Audi Australia has announced the A3 S line plus edition, which brings a host of upgraded specification for all versions of the four-ringed small car.
The company claims the S line plus edition brings up to $11,000 in extra equipment depending on trim level, with the package available on 35 TFSI, 40 TFSI and 40 TFSI quattro variants of the A3 Sportback, Sedan and Cabriolet.
Common upgrades across the line-up include the S line exterior package, 18-inch alloy wheels, Virtual Cockpit, MMI Navigation plus, keyless entry with push-button start, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert (side assist).
Opting for one of the 40 TFSI models adds LED headlights and tail-lights, Audi phone box light wireless smartphone charging, electrically-adjustable front seats with lumbar support and heating, along with auto folding side mirrors.
Pricing for the Audi A3 S line plus edition starts at $43,300 plus on-road costs for the 35 TFSI Sportback, and tops out at $62,000 before on-road costs for the 40 TFSI quattro Cabriolet. See below for the full price list.
"The improvement in value that these special editions now highlight Audi's sporty nature perfectly, while upping the ante with a new level of infotainment, comfort and safety technology features that makes the A3 an even more compelling package," said Shawn Ticehurst, director for product planning and pricing at Audi Australia.
In terms of sales the A3 has remained pretty solid in 2019 despite a slowing market, accounting for 27 per cent of the premium small car market year to date.
For the month of September the A3 saw 297 registrations (down 18.4 per cent), second only to the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (307 units).
Year to date, Audi has registered 2541 A3s (down 20.1 per cent) as of September 30, which again puts it in second place behind the A-Class (3661 units).
The A3 S line plus editions are available now. Click the images for the full gallery
2019 Audi A3 S line plus edition pricing
- 35 TFSI - $43,300 (110kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI - $49,300 (140kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI quattro - $52,900 (140kW, AWD)
- 35 TFSI - $44,900 (110kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI - $50,900 (140kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI quattro - $54,500 (140kW, AWD)
- 35 TFSI - $52,400 (110kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI - $58,400 (140kW, FWD)
- 40 TFSI quattro - $62,000 (140kW, AWD)
All prices exclude on-road costs