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2011 Audi S3 Sportback Review

In the first week, I took the car to a tuner in Mona Vale where they installed a stage one ECU upgrade with an S-Tronic (DSG) upgrade. These modifications cost me less than $2500 and moves the car from 188kW and 330Nm to 240kW and 450Nm with the engine ECU remap. The transmission remap sees the cars launch control move from 3200 rpm to 4100 rpm and also allows Tiptronic (manual mode) to rev without an automatic cut off at redline...

2010 Audi A3 Sportback 1.8 TFSI Ltd Ed Review

When I found this A3, I knew it was time for my upgrade. After having Audi's in the past, I feel right at home in my A3! I purchased the A3 used at my local Audi Centre with just under 90,000kms and have done 5,000 mostly happy miles in the vehicle. My example was an MY11 1.8TFSI Limited Edition; featuring extras such as Xenon Headlights, Navigation, 18" Alloys, Roof Rails and more over the standard 1...

2016 Audi A3 1.4 TFSI Attraction Cod Review

Owned it since Brand new. Under $50k, one of the best looking/value for money 'luxury'(I've used that word very loosely) car sedans. If you can negotiate well, you should be able to pick on up for just under $45k driveaway, making it quite the bargain! Personally looks - this car is up there with it's other german rivals (Merc C Class, BMW 3 Series, Merc CLA)...

2016 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI Quattro S-line Review

It's a two seater thrill machine! This is a car built for driving and not much else. With only two seats, the Roadster is for those looking for a fun ride from an extremely well built vehicle. If you like taking control and having a real drive, this is for you. We got the rear camera so sometimes its easier to turn the assists off and just use the camera- the buzzing and beeping in car parks can get annoying...

2016 Audi SQ5 3.0 TDI Quattro Review

When we looked around we were trading in our sedan and 4WD for a single vehicle that could tick a lot of boxes: performance, economy, safety, towing, carrying capacity, comfortable and fun to drive and something that both of us could easily handle. It almost seemed as though Audi had read our minds! It's solid...

2013 Audi A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI Sport Review

Fast, Fuel Efficient, Cheap. Normally you have to pick two. Fortunately, that is not the case with the Audi A1 Sport(if you buy second hand). The 1.4 Twin Charged engine, coupled with the 7 speed twin-clutch VW-AG S-tronic gearbox is an amazing little package that fits perfectly with the little A1. It is a shame that they have phased it out and now replaced this engine with the 1...

2012 Audi A5 3.0 TDI Quattro Review

If you are after a sophisticated and svelte grand tourer convertible - and don't want to be filling up every hour, the diesel Audi A5 cabriolet 3.0 TDI Quattro will fit the bill brilliantly. This is not, however a car with the same poise and chuckability as a Porsche 911. Understeer is a pain in the neck...

2016 Audi S1 Sportback 2.0 TFSI Quattro Review

Older rally fans will remember the last time Audi had a car called the S1. Armed with enough spoilers, scoops and fins to shame an F1 car, it terrorised the rallying world in the 1980s, a member of the fearsome bunch of Group B rally cars that included the Ford RS200, Lancia Delta S4 and Peugeot 205 T16...

2015 Audi Rs3 Sportback Quattro Review

When I was replied a email to my friend, I have a dating with her in Sydney. For everyone to buy a high performance car under $100k, i know who can buy this or not, so it is to know what. Can i bring Fan Bingbing to perform You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown? Four decades later, the latest Audi RS3 packs 362bhp, wallops to the national limit in half the time and weighs very nearly twice as much...

2014 Audi A3 Sportback 1.4 TFSI Attraction Review

The annual price for the navigation system update is a blatant unmitigated ripoff. Although I love my Audi, my next vehicle will be a BMW. This is purely a moral judgement based on the current price of navigation uodates. This may sound petty to the multitudes but this is my perception. Again it is not a case of money but sheer principle...

2005 Audi A8 L 4.2 Quattro Review

This is my second (pre-used) A8 in six years. Value for money is excellent. My 2005 model with 34,000 kms two years ago was less than a new Holden Caprice. Reliability is unbeatable providing servicing is kept up to date. Servicing costs are just affordable if you can find a good European car specialists (other than Audi Australia) to service the car...