Updated Audi RS3 Sportback: a brand new engine and aggressive look
Updated Audi RS3 Sportback will debut officially at the upcoming Geneva international motor show, next month.
The German hot hatch has received the same technology and innovations as the fellow RS3 Sedan, the presentation of which was held last year at the Paris motor show.
Audi RS3 Sportback equipped with the same engine — five-cylinder with a displacement of 2.5 liters and a power of 400 HP, like the model in the sedan. Recall that according to Audi is the most powerful motor on 5 cylinders in the world at the moment. The engine block is made from aluminum, which allows the car to lose 26 kg in comparison with the previous generation. Maximum torque is now 480 Nm that is available between 1700 and 5850 rpm.
For good dynamic performance of the car on the pavement meets the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission S tronic and all-wheel drive system. Thus, the new Audi RS3 Sportback can accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and a top speed limited at around 250 km/h Although, if desired, it can be increased to 280 km/h.
The market launch is programmed for the month of August of 2017, but pre-orders for the charged RS3 Sportback are taken in the month of April. The price of the car will be about 54 thousand euros, which is about 1,000 cheaper than a car, the RS3 sedan.
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