All-new Audi A3 Sportback headed to Paris

Author: | Date: September 22nd, 2012

The Germans from Audi released images and information on the new A3 Sportback, a model based on the well-known five-door sedan.

Even the Paris Motor Show is just around the corner, Audi decided to pull the wraps off the new A3 ahead the long-awaited automotive event.

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

Measuring 4,3 meters in length, 1,7 meters in width and 1,4 meters in height, the new A3 Sportback comes with a variety of engine choices including 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter TDI engines but also 1.2-liter, 1.4-liter and a range-topping 1.8-liter TFSI petrol unit.

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

Moreover, Audi claims that a hybrid model called A3 Sportback e-tron will enter the range somewhere in 2014.

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

“The Audi ultra lightweight design principle has long been a sturdy pillar for the brand. It reduces the weight of the new A3 Sportback by as much as 90 kilograms,” says the company.

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

2013 Audi A3 Sportback

German customers will be able to order the new A3 Sportback starting February with pricing beginning from €22,500.