This present Audi A3 is likely one of the model’s finest promoting automobiles, although it’s getting a bit previous now. In its class, it’s one of many oldest automobiles on sale and is beginning to present its age, particularly when in comparison with the brand-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. So Audi wants a brand new A3 to remain related within the phase that’s being going to be flush with newer automobiles. Fortunately, a brand new Audi A3 is within the works and was only in the near past caught doing a little winter testing. (We don’t personal the images however they are often seen right here)
In these images, we see the brand new Audi A3, together with a brand new Audi S3 Sportback, doing a little winter testing within the snow and its design appears to be very evolutionary, reasonably than revolutionary. It appears to be like very very like the present A3, although there are some key variations.
For example, its Singlefram grille isn’t too totally different than the outgoing automotive’s nevertheless it’s extra in line with the newer fashions’ and appears to have a wider bezel. Although, its headlights don’t look a lot totally different than the present automotive’s.
In profile, you may see that this new Audi A3 appears to take some styling cues from the Audi A1, with its fats C-pillar and extra aggressively raked roofline. It additionally will get new taillights out again and (grrrrr) faux exhausts on the common automotive. Though, the S3 will get quad pipes because it ought to.
As for engines, anticipate the upcoming Audi A3 to have comparable powertrains to all fashionable small Audis. Nonetheless, it’s mentioned that there can be a plug-in hybrid variant primarily based off of the Volkswagen Golf GTE.
With the brand new Mercedes A-Class and the upcoming BMW 1 Sequence, the brand new Audi A3 should be excellent if it needs to compete. Nonetheless, no less than when it comes to appears to be like, it looks like it might need what it takes.
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