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2017 Audi RS3 sedan revealed with TT RS five-pot - UPDATED

The Audi RS3 sedan has been unveiled at the 2016 Paris motor show with a new, more powerful five-cylinder engine. Under the bonnet, the the RS3 sedan features the company's latest 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder engine, which made its debut in the TT RS. The new five-pot mill generates 294kW of power, as well as 480Nm of torque between 1700 and 5850rpm...

2017 Audi RS3 sedan spied

The new Audi RS3 sedan has been spied doing testing on the Nurburgring Nordschleife. These first spy photos of the RS3 sedan provide further proof that Audi is working on a new range-topping variant for its smallest sedan. In February, images leaked out from the private Audi Summit event, showing what appeared to be a production ready RS3 sedan...

2017 Audi RS3 sedan revealed at private function

The Audi RS3 sedan has been leaked online, ahead of its possible debut at the Geneva motor show, which kicks off at the end of February. The images seen here were initially posted by user MercMilan06 on Instagram with the caption "New Audi RS3 sedan [winky face]". Once these images were published by WorldCarFans, they taken down from Instagram and the account was made private...

2017 Audi RS3 sedan closing in on showroom debut - report

The new Audi RS3 Sportback could soon be joined by a sedan companion, according to a new report out of Europe today. Talk of an extra-hot RS3 sedan stretches back to at least the 2011 unveiling of the Audi A3 sedan concept - and while Audi had steered clear of confirming the small RS3 sedan for production, the 2014 debut of the A3 Clubsport Quattro ensured that the idea remained front and centre for Audi RS fans...

2016 Audi RS3 Sportback already has 400 pre-orders

The all-new 2016 Audi RS3 mega-hatch, which received confirmation of an Australian price of $78,900 plus on-road costs this week, is already the subject of 400 pre-orders even though it won’t go on-sale until October...

2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia

Audi has confirmed that its super-hot hatch, the new 2016 Audi RS3 Sportback, will hit Australia in October, priced from $78,900 plus on-road costs. No surprise that the hot Audi will be aimed directly at Mercedes-AMG’s mean A45, although buyers looking to the Merc will save around $3200 - unless the newly updated version wears a heavier price tag when it lands in December or January...

2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro to be priced ‘around $80,000’

The final price for the new 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro hasn't been nailed down yet, but the brand has stated the final figure will be around the $80,000 mark. “Yes, that’s going to be about right,” said Audi Australia senior product and communications executive Shaun Cleary at the car's international launch in Rome...

Audi RS3 Sportback emerges with 270kW five-pot powertrain

The long-awaited 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro was revealed this morning ahead of its European launch in about six months time and Australian launch by the end of next year.  The Ingolstadt marque’s returning RS3 hero gives it a proper rival for the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG and BMW M135i, and a bonafide A3 range-topper to supplant the incumbent S3...

Audi RS3 sedan and hatch gearing up for production

The next-generation Audi RS3 hatch and sedan performance models are all but confirmed for production as Quattro GmbH seeks to get official confirmation from Audi’s board in the coming weeks. Speaking with Australian media at the company’s facility in Neuburg, Germany, the high-performance arm’s boss, Heinz Hollerwerger, said there was more than a 50 per cent chance the RS3 would go into production...

2015 Audi RS3 spied with suspected 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine

The 2015 Audi RS3 is expected to stray away from its five-cylinder turbo roots, and will likely be fitted with a newly-developed high-output four-cylinder turbo. The new-generation Audi RS3 had been spotted by our European spies already, and those mules were fitted with burbling five-cylinder turbo engines...

Audi RS3 confirmed for production, will retain turbo five-cylinder

The next-generation Audi RS3 is confirmed for production and will retain its 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder engine. Speaking at the launch of the S3 Cabriolet, and asked whether a new Audi RS3 is coming, the company’s head of convertible development Mario Weiland replied: “I think so, I think the decision has been made...