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Audi S3

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Audi S3 hatchback had been made since 1999. Audi S3 is 3-door powerful modification of Audi A3. Audi S3 has a platform similar with VW Golf IV, which includes compact front suspension of McPherson type and rear wheels drive via electro-driven inter-axle Haldex clutch. Audi S3 hatchback differs from Audi S3 by decreased clearance, increased wheel housings and additional spoiler over rear door.

Audi S3 has improved motor of Featuring version which was fundamentally changed. Compressed air temperature in turbocompressor decreases significantly which allow increasing mass of oxygen supplied to cylinders. Audi A3 salon has sportive design and completed with sportive Recaro seats with lateral support as well as with original steering wheel for quick turning of car.

Audi S3's summary:
  • Doors: There are 2 types of a body of the car Audi S3 - 3 and 5-door cars.
  • Seats: The car was issued in options with 5 and 4-seat salon.
  • Audi S3 was issued with the following types of a body: hatchback (liftback) sedan.
  • The car S3 1.8T (1998) have 1420 kg and this is the minimum weight among all modifications of Audi S3. The heaviest car in a production line of Audi S3, is the model S3 (2000) - its weight 1530 kg.
  • The smallest model is S3 (2000) which length makes 4152 millimeters. The longest Audi S3 is the model S3 Sportback (2008), which length - the 4302 millimeters.
  • Audi S3 was equipped by 3 options of engines. The smallest engine had volume in 1781 cubic centimeters and was established on such models, as: S3 (2000), S3 (2002), S3 1.8T (1998) and S3 1.8T (2001). The most powerful engine was established on models S3 (2008), S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (2006), S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (ZA) (2007) and S3 Sportback (2008) and had volume in 1984 cubic centimeters.
  • The maximum speed of the Audi S3 makes 250 kilometers per hour. You will see such information on a speedometer of such models as: S3 (2008), S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (2006), S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (ZA) (2007), S3 2.0T FSi Quattro (2008) and S3 Sportback (2008).
  • The car Audi S3 is equipped with only a manual transmission.

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Audi S3 Modifications (9)

N Model Doors Seats Weight Length Height Engine
1 Audi S3 (2000) 3 5 1530В kg 4152В mm 1422В mm 1781В cm3
2 Audi S3 (2002) 3 5 1423В kg 4159В mm 1415В mm 1781В cm3
3 Audi S3 (2008) 3 5 1455В kg 4230В mm 1399В mm 1984В cm3
4 Audi S3 1.8T (1998) 3 5 1420В kg 4159В mm 1415В mm 1781В cm3
5 Audi S3 1.8T (2001) 3 5 1420В kg 4159В mm 1415В mm 1781В cm3
6 Audi S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (2006) 3 5 1455В kg 4214В mm 1399В mm 1984В cm3
7 Audi S3 2.0 TFSI quattro (ZA) (2007) 3 5 - 4214В mm 1399В mm 1984В cm3
8 Audi S3 2.0T FSi Quattro (2008) 3 4 1455В kg 4180В mm 1430В mm 1982В cm3
9 Audi S3 Sportback (2008) 5 5 1495В kg 4302В mm 1402В mm 1984В cm3

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