The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback is a compact sports car from the brand with the four rings. Introduced in August 2020, its 2.0 TFSI gasoline engine provides 310 horsepower. Its presale begins in August, although the first units will not reach dealers until October. Its price in Spain starts at 53,900 euros.
The 2020 S3 Sportback is the fourth generation of the model. It replaces the one that debuted in 2013 and follows the 2020 Audi A3 Sportback, which is its benchmark. Its twin in saloon aesthetics is the 2020 Audi S3 Sedan. Its rivals include the Volkswagen Golf GTI, the Renault Mégane RS, the Ford Focus ST and the Hyundai i30 N.
AUDI S3 SPORTBACK 2020: EXTERIOR
The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback follows the recognizable design language of the fourth generation Audi A3 Sportback, with consequent sporting touches typical of the model and shared with its sedan body twin, the 2020 Audi S3 Sedan.
The S3 Sportback shares the same dimensions as the A3 Sportback, which translates into a length of 4.34 meters, a width of 1.82 meters and a height of 1.43 meters. Its wheelbase is 2.64 meters.
At first glance, the main visual difference between the S3 Sportback and the A3 Sportback lies in the treatment of the side air intakes on the front and the diffuser.
The front retains the Singleframe grille with octagonal motifs and applies a carbon fiber finish treatment to the brand emblem, contrasting with the chrome finish of the base model.
At the rear, that same transition from chrome to carbon fiber occurs in the diffuser, which grows as the air intakes grow.
AUDI S3 SPORTBACK 2020: INTERIOR
The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback features the Audi Virtual Cockpit digital instrument panel as standard, which includes a 12.5-inch surface area with three different displays. It is supported by a head-up display system, which is optional.
The sports seats are newly created and include recycled plastic in their upholstery, which also sports a contrast stitching for a more aggressive point.
The dashboard is dominated by a 10.1-inch touchscreen integrated into the surface. Like other models of the brand, it recognizes gestures and voice commands.
The infotainment system features LTE Advanced connectivity and offers a Wi-Fi hotspot. The browser is based on Google Earth technology and shows the traffic status in real time.
It has Audi Connect Key, which allows you to open and close the car telematically through a mobile application. It is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
AUDI S3 SPORTBACK 2020: EQUIPMENT
The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback features a number of driving aids.
Audi pre sense front system offers dodge assist and lane departure warning. It also includes a parking assistant as standard.
As an option, it can include the exit and lane change warning, and cross traffic assistant.
Adaptive Cruise Assist provides assistance in longitudinal and lateral guidance, and helps maintain speed and distance to the vehicle in front, even intervening in steering if necessary. The efficiency assistant affects driving to reduce consumption.
2020 AUDI S3 SPORTBACK: MECHANICS
The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback is equipped with a 310 horsepower 2.0 TFSI petrol engine. Its maximum torque is 400 Newton meter.
Its transmission is a seven-speed S tronic and is electronically limited to 250 kilometers / hour, with an acceleration from 0 to 100 of 4.8 seconds.
It features quattro traction and a new modular dynamic stability control system, combining quattro traction with electronic stabilization control and, optionally, electronically controlled damping.
AUDI S3 SPORTBACK 2020: PRICES
The 2020 Audi S3 Sportback is available in Spain from 53,900 euros.
Its pre-sale begins in August 2020 and the first units will arrive at dealers in October of the same year.
Date Upgrade 08/11/2020 Presentation of the Audi S3 Sportback
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