the lines.
Sure it can, and here's proof. Personally, I'd accept that the A3 is a smoothie and forget trying to nail hot Clios. Although the scissors-type doors are a bit over the top, the Oettinger body kit brings a welcome aggressiveness without a hint of tackiness. Our test car was equipped with a 250-hp, 3. What we can say is we have tested or have firsthand experience with our competitors kits, and we are confident that our kits will leave them in the rear view mirror. Want to be more involved? It combines the dynamic and efficiency advantages of a six-speed manual with the lazy-cruise benefits of an automatic.
Concerning power it would be perfectly possible to get an extra 50-60 bhp without turbo. Personally I would not go for a turbo instalation on the V6. Modifications include an increased bore and stroke, a redesigned intake system, a new cylinder head, higher-flow inlet and exhaust ports, and an 11. Changes to the exterior are subtle but effective. Personally I would not go for a turbo instalation on the V6. A lot of companies claim the smoothest, best power delivery with reliability to match. Not since Le Mans have we seen such Audi dominance.
Such a package does offer a huge grin-factor, the redline being higher, the torque curve fatter, and the exhaust sound harder. How does 0—60 mph in 3. Let me know if you have any questions. Criticism of the Haldex system is overstated imo - there's very little wrong with A3 quattro in standard setup, it's only when you start to push the limit does it show a litte weakness in the form of understeer, which is more pronounced on the 3. Curves are what this Audi is all about.
We have yet to animal it around a test track, although Audi claims a 0-to-62-mph time of 6. Probelm is, no-one offers a solid fueling and timing solution to support such a solution. Assuming your car is worth at least 10K and a conversion being 5K? The driver selects either manual or auto operation with a shift lever on the tunnel. One of the first-gen car's greatest feats was remaining a favorite of enthusiasts—in spite of its less-than-stellar dynamics—almost solely on account of its staggeringly beautiful design. Fortunately, there's an easy cure - you can buy a Haldex controller upgrade which shifts power to the rear more aggressively as the S3 does. Now i was thinking of trading my a3 in for a s3 but they are quite expensive,what other routes do i have?.
Not just on a performance level but in fitment, customer support and most importantly price. Also I think your 3. Top speed for the 3. Drak a bit of fuel but you'd turn your mates face a little green when you leave him for dust! You must also be willing and ready to increase maintenance costs with more frequent oil changes. Such a package has almost no drawbacks: no loss of torque, no apparent engine modifications, no huge increase in fuel consumption, no aded heat or weight, no danger to the transmission and driveline, etc etc. Just drop the Direct-Shift Gearbox into sport mode—which retards upshifts, quickens downshifts, and even blips the throttle during the latter—and pretend you're battling Schumacher to the checkered flag.
The clio will have you all the time due to its weight. Select manual mode, and shift via steering-wheel paddles that even move with the wheel, allowing for mid-turn shifts, should you so desire. There are no superchargers for the 3. This unique three-shaft transmission essentially functions as two gearboxes working in tandem with two separately activated, concentric, multiplate wet clutches spooling on a hollow input shaft. At the same time, second gear is engaged but spinning freely. Concerning power it would be perfectly possible to get an extra 50-60 bhp without turbo. Moreover, the case containing the clutch discs has been strengthened to prevent warping.
Well, the company did it. The proble with all this is tah some parts might have to manufactured so you have to look for a reputable engine tuner, check race teams they usually run a garage along with the race team. I happen to have a 2. Also I think your 3. And we question if even 250 is enough horsepower for what's supposed to be an ultimate-performance statement, even if this is one of the finest-driving coupes we've ever sampled.