Audi has introduced some stunning vehicles as of late that combine striking looks, luxurious appointments, and remarkable performance. Such a mix of characteristics all done well seem to be a forte of Audi with vehicles like the new S3, which slots in between the A3 and RS3 sedan to complete the subcompact sedan offering from the brand.
The new 2022 Audi S3 is part of a new generation of the subcompact sedan that elevates the performance a bit from the standard A3 but somehow pulls off a magical stunt of still offering comfortable seating and an inviting premium cabin laced with advanced tech. Such a magical stunt also permits the new S3 to have decent interior room for a subcompact sedan.
Powering the new 2022 Audi S3 is a reworked 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces a healthy 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. That power is sent through a 7-speed automated manual (dual-clutch) transmission that fires off shifts quickly and limits slipping of its automated clutch in most circumstances. The latest quattro all-wheel-drive system keeps the S3 surefooted and coupled with the resonant turbocharged engine the S3 will dart to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds. In fact, I was able to best Audi’s figure hitting 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds through the use of the clever launch mode.
The new Audi S3 finds a sweet spot between the S3 and RS3 where it offers much more of a compliant luxury-sports package over the A3 and its well-to-do 201 horsepower having over 100 more ponies, adaptive dampers, sporty and supportive heated seats up front, a dual-clutch transmission, and a bevy of distinctive sport and luxury traits that make the S3 stand out in a good way. For the subcompact size of the S3, the major
By: Malcolm Hogan
Title: 2022 Audi S3 Prestige Review & Test Drive
Sourced From: www.automotiveaddicts.com/76875/2022-audi-s3-prestige-review-test-drive
Published Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2022 13:13:26 +0000
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