In late 2014 we met all information relating to Audi RS3 Sportback 2015 . Now, several months later, the most powerful Audi A3 ever produced, with 367 horsepower, reaching the Spanish dealers with a starting price of 59,800 euros . If we free our desires, the price can be increased considerably with optional.
What will be standard on all versions of the Audi RS3 Sportback 2.5 TFSI engine is five cylinders, with 367 horses and 465 Nm torque available between 1,650 and 5,550 rpm. With such figures is not surprising that get a 0-100 of 4.3 seconds and a self-limited top speed of 250 km / h. If it’s still not enough, with optional deslimitación reaches 280 km / h . The average consumption is 10% lower compared to its predecessor, standardizing 8.1 liters 100.
The gearbox will always automatic dual clutch S tronic seven-speed with the ability to change manually from the lever or paddles from behind the wheel. Give a launch control and quattro AWD system is capable of sending between 50 and 100% torque to the rear axle . The stability control can be partially disabled in Sport mode or completely.
The suspension is 25mm lower and optionally can be equipped with adaptive suspension, whose settings can be changed from the Audi drive select (standard), which also acts on change management and engine. If sound is important, there is a sports exhaust extensive list of options. Serial tires are 19 “c 235/35 and staying on some disc brakes 370 mm diameter front and 310 rear. Optionally on the front axle can be mounted carbonocerámicos brakes .
Audi RS3 Sportback to rivals
Right now the most direct rival to the Audi RS3 Sportback would be Class Mercedes 45 AMG turbocharged 360 horsepower and somewhat lower starting price. In the list we have also included al BMW M135i , noted for having a range much wider versions, but is less potent and significantly cheaper and can better cope with models like the Audi S3.
|Audi RS3 Sportback||5 door||2.5 367 hp||Double Clutch 7v||Total||59,800 euros|
|BMW M135i||3 doors||3.0 326 hp||Manual 6v||Back||44,450 euros|
|BMW M135i||3 doors||3.0 326 hp||AT 8v||Back||48,162 euros|
|BMW M135i||3 doors||3.0 326 hp||AT 8v||Total||49,788 euros|
|BMW M135i||5 door||3.0 326 hp||Manual 6v||Back||45,500 euros|
|BMW M135i||5 door||3.0 326 hp||AT 8v||Back||48,275 euros|
|BMW M135i||5 door||3.0 326 hp||AT 8v||Total||49,900 euros|
|Class Mercedes 45 AMG||5 door||2.0 360 hp||Double Clutch 7v||Total||56,000 euros|
Source – Audi
From 43,000 euro
Audi RS3 Sportback Article 2015, 367 horses from 59,800 euros was originally published in Current Motor.