2013 Audi A3 - Top Auto Review

2013 Audi A3

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Audi, it is "our most important unveiling of the Year." Even before the new Golf goes on in the fall of the platform, the third generation of the 2013 Audi A3 at the start. The environment in the BMW 1 Series and the new Mercedes A-Class will be moved to the premium compact cars from the Ingolstadt.
2013 audi a3
2013 audi a3
The series emphasizes product marketing man Patrick Rismont at the idea of ​​driving in Mallorca, makes 20 percent of the sales volume of the brand. Since 1996, 2.8 million sold A3. It is available as a three-and five-door Sportback, Cabrio, Sportback S3/S3 and RS3 Sportback.

The external dimensions of the 4.2-meter-long edition - first of the three-door - are almost identical. When the wheelbase again looking clean and high quality processed A3 now has risen 2.6 meters, allowing more space in the rear. The total headroom is impressive. Fit into the luggage compartment 365 liters, the rear seatback folded it around, even up to 1100 liters. Restricted visibility to the rear stays. The sporty, functional cockpit is easy to operate.
2013 audi a3
Thanks to the lightweight audi A3 hatchback has slimmed down by up to 80 pounds. The preliminary base model brings empty only 1175 kilos. There are three facilities. The information system with interval recommendation is unfortunately only at level two standard board. Since then also the possibility is included to change the vehicle characteristics as by adjustment of the steering assist and accelerator or switching characteristic.

To genuine Yamaha Special requests can be extras like adaptive suspension system with individual suspension tuning, adaptive cruise control, advanced parking assistance, infotainment components, plus Navigation, flat, high-resolution seven-inch monitor or Internet access can be ordered.
2013 audi a3
First of three engines
To start the time being, there are three turbocharged four-cylinder available, all combined with the fuel-saving stop / start automatic transmission. The two cultivated 1.4 - and 1.8-liter turbocharged direct injection gasoline engine output 90/122 and 132/180 kW / hp. With 350 Newton meters, the 2.0-liter turbo diesel with 110/150 kW / hp is the strongest, he should be content in the mix of consumption, at best, with only slightly more than four liters. Total fuel consumption by 12 to 17 percent are reduced. At its peak, the audi A3 well 200 to 230 are on pace fast. A seven-speed double-clutch transmission transfers the 1.8-liter that powers the front wheels. The Quattro all-wheel-permanent is to follow the course of the year for the stronger engines.

Even for 2012 announces developer Reiser Willi an economical 1.6-liter turbo-diesel with 77/105 kW / hp and 3.8 liter average fuel consumption and a zesty 1.4-liter turbo gasoline engine with 103/140 kW / hp and cylinder deactivation at part load to which we have already gone at the presentation sample. The
2013 audi a3
2013 audi a3
e-gas and plug-in A3
There will be a stronger unit for the S3, the end of 2013 E gas-A3. For 2014 is a plug-in hybrid A3 in preparation. Reiser is already certain that the new A3 'has even the most ambitious competitors in their place ", at least in terms of driving pleasure.

All in all, sports and comfort are not mutually exclusive at the base chassis. The power steering is translated directly and sensitively. The brakes provide stable delay. The electronic differential lock is available for even safer handling in fast corners. Now "no secret" more Audi-man Rismont make of it, that even an A3 notchback will complete the series. But probably not before 2013

Specifications: 2013 Audi A3
Engines: two four-cylinder turbo petrol engine, a four-cylinder turbo diesel
Displacement: 1.4, 1.8, 2.0 liter
Performance: 90/122, 132/180, 110/150 kW / hp
Max torque: 200/1400, 250/1250-5000, 320/1750-3000 Nm / rpm
Acceleration: 9.3, 7.2, 8.6 seconds from 0 to 100
Top speed: 203, 232, 216 kilometers per hour
Environment: According to Audi Mixverbrauch 5.2, 5.6, 4.1 liters per 100 kilometers, 120, 130, 106 grams of carbon dioxide emissions per kilometer

Standard equipment (selection): stability program, side and curtain airbags, driver knee airbag, air conditioning, CD/MP3-Radio, 16/17-Zoll-Räder 205/225er-Reifen.
2013 audi a3

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