Audi RS3 could become a reality

Audi RS3 could become a reality

Audi RS3

In a recent report, Michael Dick, a member of Audi’s board of management, said the company is considering the development of an Audi RS3 model based on the A3. With the recent anticipation and arrival of the Focus RS, it’s becoming far more plausible that Audi will create a direct competitor within its ranks.

The Audi RS3 might get the direct injection 2.5-litre turbo engine that currently powers the Audi TT-RS. With this engine, the Audi RS3 will deliver 340 hp and 450 Nm torque. Talking into account that the Audi RS3 will weigh around the same as the TT-RS, expect a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of around 4.6 seconds and a top speed of more than 250 km/h.

Audi plans to launch the next generation of the A3 around 2011, which means the Audi RS3 is a few years away, if it ever happens.

Audi RS3

In a recent report, Michael Dick, a member of Audi’s board of management, said the company is considering the development of an Audi RS3 model based on the A3. With the recent anticipation and arrival of the Focus RS, it’s becoming far more plausible that Audi will create a direct competitor within its ranks.

The Audi RS3 might get the direct injection 2.5-litre turbo engine that currently powers the Audi TT-RS. With this engine, the Audi RS3 will deliver 340 hp and 450 Nm torque. Talking into account that the Audi RS3 will weigh around the same as the TT-RS, expect a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of around 4.6 seconds and a top speed of more than 250 km/h.

Audi plans to launch the next generation of the A3 around 2011, which means the Audi RS3 is a few years away, if it ever happens.

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