Audi S3 Sportback arrives in Brazil

Audi S3 Sportback arrives in Brazil

Audi of Brazil announced on Friday, February 7, the arrival of the S3 Sportback country. Imported only in five-door body, he is already on sale at the dealerships for 205,500 dollars.

The model has a powerful 2.0 TFSI engine with direct fuel injection and turbocharging. The 280 hp is available at 5,500 rpm, with maximum torque of 38.75 lb-ft between 1,800 rpm and 5,500 rpm. If equipped with automatic transmission six-speed S tronic, the S3 Sportback accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.9 seconds, reaching 250 km / h, electronically limited.

Clearly prioritizing played most sports, the S3 Sportback bring items such as launch control, all wheel drive, paddle-shifts to gear changes, sports suspension, Audi Drive Select system (which alters the responses of the gas pedal, rates and direction, prioritizing a more economical or sporty) driving.

The list of standard items include a sound system of high quality manufactured by Bang & Olufsen, Bluetooth, digital air conditioning multimedia system with satellite navigation (GPS), multifunction leather steering wheel, bizona, electric sunroof, front airbags, sides and to protect the driver's knees, Bi-xenon headlights, rear parking sensor and start-stop system, among others.

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