Audi A3 Sportback : 2006 | Cartype

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Audi A3 Sportback

. 2006

is defining a new segment in the premium class. The Sportback is characterised by the elegance of a coupe and the versatility of a vehicle, sophisticated technology and driving dynamics. With and six-cylinder engines developing up to 184 kW bhp), front-wheel or quattro four-wheel drive and, as an the revolutionary DSG transmission, engine, train and chassis live up to the raised by the sporty exterior of five-door vehicle, driving in a new guise.

A new, extremely representative of the FSI engine family, really brings the special of the new compact Audi to the fore, is its world premiere in the Sportback: the 2.0 a four-cylinder unit with delivers 147 kW (200 bhp). Its torque of 280 Nm is available across a speed range from to 5,000 rpm. As a result, the A3 2.0 (with 6-speed manual is able to complete the sprint 0 to 100 km/h in just 7.1 seconds, and on up to a top speed of 234 km/h.

The Audi is deliberately going its own, new way in the class. It offers the emphatically qualities and the athletic styling of the version with which it its drive train, dynamic and wheelbase. At the same time, as as two rear doors, it offers more space and variability to its tail end which is a total of 83 longer than on its three-door

370 litres (1,120 litres the rear seat back down) of space are available for all kinds of sports and leisure and anything else the family need: even two golf can be stowed sideways in the luggage The asymmetrically folding rear back, a standard feature, and the luggage compartment and storage provide plentiful scope for this space exactly to the personal requirements of every

This also applies to the trim line available: the model, which is packed character, the sporty Ambition and Ambiente versions enable the to turn the A3 Sportback into his or her dream car. The large-area sunroof known as open which has been developed for the Sportback, gives occupants a view of the sky and can be opened wide if

Pre-sales of the Audi A3 Sportback in June 2004; the first are planned for early September

DESIGN: The A3 Sportback is immediately at first glance in the rear-view the dominant feature of its front end is the single-frame radiator grille after the 12-cylinder A8 and the new A6, is now the distinctive of another vehicle in the latest generation. The marked tapering of the and the dynamic shape of the clear-glass give the face of the car that self-confident and forceful character for Audi is famous.

The silhouette of the A3 Sportback when from the side becomes towards the rear of the car in typical fashion, a feature this shares with the styling of its counterpart. The gently rearward roof line incorporates the end, which is 83 millimetres harmoniously into the powerful proportions of the car as it sits low on the road. The roof rails also the coupe-like silhouette of the A3 Sportback

With their particularly contours, the round wheel appear to be resting on the foundations of the area, which is separated the dynamic line. Large of between 16 and 18 inches in size the impression of masculine athleticism and the dynamic potential of the new Audi A3 clearly visible even stationary.

The visual centre of of the A3 Sportback is thus to be found at its rear end, creating the that the entire car is about to forward. With its economical use of and graphically divided surfaces, the styling is as discreet as it is impressive.

As on the three-door model, the visible extending out of the single or double-chamber system, depending on engine are an indication of the car’s dynamism. And the lights high up at the back of the car the trapezoidal design of the rear end at night, giving the new Audi A3 its powerful appearance from


The interior design of the A3 Sportback is distinguished by two features: and elegance. This impression is by the low seat position, in typical car style, the high and wide console and the clear, generous of the dashboard.

The new Audi generation of wheels is being introduced in the class for the first time the Sportback. These three and steering wheels can be recognised by trapezoidal central element, the of which allude to the design of the front grille.

The attractive of the interior surfaces and each detail is the result of excellent quality and a perfect finish at the level of craftsmanship. This standard by no means benefits the alone, but is also reflected in the appearance of the luggage compartment.

Superior ergonomic design is with equally outstanding qualities throughout the car’s typical examples are the round air with aluminium surrounds, the knobs on the automatic air conditioning and the aluminium trims, for the door and compartment handles for instance.

The is outstanding not only for its quality, but for the amount of space it offers. and passengers enjoy outstanding in all areas. Rear passengers benefit from plenty of room and headroom. They too absolutely no trouble getting the A3 Sportback, through the wide-opening doors. The luggage compartment has a of 370 litres, 20 litres more the three-door Audi A3.

This can be to as much as 1,120 litres by down the rear seat

Engine Transmission.

Offering a range of choice but dedicated to sporting performance – philosophy characterises the range of and transmissions offered for the new Audi A3 at launch. A further quality by all engines is their full with the EU4 standard, giving of these cars in Germany, for a tax benefit of up to £613 (diesel and £306 (petrol models).

A new, extremely dynamic of the FSI engine family is celebrating its premiere in the A3 Sportback: the 2.0 TFSI, a engine with turbocharger, 147 kW (200 bhp). Its maximum of 280 Nm is available across a wide range from 1,800 to rpm. This new engine is the first production unit to combine FSI petrol direct with a turbocharger.

This which is also to be found in the Le Audi R8, enables a unique of high performance, free-revving and pulling power in all speed yet excellent fuel economy.

3.2 V6 developing 184 kW bhp), 320 Nm

2.0 TFSI developing 147 kW bhp), 280 Nm (new)

2.0 FSI developing 110 kW bhp), 200 Nm

1.6 FSI developing 85 kW (115 155 Nm

1.6 developing 75 kW (102 bhp), 148 Nm

2.0 TDI 103 kW (140 bhp), 320 Nm

1.9 TDI developing 77 kW bhp), 250 Nm. Depending on the chosen a 5 or 6-speed manual gearbox is

The sporty Direct Shift (DSG) is a unique alternative. pioneering form of power inspired by motor racing permits lightning-fast gear with uninterrupted traction to its electro-hydraulically controlled twin and thus sheer driving in true sports car style.

The DSG the advantages of a conventional 6-speed gearbox with the qualities of a automatic transmission, thus a drive concept superior in respect. The driver benefits supreme agility and driving combined with harmonious and acceleration without interrupting the of power from the engine. is combined with good thanks to low fuel consumption, and operation.

The DSG can be ordered for the most versions of the A3 Sportback: the 3.2, the 2.0 and the 2.0 TDI. The 6-speed tiptronic is available as an option for the A3 Sportback 2.0 FSI and for the

Still with no equivalent in the compact class: quattro four-wheel drive. Even the developed by the highest-performance versions of the A3 can be converted ideally into motion with this which serves as the basis for driving and active safety at the time.

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