If you are reading about the 2018 Audi RS 3, you probably will be reading reviews about a great ride that look small and somewhat adorable. Well, you can expect a lot of good things from this trip. The exterior look changes with the redesigned front side air intakes and with the addition of turbocharged engine producing 400 hp of power, you can enjoy a greater improvement. Naturally, the bigger the power, the faster it will be. Moreover, the RS 3 will be sold in American as a sedan while the European version will be a hatchback.
2018 Audi RS 3 Changes
The news about the development of the 2018 Audi RS 3 has been expected since last year, and everyone has been waiting eagerly for the updates. From the various spy shots pictures available on the net, it is evident that the short ride will be offered in the super sedan version. The five-cylinder turbocharged 2.5-liter engine with all aluminum arrangement will make a huge difference. And the fact that it will be paired up with the auto seven-speed dual clutch transmission will only make it more appealing. Audi claims that the RS3 can reach 62 mph within 4.1 seconds only. It is a pretty solid performance and results. Audi expects that they can still tweak the design of the ride and deliver a faster speed.
2018 Audi RS 3 Release Date
Set up as the 2018 model, this model is expected to hit the dealerships starting from summer 2017. With the aggressive sporty bodywork and the compact luxury arrangement, it is pretty understandable why this RS3 becomes a hot topic around the city. This line is expected to be a worthy competitor of the M2 Beemer (with its 365 hp of power) or the CLA45 AMG Mercy (with its 375 hp of authority). Although it is planned for the ride to come in summer, it is expected that the compact sedan can be available since the beginning of 2017. And since this one will be a big competitor for the Beemer and Mercy which already set up a price of $50,000, it is most likely that the RS 3 will also come with the same price tag.
2018 Audi RS 3 Platform
The 2018 Audi RS 3 is designed with the MQB platform from VW, which has been used for the TT variant, the S3 and A3, and other products from the VW Group. The standard wheel will be the Quattro all-wheel driving system. Not to mention that the sedan will come with a better stability and handle than the hatchback, along with the aluminum block for the engine, resulting in less weight for the front side wheels.
2018 Audi RS 3 Engine
It is pretty sad that the possibility of manual transmission is completely zero as Audi completely focuses on the automatic transmission only. But with such a bright arrangement from Audi and the fact that they are going to include only the right features, you can hope this 2018 Audi RS 3 to be promising and worthy.