Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), has launched its RS3
Sportback in South Africa.
SLIMMED DOWN Audi makes great play of the fact that this RS3
Sportback has shaved some 55kg off the weight of its predecessor, which coupled with the power increase, lifts its power to weight ratio from 218 to 241PS per tonne.
The standard Sportback is a goodlooking platform to build from and the RS3
looks resolved in a way that few range-topping sports variants manage.
The new RS3
is powered by one of Audi's famous and distinctive fivecylinder engines.
The first A3 model to wear an RS badge, the RS3
looks to convince buyers that paying so much for a five-door sports hatch represents a viable proposition.
A child who does not carry the AVPR1A RS3
allele could, for example, "experience more warmth than the aggressive child," Knafo said.
To keep all that power under a degree of control the RS3
is equipped with Audi's quattro four-wheeldrive system, which is just as well, as that kind of power going through the front wheels could present more than a few challenges.
Fortunately for those lucky 500, the RS3
is a storming little car and sits firmly in the tradition of the famous quattros that came before it - whether driven by rally drivers or TV detectives.
Visually the 155mph RS3
Sportback is very understated.
The new TDK GBDriver RS3
series are high-speed SATA controller ICs that support high-speed access with an effective speed of 170 Mbyte/second.
and SH25 are both desirable machines and are priced as such.
Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), is launching its RS3
Sportback in Australia in October.