2017 Audi S3 is compact sports car which comes on the market with updates. On the list of changes are tweaks on the exterior, new instrument cluster and menu into the cabin. Most popular car in compact segment in US market is S3 but only in a sedan version. We talk about an exclusive car with the stronger powertrain than rest of the globe. Under the hood, stands turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which produces 292 horsepower and 280 pounds-feet of torque. For people who want the more powerful engine, the carmaker will prepare new four-cylinder unit with powerful output. Namely, it delivers 310 horsepower and 295 pounds-feet of torque. However, that’s not all because new S3 comes with an improvement in mechanical assembly. For that reason riding will be more comfortable and easier to manage compared with the standard version.
2017 Audi S3 Exterior Changes
Introduction speaks about general changes, but now we will go deeper in details. If you think about styling then you can recognize new bodywork which is very similar to Audi A4. For example, you have available new exterior colors such as Vegas Yellow and Area Blue Crystal. The front baby face includes hexagonal grille, LED headlights and more. Before we go further, we can notice grille with aluminum double-blade bars that have active role. Furthermore, between bars stand two cameras which cover area ahead of the car. All in all, you will find Audi S3 with sharp contours and additional sport details on the body. Finally, the conclusion is that 2017 Audi S3 has quality sheet metal and impressive design which will attract new customers.
2017 Audi S3 Interior
Some people from Audi Company claim that interior will be better than earlier. First of all, look at dashboard with quality plastic and new functions which provides MMI system. Everything is digital, and response is immediate. Virtual Cockpit is now standard option with excellent graphic, sensitive screen and cluster. If you pay attention to comfort then you have possibility to change seat positions in 25 ways. That belongs in luxury category, doesn’t it? List of technologies includes displays, navigation, Audi connect, radio, phone and other media devices and systems. There are safety systems as follow, Audi adaptive cruise control with stop & go and Audi side assist with Rear cross traffic assist. NHTSA has awarded 2017 Audi S3 with a 5-Star Safety Rating.
2017 Audi S3 Specification
What is hidden under the hood? Observer at the first glance can see iron block with turbo technology similar as in the Volkswagen Golf R. Gasoline engine comes with six-speed dual-clutch and seven-speed automatic transmission which sends power to all four wheels. S badge brings enhancements in the field of adaptive suspension and quicker steering. The main features of engine are given in introduction.
2017 Audi S3 Price
The competitors can be found between Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R models. The basic price for 2017 Audi S3 starts at $43,000.