Audi showcased its A3 sedan at New York Auto Show. The Car is entirely based on 2013 Audi A3 hatchback and similar to it in all its department expect the trunk which has made the car 150 mm longer. overall length of Audi A3 sedan is 4460 mm, width 1796 mm, height 1416 mm and wheelbase 2636 mm. The trunk volume of A3 sedan is 425 liters.
This post is brought to you by Central Contracts. Audi will offer A3 sedan with option of two petrol and one diesel engine. The base engine is 1.4 liter TSI developing 140 hp and 250 Nm torque. It comes with start/stop system to enhance fuel consumption and can provide an average consumption of 4.7 liters per 100 kilometer. 0-60 mph comes in 8.7 seconds with a top speed of 217 km/hr(135 mph). The second engine is a more powerful 1.8 liter TSI churning out 180 horses and a top speed of 235 km/hr(146 mph). The average consumption of this engine is 5.6 liters per 100 Kilometer. The diesel engine is the most efficient engine among the three. It is 2.0 liter TDI with 150 hp and consumes 4.1 liters per 100 kilometer. Diesel A3 sedan is capable to attain a top speed of 220 km/hr(136.7 mph) and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 8.7 seconds. Depending on the installed engine buyers are offered a six speed manual gearbox or an automatic dual clutch S-tronic system and Quattro all wheel drive system for more powerful Audi S3 sedan.
Audi A3 Sedan will feature a range of wheels between 16 and 19 inches. The entire range will also feature MacPherson front suspension with triangular lower transverse arms and rear independent suspension. Sport suspention pack is available on ambition and S line models, which lowers the height by 25 mm. The A3 sedan will come with complete LED lamps as seen on Audi A3 sportback.
Audi A3 sedan boasts a wide selection of different colors and optional upgrades. Top end versions are equipped with built-in navigation, 64 GB hard drive, DVD drive and a multimedia system with voice control. Sales of the new Audi A3 sedan with start in late Summer 2013. Prices for Audi A3 sedan in European market will start from 25,000 euros. North america and Asia prices are yet to be announced by Audi.
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