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Audi S3 1999 on

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Audi S3  Audi S3  Audi S3
Audi S3  Audi S3  Audi S3


Audi S3 (2001-2003)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
151
0-50 mph
4.7
0-60 mph
6.4
0-100 mph
16.4
1/4 mile
15
0-1 km
28.1
BHP
221 @5900rpm
Torque lbft
207 @2200rpm
BHP per ton
154
MPG UK/US
30/25
Engine capacity CC/CU
1781/109
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
163.7
Width (in)
69.4
Height (in)
55.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3135

Additional Info: The 1999-2001 S3 had 207bhp and a 5 speed manual.

 

Audi S3  Audi S3 Quattro  Audi S3 Quattro
Audi S3  Audi S3 Quattro Sportback  Audi S3 Quattro Sportback

Audi S3 Quattro (2006-2013)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-30 mph
2.1
0-60 mph
5.6
0-100 mph
13.6
1/4 mile
13.9
0-1 km
25.5
30-70
5.1
BHP
261 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
258 @2500rpm
BHP per ton
179
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
1984/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
166.5
Width (in)
69.5
Height (in)
55.1
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3208

Additional Info: Note: a Sportback (5 doors) is also available from 2008 on. Also worth a mention are the A3’s that are not badged as S3’s: the 2.0 TFSI with 197bhp 0-60 in around 6.9 secs, a Quattro TFSI that gets to 60 in 6.4 secs and the 2003 on 246bhp 3.2 litre Quattro Sport with 0-60 in 6.3 secs. New model introduced in August 2013 with 295bhp/280lb ft with a 0-60 time of between 4.6-5.1 secs.

2014 Audi S3 Saloon 2014 Audi S3 Saloon
2014 Audi S3 Saloon 2014 Audi S3 Saloon
Audi S3 Saloon Audi S3 Saloon
Audi S3 Saloon 2014 Audi S3 Saloon
2014 Audi S3 Saloon Interior 2014 Audi S3 Saloon Rear Seats

Audi S3 TSFI Quattro Saloon (2014)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
5.1
BHP
296 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
280 @1800-5500rpm
BHP per ton
207
MPG UK/US
40/34
Engine capacity CC/CU
1984/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
AWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3146

Additional Info: The S Tronic equiped S3 saloon gets to 60 in 4.7 secs. The 2014 S3 uses Audi’s highly advanced efficiency technologies, which includes dual fuel injection, exhaust manifold integrated in the cylinder head, Audi valvelift system and a rotary valve module for thermal management. It also gets 25mm lower suspension, larger brakes, electrically assisted progressive steering, Audi drive select vehicle dynamics system and an optional Audi magnetic ride damper control system. The exterior is treated to some modifications, with four oval tailpipes, rear diffuser, air intakes, rear spoiler and side sills.Read more here. For those that like open top motoring a convertible S3 was added in 2014.