The brand new 2020 Audi S3 is right here and looking out extra sedate than what we predicted. Listed below are 5 info concerning the upcoming mannequin.
Sportback and Saloon choices accessible
Just like the earlier technology automobile, it’s accessible as each a Sportback and Saloon. Costs begin at £38k, however little question the choices checklist could have you hovering above £40k and past. Bear in mind, new automobiles above £40k are topic to a separate Premium Automotive Tax right here within the UK!
Grown up styling
It’s very grown up. The 2020 Audi S3 is the selection for these not wanting the in-your-face styling that different sizzling hatches, just like the Mercedes-AMG A35 (take a look at our video overview right here) and Honda Civic Kind R FK8 have. It’s a refined design that can have individuals questioning whether or not it’s even an S automobile. The bits that differentiate it are the quad exhausts, a brand new entrance grille, 18-inch wheels and aluminium mirror covers.
The engine is the tried and examined EA888 engine that powers just about each quick four-cylinder VAG product. On this trim it produces 306bhp and 295lb ft and is mated to a seven-speed DSG gearbox and quattro all-wheel drive. 0-62mph takes 4.8 seconds and has a prime velocity of 155mph (restricted). These wanting extra energy should look ahead to the upcoming 400bhp Audi RS3.
The inside is as soon as once more main the pack. The brand new automobile will get two 10-inch screens, together with the well-known Digital Cockpit. Audi says it now has the newest chip powering the infotainment system, which has 10 occasions the processing energy. It’s bizarre to be speaking about processing energy in a automobile. New, although, is display screen mirroring, which ought to permit you to show your smartphone’s display screen on the in-car display screen. We’re guessing that’s whenever you’re parked…
2020 Audi S3 Trim ranges
A Vorpsrung trim stage might be supplied additional down the road that can add the likes of Matrix LED lights and adaptive dampers.
What do you consider the brand new 2020 Audi S3? Like its refined seems or did you need one thing a tad extra aggressive?