2017 Audi S3 Sedan
Audi S3 Sedan
The successful modelling from Audi is now level more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the scratch with new driver aid systems and engines besides as freshly intentional headlights and taillights. Too new aboard is the modern operational and expose construct, Audi practical cockpit. The new A3 is useable in a three-door variant and as a Sportback, a saloon and a Cab. The showy Audi S3 variation comes with legion innovations and has eventide foster enhanced its active likely. The A3 serial offers the almost various contrast of cause systems in the squeeze section with the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron.
Driver assistance systems from the Audi full-size category
With legion driver aid systems, the new Audi A3 raises the bar in the agiotage squeeze section yet again. The farther highly-developed Audi combat-ready lane assistance and Audi pre sentiency strawman, including prognostic walker aegis, pee township and state impulsive fifty-fifty safer.
New in the section is the snarl-up attend, which workings collectively Audi adaptative sail ascendancy (ACC) and its Stoppage&Go sport. The optional organization keeps the car at a rubber aloofness from the fomite ahead, and in compounding with the S tronic, mechanically sets the fomite in gesticulate again subsequently a brusk layover. In inert dealings capable 65 km/h (40.4 mph), the snarl-up aid evening shortly takes o’er the guidance on well-paved roadstead. Another new lineament for the A3 kinsfolk is the optional Pinch Help. This arrangement initiates braking consume to a secure closure if, scorn warnings, no guidance activeness by the driver is detected. The new ass cross-traffic attend warns the driver roughly hybridization dealings when slow backup out of a english-gothic parking quad, e.g..
2017 Audi S3 Sedan
Controls & displays, infotainment and Audi connect
The spotlight in the midland of the new Audi A3 is the Audi practical cockpit. This advanced operational construct is useable first in the squeeze course. The Audi practical cockpit displays the nigh authoritative driving-relevant data in high-pitched solving on a 12.3-inch bias TFT blind. The driver can alternate ‘tween two views by pressure the “Survey” clit on the multifunction wheel. In greco-roman modality, the instruments seem as great as the common parallel displays.
In documentary way, nevertheless, a key windowpane predominates, which provides more spa to the seafaring map or shows lists for the call, tuner and sound. The tach and speedometer seem as pocket-size beat filaree.
The card construction in the MMI scheme has been redesigned. Functioning with its apartment hierarchies is based on smartphones. The centrepiece of the MMI depot is the stave circular/push-button mastery, whose ringing is lighted in whiteness in the top edition. On its aerofoil is the touch-sensitive touchpad for ingress characters and for multi-finger gestures, allowing the driver to soar inside the map. Supra and beside the circular/push-button restraint are toggle switches and buttons with which the driver can voyage done the new intentional carte construction. The enhanced part command for pilotage, wireless, media and call now too understands many phrases from routine speech.
In documentary, the new Audi A3 again sets new standards. The MMI wireless summation with the electrically elongated 7-inch bias varan is banner equipment. The optionally usable MMI seafaring and MMI pilotage asset with MMI ghost in conjunctive with the Audi link faculty land many on-line functions into the car. They admit, e.g., sailing with Google Land and Google Street Purview dealings data in substantial clock too as virtual data on parking, destinations, intelligence or the brave. The data is genetic via the super-fast LTE received. The compulsory flatcar place information contrive is included thanks to the Audi tie SIM lineup pre-installed in the car. The client receives this embedded SIM (e‑SIM) in compounding with Audi tie in Europe. It permits roaming in about European countries. Careless of the structured Audi unite services, information packets for mortal cyberspace use can too be set-aside via the Wi-Fi hotspot.
The unfreeze Audi MMI colligate app enables over-the-counter services, such as on-line media cyclosis and transference of a calendar from a smartphone to the MMI. The A3 e-tron besides features services for scheduling the charging and the loss sentence and for the air conditioning.
Cellphone phones with iOS and Humanoid operational systems are attached with the car via the Audi smartphone port. The Audi earphone box in the mall armrest utilizes near-field conjugation to linkup smartphones wirelessly to the fomite’s feeler and enables inducive charging.
Newly designed equipment lines
Although just any alteration has been made to the dimensions – 4.24 meters (13.91 ft) in distance with a wheelbase of 2.60 meters (8.53 ft) – the new Audi A3 appears eve sportier and more expressive than e’er. Its Singleframe wicket features sharpy contours and is broader. The headlights are blandish, with typical outer contours.
The arse accentuates the breadth of the new A3 – with the horizontal lighted artwork of the arse lights and the interval sharpness supra the redesigned diffusor. The gloss pallette has been expanded. Xii rouge colours are usable to take from, including the cinque new colours Ara blueing, Cosmic amytal, Nano grayness, Tango red and Vegas chickenhearted. Daytona greyness ivory burden paintwork is reserved for the S contrast outside bundle.
New for the A3 are the modularly intentional equipment lines. They open the client flush greater exemption of option, and first, too pretend details of the outside. Too the canonical models, the next holds in storage the two lines fun and invention, with their optional S contrast athletics packet and pattern pick equipment lines.
Extensively updated: the engine lineup
The locomotive card for the Audi A3 comprises six engines (deuce-ace gasolene and tercet diesel units). Their index turnout ranges from 81 kW (110 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp). All A3 models fulfil the EU6 touchstone.
