The 2015 Audi S3 is a completely new model. The next generation Audi A3 bound for the coast of America will not be the four-door sedan that we have come to know, but a small sedan instead. It is an unconventional movement Audi, but the automaker clearly hopes to win hearts, minds and dollars placing the 2015 Audi A3 as a compact four-door premium. The 2015 Audi S3 is a step above the A3 in terms of performance and features.
The 2015 Audi S3 will be based on a new lightweight platform designed for applications front- and all-wheel drive. This same platform will also be the basis for the next several Golf and VW future products. Compared to the current Audi A3, the 2015 Audi S3 is slightly longer to improve the proportions and the interior space.
The 2015 Audi S3 will use the same 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder found in the upper level of equipment A3, although the engine will S3 292 horsepower and send its power to all four wheels via a six-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. A selection system drive and four mode will allow drivers to choose one of four modes that adjust throttle response, the steering effort and shift points. The 2015 Audi S3 also rides on a performance-tuned suspension and unique 18-inch wheels, 19-inch wheels are also available.
The 2015 Audi S3 will benefit thrust Luxury A3, with better quality interior, leather, panoramic sunroof, Bluetooth, a navigation system MMI, connection WiFi hotspot, 14 speaker system Bang & Olufsen audio, even a cell phone antenna booster. Security system Audi pre-sense, which preload the brakes and seatbelts when it detects an imminent collision, is standard. Blind spot warning and adaptive cruise control are also expected characteristics, either standard or as options. The 2015 Audi S3 arrives in dealerships this summer, from $41,995.