2017/67 Audi RS3 8V Sportback 2.5 TFSI Quattro S-Tronic | £8,300 of Factory Extras | Matrix Lights | Pan Roof | SuperSport Seats
This Ara Blue Crystal RS3 with Aluminum Styling Pack oozes Elegance & Sophistication compared to other colour combination RS’s on the market. Its Aluminium Exterior Contrasts in particular adds real presence and width to its Sportback body on the road. The Ara Blue paint is a beautiful colour, mesmerising in sunlight with its Silver & Blue Crystal-Effect which really ensures this RS3 looks special. Presented to you in utterly perfect condition after being refined by our expert detailing team prior to sale after our signature Multi-Stage Machine Paintwork Correction, as our detail photos show.
Leaving the factory with almost £8,500 of Factory Optional Extras, this car has one of the most desirable specifications we have ever had. Highly desirable Panoramic Glass Sunroof (£1,075) omits sunlight into the cabin on those gloomy days, can slide back on sunny days so you can make the most of the weather & the rear can be tilted if you just want to hear that 5-Cylinder Soundtrack more pronounced and raw in the cockpit!
Matrix LED Headlights (£895) integrates the latest lighting technology into a small package; providing optimum lighting without dazzling other road users or the driver, by automatically dipping or turning off individual lighting diodes to create corridors of light either side of the vehicle or object infront.
This RS3 also enjoys an enviable driving environment too. Upon entering the cockpit, you’ll be sitting in Red Diamond-Stitched SuperSport Seats (£795). The optional Comfort and Sound Pack (£995), provides the superb Bang and Olufsen Sound System, in addition to Audi’s Rear View Reversing Camera, Advanced Key and Hill-Hold Assist
Almost 500BHP has been extracted on this instance from Audi’s award winning 5-cylinder engine. As electrification takes over the car industry; enjoy this theatrical and emotional engine whilst you can with its seductive soundtrack and gut churning power delivery; before its too late!
Its condition is unrivalled; displaying Factory Original Finish to its Paintwork. This RS3 has never had any paintwork from new; this is guaranteed by us. It’s truly in mint condition, we were clutching at straws when writing the condition report for this car (on our website) we could only highlight ONE (YES ONE) stone chip. Full Audi/Specialist Service History, this car has been truly cared for by its previous keeper and is genuinely one of if not THE best 3-year old RS3’s we have ever had.
Crucially, this is an more desirable Non-OPF model (Petrol Particulate Filter) DAZA Engine RS3 (Something that kills the exhaust note sound of post-2019 RS3’s) meaning its 5-Cylinder Soundtrack is unmuffled through its £1,000 optional Audi RS Sport Exhaust system!
Being a Facelift Audi RS3 8V.2; it is equipped with the latest development of Audi’s 5 Cylinder Powerplant. An all-new Aluminum Engine Block that is 26kg lighter than the Iron Block it replaced along with a revised Fuel & Turbocharger System are only a handful of revisions to produce more power & torque towards the redline compared to the Pre-Facelift variants. Virtual Cockpit & Apple CarPlay are the biggest revisions inside the cabin.
The lustre of its Crystal Effect Ara Blue Paintwork has been amplified after our 40-Hour Detailing Process which includes a Multi-Stage Machine Paintwork Correction to all areas; we photograph our cars under 3,000 Watt of LED Light to showcase the quality of our Vehicle Preparation which is truly Market Leading.
£3,500 Deposit & £549 PM on a 49 Months PCP Agreement @ 3.5% F.R. Please contact us for a tailored PCP or HP quote
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2 Previous Keepers
£8,255 of Factory Optional Extras (£53,000 New)
VRS DynoProven Stage 1; 496BHP
Full Audi Main Dealer & Specialist Service History
Minor Service Completed (Haldex Rear Differential & Brake Fluid Service)
Aluminum Engine Block Model; Non-OPF (DAZA)
2 Audi Keys & MOT until March 2022
Multi-Stage Machine Paintwork Correction in our Detailing Studio (RRP £700)
Factory Optional Extras (£8,255):
• Ara Blue Crystal Paintwork (£775)
• Panoramic Glass Sunroof; Sliding & Tilt (£1,075)
• Matt-Aluminium Exterior Styling Pack (£800)
• 19inch 8.5J ‘5-Arm-Rotor’ Design Audi Sport Alloy Wheels; Gloss Anthracite Black (£695)
• Privacy Glass (£375)
• RS Brake Calipers; Red (£325)
• RS Sport Exhaust System (£1,000)
• Auto-Dimming, Electric Folding & Heated Door Mirrors (£275)
• Matrix LED Headlights (£895);
- Dynamic Swooping Front & Rear Indicators
- Matrix LED Technology that provides optimum lighting without dazzling other road users or the driver, by automatically dipping or turning off individual lighting diodes to create corridors of light either side of the vehicle or object infront
• Comfort & Sound Package (£995)
- Bang & Olufsen Sound System
- Rear-View Camera; MMI Display w/ Dynamic Display Modes
- Advanced Key; Keyless Entry & Exit w/ Push Start & Stop
- Hill Hold Assist
• Super Sport Seats in Black Fine Nappa Leather w/ Crescendo-Red Diamond Quilting (£795)
• 4-Way Electric Lumbar Support (£250)
• Audi Virtual Cockpit (12.3inch Digital Split Screen)
• Flat Bottom RS3 Alcantara Steering Wheel W/ Gear Paddles
• Technology Package (Wide-Screen 3D Sat Nav with Touch Entry)
• Audi Smartphone interface (Apple CarPlay & Android Auto)
• Audi Connect 4G SIM Card to access Google Earth & WiFi Hotspot
• LED Rear Lights with Dynamic Indicators
• Audi-Sport Door Entry Beam
• Optics 3D Design Interior Inlays
• Door Sills Illuminated RS3 Logo
• 2.5TFSI 5-Cylinder Engine; Aluminum Block Model
• 7-Speed S-Tronic Gearbox
• Quattro 4-Wheel Drive
• 8-Piston Brembo Front Brakes; 370mm Discs
• VRS DynoProven Stage 1 Engine Calibration; 496BHP & 529FT/LBS (£700)
Service & Maintenance History:
08/2017 (0mls) Audi Wakefield (Pre-Delivery Inspection)
10/2019 (4,967mls) Audi Teesside (Engine & Pollen Filter Service with Inspection)
09/2020 (11,327mls) Audi Teesside (Brake Fluid Service)
03/2021 (14,782mls) VRS Performance (Engine & Haldex Rear Differential Service)
03/2021 (14,782mls) VRS Performance (Dyno Power Run & AFR Healthcheck; Dyno Proven 496HP & 529ft/lbs)
03/2021 (14,897mls) 4-Wheel Hunter Geometry Setup
Servicing carried out in accordance with Audi’s LongLife Schedule up to 2 Years/19k miles.
