Audi has announced the 2014 S3 Cabriolet, which will make its official debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, next month. According to the manufacturer the soft-top four-seater is unrivaled in its class. It has superb power and extraordinary low fuel consumption as well as dynamic exterior combined with convenient interior.
The engine is a four-cylinder 2.0 liter TFSI – 300HP (221 kW) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed S-tronic gearbox sending the power to Quattro AWD system. 0-100 km/h in 5.4 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. The combined fuel consumption is just 7.1 liters / 100 km (33.1 mpg US or 39.7 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 165 g/km. The curb weight of the vehicle is 1,620 (3,571 lbs).
The new S3 Cabriolet is 25mm closer to the ground and comes with different front and rear bumpers as well as aluminum mirror housings, a chromed windscreen surround and soft-top in three different colors. It can be opened or closed in 18 seconds at speeds of up to 50 km/h (31 mph). The luggage compartment is decent – 285 liters.
Other highlights include a set of 18” alloy wheels fitted with 225/40 R18 tires. There is also an option for huge 19” rims. The exterior can be finished in twelve different colors.
The interior feature S-sport seats with built-in head restraints and shoulder panels with diamond stitching. There are also different types of Alcantara, Pearl Nappa leather or Fine Nappa leather with contrasting stitching.
The price of 2014 Audi S3 Cabriolet is €48,500.