Two days before the opening of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, Audi introduced the open A3 Cabriolet model the new generation. Unlike its predecessor, the model is based on A3 sedan, and not on the basis of a hatchback, as it was earlier.
This decision has increased the rear light Audi A3 Cabriolet (2015-2016), which made the car more proportionate appearance and volume of the luggage compartment has increased to 287 liters (60 liters), plus a loading/discharge process has become easier.
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Models & Prices Audi A3 Cabriolet 2016.
|1.4 Attraction S tronic||$36,600||1.4 petrol (125 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.4 Ambition S tronic||$38,800||1.4 petrol (125 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.4 Ambiente S tronic||$38,800||1.4 petrol (125 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.8 Attraction S tronic||$40,700||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.8 Ambition S tronic||$42,400||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.8 Ambiente S tronic||$42,400||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||front|
|1.8 Attraction S tronic Quattro||$42,600||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||full|
|1.8 Ambition S tronic Quattro||$44,400||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||full|
|1.8 Ambiente S tronic Quattro||$44,400||1.8 petrol (180 hp)||Automatic (7)||full|
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In overall dimensions of the new Audi A3 Cabriolet 2016 slightly higher than the previous generation of cars: a length of 4420 mm (size of the wheelbase is 2 600 to 2 580 mm above), width – 1790, and the height was reduced by 15 mm – up to 1410.
With this new product turned out to be 50 kg lighter. In general, due to the new modular MQB platform volkswagen, as well as greater use of alloy elements. For example, the hood model is made of aluminum.
Audi A3 Cabriolet is equipped with a fabric top, stretched on the kinematic mechanism of magnesium alloy. By pressing a button the roof goes up and down for 18 seconds, and it can be done and on the run, if the speed does not exceed 50 km/h.
In the beginning for new items offered two petrol and one diesel engines. The base is a 140-hp TSI 1.4 liter, and a more powerful 1.8-liter engine develops 180 forces. The unit is heavy fuel represented a 2.0-liter TDI engine with recoil 150 “horses”, and later will be more modest 110-hp version (1.6 liters).
In addition, the line filled up, and the “hot” modification of the Audi S3 Cabriolet with 300-horsepower engine 2.0 TSI. With cars it is able to recruit a hundred to place in 5.4 seconds and average fuel consumption in the combined cycle is declared at the level of 7.1 liters per 100 kilometers.
Depending on the type of powertrain, the Audi A3 Cabriolet (2015-2016) can be equipped with six-speed manual transmission, as well as seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch robot. Immediately available and Quattro all-wheel drive version.
Options for the model include LED head optics, adaptive suspension Audi Magnetic Ride, engine management system Audi Drive Select, sound system Bang & Olufsen, as well as MMI Navigation plus navigation.
Receiving orders for the new product was opened in late February. The price of the new Audi A3 Cabriolet 2016 starts at $36,600 for the car in the initial performance of Attraction, and the top-end of the Ambiente version with a more powerful motor dealers are asking for a minimum of $42,400.