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    Audi A3 Concept With Four Doors And 300kW Of Power
    Audi has used the Geneva Motor Show to reveal their A3 concept which offers four-doors, an all-wheel-drive layout, and a massive set of 20-inch wheels. The body consists of reinforced-plastic, a new grille, front air-intakes mounted into the bumper, new side mirrors, a rear diffuser, and aluminium highlights. Power comes from a 2.5-litre 5-cylinder engine with 300kW of...
    by Dean at March 11th, 2011 at 04:03 pm
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    Audi Revamps The A3 For 2011
    Following the changes to the Audi TT range for 2011, the German automaker has added a few changes to the A3. Audi’s entire A3 range will be revamped for the 2011 model year. There will be glossy black surfaces on the B-pillars and grille, new chrome pieces on the door handles and side mirrors and finally a new redesigned rear diffuser. The taillights will be covered...
    by Dean at April 9th, 2010 at 12:04 am
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    Audi’s A3 Gets A Brand New 1.2-Litre TFSI Engine
    Audi has added a brand new engine to the European version of the A3 soft-top convertible model. There is a new turbo, and direct-injection engine with a 1.2-litre displacement. The 1.2-litre TFSI will have 105-horsepower, which is the same as the 1.6-litre naturally aspirated engine. The torque will be set at 175Nm, and this is 27Nm more than the previous version. This...
    by Dean at March 26th, 2010 at 12:03 am
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    Audi Will Create An Exclusive A3 Sedan For The US Market
    Reports from Audi recently said that the company will build an A3 sedan for the United States. It has now been said that the exclusive US model has received the green light and it is likely to go on sale during 2012, as a 2013 model. Audi of America’s CFO, Oliver Stein commented on the car by saying that is was almost the same size as the A4 which was produced from...
    by Dean at January 15th, 2010 at 11:01 am
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    Audi A3 TDI Wins Green Car Of The Year For 2010
    Green Car Journal has named the Audi A3 TDi the 2010 Green Car Of The Year. The media company said that the A3 TDI was awarded with the title after it beat down the Honda Insight, Mercury Milan Hybrid, Toyota Prius and Volkswagen Golf TDI. This compact luxury car features an impressive EPA estimated 42 mpg on the highway – a 50 percent highway fuel efficiency improvement...
    by Dean at December 7th, 2009 at 02:12 am
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    Audi Are Planning To Create An A3 Model For The Chinese Market
    Audi has said that China seems to be their ’second domestic market’. The German brand will soon raise their overall sales as they are planning to release the A3 in 2010. First Automobile Works (FAW) seem to have the biggest chance of a Audi-partnership for the A3 production. The company did however decline on this report, where others have rumoured...
    by Dean at October 12th, 2009 at 02:10 pm
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    2010 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Have Been Announced
    The Green Car of the Year nominees have been announced for 2010. The final verdict will be announced at the 2009 LA Auto Show on the 3rd of December. The 2010 Green Car of the Year Finalists are: * Audi A3 TDI * Honda Insight * Mercury Milan Hybrid (no idea why it’s not the Ford Fusion Hybrid) * Toyota Prius * Volkswagen Golf TDI Press...
    by Dean at October 8th, 2009 at 09:10 pm
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    Audi Are Planning An A3 Sedan & An Electric A2 For The US Market
    While the dollar is getting weaker against the euro, Audi are planning to change production plans. It’s already been said that Audi aren’t interested in bringing the A1 minicar, or the A3 convertible to the US market, but it now seems as if they would like to bring in other cars. Sources are saying that Audi would like to create a new Q3 crossover,...
    by Dean at October 6th, 2009 at 10:10 pm
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    Audi Has Added A Start/Stop System To The S Tronic A3 Models
    Audi has announced that they will add a start/stop system to the S Tronic A3 models. The A3 models fitted with a dual clutch gearbox will soon be able to use regenerated power for better fuel consumption from the 1.6 TDI and 1.4 TFSI engines. The new diesel A3 will use 4.2-litres per 100km while it only emits 109g/km, where the petrol model will use 5.3-litres...
    by Dean at October 6th, 2009 at 01:10 am
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    Audi Adds A 1.6-litre TDI Model To The A3 Line Up
    Audi has released its new A3 1.6 TDI model. The new engine for the A3 is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder unit that runs on diesel. Power will be 77kW and 250Nm of torque, where the acceleration is set at 0-100km/h in 11.4 seconds. The top speed is 190km/h. There will be a new start/stop system, where the fuel consumption is dropped to a low 3.8-litres per 100km. The...
    by Dean at September 21st, 2009 at 05:09 pm
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    Pricing On The US Spec 2010 Audi A3 TDI Clean Diesel
    Audi are trying their best to sell diesel cars in the US, where they have now released the latest pricing on their A3 TDI for the US market. The new Audi A3 TDI will be a clean diesel unit and it will come with an S-Tronic transmission and front wheel drive. The price will be set at $29,950 for the 140-horsepower A3 TDI. The torque on the 2.0-litre clean diesel...
    by Dean at September 7th, 2009 at 03:09 am
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    Pricing On The New Audi A3 TDI For The US
    Pricing on the new Audi 2010 A3 TDI has been revealed. The new 2010 A3 TDI will arrive in November where it will be sold for $29,950, excluding the destination charges, taxes, title, and options. The 2010 Audi A3 TDI Will have 140-horsepower with 236lb-ft of torque. There will be a S tronic transmission with a front-wheel-drive setup. The fuel economy will be...
    by Dean at September 4th, 2009 at 02:09 am
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    Audi Will Unveil Their S5 Sportback At The 2009 Frankfurt Show – First Sportback Image
    Audi has announced that their line up for the Frankfurt Motor Show along with the news of three new models for the show. The first reveal will be the Audi A5 Sportback and it will house a new design. The S5 Sportback will have a 3.0-litre V6 engine with 333-horsepower and 440Nm of torque. This allows for a 0-100km/h time of 5.4 seconds with a top speed of 250km/h....
    by Dean at August 28th, 2009 at 02:08 pm
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    Audi A3 Cabriolet Modified By Hofele
    German tuner, Hofele has created a new Audi A3 Cabriolet. The model will have a single frame front bumper for a GTS-look along with new large air intakes on the sides. There will be a new fog light kit, which is up for optional ordering. The new front grille is very S3-like and it will be in a black and silver colour. Expect a rear diffuser from PKG material, which will...
    by Dean at August 14th, 2009 at 02:08 pm
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    New Audi A3 Caught In A Modified VW Golf Body
    It is a Volkswagen body, we know! Audi usually tried to trick people into thinking that it’s just a poor-old VW when in fact it is a next-generation Audi model. The new A3 was caught wearing a Golf body that was modified with new styling and modified fenders which suggest that the A3 will feature a new width. The A3 will feature engines that include a 72Kw 1.2-litre...
    by Dean at July 9th, 2009 at 09:07 pm