The hot new Audi S3 has been unveiled in sedan and hatchback forms. Both versions will go on sale in international markets later this year. The performance model will top the fourth-generation Audi A3 range until the hardcore RS3 arrives next year.
- The new S3 uses a 310hp, 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine.
- It can do the 0-100kph sprint in 4.8sec and has a top speed of 250kph.
- It gets styling updates on its exterior as well as interior.
What engine does the Audi S3 use?
Audi has equipped the S3 with same 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine as its Volkswagen Golf GTI and Cupra Leon siblings. Though in the S3 it produces 310hp and 400Nm of torque which is rated slightly over that of the previous-generation car. This allows for a 0-100kph time of 4.8sec and a top speed of 250kph. Power is sent to all four wheels as standard through a 7-speed,…