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Audi RS3 Sportback opens for orders in December

Audi's first ever compact class Audi RS3 model opens for UK ordering in December

Audi's first ever compact class Audi RS3 model opens for UK ordering in December, first deliveries are expected to begin in April 2011. The Audi RS3 Sportback has a turbocharged five cylinder TFSI engine linked to standard seven speed S tronic twin clutch transmission which delivers 340 PS and 450Nm of torque. The impressive output of the engine is reflected in an exceptional 0-62mph sprint time of just 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 155mph.

The Audi RS3 Sportback boasts 19 inch alloy wheels, the standard wheel finish is a machine-polished titanium look, but a black finish with red rim inserts is also available as an option.

Inside the Audi RS3 Sportback the sports seats are upholstered in Fine Nappa leather with silver contrasting stitching, and inlays are finished in Piano black or the new Aluminum Race look. A flat-bottomed RS steering wheel and an exclusive design for the instruments and S tronic selector lever also highlight this car’s status, as does a specially configured Driver’s Information System which displays boost pressure and oil temperature and doubles as a lap timer. Standard equipment also includes the Sport button, acoustic rear parking sensors, electronic climate control, DVD based satellite navigation, xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights.