Green Car Congress: Audi introduces 2015 Audi A3 and S3 sedans; A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV confirmed for US

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Audi A3

27 March 2013

A3 Sedan. to enlarge.

Audi of America, announced that the all-new Audi A3 sedan will in US showrooms in the first quarter of Audi of America also that it will offer the A3 e-tron plug-in gasoline hybrid (PHEV) model in the US later in 2014. Audi revealed the A3 Sportback e-tron at the Geneva Motor Show. post .)

At launch, the engine will consist of four engines: 170 hp (127 kW) 1.8 TFSI; and high-output versions of the 2.0 TFSI; and 150 hp kW) 2.0 TDI clean diesel. Completely the engines bring together fuel injection, turbocharging, thermal management and the start-stop-system. The of engines and transmissions will further, and will include two new engines.

Horsepower figures for the 2.0 engines will be available to launch. All engines are mated to the 6-speed S tronic transmission.

New to the A3, the Audi drive select the driver to adjust throttle shift points, and the electromechanical effort. Similar to other models, Audi drive has four settings that Auto, Dynamic, Comfort and

A3 Sportback e-tron. The A3 Sportback shown in Geneva displayed a with 150 kW (204 hp) of system and 350 N·m (258 lb-ft) of system In electric mode, the A3 Sportback has a range of about 50 km (31 miles).

The A3 Sportback e-tron uses a hybrid design. The combustion is a modified 1.4 TFSI, which 110 kW (150 hp) and 250 N·m (184 lb-ft) of The TFSI operates in tandem an electric motor that 75 kW and 330 N·m (243 lb-ft) of power.

Assistance. The Audi A3 sedan now several advanced technology which are new to the entry luxury including the standard Audi pre basic system which detect when an emergency is being made and prepares the and its occupant restraint systems in of a possible collision. The Audi A3 offers an optional driver package, which includes side assist, and adaptive control with stop and go.

Audi connect. The modular platform in the Audi A3 also several upgrades to the industry Audi connect service. connected vehicle strategy features and services that the driving experience for Audi and their passengers by providing the of access to information and content, needed, through interfaces for the in-vehicle environment.

With technology in the Audi A3, customers be able to connect with a capable of supporting data of up to 150 Mbit/s downstream and considerably response times. Using the Wi-Fi connectivity for up to 8 devices, can now view high-definition videos and video conference calls the vehicle.

Adding to the existing Google 3D satellite imagery and intelligent POI with Google Voice Search, the Audi A3 introduces a new Navigation service. Here the can save photos of destinations, are linked to geo-navigation data in the “photo box” of MMI Navigation These may be the driver’s own photos or from Google Maps View.

Photos can be imported via an SD or a myAudi account.

European In Germany and many European the four-door car will be available at late this summer. The price for the 1.4 TFSI is around (US$32,000).

When the Audi A3 launches in Germany and Europe, the line-up will consist of four-cylinder engines: 1.4 TFSI; 1.8 and 2.0 TDI.

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Key performance parameters of the 1.4 are 103 kW (140 hp) and 250 N·m (184 At low engine load, the COD (cylinder on system deactivates two cylinders. The engine gives the car a combined consumption of just 4.7 liters per 100 km (50 mpg US); its CO 2 emissions are 109 grams per km

It takes 8.4 seconds to accelerate 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), and the car’s top with this engine is 213 (132 mph).

The 1.8 TFSI 132 kW (180 hp) and 250 N·m (184 of torque. It utilizes an extensive of high-end technologies, including injection into the combustion and the induction manifold. It takes 7.3 for the standard sprint to 100 km/h and a top speed of 235 km/h (146

Its combined fuel consumption is 5.6 per 100 km (42 mpg US), equivalent to 129 grams CO 2 per km g/mile).

The 2.0 TDI produces 110 kW (150 hp) and 320 N·m (236 lb-ft) of It accelerates the A3 Sedan from 0 to 100 in 8.7 seconds and takes it to a top speed of 220 (137 mph). Its combined consumption is 4.1 liters per 100 km (57.4 mpg US) for a CO 2 of 108 grams per km (172 g/mile).

Depending on the engine, either a six-speed transmission or the S tronic is The dual-clutch transmission shifts the without any noticeable break in power. It is controlled by either the lever or paddles on the steering

The D shifting map is laid out for maximum efficiency, while the rev levels are higher in the sporty S mode. In with the Audi drive vehicle dynamics system, the S offers a free-wheeling function in its mode which further fuel consumption.

Just a few after the launch of the new sedan series, Audi will the top modelthe S3 Sedan. The 2.0 TFSI 221 kW (300 hp) and 380 N·m (280 lb ft) of Its high-performance four-cylinder engine highly advanced efficiency fuel injection, exhaust integrated in the cylinder head, the valvelift system and a rotary module for thermal management.

This version of the Audi S3 paired with the S tronic, from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds; the manual transmission it takes 5.3 The car’s top speed is electronically to 250 km/h (155 mph). The turbo has a combined fuel of 6.9 liters per 100 km (34 mpg US) or 7.0 liters (33.6 mpg US) S tronic or manual transmission), a CO 2 equivalent of 159 or 162 grams per km (256 or 261

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