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It was a sad day for petrolheads and BOTB players alike when the last Audi RS3 went out of production. With huge all-weather performance, understated looks and an amazing interior, the RS3 did everything in one package.
So RS fans and hot saloon fans, in general, can celebrate as the RS3 Saloon is back! And would you just look at the aggression of that front end! No longer the subtle under the radar car, the new grille that is wider and extends to under the lights for a more Q8-style nose, along with the huge intakes that flank it, give the new RS3 Saloon a truly menacing front end.
The front wings are much wider to house the 33mm wider track and feature a vent behind the front wheel. The rear track is 10mm wider too, so when combined with the gorgeous new forged wheels and lowered suspension, the RS3 has a wonderfully purposeful stance. At the rear, the bumper houses even larger twin oval tailpipes, an RS signature now. The saloon body style has a much sleeker profile than the hatch, and it's arguably the better looking car, if slightly less practical.
Mechanically things are much the same as before, so there’s a 2.5 litre turbocharged inline-5-cylinder engine that sends the power to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Power remains the same at 395bhp, but torque is now 500Nm.
Thanks to no major weight gain, performance is improved with a 0-62mph time of 3.8 seconds, while as this is the Vorsprung model, it comes with the Audi Drivers Package, so the top speed is now 174mph.
Vorsprung spec adds every option, too, including Sports Exhaust, B & O stereo, Head-up display and much more.
The best bit of the RS3 Saloon compared to its rivals has always been the sound, though, and thankfully with that epic engine, this is set to continue.
Win the new Audi RS3 Saloon in the BOTB Dream Car Competition!
NOTE: Due to supply issues, the RS3 Vorsprung Saloon can no longer be ordered new. BOTB will work with the winner to source a new example from the second-hand market up to the value of £66,000
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS
Play Spot The Ball for a chance to be the next big weekly winner. But hurry - the competition closes at midnight Sunday!
1. SELECT TICKETS
Choose from 180 cars - tickets start from 90p
2. PLAY SPOT THE BALL
Get closest to the judges in our skilled Spot the Ball game to win. What's this?
3. WINNER ANNOUNCED
Closest position to our panel of Judges wins! Comp ends midnight Sunday, Winner announced every Tuesday!
DID YOU KNOW?
- Choose a coordinate for each ticket, where you think the centre of the ball is
- Use the line drawing tools to help you pick your coordinates
- Watch the very short video to see how & why
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