2009 Audi A3 S Line TFSI 197 Convertible

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Highlights

  • Full service history mainly by Audi 
  • Recent DSG service and new tyres
  • Brake pads and discs also replaced 
  • Long MOT to February 2025 
  • High specification including heated seats
  • Versatile 195bhp 2+2 convertible 

The Appeal 

A quality, stylish modern convertible you can enjoy whatever the weather? That’ll be the A3, especially one like this equipped with a potent 195bhp engine and versatile DSG gearbox. 
Finished in popular black with a high specification interior - including leather and Alcantara seats with heating - this is a facelift model that has been sparingly used and well maintained example of these sought-after cars. It was in the hands of one family to late 2023 and the history file attests to their care and attention. 
A recent engine and gearbox service plus work to the brakes and a set of new tyres means this tidy A3 comes to market ready to use and enjoy. A long MOT to May 2025 further underlines the impression of quality. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered 19th May 2009 
  • Five registered keepers 
  • The vendor tells us that the car was in the same family ownership until he bought it 
  • He acquired the car in late 2023 
  • Full set of book packs and service books with wallet
  • 2 keys 
  • Lots of history including many Audi invoices and receipts 
  • 8 service stamps, 6 by Audi and 2 by specialists 
  • Last serviced on 1st August 2023 at 72,164 miles 
  • We are told it has been mainly used as a summer car
  • Recent maintenance work to DSG gearbox and brakes detailed below 
  • MOT to 7th February 2025 with 72,768 miles showing on test 
  • One advisory for a tyre on the test which we understand has been subsequently changed
Recent notable maintenance: 
  • New plugs and DSG service at 58,000 miles 
  • Discs and pads replaced recently 
  • CV joints, driveshaft and other suspension items replaced November 2022
  • Recent ABS module replacement 

The Condition

  • Popular black paintwork in good order 
  • Vendor reports that there are no scratches or marks on paintwork
  • Well kept bodywork in good condition with no visible corrosion 
  • Split spoke seven spoke factory alloy wheels in presentable but kerbed condition 
  • Well kept exterior fittings except for small area of damage to offside headlight 
  • Four new tyres recently fitted 
  • Underside presents well due to mainly summer use and with no MOT structural advisories
  • Black electric roof in fair condition showing some creasing and light staining 
  • The roof would likely respond well to reproofing
  • High specification interior including heated leather and Alcantara S Line seats
  • Well kept interior with only light marks to note in photographs 
  • Light bolster wear to driver’s seat 
  • Practical 2+2 seating layout with front and rear seatbelts 
  • Premium sound system with Bose speakers
  • Grey carpets with factory fitted over mats, both in good condition 
  • Clean grey roof headlining 

The Mechanics 

  • 1,984cc turbocharged engine delivering 195bhp 
  • 6spd DSG automatic gearbox with sequential shift via gear lever and paddles
  • 0-60mph in 6.8secs
  • Gearbox and engine said by seller to be running ‘perfectly’
  • Recent DSG gearbox service and new plugs 
  • Recent ABS module 
  • Serviced at 72,000 miles by independent specialist
  • Full service history with 8 stamps, 6 by Audi main dealers 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2009
  • Make Audi
  • Model A3
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 72,897 Miles
  • Engine size 1984
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Worksop
  • Location Nottinghamshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
18 bids
  • Em•••• £4,850 06/06/24
  • da•••• £4,750 06/06/24
  • Em•••• £4,650 06/06/24
  • da•••• £4,600 06/06/24
  • Em•••• £4,500 06/06/24
  • da•••• £4,400 06/06/24
  • Pa•••• £4,300 06/06/24
  • da•••• £4,200 06/06/24
  • Pa•••• £4,100 06/06/24
  • da•••• £4,000 06/06/24
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