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Audi S3 Sportback

Posted: 19 Oct 2011 01:04 PM PDT

The new Audi S3 Sportback has been immortalized in some spy photos while he was engaged in a series of important tests on the hot streets of California. One area that is not a coincidence, because the German manufacturer has certainly chosen this goal to test this model at high temperatures. Protected by the camouflage, which is typical of the prototype of German car manufacturer, this is the new flagship of the A3 family and is ready to arrive in dealerships by the end of next year.

The car was built starting from the third generation of the Audi A3 and will be characterized by the front that is inspired by those who are the latest models in the carmaker. The images are not available to many, but leave out the headlights are combined with LED technology. The new Audi instead is matched as ever Four-wheel drive and manual six-speed dual-clutch S Tronic or 7-speed.

In addition, the new Audi S3 Sportback will see under the hood the presence of the 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine. Compared to the current version, which has 265 horsepower, the power available to the new S3 will exceed 280 hp and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.4 seconds will occur. The new Audi S3 Sportback should be presented during the Paris Motor Show 2012, an event that is scheduled for next October. The car will be available on the Italian market from a price of about 42,000 euros.