Audi’s A3 line-up has been slightly tweaked with added equipment and cost ahead of the new-generation version being possibly revealed before year’s end.
Meanwhile, the 40 TFSI S line grade, which is powered by a 140kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder engine, moves up $2500 to $49,300.
The all-wheel-drive quattro version with the same engine also steps up $2500 to $52,900.
Both 40 TFSI variants also add the S line body kit and 18-inch wheels as standard, while specification is also lifted thanks to LED head- and tail-lights, electronic front seat adjustment, heated front pews, auto-folding mirrors and wireless smartphone charger.
Sedan versions are also move up in price and specification in line with their hatchback equivalents at $44,900, $50,900 and $54,500 for the 35, 40 and 40 quattro variants respectively.
Similarly, the Cabriolet body style gains the same upgrades and price increases, with the 35, 40 and 40 quattro costing $52,400, $58,400 and $62,000 each.
As for the sporty S3 versions, which are powered by a 213kW/380Nm 2.0-litre turbo four, pricing and specification remains unchanged for the $64,200 Sportback, $65,800 Sedan and $73,400 Cabriolet.
As previously mentioned, the new A3 is expected to break cover soon after the reveal of the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, with both models sharing the same underpinnings.
With the VW Golf set for an October 24 reveal and late 2020 arrival in Australian showrooms, it will likely be early 2021 before the next Audi A3 lands Down Under.
2020 Audi A3 Sportback pricing before on-road costs:
|35 TFSI S line – automatic||$43,300|
|40 TFSI S line – automatic||$49,300|
|40 TFSI quattro S line – automatic||52,900|
|S3 – automatic||$64,200|
2020 Audi A3 Sedan pricing before on-road costs:
|35 TFSI S line – automatic||$44,900|
|40 TFSI S line – automatic||$50,900|
|40 TFSI quattro S line – automatic||$54,500|
|S3 – automatic||$65,800|
2020 Audi A3 Cabriolet pricing before on-road costs:
|35 TFSI S line – automatic||$52,400|
|40 TFSI S line – automatic||$58,400|
|40 TFSI quattro S line – automatic||$62,000|
|S3 – automatic||$73,400|
Article Source: Cars Guide MagazineOctober 14, 2019 9:02 am