Audi will show in Geneva modification Audi S3 with an open top. Convertible soft top and got the same powerplant, but it became a little slower and loses logical volume in the hatchback trunk.
As a hatchback, convertible Audi S3 has a two-liter turbo engine, developing 300 horsepower. Received new and Quattro all wheel drive system with a 6-speed gearbox S tronic. As a result, up to 100 km / h accelerates innovation in 5.4 seconds, which is 0.4 seconds slower than the hatchback. Convertible motor consumes 7.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, and on this indicator also loses Hatch – his appetite is stated in the combined cycle of 6.9 liters / 100 km.
Multi-layered cloth convertible top is equipped with electric and based on the frame, made of magnesium, aluminum and steel. On folding roof takes 18 seconds, and can carry out the operation at speeds up to 50 km / h Cargo Volume Audi S3 Cabrio ranges from 245 liters with the top down to 285 liters when raised, while the hatchback has a minimum of 340 liters of cargo space.
As hatch, convertible got tougher as compared to Audi A3 suspension reduced by 25 mm ground clearance, 18-inch wheels with 340-millimeter brake mechanisms and the ability to install sport seats. Sales open Audi S3 start in the summer for as low as 48,500 euros in Germany. Cost S3 hatchback in the same equipment in the country starting from 42,000 euros.