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Audi A3 Sedan – Australian pricing & specs

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Audi Australia has rolled out the new A3 sedan across its dealerships and if you’re interested in this car we suggest you pop along and check it out because they do look really good. Surprisingly, Audi says the sedan shares no body panels with its Sportback stablemate. That would stand to reason given Audi’s attention […]

Audi to launch Q1 in 2016

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Audi has continued the inexorable march of SUVs by announcing it will launch a Q1 in 2016. Judging by this sketch it looks like we can refer back to the Crosslane concept from last year to get a better idea as to how Audi might style the baby Q. The Q1 will be built at […]

2014 Audi TT spied wearing heavy camo

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You’re looking at the third generation Audi TT, expected to be released some time next year. The camouflage might be heavy but the general shape is unmistakable. It’s the first time the new TT has been seen in its new sheetmetal, which probably explains the lengths Audi has taken to ensure we’re not seeing too […]

Audi cedes power to BMW and Mercedes

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Audi S3: 206kW/380Nm BMW M135i: 235kW/450Nm Mercedes A45 AMG: 265kW/450Nm Hang on a minute, doesn’t the new S3 have 221kW? Well, yes it does, but as with the outgoing 8P model, not all of its kilowatts are deemed suitable for Australia’s “hot” climate. So, when the 8V S3 Sportback arrives in Australia in December it […]

2013 Audi A3 Sportback – Australian pricing & specs

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Audi Australia has just launched the A3 Sportback to the local market. It’s the third generation to arrive on our shores and for the first time is available in a five-door model only. At launch there are four engine options available. The entry level Attraction specification can be bought with either a 90kW/200Nm 1.4 TFSI […]

Audi S3 Sportback to be priced from mid-60s

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It’s not all that long ago that the Audi S3 had the upper-end of the hot hatch market pretty much all to itself. But with the recent or impending arrivals of hyper hatchery from BMW and Mercedes-Benz the four-ringed posse has quite a fight on its hands to earn your custom. With only 221kW and […]

New York 2013: Audi A3/S3 sedan

Audi has released details of the production-ready A3 sedan. You may recall the new-generations A3 was first previewed in sedan, sorry, notchback form at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Basically the Yanks like boots, sorry, trunks, and that’s why we’re seeing the A3 in this format. However, as the lead pic shows, the A3 sedan […]

Audi Australia to price new A3 from $35,600

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When Audi Australia launches the 8V A3 Sportback in May they’ll be starting the list pricing from $35,600. That’ll get you an A3 Sportback Attraction, powered by a 1.4 litre TFSI engine with 90kW/200Nm and a 6-speed S tronic transmission. In fact, S tronic will be standard across the range. Manual gearboxes will be available, […]

2013 Audi S3 Sportback revealed

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In case you haven’t noticed the Geneva Motor Show is just around the corner; the bright lights and smoke machines will be switched on in early March. That means manufacturers are releasing pics and text on the models they’ll be putting on the stage. This time it’s Audi showing us their new S3 Sportback. We’ve […]

New vehicle sales report – December 2012

A round of applause for Australia’s car buying public who achieved an all-time record of 1,112,032 sales in 2012. It’s only the fifth time Australians have bought more than 1 million cars in a calendar year. Last year’s results represent an overall increase of 10.3% (103,595 sales) compared with 2011. FCAI Chief Executive, Tony Weber, […]

2013 Audi A3 Sportback in detail

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Audi A3 Sportback due in Australia by April 2013 Last week Audi officially launched its new A3 Sportback to the European market. Audi Australia has since confirmed the new A3 will be on sale locally slightly ahead of first expectations. Of course, the five-door Sportback will be the only option for Australian buyers. For now, […]

Next-gen Audi RS3 expected in 2014

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The position of the new Audi S3 at the top of the 8V A3 model tree is expected to be shorter than usual with word filtering through that the new RS3 is on track for a 2014 debut. Audi usually saves its cooking RS models for late in the model-cycle, but according to Stephan Reil, […]