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New Audi S3

I have been seriously and intentionally admiring cars on the road, especially when I get caught in traffic jams. You know, there are just too many cars to see. The car I’ve compared most with is the Audi S3. It’s funny how car consumers choose cars not realizing they could have just bought a better model with the same prize. Pun intended. Hopefully they get to realize the Audi S3 is the car they should be buying.

The Audi S3 is available in 3 models:

The clever S tronic seven speed two clutch semi-automatic transmission. 

5-door Sportback as well as a 3-door Hatch

There’s a faster reacting version of the renowned quattro four-wheel-drive system. Its central hydraulic multi-plate clutch now responds even quicker when the engine's 265PS and 350Nm need to be redistributed between the front and rear wheels to maximize stability and traction.

The impressive fact about the Audi S3 is the fact that the turbocharger has a bigger turbine and compressor rotor which helps generate 1.2 bar of boost pressure – a serious amount of charge. A revised intercooler, meanwhile, helps feed dense air into the combustion chamber. Redesigned pistons and conrods and a stiffer alloy cylinder head are required to run reliably with this level of boost while the camshaft timing has also been finessed to manage the higher power output.

The Audi has speed. Period! Fire the S3 off the line and it will reach sixty 5.5 seconds later and keep piling on speed until it reaches 155mph. 

The A3 chassis has front and rear subframes, triangulated lower wishbones at the front and a multilink rear suspension system, beefier shocks and springs and a 25mm lower ride height that, coupled with 18-inch alloy rims as standard, gives the S3 a properly menacing stance. 

The aluminium component in the front suspension reduces unsprung weight still further and the electro-mechanical power steering has been tuned to offer more feedback. 

The interior of the Audi S3 is simply impeccable. It has some of the best features ever: flat-bottomed steering wheel that looks as if it’s come straight out of a Lamborghini Gallardo,  folding bucket seats and a premium infotainment system that features universal interfaces for mobile phones and iPods are fitted as standard, the stereo part of the system being supplied by Bose. 

The standard trim also includes automatic air conditioning, a driver information system with a rather naughty lap timer function and an anti-theft alarm. Front fog lights and xenon headlights with a daytime running function are also included in a list price which will probably be just under £30,000 by the time you’ve specified your car.

The S3 exterior is no exception. The huge front grille and underbumper intake combined with those piercing xenon lights create a formidable rear view mirror factor. The front skirt features spoilers and integrated air intakes, while the side sills give the flanks of the car a more voluptuous appearance and also serve to visually lower the S3. Twin ovoid tailpipes and a body-coloured roof spoiler garnish the rear end, while the trademark S-car aluminium-look door mirrors are also present.

The Audi S3 certainly is worth owning. It gives value for money. 

 

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