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2011 Geneva Motor Show: Audi A3 Sedan Concept Car

By Rigval on 11 Mar 2011

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Sometime today (1st March 2011) the Audi A3 Sedan Concept Car made its official debut but in true World Wide Web fashion, photos of the car have already been revealed. It has been a while since we had a small Audi sedan and Audi noticed it. When the A4 started gaining in bulk after the B6, B7 and now the nearly A6 sized B8 models, those that wanted something compact from them had to settle for the A3 Sportback. Not any more as for the first time after nearly a decade, we have an Audi sedan that is compact and good looking.

It is presumably as small as the A4 B5 series that was first launched in 1994 and the show car looks like an RS3 Sedan instead of a bread and butter A3 hatchback (Yes, I know its called Sportback, but it IS a hatchback). Take a good look at the size of the alloy wheels, its lowered stance and the aggressive front end if you disagree with my thoughts. I have to again state, look at those rims! 20inches on an A3 sized car is definitely RS3 Sedan Concept car to me.

In fact the engine gets the RS3 Sportback 4 cylinder 2.5liter turbocharged engine but with added firepower. The A3 Sedan Concept gets 402bhp instead of 334bhp. It weighs 1540kg and will do 0-100km/h in 4.1seconds. It is Porsche Cayman eating, but I would settle for 350bhp anytime as the car looks good.

A good small sized Audi sedan, soon to be back after all these years. Well, better late than never.

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Rigval
Written by Rigval
Born in 1972. Married with a kid. Loves B-road drives and have driven cars from the 1950s to date.



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Friendstar Mar 11 2011 05:36 PM
the interior is amazingly spartan
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