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Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro concept sedan with 525 PS and 600 Nm unveiled

Audi A3 Clubsport 1 left quarter

Powered by the same 2.5l five cylinder engine which is seen on the Audi S3 sedan, a new concept A3 sedan has been unveiled. But this one’s mill is tuned to deliver 525 hotses and 600 Nm of torque. Together with seven speed S tronic transmission, Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro concept sedan does a 0-100 in just 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 192 mph (~309 kmph).

Audi A3 Clubsport  1 left quarterTo be unveiled at this year’s annual meeting in Wörthersee, Austria which sees gathering of fans of VW Group brands, the A3 Clubsport concept is touted as a preview to the RS3 Sedan. The meeting will be held from 28-31 May 2014.

Weighing just 1,527 kgs, this new Audi A3 sedan concept boasts of an unmatched power to weight ratio of 343.8 PS per ton. For driver, the car boasts of driving modes in D and S modes. And if you want to forget all your worries in the world, then get hold of the shift lever and start changing gears manually. You also have paddles on the steering wheel for the same.

The car also boasts of launch control mode, which will give you a controlled wheel slip when you start on full power. Speaking about wheels, Audi Clubsport Concept features 9.5 J x 21 wheels shod with size 275/25 R21 tyres.

Audi A3 Clubsport  6 rear quarterBraking is via carbon ceramic disc brakes (370 mm in diameter) on all fours. In addition to this, it also features air braking, which is activated at high speed braking. When brakes are applied at high speed, the rear part of the boot raises almost vertically from its standard position in the blink of an eye, thereby improving braking distance by 12 meters, when full brakes are applied at 250 kmph.

“The Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept shows our car and tuning fans at the Wörthersee just how much sporty potential there is in the A3 family and in our top of the line engines such as the 2.5 TFSI. We have pushed the limits in every respect with this show car: power, dynamics, sound, design,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management for Technical Development.


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Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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