Eagerly expected Audi’s compact sedan is finally on its way. It is a 2016 Audi RS3 which will appear improved and more powerful than ever.
2016 Audi RS3 design of interior and improvements
2016 Audi RS3 will come totally refreshed. Its exterior and interior will be revised and it will have more power under its hood. It will ride on new modular MQB architecture. It will also be lighter than before for around 120 pounds. So the new model will weigh 3350 pounds. This will improve its aerodynamic and general performance of the vehicle. Speaking of the exterior design, new Audi will look very elegant and handsome as always. The whole body will undergo some minor but noticeable changes. On the front end, we will notice refreshed honeycomb black grille framed with chrome. The front bumper will be more accentuated than before and will look more aggressive. The air intakes will be larger now. The rear end of the vehicle will look sportier with built-in spoiler and a large diffuser. We will also notice large dual exhaust pipes. It will get 19-inch wheels which will be offered in matte grey, aluminum and gloss black.
Design of interior and technology
Inside, 2016 Audi RS3 will be also revised and improved. It will get aggressive sport seats. They will be comfortable and covered with Nappa leather. The steering wheel will be wrapped in leather as well. A seven-inch color display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. As for technology, it will be equipped with Audi sound system with ten speakers, Bluetooth, automatic air-conditioning, navigation, CD player and so on. As for the safety, it will get airbags, ABS, Parking System, Audi Side Assist etc.
Engine and performance
2016 Audi RS3 will be powered with 2.5-liter five cylinder turbocharged engine. It will be able to make 267 horsepower and 343 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be mated to a seven-speed dual clutch S tronic transmission. It will be able to reach 60 mph in only 4.3 seconds.
Release date and price
2016 Audi RS3 should hit the market in late 2016. As for the price, it is estimated to be around $65,000, but it is not yet confirmed.