Paintwork; In AS-New Condition as you would expect from us. This is one of the best Condition 2017 RS3 we have ever had. Credit to its previous owner.
• Never had any Non-Factory Paintwork; Original Car. Consistently reading 120-170 Microns of Paint Thickness on every Body Panel. Be rest assured this is an RS that has never had any Non-Factory Paintwork
• No Dents, Scratches or Abrasions present on ANY Panels.
• Areas that are prone to Stone Chips are in exceptional condition such as; Front End, Rear Arches & Sideskirts. We are struggling to find fault; there is ONE yes ONE road chip on the Front Wing which is hardly worth mentioning it is miniscule, but it is by no means excessive or noticeable & has not broken the paint (only the surface of the lacquer).
• No Marks on the top of the rear bumper from loading items into the boot.
• No stone chips to the windscreen
• This is without doubt one of the best condition RS3’s we have ever had.
We are pedantic with our condition reports for complete transparency to any potential buyers. Presented as you would expect from a respected Detailing Centre.
Wheels, Tyres & Brakes;
• 19inch Audi Rotor Wheels are in Perfect Condition with No Kerb Marks, Blemishes, Stone Chips, Swirl Marks or White Spotting to Diamond Cut Areas.
• Pirelli PZero RO2 Tyres; Brand New all Round
• Front Discs are 20% & Pads are 15% Worn
• Rear Discs are 10% & Pads are 10% Worn
• RS Calipers are in Perfect Condition
Interior; In Excellent Condition. It would be no exaggeration to state that the interior is as close to new condition as possible; testament to Audi Build Quality when treated with respect.
• Leather Seat Bolsters & Centre’s are in Perfect Condition; Still retaining their Satin Finish
• Roof Lining & DoorCards in Perfect Condition.
• Leather & Alcantara Steering Wheel in Perfect condition
• Boot Plastics and Floor Matts in Excellent Condition
• Back of Seats are in Good Condition
• Rear Seats in Perfect Condition; No Damage to Leather
• All Other Control Buttons & Trims in near perfect condition.
We have performed a Multi-Stage Machine Paintwork Swirl Correction to bring Clarity & Depth to this incredible Crystal Blue Colour which looks absolutely Incredible in direct sunlight and under our Professional Detailing Studio lights. This RS3 would be suitable for even the most avid enthusiasts.
We like to give our honest & professional opinion; the condition of this vehicle would represent a 5,000mls example WITHOUT exaggeration. You wont find a better condition Used RS3 matching this mileage on the Market today.
Who are Automotive Addiction? We are an established team of highly-skilled, professional, vehicle detailers, who have transferred our wealth of knowledge and skills into high-end performance car sales. We are genuine perfectionists and petrolheads, who take a great amount of pride in sourcing, preparing and offering only the best examples of each vehicle in our showroom. Like-minded individuals will appreciate the high-quality results of our labour-intensive processes.
Between 20 and 50 hours of preparation in our bespoke detailing studio is invested into each of our cars. Our process includes, but isn’t limited to, a 4-hour wheels-off decontamination safe wash, steam cleaning of arch-liners, brake-calipers and the engine bay, a multi-stage machine paintwork correction to eliminate swirl marks and wash marring (often between 10 and 40 hours alone!), Refurbishment and/or polishing of alloy wheels, brake disc centres and exhaust tips, and, finally a 3-hour interior deep cleanse with wet vacuum.
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- LayoutFront Engined
- Power 496 bhp
- Torque 529 lbs/ft
- Top speed 180 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 3.5 s
- Driven wheelsAll Wheel Drive - Permanent
- Economy 34 mpg
- Body typeHatchback
- Emissions 189 (g/km)
- Vehicle height 1,411 mm
- Vehicle width 1,800 mm
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