The Audi S3 is the German automaker’s premium performance compact version of the A3 hatchback. The original 1999 Euro only model was powered by a tuned 225 HP 1.8T 20v four cylinder equipped with Quattro all wheel drive accelerating from 0 to 60 MPH in 6.6 seconds and reaching a top speed of 151 MPH. Along with new bodywork, in 2006 the S3 became a 2.0 TFSI making 260 HP and now going from 0 to 60 MPH in 5.5 seconds while being electronically limited to a 155 MPH top speed.
WEITEC now offers its SPORT F-sport springs also for the two current Audi-models S3 and TT. They help lowering the cars center of gravity resulting in better agility. SPORT F-sport springs provide a lowering of 30mm in case of the S3 and 25mm regarding the TT.
With its high-quality spring kits, WEITEC offers what is probably the most cost-effective alternative in this segment. Driving pleasure was never more affordable! Within its product range, WEITEC offers over 1,000 spring kits for a (...) > Full story
Heron took an already agile car in the sports-compact series and make it even more powerful and faster. With new components for the engine, updates at the exhaust system and at the chassis you can increase the speed of your S3 up to 165 mph.
The TFSi engine from the Audi company comes strandard with an output of 265 hp. Heron increase the output up to 300 hp and the maximum torque goes up to 309 lbs-ft (from 258). This will help the heron S3 to make the 0 to 60 mph sprint in just 4.7 (...) > Full story
Motoren Technik Mayer GmbH from Wettstetten, Germany, laid their hands on the new referee within the sport compact car arena. The Audi S3 creates great competition within its own corporation to Golf GTI and R32 as well the bavarian colleagues BMW with the mighty 130i. Through the mtm-provided components for motor, breaks, exhaust system and suspension, they have distanced themselves even more from their competitors raising the S3 to an uncompromising racer!
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MTM has announced that they will customized the new Audi S3 and will take the S3’s power from 265 to 310 bhp.
power upgrade to 228 KW/310HP/400 Nm further increases in output in preparation Exhaust system in high-grade steel, alternatively starting from Kat or starting from turbocharger adjustable suspension change of the Haldex control brake assemblies up to 380mm bimoto wheels in 19 inch sport (...) > Full story
B&B Automobiltechnik has optimized the new Audi S3, taking the performance of the car from the 306 hp in level one to 362 hp in final level. B&B performance modification for the new Audi S3 2.0 TFSI level 1 – 306hp / 302 lbs-ft level 2 – 324hp/ 320 lbs-ft level 3 – 362hp / 354 lbs-ft
The B&B S3 accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 170 (...)
Wimmer Rennsporttechnik is increasing the horse power for the new Audi S3 up to 408 hp. Also the maximum torque is incresed from 258 lbs-ft to 398 lbs-ft.
In order to increse the output, the electronics part of the engine, the injection and some engine parts have been modified.
The price for the kit is $36000.
Dynamism, sportiness and sophistication are the key words to define the new Audi S3, the top of the range model for the A3 series. Featuring a 265 bhp boosted version of the already known 122 cui TFSI engine (that offers only 200 bhp on the Audi A3 2.0 TFSI and Volkswagen Golf GTI) and Quattro permanent four-wheel drive the newcomer hot hatch pursues the ideal of pure driving pleasure coupled simultaneously with excellent everyday practicality - like all Audi S models.
The sports version of the A3 will be launched in autumn this year. It will be equipped with a 2,0 TFSi engine deliver 260 HP.
The new S3 has all wheel drive and can be distinguished from the A3 by its different and sportier front end, large alloy wheels and two exhaust pipes.
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