When it comes to elegant luxury, engaging performance, and good looks, Audi vehicles can meet driver expectations. With the new Audi RS 3 Sportback, luxury shoppers will be able to enjoy a stylish new look and blistering engine power. Keep reading to learn the 2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback release date and engine specs, as well as more about the features that will be coming out on this elegant five-door model.
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2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback Release Date and Engine Specs
The new Audi RS 3 is burning up the pavement and impressing car aficionados with its premium power and stylish looks. Available in coupe (Europe only), sedan, and Sportback body style, this new model promises to be fun to drive and practical for the day-to-day as well. The 2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback features four main doors and a rear hatchback style that should allow this vehicle to offer a spacious interior for passengers and cargo. This model should begin arriving at new Audi dealerships across the country in the summer of 2017.
Engine Output of the 2018 RS 3 Sportback
The 2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback will come with an inline 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine mated to the S Tronic seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Rated for 400 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque, this engine will be able to burn up the track and also deliver excellent acceleration on the highway for the daily commute. This gasoline engine offers direct injection and an exhaust turbocharger with an intercooler. It should offer a top speed of 155.3 mph (174 mph with optional enhancements) and a 0 to 62 mph acceleration time of just 4.1 seconds.
Other attractive features include an all-wheel drive, a sporty suspension set-up, a distinctive design, and an elegant interior with sports seats in Nappa leather, steering-wheel control buttons, and available touchscreen and natural language voice inputs.