The new Audi range of cars 2018-2019 is supplemented by the 400-strong hatch Audi RS3 Sportback, a premium compact from the German company Audi from Ingolstadt. The world premiere of the updated hot-hatch Audi RS3 is scheduled for March 2017 as part of the annual Geneva Motor Show . Receiving orders for the new Audi RS3 Sportback, as well as for the “charged” four-door Audi RS3 Sedan , presented in autumn 2016 in Paris, opens in April 2017 at a price of 54,600 euros for the Audi RS3 Sportback and from 55,900 euros for the Audi RS3 sedan. Customers will receive ordered cars equipped with the world’s most powerful five-cylinder turbocharged 2.5 TFSI engine (400 HP 480 Nm), capable of catapulting cars to 100 kmh in just 4.1 seconds, in August 2017.
The new 5-door hatchback Audi RS3 Sportback is the top version of the updated family Audi A3 and, of course, very different from the civil versions of the model. The difference between the usual Audi A3 Sportback and the Audi RS3 Sportback is visible to the naked eye, both outside and in the cabin, even a hood to raise there is no need to understand that we have a hot hatch.
The exterior design of the novelty body hints at every detail that in front of us is a special car from Audi Sport GmbH with excellent appearance. In the presence of standard LED headlamp headlamps (Matrix LED lights as an option) with stylish strokes of daytime running lights, a huge falshradiatornaya lattice Singleframe, tightened with a glossy black mesh with a chrome frame, sport bumper with pronounced air intakes.
And also aerodynamic pads on the thresholds, 19-inch forged Audi Sport wheels with low-profile tires 235/35 R19, rear LED parking lights with 3D graphics, a spoiler over the fifth door glass, a solid rear bumper with a diffuser and attachments of huge exhaust pipes. The Quattro inscription on the frame of the falshadiatron grille and the RS3 logo, placed on the front and rear parts of the body, additionally emphasize the feature of the car.
Audi RS3 Sportback salon also strives to hint at every detail that we are facing the interior of an expensive, powerful, sporting hot hatch, rather than a simple family five-door hatchback. The driver and the front passenger are greeted by Nappa leather sports seats (as an option, the RS sport seats with integrated headrests integrated in the headrest and even more expressive lateral support). In the presence of a lot of leather, polished aluminum and carbon. Magic for fans of Audi RS logo is present on the backs of both versions of the seats, cut from below the rim of the steering wheel and the handle of the automatic transmission.
A virtual instrument panel with a 12.3-inch display is standard, a MMI Navigation plus multimedia complex with MMI touch with a 7-inch color screen (radio and DVD, AUX-IN and USB, WLAN-Hotspot, Apple Car Play and Android Auto). Premium audio system Bang & Olufsen Sound with a capacity of 705 W, adaptive cruise control with autopilot function, Audi active lane assist, parking assistant, and other modern security systems.
Technical characteristics of the Audi RS3 Sportback 2018-2019. In the engine compartment of the German hot-hatchet, the petrol turbocharged “five” – 2.5-liter TFSI (400 HP and 480 Nm of torque, available with a crankshaft revolution from 1700 to 5850 rpm), automatic transmission with two clutch discs 7 S-tronic, full Quattro drive. Dynamics of acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h only 4.1 seconds, maximum speed 250 km / h (deactivating the electronic limiter can be accelerated to 280 km / h), fuel consumption according to the manufacturer in combined mode of motion is 8.3 liters. The engine of the novelty became more powerful on 33 horses in comparison with the engine of pre-reform Audi RS3 Sportback pre-installed in 2015.
Suspension is completely independent and understated compared to the usual Audi A3 by 25 mm, adaptive adaptive dampers, disc brakes with 310 mm discs (for a surcharge, carbon-ceramic discs are offered). The Audi Drive Selec system is standard, allowing you to choose the most optimal (three Auto, Comfort and Dynamic modes) from the driver’s point of view, the engine, suspension, gearbox, steering and Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC) modes.