2017 Audi S3 – If you live in the U.S., and you need a fast, luxury sedan with four rings on the nose, the alternatives are plentiful. Nevertheless, add compactness to that list of necessities, and there’s really just one way to go – the S3. With a high performance engine and tighter handling than the more laid back A3 equivalent, the S3 is only bested by the head -expanding RS3 in regards to Audi’s little-measurement line. If you live stateside, leaving the S3 as the clear choice regrettably, that’s forbidden fruit. Highlights comprise somewhat a little more output under the hood, the addition of Audi’s virtual cockpit, new driver aid technology, and modified outdoor styling.
2017 Audi S3 Review
For starters, the new 2017 Audi S3 is body styles that are obtainable in Cabriolet, Sedan, and Sportback. And again, the new model which hails from the Audi A3 family that is larger sets the bar high in terms of the numerous driver assistance systems it comes with. Some of the upgraded driver-helping technologies include Audi active lane help, Audi pre awareness front, and pedestrian protection. Others contain the Stop&Go feature, adaptive cruise control, and traffic jam assist.
2017 Audi S3 Exterior
Visual changes on the new S3 are minimal, but there are a few design developments which should be pointed out. Beginning at the front, the auto’s headlights are sculptured fairly sharply and see the LED day-running lights continue further alongside the border of the casing. One can choose for Audi’s matrix LED headlights, which are introduced for the very first time in this segment.
Furthermore, the mirror casings are finished with an aluminum look and the rear the S3 can be recognized from its traditional sib by the unique roof spoiler for both the normal S3 and S3 Sportback, and a separation on the rear of the S3 sedan. Audi has also expanded the conventional color palette for the S3 offering customers with 12 alternatives upwards from 7 previously. Finally on the side of the auto, the normal 18-inch wheels are immediately noticeable while supplying buyers with the alternative of larger 19-inch wheels.
If customers need to transform the inside into something particularly suiting, there is a range of leather and trim choices on offer. Throw in an additional cent and Audi will set you up with top-of- the line sports seats that boast reddish highlights.
2017 Audi S3 Interior
A range of Audi’s latest driver’s assistance systems is now available on the S3, as mentioned in the introduction. All the technological attributes are controllable via both the variety of buttons found on the steering wheel and an upgraded control knob in the centre cabinet. Aside from the conventional clockwork, customers now have the choice of equipping their S3 with Audi’s digital virtual cockpit interface.
2017 Audi S3 Engine
Powering the 2017 Audi S3 is the same 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine that is discovered in the outgoing 2015 Audi S3 version. The latter just has merit for those willing to spend a few extra bucks on the optional seven-speed S Tronic gearbox, which comes standard with the S3 Cabriolet.
The notion of having so numerous standard setups for the S3 might get slightly perplexing at some point because there are not any less than four distinct body styles of the 2017 S3, all started concurrently. It is, hence, not a little surprising that distinct performance figures are shown by all these different variations. Starting out with the ‘regular’ S3 hatchback, the 0-100 km/h sprint is done in a just 4.5 seconds. If you should opt for a manual transmission, an extra 0.7 seconds are added to the sprint time.
2017 Audi S3 Price
Before choices, an MSRP starting from around $42,500. Leasing is also an option. Its release date according to recent news should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017. Two trimmings will continue to be offered for Stature: the 2017 Audi S3, and the Premium Plus.
2017 Audi S3 Video
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