Audi has officially presented the charged hatchback S3 new generation. Compared to it's predecessor, the car has received a number of improvements. So, on the Audi S3 set a new 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine capable of 300 h.p issue power and 380 Nm peak torque. Engine weighs 148 kg - five pounds lighter than the previous generation car. In addition, the cylinder head is made of a more durable aluminum-silicon alloy that is resistant to high temperatures.
Have been improved and refined skirt pistons fuel pump. Audi S3 equipped with a 6-speed manual gearbox or 6-step robot S tronic dual-clutch, as well as all-wheel drive. Acceleration from standstill to 100 km/h in a car with the mechanics takes 5.4 seconds. With the S tronic Audi S3 accelerates 0.3 seconds faster. The maximum speed of the new S3 is electronically limited to 250 km/h.
Average fuel consumption is 6.9 l/100 km. In addition, the wheelbase of the car has a 17 mm longer than it's predecessor (2595) with overall dimensions of the machine 4254 x 1777 x 1435 mm. Weight of the new Audi S3 is 1395 kg, which is 60 kg lighter than the previous generation Audi S3.
Finally, note the standard for the series aerodynamic body kit, 18-inch alloy wheels, 14 possible options for paint finishes, and a sports steering wheel. European car sales will begin in early 2013. Price for Audi S3 in Germany 38,900 eur.