The German luxury car manufacture, Audi has released images of the A3 sedan ahead of its debut at Shanghai Motor Show. The A3 will serve as an entry level sedan and is aimed at young buyers looking to get into the lap of luxury with the Audi brand. The German cars are already doing very well in many countries including China. And there is an ever increasing demand for luxury cars in the Chinese market. The Audi A3 will also be launched in the US and the UK market by the end of the year.
The A3 sedan will be build on Audi’s most modern MQB platform and will share most of the parts from A3 hatchback. Although so far there are no plans announced by Audi to launch the A3 sedan in India, but since the car is being launched in UK, we may have an India ready car soon considering the same driving sense. Also that there is a vast demand of luxury cars in the Indian market and all major luxury car manufactures like BMW, Mercedes and even for that sake Audi has had a taste of it.
The Audi A3 will have a host of engine options to choose from which will include a 2.0-litre TDI engine, a 1.4-litre TFSI petrol engine and 1.8-litre TFSI petrol engine and a 2.0-litre TFSI engine. The car will also have power transmission options of a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed S tronic dual clutch. The pricing for the A3 Sedan with the 1.4 TFSI engine has been announced at 25,000 Euros (INR 17.45 lakhs), although other variants prices are yet to be announced.
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