Audi RS3 2011-2012 and 2015 on


April 19, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on May 5, 2017
Audi RS3 (2011-2012)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
4.5
0-125 mph
17.5 (claimed)
BHP
335 @5400-6500rpm
Torque lbft
332 @1600-5300rpm
BHP per ton
212
MPG UK/US
31/26
Engine capacity CC/CU
2480/151
Engine type
Straight 5 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
169.4
Width (in)
70.6
Height (in)
55.2
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3470
Additional Info: Much upgraded chassis and suspension over the standard A3 gives great handling and traction. With only 500 RS3 Sportbacks for the UK (all sold), there is also the cheaper alternative of the 3.2 V6 Quattro with 246bhp and a 0-60 time of 6.2 secs or even the 261bhp S3 with 0-60 in 5.6 secs.

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Audi RS3 (2015)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
4.2
BHP
361 @5550-6800rpm
Torque lbft
343 @1625-5550rpm
BHP per ton
237
MPG UK/US
34/28
Engine capacity CC/CU
2480/151
Engine type
Straight 5 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
171
Width (in)
70.9
Height (in)
55.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3350
Additional Info: More performance and more economy. Has 2 exhaust flaps that allow the driver to control the exhaust flow to provide for an even more intensive sound experience that varies with engine load and speed. Unlimited top speed can be increased to 174mph. 2017 sees the RS3 Saloon released with 394bhp and 0-60 in 4 seconds – read more here and as the Sportback – read more here.