Engine

Spry and mighty

A compact body with 288 horsepower makes for a potent combination. The Audi S3 features a 2.0-liter turbocharged TFSI® four-cylinder engine that produces 280 lb-ft of torque, sprinting from 0-60 mph in only 4.6 seconds and proving sport-inspired performance is at the heart of the S model lineup.

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Horsepower
288 @ 6,200
Torque
280 @ 4,000
0—60 mph acceleration
4.6 seconds

quattro® all-wheel drive

To help optimize stability and road traction, the S3 features a seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive. The all-wheel drive system adjusts and fine-tunes torque distribution to help maximize grip and overall control, sending power to the rear wheels when it’s needed.

2018 model shown
European model shown

Audi drive select

The S3 enables you to tailor the characteristics of some technical components to fit your driving preference with the standard Audi drive select. Choose from one of four modes: Comfort, Auto, Dynamic and Individual for driving experiences that range from comfortable to aggressive. In combination with available MMI® Navigation and MMI® touch, you can create your own personalized driving profile.

European model shown

Born on the track — built for the road

Available Audi magnetic ride adjusts the firmness of the dampers through an electronically charged magnetic fluid within the shock absorber. Dynamic, Comfort, Auto and Individual settings are available via Audi drive select.

2018 model shown

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