The third generation A3 was launched in three-door hatchback form at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and went on sale in Europe in September 2012. As Audi A3, the Sporkback is designed with lightweight construction technology that can boast a lightweight, lightening although this is not its only virtue, infotainment equipment is a priority in the offer range.
The new Sportback A3 has a length of 4,310 mm length, 1,780 mm wide and 1,425 high, measures very similar to that presented earlier generation, but its wheelbase has grown itself (58 mm +) for enable a roomier interior. Facing the three-door version, the battle is 35 mm longer.
Ahead, highlights its single-frame grille with slanted upper corners and stone gray. The line is sporty and the interior has tried to convey the feeling of light and space. Monta xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights, and in a few months from the options will be offered the full light cluster with LED technology. In the back highlights the adaptive brake lights that flash when braking heavily.
The A3 Sportback is offered with 13 exterior colors and two outdoor sports court packages: S line Sport and S line.
With its lightweight structure, the A3 Sportback can claim to have reduced their weight to 90 kg compared with the previous model. The windshield soundproofing reduces noise in the cabin and in conjunction with other aerodynamic measures helps the new model’s drag coefficient is 0.30. It also is provided with a pedestrian protection system that lifts a hood is struck centimeters to soften the shock.
Inside the details have been taken care as usual in the brand. The MMI operating system, whose screen 5.8 or 7.0 inch electrically deployed, is standard from MMI radio. Its controls are located on the center console. To save space has replaced the hand brake lever, a key to its electric drive. The ending is also offered in aluminum or wood, shiny lacquered black? seats and fabrics of different designs and finishes, Milano leather, Alcantara and Pearl Nappa. The interior LED light creates a comfortable atmosphere and very modern. It is equipped with cutting sports seats, steering wheel with multifunction controls and instrumentation of large watches fast and easy reading. Because its battle has grown, space for rear passengers has also improved over the previous range.Audi A3 Sportback Review