Audi S3 

  • $51k built in Germany
  • 2013
  • 300 HP 2.0L
  • 155 mph
In a nod to the hot hatches that preceded it, the S3 will feature aluminum mirror caps, a grille with six dual blades, and four exhaust tips.
by Car and Driver (May, 2013)
The really attractive S3 sedan will be screaming for a sensational manual-six experience.
by AutoBlog (May, 2013)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Audi S3


Audi S3
5.1 s
Golf R Golf
9.56 s

Top speed

Audi S3
155 mph
Cayman S
172 mph
Challenger SRT8
170 mph

Data points Key details of the Audi S3


Audi S3


Audi S3
300 HP
Golf R Golf
170 HP

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Audi S3
This concept also has a positive effect on fuel consumption during sporty driving because full-load enrichment is no longer necessary.
Audi also offers optional S sport seats with integrated head restraints and diamond quilting.

2013 Audi S3 - Top Speed
The Megane RS is powered by a 2-litre 16-valve turbocharged petrol engine which boasts maximum power of 250 HP.
While the standard A3 models are offered with a wide range of engines, the S3 is only offered with a 2.0 liter our-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers an impressive 300 HP at 5,500 rpm and 280 lb-ft of torque between 1,800 and 5,500 rpm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Audi
Price $50,959
Type of car Production car
Year 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.25 lb/hp
Maximum hp 300 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 280 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 191
Rear wheels 457/? 191

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,076 lb
Width 70 in
Height 55.2 in
Length 167.5 in
Front track width 60.4 in
Wheelbase 102.2 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-60mph 5.1 s


Drivetrain 4WD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears


Displacement 2,000 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.2 in / 3.7 in
Valvetrain DOHC
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