At the Paris Motor Show in 2016 was the premiere of the “charged” Audi RS3 Sedan, which joined with the Sportback five-door hatchback with the same nameplate. When it both appearance and technology two versions still differ from each other. New Audi RS3 Sedan (2017-2018) was a different grille with black mesh and glossy trim, front bumper with original design of air intakes, as well as restyling optics serif. Compared with a conventional Audi A3 sedan, RS3 version at the rear a diffuser with two large oval exhaust pipes on each side of the system, and on the boot lid flaunts a small spoiler. In addition, the car got a bit extended arches, understated by 25 mm suspension and 19-inch alloy wheels exclusive design. The default model cabin are sports steering wheel and seats upholstered in Nappa leather, metallic trim on the pedals, a gear stick, red edging ducts and door sill with RS3 inscription and illumination. Electronic Virtual Cockpit instrument panel for a fee.
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The movement Audi RS3 Sedan 2017 brings a new 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine with aluminum crankcase, turbocharger and increased the combined injection. As a result, it produces 400 “horses” and 480 Nm of torque, which is transmitted to all wheels through a 7-band robot S tronic. Later this engine under the hood and prescribe hatchback PC3 , where the pre-reform engine develops 367 forces. As a result, the sedan accelerates from zero to hundred in 4.1 seconds – 0.2 seconds. pyatidverki faster, and the electronic speed limiter for a fee can be moved from the original 250 to 280 kilometers per hour. What else concerns the art, for the sedan have been made some changes to the chassis configuration, the stabilization system is completely switched off and the extra charge for the car can be ordered installation of adaptive shock absorbers and carbon-ceramic brakes. By the way, in the base brakes are 370 mm in diameter and 310 in the front – rear.
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Initially, there have been suggestions that the Audi RS3 Sedan would be the machine exclusively for the US market, but in the end they did not come true – the model is positioned as a global. Sales of the “charged” RS3 start on the market in 2017, but the exact date and price will be announced later. Among other things, the model is available matrix head optics, Bang & Olufsen sound power of 705 W, as well as various electronic aids, including automatic braking with detection of pedestrians and the mirror autopilot that can automatically drive a car in the flow rates of up to 65 km/h.