The high-performance RS 3 variant of Audi’s new A3 sedan and hatchback has been in improvement for a while, however now that the extra mundane variants of the subcompact luxurious automobile have been revealed, Audi has stripped a few of the camo off of its RS 3 improvement mules, giving is a greater concept of what to anticipate in phrases of distinctive therapies.
While RS represents the top of every Audi mannequin line’s efficiency, VW’s luxurious subsidiary tends to maintain its styling on the extra conservative facet. That seems to be the case right here too, and the already muscular trying child sedan will get some flared fenders, reworked entrance and rear bumpers, and extra pronounced facet skirts.
All of these particulars are obscured by the remaining vinyl on this prototype, however at the very least Audi’s disguise lets us know the place to look. We’ve additionally seen the RS 3 Sportback being examined, however we already realize it is not going to come to the States but once more. Instead, Audi is giving us some cool new wagons to compensate for this oversight.
The common Audi A3 was revealed again in March, so we anticipate to study extra about this RS 3 quickly. As for a launch, particularly right here in the States? Don’t maintain your breath. Chances are we can’t get a concrete timeline till someday in 2021, particularly with automakers revising schedules due to the coronavirus disaster. When the RS 3 is revealed, we anticipate it to have an up to date model of the present turbo 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine making greater than 400 horsepower.