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2020 Audi S3 sedan spied

Audi's smallest sedan, the upcoming S3 four-door, has been snapped wearing heavy disguise. The new performance sedan might be well covered, but a few things are clear. For one, the product planners at Audi aren't going to be drawn into making the S3 into a purely style-focused 'four-door coupe' like the Mercedes CLA and BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe...

2020 Audi S3 sedan spied

The next-generation Audi S3 sedan has been snapped for the first time during hot weather testing in Europe, giving us an early look at the design. As will be the case with the A3 and S3 ‘Sportback’ hatch, the all-new A3/S3 sedan will receive an evolutionary styling update rather than a revolutionary one, with clear links to the current model though adopting the lower and wider stance of Audi’s latest range...

2019 Audi S3 interior spied

The Audi S3 has been spied undergoing winter testing in Sweden, with this latest prototype offering a first glimpse of its interior. While the exterior looks to be evolutionary, the interior appears a radical reimagining of Audi's interior design language. There are vents angled towards the driver on either side of the instrumentation pod, and an aggressively downward slant for the in-door arm rests...

Audi S3 v Audi RS4 drag race - video

Performance cars have come a long way – these days a four-cylinder hatchback can be just as fast as high-performance heroes of a few decades ago. In this clip, Mat Watson from the UK's Carwow pits the current Audi S3 sedan against an older-generation 'B7' RS4 Avant to see how much progress the company has made in just 10 years...

2019 Audi S3 spied again

The all-new Audi S3 has been spied again during development testing, ahead of an anticipated production debut sometime next year. Like the vehicle snapped in August, there's plenty of camouflage concealing the finer design details, but we can see the overall shape of the new-generation hatchback and certain elements that will distinguish the S3 hot hatch from its more sedate brethren...

2019 Audi S3 Sportback spied

The next-generation Audi A3 hatch has been spied undergoing testing for the first time, sporting a face in keeping with the fresh Q3. Like the second-generation Q3, as well as the facelifted version of the current model, the new A3 will have an angular set of headlights with a teardrop element...

2017 Audi S3 pricing and specs: More power and tech for new hot models

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Audi S3 range have been revealed, alongside the regular A3 range. Starting at $62,900 plus on-road costs for the S3 Sportback and topping out at $72,000 for the S3 cabriolet, the facelifted hot hatch, sedan and drop-top all see the addition of new equipment, technology, and a slight power bump over the outgoing model...

Audi S3 sedan now available with manual transmission

The Audi S3 sedan can now be ordered with a six-speed manual transmission. Audi Australia confirmed a manual variant of the 2015 model S3 sedan has been brought online due to high demand for such a model in the range. The S3 sedan was previously only available with a six-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic. The 2...

2015 Audi A3 and S3 : Power, fuel efficiency improve while prices rise across range

Audi Australia has announced a number of small power and fuel efficiency gains, and price increases, across its A3 and S3 Sportback, sedan and cabriolet ranges. Power from the entry-level 1.4 TFSI engine rises from 90kW to 92kW, while combined cycle fuel consumption falls to from 5.0 to 4.9 litres per 100 kilometres. The base Audi A3 diesel, the 1...

Audi S3 Cabriolet: pricing and specifications

Audi's new small hot drop-top - the Audi S3 Cabriolet - is arriving in Australian showrooms priced from $69,300 plus on-road costs. The S3 Cabriolet is the first-ever S-badged version of the A3 drop-top and it tops the hot model range, priced above its S3 sedan ($62,200) and S3 Sportback hatch ($59,990) stablemates...

Audi S3 sedan : pricing and specifications

The first ever Audi S3 sedan has arrived in Australia, priced from $62,200. As with the regular Audi A3 hatch and sedan models, the S3 sedan is positioned slightly above the Audi S3 Sportback hatch (from $59,900), but with added boot space (425 litres compared to 380L)...