Audi launches the new S3 Sportback

Press Release:A good 20 years ago, Audi opened up the sporty premium compact market segment with the first S3. Now the brand is presenting the new generation – an S3 Sportback and an S3 Sedan. Its 2.0 TFSI engine produces 228 kW (310 PS) of power and 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) of torque. Both models (S3 Sportback: Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.4 (31.8 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions ...

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Audi S3: pre-production prototype and official specs revealed

A month before the official premiere of the new generation Audi A3 in Geneva Motor Show, Audi revealed the specifications of the model together with a set of photos showing a lightly camouflaged pre-production prototype. Several members of the press drove this car in Azores (Portugal) where it was also photographed.Visually, Audi designers took an evolutionary approach for the new model, which retains similar silhouette and window lines with its predecessor. At the ...

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Audi S3 MK2 VS BMW 130i M-Package

In this rivalry, we compare two premium C-Segment hot hatches from the 00's. On the left, the second generation of the Audi S3 and on the right, the first generation BMW 130i equipped with the M-Package. Both models were premium, came from German automakers and produced 265 hp / 195 kw of power, however the similarities end there as the Audi had a four cylinder turbocharged engine and the BMW had a six cylinder ...

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