Audi RS3 Sportback Launch

Posted on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 , 16:11:00 byEmil

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Audi RS3 Sportback Launch

Audi has just launched the RS3 Sportsback model, along with the first video, images and full specs.

The car features a 2.5-liter TFSI engine with 340 hp (250 kW) and 450 Nm of torque, coupled at a seven-speed S tronic twin-clutch transmission.

The list goes on to say that the car reaches 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and it reaches the top speed of 250 km/h. The fuel consumption is of up to 31 mpg and the CO2 emissions level is of 212 g/km.

The RS3 Sportback has the company's quattro system, a widened track and lightweight fiber-reinforced plastic wings. It also features a sport button controlling the exhaust note and the control response. The suspension system is a McPherson and the gear ratio is of 16.2:1. The brake discs are of 370 mm at the front and 310 mm at the rear.

The prices start at 49,900 EUR/39,900 GBP and the car is set to appear in showrooms in 2011.