The Audi RS3 is a compact, ideal if you want rent Audi Sport, high-performance sports car developed by Audi’s sports division, Audi Sport GmbH. It is based on the Audi A3 platform and is available in two body variants: Sportback (5-door hatchback) and Sedan (4-door sedan).
The Audi RS3 differs from the standard A3 in its more aggressive and sporty exterior design. It features a single-frame honeycomb grille with RS logo, enlarged air intakes, side skirts and a rear diffuser with oval tailpipes specific to the RS range. The front and rear lights feature LED and Matrix LED technology as an option.
Engine and performance
The Audi RS3 is powered by a 2.5-litre TFSI inline five-cylinder engine, producing around 400 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque. This engine enables the car to reach a top speed of 250 km/h (electronically limited), which can be increased to 280 km/h with the optional RS Dynamic package. The 0 to 100 km/h time is achieved in just 3.8 seconds.
Transmission and suspension
The RS3 is equipped with quattro all-wheel drive, which distributes power between the front and rear wheels as required. The transmission is a 7-speed S tronic automatic with steering wheel-mounted paddles for quick and precise gear changes. The special RS sports suspension, with optional adaptive dampers, provides a dynamic and agile ride.
The interior of the Audi RS3 is luxurious and sporty, with sport seats in fine Nappa leather, diamond stitching and embroidered RS logo. The dashboard features the MMI infotainment system with touchscreen and the Audi Virtual Cockpit, displaying driving and navigation information on a customizable digital screen. Carbon and aluminum elements are present in the interior to enhance the sporty appearance.
Technology and equipment
The RS3 comes with a host of comfort and safety technologies and equipment, such as parking assistance, rear view camera, adaptive driving assistance, lane departure warning, emergency brake assist and more. It is also compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for optimal connectivity.