Audi RS 3 Sportback launches with 340 horsepower, the most powerful ever built A3
Audi has added a new model in its dynamic range RS RS 3 new Sportback. In the best tradition of the brand, Audi RS 3 has a turbocharged five-cylinder engine, 2.5 liters, which develops 340 hp and 450 Nm. The model costs 49,900 euros in Germany.
Each model Audi RS represents a successful culmination of its entire model line. RS 3 Sportback, developed by quattro GmbH, is now bringing this philosophy into the compact category. 3 Sportback Audi RS accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 4.6 seconds - performance unmatched in this segment. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h.
Despite these dynamic performance, compact model, weighing just 1575 kg, has an average consumption of just 9.1 litres/100km and emits just 212 grams CO2 per kilometer. This efficiency is mainly due to the special oil pump system that recovers energy from regenerative braking and deceleration.
2.5-liter engine from the new Audi RS 3 Sportback will delight its passengers with high power and reached speeds of up to 6,800 rpm. Guttural sound of the five-cylinder unit is amplified by the exhaust system with a button flap controlled by Sport, which also varies and engine response.
The powerful five-cylinder engine has a long tradition at Audi. In the 1980s, racing cars and the number they used for higher performance. Even the first Audi RS 2 RS 1994 had a five-cylinder engine. 2.5-liter unit, already located in the specifications of the TT RS is redefined now that has recently been named "International Engine of the Year.
2.5 TFSI engine to 250 kW / 340 hp and 450 Nm between 1,600 and 5,300 rpm is mated to a seven-speed S tronic transmission and shift paddles on the steering wheel. The "launch control" is sure to start the sprint from standstill to take place in optimal conditions. Power delivery is effortless by road via quattro permanent four-wheel drive system to give the new Audi RS 3 Sportback traction and dynamic stability. Wheels 19 "and wings created from carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) stresses the qualities of the new Audi RS sports in category 3 compact Sportback.
Audi flagship Audi A3 is the fourth to be built at the Gyor plant in Hungary, with the TT Coupe, TT Roadster and Audi A3 Cabriolet.
3 Sportback Audi RS has a base price of 49,900 euros in Germany, and the first deliveries will begin in early 2011....
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