The online presentation of the new Audi A3 Sportback has taken placeMarch 3, 2020
The premiere of the novelty was to be held as part of the Geneva Motor Show, but after its cancellation, the presentation was held online.
Audi has presented its new A3 Sportback, reports AutoTimesNews. The compact A3 hatchback has a rich history – it was the first compact premium car. The length of the novelty is 4,340 mm with a wheelbase of 2,640 mm, the width is 1,820 mm, and the height is 1,430 mm. Trunk volume is a modest 380 liters, but with the rear seat folded, it increases to 1200 liters.
The design of the car is made in a sporty style – this was achieved due to the spectacular front part, large wheels and doors. The engine range of the new product will consist of three power units – a 1.5-liter TFSI engine with a return of 150 hp, as well as a 2.0-liter TDI, which is capable of producing 116 or 150 hp. power, respectively, depending on the configuration. As a transmission, 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed automatic transmission is used.
It is expected that in the future the car will receive an electric version of the power plant. The drive is only front-wheel drive, however, in the future, the appearance of an all-wheel drive option is possible.
The interior is made of the same materials as other premium Audi models. In the center of the dashboard is a multimedia system with a 10.1-inch screen that supports various control functions. Note that the gearshift lever is made in the form of a compact switch. Europeans will be able to place an order for a novelty in March of this year, and the first cars will start shipping in May.
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