The next generation Audi RS3 saloon is coming and the automobile brand has revealed the pricing, specifications of the upcoming model for the UK audience.
The model is available in stores and if you are planning to buy one, check out the base model which is the cheapest of them all at £45,250.
Compared to the outgoing model, the new edition is at least a solid £1,000 than the Sportback five door hatch. The auto brand has confirmed that the first set of cars will be delivered from the month of September onwards. Under the bonnet, the car is powered by a five cylinder engine which is already being used in the Audi TT RS which provides a decent power output of 395 horsepower. A 2.5-liter TFSI engine provided in the car is connected to a dual clutch gearbox. The comparative power is about 33 horsepower which allows the vehicle to go from 0 to 62 mph in about 4.1 seconds. The top speed of the model is limited to 155 mph to make it road legal. However, buyers have the option to increase the top of the car all the way up to 174 mph making it one of the fastest Audi saloons available now.
In terms of design, the Audi RS3 features a four door body which is very much the same as the S3 Saloon. Right from sporty bumper in the front to the flared wheelarches and twin exhaust tailpipes combined with a stylish rear diffuser to match the overall sports quotient the designers were trying to achieve. The powerful performance on the exterior of the new Audi RS3 Saloon is being carried forward in the interior design, offering a luxury finish with all the latest features and connectivity options.
Apart from a powerful dashboard that has all the connectivity options including support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, the seats use a leather trim. High quality Alcantara trim is used on the leather steering wheel. The entire setup is part of Audi’s vision with Virtual Cockpit instrument display. A range of safety features are implemented in the car including Traffic Jam assist which is one of the unique sales point for the car. The Saloon edition is capable of automatically steering through slow traffic so that the driver could take a break. However, the slow driving mode works only when the speed limit is fixed at 40mph.
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