Taking after on from the uncover of the new RS3 cantina finally September’s Paris Motor Show, Audi has given the RS treatment to its hatchback proportionate, divulging the new RS3 Sportback at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.
In light of the as of late facelifted A3 hatchback, the RS3 Sportback acquires power and torque over its ancestor, in addition to configuration changes in accordance with its cantina bodied kin.
Under the hat is an improved 2.5-liter turbocharged five-barrel motor, now creating 395bhp and 480Nm of torque. That is 33bhp additional on tap and the new motor is 26kg lighter than the old one, on account of weight-sparing materials like another aluminum wrench case. That 395bhp power figure additionally implies that it trumps the Mercedes-AMG A 45 for sheer punch, as the new RS3 outguns the hot A-Class by 19bhp.
0-62mph is dispatched in 4.1 seconds, and keeping in mind that top speed is restricted to 155mph Audi can up the limiter’s edge to 174mph on demand. As far as mileage Audi claims 34mpg, with fumes discharges appraised at 189g/km CO2.