|New Audi A3 Sedan 2014|
Audi is expanding the A3 model series for the first time also a sedan version. Globally, the segment of compact sedans, the largest, even if this body style to be found in our rare.
Therefore, the Audi A3 sedan now celebrated its premiere in New York, where vehicles of this segment are very popular, as was already the VW Jetta shows.
The design of the A3 sedan fits the current Audi design language perfectly, especially the rear end looks very crisp and very dynamic. Despite the sporty rear conclusion offers the A3 sedan still 425 liters of storage space in the trunk.
The overall length of the vehicle is 446 cm, the wheelbase measures 264 cm. So ought passengers find a decent space. The interior is on the design of her identical to the other A3 models, and there are the same options as with all body shapes. Sun are among others an adaptive cruise control, the Lane Assist that. Audi connect infotainment system including 7 "monitor and 3D map display as well as leather seats available
To start, there will be the A3 sedan with three different 4-cylinder engines. The gasoline engines are the 1.4 TFSI with 140 hp (103 kW) and variable cylinder deactivation and the 1.8 TFSI with 180 hp (132 kW) available. The 1.4 TFSI has a fuel consumption of 4.7 liters also very economical (the CO2 emissions are at 109 grams), but sprints in 8.4 seconds from a standing start to 100 km / h and up to 213 km / h.
Other engines will come later, including the top version, the S3 sedan, which was also shown in New York. The 2.0 TFSI in the S3 sedan has. An output of 300 hp (221 kW) and a maximum torque of 380 Nm In just 4.9 seconds the fleet sedan sprints combined with the 7-speed s-tronic from 0 to 100 km / h and up to 250 km / h fast.
Fuel consumption is an average of 6.9 liters of still at a very low level. The power is transmitted via the quattro all-wheel drive to all four wheels.
Even the look of the S3 is again slightly different from the other models and is shown with aerodynamically designed attachments around and the typical S-aluminum wheels and grille.
Prices for the new Audi A3 sedan are not set yet, but will be published in time for the market launch in autumn 2013.