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A3 Sportback E-Tron plug-in confirmed for US

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We got our first at the new Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron at the 2013 Geneva Motor earlier this month. Audi confirmed that a version of the plug-in hybrid will go on sale in the US at some

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introduces the all-new technologically 2015 Audi A3 and S3 sedans

A3 brings new level of craftsmanship and to detail to the fast growing A

Available with a number of options and advanced technology

A3 Sportback will return A3 Sportback e-tron® Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PHEV) for the U.S. market

Audi of Inc. officially announced today for the arrival of the all-new Audi A3 sedan. Coming to in the first quarter of 2014, the A3 sedan will bring to the A new innovative technologies and the detailed found in larger flagship sedans. The A3 sedan offers powertrains for a wide variety of customer tastes including a 1.8 2.0 TFSI®, 2.0 TDI® clean and the high performance S3 with a 2.0 TFSI®.

Audi of America confirmed today that it be adding to the all-new A3 family by the A3 Sportback with a plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) in the U.S. market. Audi revealed the A3 Sportback e-tron at the Geneva Motor Show. vehicle demonstrates the production of e-tron using plug in technology, a practical first towards electrified driving mitigates the range anxiety associated with most battery electric vehicles.

The e-tron® name denotes any electric vehicle with capabilities. The A3 e-tron shown in displayed a power train a combined 204 hp and 258 lb-ft torque.

The A3 will set the new benchmark among luxury sedans, said Keogh, President, Audi of This A3 line-up redefines the of its class in dynamics, efficiency, craftsmanship and performance.

With the generation A3, Audi established a new market segment the premium compact class vehicle. Its equipment, dynamic capabilities and were adopted from Audi vehicles with an measure of sportiness and utility in the 5 door Sportback bodystyle. The generation Audi A3 continues tradition combined with the production Audi e-tron

The Audi A3 sedan breaks the and raises the bar as to what is expected out of luxury sedans. The A3 marks the time that an A-segment will offer MMI® Audi drive select, 4G LTE and Bang Olufsen® audio.

the base model of the all-new Audi A3 comes equipped standard features that leather upholstery, Bluetooth® rain sensing wipers, pre sense basic and a panoramic sunroof.

In addition to the standard technologies, the A3 sedan will feature segment first technologies. One key is the implementation of the new NVIDIA graphics unit (GPU). The NVIDIA GPU complex three-dimensional images in all online, voice control, navigation and telephone functions. the Tegra® graphics processor tablets and other mobile and is also used in 3D gaming and medical applications.

Another first includes the Audi box. The Audi phone box is a located under the center that boosts a mobile cellular coverage by wirelessly to a specialized antenna in the rear


The A3 sedan has been enhanced thanks to numerous improvements under the hood. The A3 line offers four engine variants including the 170 1.8 TFSI, and 150 horsepower 2.0 TDI clean and a low and high-output 2.0 TFSI used in the A3 and S3 quattro respectively. Horsepower for the 2.0 TFSI engines will be closer to launch.

All engines are to the standard 6-speed S tronic® which provides the driver shifting flexibility and driving with smooth, dynamic and virtually no interruption to the power

New to the A3, the Audi drive select the driver to adjust throttle shift points, and the electromechanical effort. Similar to other models, Audi drive has four settings that Auto, Dynamic, Comfort and

The new platform allows the front to move forward by roughly 1.5 (compared to the previous generation A3) to well-balanced proportions, supplemented by interior space utilization, and an crash structure.

The front is a MacPherson design with and aluminum pivot bearings. It is to an aluminum subframe. The electromechanically steering system operates and efficiently together with assistance systems, while mechanical drag for greater

In the four-link rear suspension for the models, which utilizes a crossmember, the springs and shock are mounted separately.

The electronic control (ESC) also an electronic differential lock. driving through curves, it can the inside front wheel slightly to help minimize and improve traction.

The exterior has completely redesigned and specifically to meet the sedan preferences of the market. The Audi A3 stretches inches in length and has a 103.4 wheelbase. Combined with its 70 width and 55.7 inch its proportions are compact but very and nearly resemble the original A4 from 1994.

The signature grille and available full-LED another first for the A-segment, are of the notable design changes in the all-new Audi A3 sedan.

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The exterior of the A3 extends inside, Audi maintains its leading in automotive interior design and The defining element is the wraparound design, which incorporates an three-dimensional inlay concept the driver and front passenger. The LED interior lighting package the immense craftsmanship and attention to that goes into Audi A3 interior.

This is accomplished by bathing the in a cool white LED light the center console, door cupholders, and even the Bang Sound System when so

The A3 delivers the same prestige and materials found in Audi’s sedan, the A8 with standard seating surfaces and exceptional The MMI operating system has an electronically screen, its terminal housed in the of the center dashboard. It features a high resolution display with magnesium backing is less than ½ thick. To further enhance the experience, the new MMI controls are conveniently behind the gear shift.

now offer the first touch pad into the rotary MMI control which offers an intuitively and operation typical of the brand the four rings. Now with the 705 watt 14-speaker Bang Sound System, all occupants in the A3 can the best in acoustics.


The Audi A3 now offers several technology features which are new to the luxury segment, including the Audi pre sense basic which helps detect an emergency maneuver is being and prepares the vehicle and its occupant systems in advance of a possible The Audi A3 also offers an driver assistance package, includes Audi side and adaptive cruise control stop and go.

Audi connect®

The modular platform in the Audi A3 also several upgrades to the industry Audi connect® service. connected vehicle strategy features and services that the driving experience for Audi and their passengers by providing the of access to information and content, needed, through interfaces for the in-vehicle environment. Already, is a leader with integrated mobile broadband in the vehicle. Now 4G/LTE technology in the Audi A3, will be able to connect a network capable of supporting rates of up to 150 Mbit/s downstream and faster response times. the existing Wi-Fi connectivity for up to 8 passengers can now view high-definition and make video conference from the vehicle.

Adding to the Google Earth™ 3D satellite and intelligent POI search with Voice™ Local Search, the A3 introduces a new Picture Navigation Here the driver can save of destinations, which are linked to data (GPS), in the photo box of MMI plus. These may be the driver’s own or scenes from Google Street View. Photos can be via an SD card or a myAudi account.

A new app integration interface over for music streaming and other device apps, voice-controlled media features, and a completely user MMI interface allows and passengers to continue to enjoy a lifestyle while in the vehicle handling devices.


Audi of America, Inc. and its dealers offer a full of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AG is among the most successful automotive brands globally. was a top-performing luxury brand in during 2012, and broke company sales records in the

Through 2016, AUDI AG invest about $17 billion on new facilities and technologies. Visit www.audiusanews.com for more information Audi vehicle and business

Where stated, fuel values are forecast manufacturer for the USA; EPA estimates were not at time of release.

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