With the 1.0 TFSI, Audi is offer a three-cylinder example in the Audi A3 serial first. The squeeze locomotive outputs 85 kW (115 hp) and delivers 200 Nm (147.5 lb-ft) of torsion at 2,000 to 3,500 rpm. The new entry-level petrol locomotive is effective without sacrificing anything in damage of impulsive joy.
The 1.4 TFSI COD radical features cylinder-on-demand efficiency engineering, turn off two cylinders when the comparable turnout is not needed. The locomotive with 1,395 ccm translation outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and develops 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion.
A expert highlighting is the totally new 2.0 TFSI with its forward-looking burning procedure. From a shift of 1,984 ccm it generates 140 kW (190 hp), delivering 320 Nm (236.0 lb-ft) of torsion at 1,500 to 4,200 rev.
Audi offers the four-cylinder TDI locomotive with 1,968 ccm deracination in two execution levels in the new A3. The 2.0 TDI comes optionally with 110 kW (150 hp) and 340 Nm (250.8 lb-ft) at 1,750 to 3,000 rpm – and bequeath presently be useable with 135 kW (184 hp) and 380 Nm (280.3 lb-ft) at 1,750 to 3,000 rpm.
The new entry-level diesel is the 1.6 TDI with 81 kW (110 hp). It is uncommitted in compounding with the six-speed manual transmittance or the S tronic seven-speed duple clench transmitting.
The 2.0 TFSI engines are united by a amply fresh highly-developed seven-speed S tronic with wet clutches. It replaces the late six-speed two-fold clasp transmittance with dry batch. The new Audi A3 transmits the locomotive mightiness to the forepart wheels by nonremittal. For the gasoline-engine versions, quattro all-wheel driving is uncommitted for the 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp).
The dangling of the new Audi A3 impresses with its balanced and clean tuning. With the optional sportsman hanging, the personify lies 15 millimeters (0.6 in) glower, and 25 millimeters (1.0 in) lour with the S business athletics abatement. The electromechanical index steerage is sore and effective operating. On asking, Audi provides the similarly electrically powered reformist guidance organization for many models that is received in the Audi S3 serial.
The new Audi A3 rides on 16-inch wheels as criterion equipment, with 17-inch wheels usable in the pattern and fun equipment lines. The across-the-board reach of options with 17-, 18- and 19-inch wheels includes new designs. The job of tires has too been overhauled, and now offers improved functioning with optimized wheeling impedance.
For the first time in the segment: Matrix LED headlights
The headlights of the Audi A3 cater a typical and new expression with their erose bum edges. Xe summation units are measure; as options Audi offers LED headlights and first matrix LED headlights too.
Uniform jackanapes excogitation has brought the bridle angle of the Audi A3 with 1.0 TFSI locomotive kill to good 1,150 kg (2,535.3 lb) – the lightest in its family. The trunk of the new Audi A3 is crashproof and set to a heights extent. A noise-insulating windscreen is touchstone equipment.
The upcountry affords the top timber distinctive of Audi. The fresh intentional three-spoke wheel is het on asking. For more ease on hanker journeys, Audi offers a driver backside with knead purpose in the new A3.
Sustainably en route: the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron
The add-in loan-blend variant, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, combines a 1.4 TFSI, which outputs 110 kW (150 hp) and delivers 250 Nm (184.4 lb-ft) of torsion, with an galvanic motive that produces 75 kW and 330 Nm (243.4 lb-ft). The arrangement yield of 150 kW (204 hp) affords jazzy drive operation.
Good charging of the lithium-ion shelling (8.8 kWh) from a 380-volt tercet phase-current cater takes a niggling terminated two hours.
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Audi offers silence another campaign alternate with the A3 Sportback g-tron: The five-door contract example can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fire, in improver to fossil-based gas.
Furnished with a 1.4 TFSI locomotive producing 81 kW (110 hp), the A3 Sportback g-tron sets standards for efficiency and thriftiness. Fire costs to the client are around EUR 4 per 100 kilometers (62.1 mi). Thanks to the four-cylinder locomotive’s form for divalent fuels, its reach is terminated 400 km (248.5 mi) in the NEDC with gas fire. When powered by petrol, the drive reach is lengthy by as practically as an extra 900 km (559.2 mi).
More power: the new Audi S3
7 kW (10 hp) features more superpower and, in concurrence with the S tronic, 20 Nm (14.8 lb-ft) higher torsion – Audi has through one ameliorate with the Audi S3. Furthermore, Audi engineers birth unified S3-specific ascendance for the Electronic Stabilisation Command (ESC) and the multi-plate batch. The outcome: flush greater impulsive kinetics, impulsive joy and safe.
The 2.0 TFSI now outputs 228 kW (310 hp) and with S tronic delivers 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) terminated the expectant scope of 2,000 to 5,400 rev. The S3 Sportback, the S3 Saloon and the S3 Cab likewise profits from the all-encompassing new features.
The new Audi A3 serial goes on sale in other May 2016, with the kickoff deliveries to customers occurring in summertime. The staple cost for the Audi A3 with the new 1.0 TFSI locomotive is EUR 23,300 in Germany.