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Audi releases a further 250 RS3s

Written By Adma on Sunday, September 1, 2013 | 1:17 PM

Audi has unveiled that it is releasing a additional 250 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro models into the British isles market place due to 'consistent demand'.

The new batch of autos will join the five hundred units marketed in the British isles very last year and will have the same £39,930 price tag tag.

The Audi RS3 is powered by the marque's turbocharged, 5-cylinder, 2.five-litre motor, which makes 335bhp and 332lb ft torque. The RS3 will sprint from -62mph in 4.6sec just before hitting its 155mph limited prime velocity.

Exterior characteristics of the sizzling A3 comprise 19-inch alloys, flared carbonfibre arches and a distinguished roof spoiler.

The RS3's closest rival is the BMW M135i, which goes on sale in Oct and fees from £29,995 (a few-door) and £30,585 (five door). The BMW makes an RS3-rivalling 316bhp from its turbocharged in-line 6-pot motor.

BMW statements that when mated to its 6-velocity handbook gearbox, the M135i will strike 62mph in 5.1sec or 4.9sec when equipped with its eight-velocity automobile 'box.

The Mercedes A45 AMG another of the Audi's rivals will be most likely be priced from close to £35,000 when it goes on Uk sale in 2013. It delivers 330bhp from its turbocharged 2.-litre engine.

By Alex Kersten


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