The 2017 Audi S3 Sedan is the latest version sedan, manufactured by the German automobile manufacturer, Audi. The model will be released as a substitute to the current S3 version with some redesigned features. The new vehicle comes with an outstanding and wonderful look with streaming stripes from the body that is entirely constructed with lightweight materials, such as carbon fiber, aluminum, and steel. The attractive design of the wheels of the vehicle further enhances the outside look of the vehicle.
This time, Audi has offered its 2017 S3 sedan with a variety of modern lighting options to make it more current and luxurious than the outgoing model. Much effort has been taken by the automaker to make it a performance oriented vehicle by providing it with a more powerful engine to offer more power and torque than those of the earlier model. However, some aesthetic changes will be done on the vehicle both inside and out to make it a strong rival for the models that come from Mercedes-Benz and BMW.
2017 Audi S3 Redesign, Exterior
The outside change begins from its front part that comes equipped with C-shaped headlights, which have been revamped with sturdy bottom edges, naturally suggest a flatter form and more pointed edges. The new vehicle will be provided with Xenon lights as a standard lighting and LED lamps and matrix LED lamps as discretionary outside elements. A gigantic Single frame grille, which dominates the front part of the new S3 sedan, has also been revamped with more pointed sides. The diminutive winglets in the side of the bumper have been simplified into a single divider.
At the back part of the innovative S3 Sedan, much more differences can be observed. The tail part of the new vehicle has been fine-tuned to some extent to provide a broader rear look. For the model year 2017, the taillights of the vehicle get an innovative shape and original graphics, as well, resembling the pointed C-outline ahead. The back part of the vehicle also comes outfitted with a revamped diffuser that has been abridged in size.
For the 2017 model year, the automaker has incorporated six brand-new body shadows that include:
Daytona grey pearl.
The new S3 2017 will be outfitted with a set of 19-inch diameter alloy wheels, enclosed by high-performance front and rear summer tires pooled with the eminent front and rear suspensions of Audi.
In terms of dimension, it is almost the same like before, with the customary length of 166.92 inches with 102.36 inches as its wheelbase length.
New S3 Sedan 2017 Interior
The inside fraction of the next generation Audi S3 almost comes with the identical design and look, similar to that the departing model. The cabin of the vehicle has been designed to accommodate three adult travelers in the rear and two inhabitants, including a driver in the front. All seats inside the cabin have been covered in the diamond-patterned organic leather with a combed metallic border. The similar design has been exercised for the vent surrounds, door panels and shifters.
The innovative vehicle comes outfitted with a three-spoke versatile, even bottom steering wheel as well as a heating feature. The driver seat is provided with a massage function, as well.
The major change in the inside of the 2017 Audi S3 sedan is the improvement of its virtual cabin. The online cockpit of the new vehicle comes with a TFT display with the size of 12.3 inches, similar to that of the TT and R8 models. It replaces the customary automatic scale cluster at the rear of the guiding wheel. The innovative vehicle comes with copious display modes, with the eternal system that demonstrates the typical tachometer or speedometer combination.
2017 Audi S3 Sedan Interior
It also comes outfitted with the current infotainment system that offers trouble-free access to the navigation system, mobile phones, counting stereo information. To complement this, a standard display with the size of seven inches has been installed on the dashboard.
Furthermore, the infomercial system receives a revamped food selection, having a stylish device in its user interface. Nearly all of the controls are carried out by making use a push-button or a rotary control on the center tunnel. However, the vehicle also comes equipped with a touchpad to enter movements, like map zoom, and personalities. Extra keys and keys about the rotary control are also exploited for body navigating, whereas the voice recognition will also be accessible in the new-fangled vehicle.
The new Audi S3 2017 sedan is offered with numerous stages of direction-finding equipment. The online link comes due to an LTE connection and through a permanent information system, which is a component of the Audi link setup. The system provides a Wi-Fi hotspot for Smart phones, as well as for Google Earth and Google Street, too. It also provides weather information, destination search, news, vehicle parking information and online traffic information.
The automaker provides its new S3 with free software for media streaming and calendar synchronizing, which is compatible with Android and iOS devices. A telephone container is positioned in the establishment armrest, offering a wireless infotainment link in addition to inductive charging.
Furthermore, it comes with three discretionary packages, such as advanced technology package, driver assistance package, and convenience package. The advanced technology package includes a pre-impact sensor, dynamic lane assist, and an adaptable cruise control. On the other hand, the driver assistance package includes a rearview camera, driver assist, and parking sensors. The convenience package comes with an advanced compass, improved lighting, and heated mirrors.
2017 Audi S3 Sedan Engine
Audi has also made some notable changes in the engine section. The S3 sedan comes outfitted with a 4-cylinder, turbocharged mill with the capacity of 2.0 liters. This power plant delivers the new sedan with the adequate power of 310 horses and the adequate torque of 295 lbs per foot. This will be 10 horses and 15 lbs per foot in excess of the power and torque delivered by the powertrain of the departing model.
The US edition of the 2017 S3 sedan will be provided with a seven-rate S Tronic gearbox system. In other international markets, the new sedan comes outfitted with the option for a six-rate manual, but the adding up of a third pedal implies the loss of that supplementary torque, which matches the outbound number of 280 lbs per foot.
The German automaker Audi has not yet exposed the main performance specifications, but it is anticipated that the new-fangled vehicle would speed up to a rate of 60 mph from the static mode in 4.7 seconds with the S-Tronic gearbox and 4.9 seconds with the manual gearbox. The utmost velocity will be restricted at 155 mph by electronic means.
Price and the date of release
Although the base cost and the release date of the new sedan are not yet revealed, it is anticipated that the 2017 Audi S3 sedan release date is predictable to be the last quarter of 2016. When it comes to the base cost, the innovative S3 sedan will be undeniably more than the price of its predecessor. The estimated base cost of the novel sedan will be $42,500.
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