The Audi S3 (or A3 Sportback), is a flashier version of their A3 model. The second generation S3 model, released in 2006, is a great purchase on the second-hand market. We can find you a great deal on a used Audi S3 here at Motors.co.uk.
Audi is a German manufacturer of a range of automobiles, from supermini to crossover SUVs and they are positioned as the premium brand within the Volkswagen Group. As such, Audi motors are generally given the same VW stamp for reliability and durability.
Audi S3 buyers can choose from 5 different petrol engines, ranging from 1.4L to 2.0L Turbo, or 1.6L to 2.0L diesels. It’s a highly competent car to drive and copes well at high revs.
Since it’s a highly desirable car, there will be a strong resale value. This extends to well-maintained used versions of the vehicle, so make sure to check it over before making a second-hand purchase.
Twin front, side and curtain airbags are standard, with rear side airbags available as an option, so check out the specifications you get from our detailed search results. Electronic stability control and electronic brake force distribution are also fitted to all cars. The five-door version is spacious for four occupants and it has a larger boot than the three-door model. In-car equipment includes full leather trim, four-wheel drive and xenon headlights.
In 2010, Audi announced the Audi RS3 Sportback. It’s equipped with a 5 cylinder, 2.5L engine and four-wheel drive system. The RS3 is only available in a 5-door sportback version and there’s no manual transmission option. It has an acceleration of 0-62 mph in 4.6 seconds, with an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph. Those who feel the earlier S3 model wasn’t fast enough would surely revise their opinion with this one.
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