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      04-23-2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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new Audi A3 Facelift unveiled! Official pics.



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crap I lost the pics. I'll post it in a sec.


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The S-line is getting different taillights? That's new isn't it?

Looks like an Audi

They're also putting the LEDs wherever they can though aren't they haha...

Safe design, but I like it.
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IMO Audis just cant compare to any similar Bimmer.
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The non-S Audi is a downgrade imo. The S-line is much better though, but still way, way too similar to the outgoing A3.

Damnit Audi, make something original please.
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-new headlights
-new rearlights
-bodywork changes
-wheels

There's also:

-7speed semi-auto gearbox
-air con offered as standard on all models
-sound system options etc.
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Oh it's a facelift. Let me slap myself.
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The non-S Audi is a downgrade imo. The S-line is much better though, but still way, way too similar to the outgoing A3.

Damnit Audi, make something original please.
I think the stock A3 looks more girly at the front now. The headlights look a little too "rounded". Yep it's a downgrade.

The S3 looks a lot better. Protrusions on front bumper look great for S model. Wheels are also much much better. The bad thing is we are going to see them on the next S4 and we see them already on the new S8

I wish Audi wouldnt use the same wheels all the time. I prefer one wheel to one car...anyway, not bad for a facelift, but the stock A3 really suffers on the exterior now!

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Infact I take that back. The front does look a little girly, but it's suprisingly cleaner when you look at the fussy, boring front of the A3 at the moment! So yeah overall well done Audi.
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Oh it's a facelift. Let me slap myself.
no need, I'll help jk lol.
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The rear looks worse than the current one...
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Personally think the facelift really helped it out.
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I really like the S3.

IMO, the 2-door A3 needs to keep the taillights from the 4-door. Otherwise it looks a bit narrow from the rear.
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any pics of the non-S 4 door A3s? i really like the current a3.

it also seems like the 2 door has different taillights than the 4 door, which is good cause the tails for the 2 door arent as good looking.
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S3 looks pretty good. All the new front ends look very very similar!
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any pics of the non-S 4 door A3s? i really like the current a3.

it also seems like the 2 door has different taillights than the 4 door, which is good cause the tails for the 2 door arent as good looking.
No pics yet. I'll you guys up to date though.

It's funny because I think the sportback rear-lights look weak in real-life! I prefer the chunky look of the 3 door lights, even though it looks a little boring!
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These new S3 taillights are probably my favorite Audi taillights atm. They really widen the look of the car.
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if only they would bring the S3, i would rock one
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