It's a pity really, I'd say it was discontinued right at the point when they had worked out how to make it reliable and handle decent amounts of torque and power. The mid 2000's saw some dismal performance especially in reliability and longevity but from the B8, it was a nicely sorted box albeit with a bit of delay on take off.Nope, it was discontinued.
All new variants from 2015 on were build with S-Tronic
Must cost a small fortune.Audi SA launches 10-year/300 000 km extended motor plan
Those looking to hang onto their Audi after the standard motor plan has lapsed, will be pleased to hear that there's now an option to extend it for another five years or 300 000 km, with a service interval of one-year or 30 000 km.
The extended plan by Audi South Africa covers services, wear and tear items and certain repairs after a specialised Audi Dealer assessment. Additionally, it warrants against potential defective workmanship, long with the replacement and repair of defective parts.
If you’re looking to keep your Audi for a while longer after the standard motor plan has lapsed, you now have the option to extend it.www.carmag.co.za
They did revise their pricing.Must cost a small fortune.
For 1 year or 20,000km it cost approx R30,000. 2 years or 50,000km costs R50,000