Tag: Audi RS3

The Number Of The Beast: Big Turbo Turns The Audi RS3 Into A 666 HP Supercar Killer

With an enlarged turbocharger and some tuning, the Audi RS3 can be transformed into a supercar slayer and that’s exactly what this example is. Featured in a recent video from AutoTopNL, this RS3 features a modified version of the car’s standard 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder. Ordinarily, this engine is good for 395 hp and 354 lb-ft […]

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2022 Audi RS 3 Starts From £50,900 In The UK, Launch Edition Limited To 96 Units With Higher Top Speed

Full UK pricing and specifications have been announced for Audi’s new RS 3 Sportback and Sedan. The RS 3 saloon is priced from £51,900, while the five-door hatchback (aka Sportback) is a touch cheaper, starting at £50,900 ($70,300). The latest generation RS 3 is powered by a turbocharged five-cylinder 2.5 TFSI motor producing 394 hp (294 kW […]

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The Bugatti Veyron And 9 Other Exotics That Can’t Outrun The New Audi RS 3 At the Nürburgring

Audi’s new RS 3 sedan recently lapped the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit in 7 min 40.748 seconds, setting a new lap record for compact cars, albeit with the help of a set of tires Audi won’t supply. While it’s crazy to think that a Porsche 911 GT2 RS fitted with a Manthey performance kit covered the same […]

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The 2022 Audi RS 3 Sedan Is Now The Fastest Compact On The Nurburgring

The Audi RS 3 Sedan broke the record for the fastest compact production car at the Nürburgring lap, with driver Frank Stippler recording a time of 7:40.748. This is an impressive 4.64 seconds faster than the previous record-holder, the Renault Megane RS Trophy-R (7:45.38) although the latter is front-wheel-drive and less powerful. The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S […]

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Here’s How The New 2022 Audi RS3 Sportback Compares To The Mercedes-AMG A45 S

In recent years, hot hatches have evolved into absurdly fast vehicles with immense power figures that are packed with performance-oriented technology, while retaining the practicality and friendly character of their humble variants. At the top of the segment, the absolute king of hyper hatches is the Mercedes-AMG A45 S but there is now a new […]

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2022 Audi RS3 Has 394HP, Reaches 180MPH And Comes With A Special Drift Mode

Audi Sport has released the first technical details of the new-generation 2022 RS3, the Mercedes-AMG A45’s prime nemesis. As before, the performance model is available in five-door Sportback and four-door sedan bodystyles, though only the latter will be coming to North America next year. As expected, the 2022 Audi RS3 will continue using a sonorous […]

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Ford Maverick EV, 2022 Audi A3 And RS3, VW T7 Multivan, Tesla Jacks Plaid Price By $10K, Kai EV6 Sells Out: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Ford CEO Hints At “Family of Maverick Variants” Including An EV The new $20k unibody Maverick and all-electric F-150 Lightning have gone down a storm, and now it looks Ford might blend those themes. Jim Farley told The […]

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