This is the new Audi RS3 Sportback, which surprises with its 400 HP

The Audi RS 3 Sportback will be one of the innovations that the German brand will bring to the Geneva motor show. Use the TFSI engine 2.5, which has extended its power up to 400 HP, enough to achieve a 0-100 in 4.1 seconds.

Lfter the update of half of life of the Audi RS 3 Sedan that we were able to know in the last Paris motor show, now it is the turn of the Audi RS 3 Sportback, which will have its official debut on the occasion of the Geneva motor show that will take place next march.

The German brand has been advanced by a month and presents the first images and official information of the renewed Audi RS 3 Sportback, the compact but sporty in its range, which allow us to know all its details.

Continues riding the engine 2.5 TFSI five-cylinder, although it is now 26 kg lighter, which among other improvements has a new aluminum block.

in Addition, as in the sedan body, your power is now 400 HP, that is 33 HP more than in the previous version, while the maximum torque is 480 Nm, and is available from 1700 rpm. (Mechanical is complete with the all-wheel drive Quattro and change S-Tronic with double clutch and 7 speeds.

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it is Not surprising then that its acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is 4.1 seconds and while the maximum speed is limited to 250 km/h, this limit can be extended up to the 280 km/h through an optional package.

of course, in addition to has been renewed in the aesthetic plane, since it now adopts a front that highlights your new grille single frame, a few new headlights Full LED, as well as a new bumper format that is more aggressive.

behind receive a renewed drivers rear, as well as a new bumper, while retaining the diffuser and dual exit exhaust, managing to put a modern touch to the set.

The interior has also been revised, since it now adopts serial instrumentation digital Audi virtual cockpit, plus a new steering wheel flat base lined in leather and the sports seats RS napa fine.

To know in greater depth there will be to wait for its debut at the Geneva motor show. Audi will begin accepting orders in Europe in the month of April, and arrived at the dealers will take place in August. The price of the Audi RS 3 Sportback in Germany will be 54,600 euros in its basic version.