2013 Audi A3 – Top Speed

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2013 Audi A3

Horsepower @ 180 Torque @ RPM: 184 Displacement: 1.8 L time: 7.2 sec. Top Speed: 144 mph

The A3 began production back in and, after being by the A3 Concept . the car is now entering its third After months of speculation the car has made its world debut at the Motor Show. The new A3 will go on in the spring, and first deliveries to will be this summer.

in Germany will start 21,600 euros ($28,500 at the exchange rates).

Audi has use the lightweight technology that them to reduce the car#8217;s by about 176.37 lbs. In the time the chassis is tuned for a and agile driving style. At its the new A3 will be offered with one TDI and two engines, with power from 122 to 180 HP.

The A3 is now 13.91 feet long its front being dominated by a radiator grille and LED daytime lights. The interior has also completely redesigned and has received new workmanship and ergonomics.

UPDATE . This review has been with the official details, and specs. Hit the jump to read about the third generation A3.

UPDATE 05/07/12: If you#8217;re to know how the current Audi A3 to be in terms of its design history, has presented a new video chronicling the design evolution. Check it out by on the photo above!

The exterior

The car 13.90 feet long, feet height and the wheelbase by 0,91 inches to a total of feet. Up front the car has received a sculptural single-frame radiator with its six corners and a newly engine hood. The front has received new, larger air while the newly designed are offered with standard LED but Audi is also offering plus units as an option.

The car#8217;s side is defined by Audi classic design a sharply delineated tornado that runs above the sills. At the rear the car has received taillights – in LED technology when with xenon plus The trunk lid has a sculpted, three-dimensional and depending on the engine type the A3 be offered with either one or two on the left side in its diffuser

Customers will have the to choose between 13 paint with an optional S-Line adding a more sporty

The interior

The new A3#8217;s interior has completely redesigned and it is different for the equipment lines – Attraction is the Ambition the sporty and Ambiente the variant. The interior comes in black and titanium gray, but can also opt for pashmina beige, brown and capri orange or an cooler leather/Alcantara for the seats

The steering wheels is offered in or four spokes, depending on the line. Shift paddles and keys are available as an option. On the you will notice four round air vents in jet design, every button, switch and has been placed precisely one expects them.

The display of the information system (in color on the and Ambiente lines) positioned the two large round instruments all key information, some in richly 3D graphics – which generates a effect.

The car#8217;s rear offers room for three persons and the lid offers a basic capacity of 365 The list of standard equipment air conditioning system with control, height adjustable seats, on-board computer efficiency program and a full of safety restraint systems.

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At its official market launch the new A3 be offered with a choice of engines: one TDI and two TFSI engines. The model will be powered by a 1.4 engine that delivers a of 122 HP and a peak torque of 147 lbs-ft. version will sprint 0 to 60 mph in 9.3 seconds and up to a top speed of 126.14 all this while delivering a economy of 45.23 US mpg.

The top version will be powered by a 1.8 engine with an output of 180 hp and lb-ft of torque between and 5,000 rpm. This will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 7.2 and up to a top speed 144.16 mph, offering a combined fuel of 42.00 US mpg.

Diesel model will use a 2.0 TDI 150 HP and 236.02 lb-ft. This will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 8.6 and reaches a top speed of 134.22 it delivers a fuel economy of US mpg.

The 1.4-litre TFSI and TDI engines will be linked to a manual transmission. In the 1.8 TFSI, the S tronic transmission will be


The new A3 will go on sale in the and first deliveries to customers be this summer. Prices in will start from euros ($28,500 at the current rates).

The competition

Ever since its debut the Lexus CT200h has announced as a competitor for the Audi A3. It is a model its true, but Audi has announced plans for a hybrid A3. next to it we can find lots of competitors for the A3: models like Cooper or Volvo C30 are just of them.

The new generation Cooper be unveiled in 2013 and it will be with a new three-cylinder engine next to the conventional four-cylinder The C30 is also preparing for a remodel for the model year. It will receive a new range of modular VEA (Volvo Environmental Architecture) but with capacities no bigger 2.0 liter.

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