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by George Skentzos

Accompanying the new A4 on the Audi stand will be the topless A3 Cabriolet, which has been confirmed for Australia in the lead up to the Melbourne International Motor Show.

The A3 Cabriolet is scheduled to launch in Australia by July, and will be offered in several engine variants including a 1.6-litre manual, 1.8 TFSI S tronic and 2.0 TFSI manual and S tronic variants.

Audi A3 Cabriolet at Melbourne Show

The Audi A3 Cabriolet boasts a semi-automatic lightweight soft top (a fully-automatic version is available as an option) which opens in just nine seconds.

Audi A3 Cabriolet at Melbourne Show

Official pricing and specifications will be released closer to the release date, with Audi forecasting sales of 120 A3 Cabriolets in 2008.