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Audi RS 3 Sportback

Audi RS 3 Sportback

The new Audi RS 3 offers driving dynamics on the highest level and optimum values in its segment. With a 400-hp five-cylinder engine that generates 500 Nm of torque, the car ensures quick acceleration and highly emotional sound. This is the first Audi ever to include the RS torque splitter, which variably distributes the torque between the rear wheels. In terms of looks, the RS 3 demonstrates its sporty genes with a widened body, the RS sport exhaust system and cockpit displays resembling those used in motorsport.


Technical details

Audi RS 3 Sportback TFSI (294 kW)
Engine type Inline 5-cylinder engine
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2480 / 82.5 x 92.8 / 10.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 294 (400) / 5600 - 7000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 500 (368.8) / 2250 - 5600
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.3)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 3.8
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 8.8 - 8.3
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 201 - 190
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1570 (3461.3) / 1645 (3626.6) / 2075 (4574.6)
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Audi RS 3 Sportback TFSI (294 kW)

Recent Press Releases

  • 08/03/21
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    Lap record on the Nordschleife: Audi RS 3 fastest in the compact class

    With a time of 7:40.748 minutes, the new Audi RS 3 Seda is the fastest compact model on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In June, Audi Sport racing and development driver Frank Stippler beat the previous lap record in that class by 4.64 seconds. Above all, the torque splitter, with its fully variable torque distribution on the rear axle, contributed to the record time – Vorsprung durch Technik.
  • 07/22/21
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    The best in its class rolling up to the starting line: New Audi RS 3 now available to order

    The new Audi RS 3 is best in its class in terms of acceleration and top speed. The torque splitter, installed in an Audi for the first time, gives the vehicle maximum agility and optimum stability. Two additional RS driving modes make both fast lap times and controlled drifts on closed-off tracks possible. The new RS 3 is available to order starting today. In Germany, the RS 3 Sportback starts at 60,000 euros, the RS 3 Sedan at 62,000 euros.
  • 07/19/21
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    The new Audi RS 3: unmatched sportiness suitable for everyday use

    From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, up to 290 km/h top speed, RS Torque Splitter, semi slicks, and specific RS driving modes – the new Audi RS 3 offers driving dynamics of the highest caliber and the best numbers in its segment. Equipped with a 294 kW (400 PS) five-cylinder, the high-performance engine delivers rapid acceleration with a highly intoxicating sound. The power unit now delivers 500 Nm of torque and responds even faster. Visually, the RS 3 demonstrates its sporty DNA with a widened body, RS sports exhaust system, and cockpit displays like those found in race cars.

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