As we highlighted in our review, the new Audi A3 is quite expensive. Coincidentally or not, the manufacturer has moved on and announced the new A3 sedan and hatch in the S Line version with the same 190 hp 2.0 TFSI engine as the Performance version, but offered other accessories, such as a sunroof.
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For the top version, the 18″ wheels change and, along with the sunroof, the hatch and sedan lose the driver’s seat and electric adjustment. At the same time, matrix LED headlights become optional, replaced by full led sets.
Also optional is a Bang&Olufsen audio system, customizable ambient lighting and an S-line interior, which includes S-shaped sports seats with contrasting stitching, leather upholstery on the doors and center console, a steering wheel perforated leather and logo. S line with aluminum pedals.
Imported from Germany, the Audi A3 S Line will be available in stores next week. The powertrain is the same one that powers the A3 Performance Black (R$ 284,990), a 2.0 engine with 190 hp and 32.6 kgfm, and a gearbox. 7-speed dual clutch S tronic. The OS Tronic was praised in our tests. At the same time, it allowed the sedan to make an impressive gas mileage of 16.1 km / l on the road. Even with 30 hp less than the previous version, the time from 0 to 100 km / h was 7.4 s – 0.6 s more.
Starting at R$269,990, the new Audi A3 S Line will cost R$249,990 for direct sales, in sedan and hatchback body. Functionally, the new Audi A3 2.0 S Line replaces the 1.4 S Line version group, which was introduced as a limited series – but which is still available at dealerships.