Audi began testing new sedan RS3

As a sports hatchback, a sedan based on the A3 will receive an updated aerodynamics package, sports suspension and new brakes. It is expected that the 2.5-liter engine of the RS3 Sportback will not be used under the hood of the sedan. Instead chetyrehdverki receive a new five-cylinder engine of similar volume, which debuted on the Audi TT RS.

Recall that under the hood of the coupe Audi TT RS a new engine develops 400 hp and 480 Nm of torque, which is 33 hp and 15 Nm more than the engine produces hatchback RS3. Paired with the engine running seven-speed robotized gearbox S tronic, and the drive goes to all four wheels. If the power plant would be charged under the hood of the coupe sedan Audi RS3, and this is likely to dial 100 km / h can chetyrehdverki Ingolstadt in less than four seconds. At least coupe TT RS does it in 3.7 seconds.

Exclusive RS3 sedan spy photos can be seen on the website motor1.com. In the sale of novelty will arrive no earlier than 2017. The price is still unknown, but the sedan Audi S3, complete with 300-horsepower engine and a gearbox S tronic, is sold in Russia at a price of 2.764 million rubles. By the way, this month the Russian market came to the updated Audi A6 and A6 Avant, which appreciated by 2.55 million and 2.63 million of rubles, respectively.

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