Audi reveals details on next-generation A3

October 25th, 2011 by Darren Cottingham

New details have just been revealed on the upcoming 2012 Audi A3. The new compact model will come in four variants with different dimensions and wheelbase length.

There’s a 3-door hatch and Cabriolet A3 variants which will measure 4.26 meters long (167.7 inches) with a wheelbase of 2.595 meters (102.2 inches). There’s also a 5-door Sportback version and 4-door sedan that will measure 4.44 meters long (174.8 inches) with a 2.630 m (103.5 inches) wheelbase. The widths of all models will be the same.

Audi design chief Stefan Sielaff says the A3 range will be configured in a very similar fashion to the A4 and A5 line-ups. He also said the next Audi A3′s interior will be influenced by the Audi A3 e-tron concept (pictured above) that was introduced at Auto Shanghai earlier this year. Continue reading “Audi reveals details on next-generation A3” »