Muscular versions of the Audi A3 are coming, both in Sportback and Sedan. Compared to previous models, the new S3 shows more generous dimensions: Sportback and Sedan are 3 and 4 centimeters long and 3 cm wide, respectively. S3 is also characterized from the other A3s by its grille and generous air bodies from honeycombs, by the large rear diffuser or by the four exhaust outlets.
New quattro system
Under the hood, a 2.0 TFSI that sends 310 horsepower to all four wheels via a 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. The S3 also introduces a revised quattro transmission that can return up to 100% of the torque to the rear axle depending on the conditions (no operating mode, everything is handled automatically), which makes the S3 easier to turn in curves. , because of being even more dynamic.
Marketing will begin in early September, at a base price of € 55,900 for the S3 Sportback and € 56,450 for the S3 Sedan.