Video: Video Of The Day: New Audi RS3 Sportback Attacks The Nürburgring
Photo spies managed to capture a prototype of a charged Audi RS3 Sportback hatchback, which is being tested at the German autodrome Nürburgring.
- Audi unveiled the next generation A3 hatchback in March and is now preparing a charged version of the RS3 Sportback.
- According to the British magazine Auto Express, the model will retain the 2.5-liter inline five-cylinder engine, the output of which will be increased to 415 hp. and 500 Nm - 15 hp. and 20 Nm more than its predecessor. All-wheel drive and robotic transmission will remain, but will receive more aggressive settings.
- The previous generation model accelerated to 100 km / h in 4.1 seconds, and the new model is expected to be able to travel in 4 seconds.
- There is no official word yet on when the new RS3 Sportback will come out. It is expected to debut in 2021.
The main competitor of the Audi RS3 Sportback - Mercedes-AMG 45 S - is equipped with a two-liter turbo engine with a capacity of 421 hp. and accelerates to one hundred kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds.