2012 Audi A3 prototype spied

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2012 Audi A3 prototype

Your looking at a prototype model of the next-generation Audi A3 which has just been spotted in Argentina. So far details have been pretty fluid on what to expect from the four-ringed Golf. We’ve seen a few sketches, some amateur renderings and even an official concept model. Until now, though, we’ve not seen anything real.

The pic shows a few obvious cosmetic changes to the front end with a revised bonnet, grille and lighting treatments. LED daytime running lights look like they could be moving out of the headlight cluster down where we’ve become accustomed to seeing foglights. Aside from that it’s a clear progression from the A3 we’re seeing on the streets today.

The development model seen above is a three-door and while we have seen three-door A3s kick off the new range in Australia in the past, don’t expect that to be the case third time around. If Australia does get a three-door it’s likely to be the available as an S3 only. It is understood Australia will get the full complement of five-door models.

[Source: Kilometer Magazine]