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Audi RS3

The Audi RS3 is a rumored hot hatch from the German automaker that adds the automaker's Rennsport attitude to the A3 entry level hatchback. The car will wear unique bodywork with bulging fenders and larger air intakes. The RS3 is rumored to be powered by a turbocharged 5 cylinder engine making 335 HP from the Audi TT-RS sports car feature Audi's Quattro all wheel drive system.

Audi RS3 Generations:

2015 Audi RS3

2015 Audi RS3 Exterior
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We finally received all of the information on the 2015 Audi RS3, and boy was it worth the wait!
  • Audi RS3
  • Year:
    2015
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-5
  • Transmission:
    seven-speed S tronic
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    367
  • Torque @ RPM:
    343 @ 1625
  • Displacement:
    2.5 L
  • 0-60 time:
    4.3 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    174 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    50000 (Est.)
  • Price:
  • car segment:
  • body style:

Audi first introduced the A3 nameplate, which initially included three-door and five-door hatchbacks, back in 1996. The first performance version arrived three years later as the S3, but it took Audi no less than 15 years to launch the brawnier RS3 Sportback model. The hot wagon-like hatch featured a 2.5-liter, five-cylinder engine with 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque, making it one of the most powerful vehicles in Audi’s lineup. The RS3 needed only 4.5 seconds to charge from 0 to 60 mph and its race-bred suspension made it suitable for track hooning. The first-gen RS3 was retired in 2012, after only two years in showrooms. After two years of waiting and several videos with a new iteration of the car doing hot laps on the Nurburgring throughout 2014, Audi has finally unveiled the 2015 RS3 Sportback,

The compact comes with a redesigned, more aggressive exterior, more power, more torque, and a host of brand-new features. Thanks to its updated engine, the RS3 is now the most powerful compact in the premium segment. Check out the full details below.

Updated 12/12/2014: Audi unveiled the first details on the new RS3 Sportback, which is scheduled to go on sale in Europe in March, 2015. Click past the jump for the full details.

 

Latest Audi RS3 news and reviews:

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2018 Audi RS3 By ABT Sportsline

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2018 Audi RS3 Sedan

400 horsepower in a cool compact
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2018 Audi RS 3 Sportback

A sleek speed bubble pushing 100 horses per corner
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2017 Audi RS3 LMS

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Audi RS3 LMS Comes Track Ready with 330 Horsepower on Tap

Quick, wide, low, and relatively inexpensive
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Audi RS3 Sedan Shakes Its 400 HP Engine In Paris

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2016 Audi RS3 8V By B&B Automobiltechnik

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2016 Audi RS3 by Oettinger

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2016 Audi RS3 By MR Racing

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2016 Audi RS3 R by MTM

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Auto Express Lines Up The Ford Focus RS Against The Audi RS3 And The Volkswagen Golf R: Video

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Audi RS3 Sedan Headed To The US

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2015 Audi RS3 V8 By MTM

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Audi RS3 VS Volkswagen Golf R: Video

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XCAR Reviews Audi RS3 Sportback: Video

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Audi Confirms: RS3 And Q8 Will Be Offered In The U.S.

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Audi RS3 Sedan Rumored To Get U.S. Approval

2015 Audi RS3

2015 Audi RS3

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Video: 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback Laps Nurburgring

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Audi Planning Diesel RS Models to go Along With the Potential R8 Diesel

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Video: Audi RS3 Testing At Nurburgring

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2013 Audi RS3 Sportback by Schwabenfolia

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2012 Audi RS3 Plus

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2012 Audi RS3 Sportback 2.5 TFSI by MTM

Latest Videos:

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2012 Audi RS3 by ABT Sportsline

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2012 Audi RS3 by B&B

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2012 Audi RS3 Sportback

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Audi RS3 - steering wheel and instrument panel revealed

More details on the future Audi RS3

More details on the future Audi RS3

Latest Wallpapers:

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Audi RS3 to be revealed in Paris

2012 Audi RS3

2012 Audi RS3

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South African dealer tweets about the Audi RS3’s apperance at Frankfurt

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Audi could reveal the hot rod RS3 in Frankfurt

Audi RS3 spy shot

Audi RS3 spy shot

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Audi RS3 coming in 2011

Latest spy shots:

Audi RS3 renderings

Audi RS3 renderings