15 June 2014

James’ 2014 Audi S3 Sedan

After doing his Mazda CX5 a while back, James asked us to go to town on his brand new Audi S3 Sedan. This was the first S3 sedan in the country, and was a real privilege to work on. We must say, Audi really got it right with this car, it’s absolutely stunning, fast, practical, luxurious, everything you could ever need in a car.

Seeing as Opti-Coat is the only protection proven to last and tested by the CSIRO, like his Mazda, James requested we apply Opti-Coat, but only after a full paint correction to maximise the potential of the German paint job. Audi’s have fantastic paint, hard, but nice to work with. A1 to Audi, or should we say, S3 😉

As always, click the pictures for a larger version, and see the full photo set here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/obsessioncardetailing/sets/72157644593701668/

As it arrived, straight from the dealer, stickers intact. We just LOVE this colour:

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LOVE those LED daytime running lights, so aggressive:

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Plenty of brake dust:

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Starting with a foam bath, and getting the details done:

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Starting paint decontamination by removing iron fall out:

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You can see the iron reacting and turning pink:

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Attacking the wheels:

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Using a clay towel:

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Examining the paint. A few swirls and scratches, but nothing too major:

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Taped for the correction:
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Stunning gloss and clarity can be achieved with the right tools, products, and know-how:

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And the final step:
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The next day, all done:

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As always, contact us to find out how we can get your car looking better than new! This is a perfect example that new isn’t always the best!