Audi S3 Cabrio Version

January 31, 2013 at 9:54 am

In the first generation Audi S3 (from the 1999-2003 year) existed only in the form of a three-door hatchback. The car of the second generation (2006-2012) the option range for body type increased to two variants: to three-door modification had to meet the Sportback with five doors. The tendency in the family of third-generation S3: in addition to the already traditional three-and five-door hatchbacks on the market will be S3 as a convertible. This can be seen from the photographs of the pre-production cars that pass the tests in Scandinavia.

2013 Audi S3 Cabrio

2013 Audi S3 Cabrio Photo

The hood, front fenders, and many suspension components are made of aluminum. Therefore the car will be more lightweight than its predecessors. Moreover the model will have more riding engagement as well.

2013 Audi S3 Cabrio

2013 Audi S3 Cabrio Pic

Unfortunately the covering paint is a good protection from the spies, as it is quite hard to recognize S3 from this two-door version. The major hint was given to us by the quartet of the exhaust pipes that this hatchback is “charged” with. Motor vehicles in the open version will be the same as the hatchback – 300-hp supercharged Quartet 2.0 TFSI with a combined injection. Gearbox is a six-speed “mechanics”, though automatic modification is also available As well as with the hatchback, S3 coupe will get lowered chassis by 25 mm, original springs and active dampers. Debut of the two-door Audi S3 Cabriolet is scheduled for the end of this year.

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