As well as the 2.0 TDI developing 110 kW (150 hp) and 320 Nm of torque, customers can now specify a spicier version producing 135 kW (184 hp) and 380 Nm in cars with the Sport and S line equipment levels. Available in front-wheel-drive and quattro all-wheel-drive formats, the six-speed manual A3 can hit 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 234 km/h (145 mph), while combined fuel consumption works out at an impressive 4.1l/100 km (68.9 mpg) with CO2 emissions of 108g/km. Pricing ranges from £24,375 to £30,055.
Audi is also offering an LED light package for the SE and Sport models, which consists of headlamps, rear lights, light and rain sensors and LED ambient interior lighting. Priced at £2,000, they can be added to S line and S3 models as a stand-alone option for £795.
Finally the £395 black styling package available for Sport and S line A3 models, along with the S3, includes a high gloss black radiator grille surround with matte black grille section, side air intake grilles and a platinum grey diffuser.
[Source: Audi UK]