2009 A3 unveiled by Audi

Posted on Thursday, 24 April 2008 , 17:04:53 byEmil

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2009 A3 unveiled by Audi

Audi unveiled the new Audi A3 and A3 Sportback today. Innovative technologies like the S tronic dual-clutch transmission having seven speeds and magnetic ride of Audi, the suspension control system, making for even greater pleasure of driving. Its sharper, more striking lends in design even bigger expression to the A3 family.

Audi’s bringing the A3 and A3 Sportback into the market having eight different engines – five gasoline plus three diesel variants. Six of them being pioneering four-cylinder direct injection units featuring turbocharging.

The 1.6 model develops 102 hp, the 1.4 TFSI 125 hp, 1.8 TFSI 160 hp and 2.0 TFSI 200 hp, while that 3.2 quattro with six cylinders musters 250 hp. The 1.9 TDI produces 105 hp and the 2.0 TDI 140 hp or 170 hp, that depending on the specification. Both two-liter diesel engines - extensively reengineered – an all-new common rail injection system assures now ultra-refined running.

The 1.6-liter gasoline engine can be supplied in conjunction also with manual transmission for the low-cost running on the ethanol E 85 fuel. The diesel having an output of 105 hp is the power model of the extremely efficient 1.9 TDI e variant which, thanks to the special fine-tuning measures, it clocks up 100 kilometers in a mere 4.5 liters of diesel (52.27 mpg).