Hairstyles - killer from Ingolstadt
No sooner is the Audi A3 Cabriolet in the market, the Ingolstadt push the sport version S3 after. It is not only the strongest but also the first and only all-wheel drive.
The Cabrio Audi S3 is now expanding its range to include the fourth body variant. Technically, the open-top four-seater with its all-wheel drive and the 221 kW/300 hp turbo gasoline engine the three-and five-door and four-door sedan. The launch at a price of at least EUR 48,500 is scheduled for the summer.
Like the civilian-A3 Cabrio is based the open S3 with its notchback visually on the sedan, so that sets it apart from the technically distantly related VW Golf R Cabriolet from. In terms of power, he leaves the Wolfsburg cousin far behind, has to get kW/265 hp and a slightly older base engine with 195. The Audi on the other hand is allowed to operate in the latest stage of development of the 2.0-liter Turbobenziners and elicits its maximum torque of 380 Nm, which is routed through a six-speed dual-clutch transmission to the wheels. Usually at the front, in the absence of traction even backwards.
Thus equipped storms the compact Convertible in 5.4 seconds from zero to 100 km and reaches an electronically limited top speed of 250 km / h As consumption of the manufacturer specifies 7.1 liters per 100 kilometers. The character of the engine and chassis can be adjusted via the standard dynamics system " Drive Select " to your own ideas. On the sportiest level of motor garnished downshifting with intermediate gas shocks and the sound flaps open in the sports exhaust system.
© Audi interior there is the typical Audi style Facilities include addition, climate control, xenon lights and sports seats. Visually, the S3 is inter alia on by a 25 millimeters lowered body, a radiator grille surround in aluminum look and special sill. Overall, the makeup stays so relatively unobtrusive. Its competitors include the open S3 next to the VW Golf R Cabriolet ( 265 hp, 43 850 € ), the most powerful versions of the upcoming BMW 2er convertibles. Premiere celebrates the S3 Convertible at the Geneva Salon ( 6 to 16 March ).