The compact convertible features a semi-automatic lightweight soft top that easily opens and closes in a class-leading nine seconds
At launch, Audi will introduce two variants of the A3 Cabriolet - the 1.8 TFSI with ‘Attraction’ specification, and the 2.0 TFSI engine with ‘Ambition’ model in both manual and S tronic guise.
A 1.6-litre version with ‘Attraction’ specification will arrive later in the year.
An optional fully automatic hood will be available from launch priced at $1,300 across all A3 Cabriolet models.
Recommended retail pricing for A3 Cabriolet:
1.8 TFSI Attraction (S tronic) 118kw $49,900
2.0 TFSI Ambition (6-speed manual) 147kw $54,900
2.0 TFSI Ambition (S tronic) 147kW $57,500
Customer deliveries of the new Audi A3 Cabriolet will commence from August 2008.