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[b][size=6]2013 Audi S3 Sportback revealed[/size][/b]

[size=4][color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][i]0-62 mph in five seconds[/i][/font][/color][/size]

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[size=3]Audi has revealed the 2013 S3 Sportback which will be showcased in March at the Geneva Motor Show.[/size][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][size=3]Following the [url="http://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1106883-2013-audi-a3-sportback-officially-revealed-s3-update/"]launch[/url] of the three-door version last September, Ingolstadt-based automaker Audi is now showing the five-door Sportback model. Under the hood is the same 2.0-liter TFSI, direct-injection turbo engine producing [b]300 HP[/b] (221 kW) at 5,500 rpm and a peak torque of [b]380 Nm (280 lb-ft)[/b] between 1,800 and 5,500 rpm.[/size][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][size=3]Connected to the optional 6-speed S Tronic, the new S3 Sportback [b]will do the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in five seconds[/b], while with the 6-speed manual it needs 5.5 seconds. Regardless of the gearbox choice, the top speed is electronically-limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).[/size][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][size=3]With the S Tronic, the S3 Sportback returns [b]34.09 mpg US (40.8 mpg UK or 6.9 liters / 100 km)[/b] while with the manual it will do 33.6 mpg US (40.3 mpg UK or 7 liters / 100 km).[/size][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][size=3]The 2013 Audi S3 Sportback has a curb weight of 1,445 kg (3,185 lbs), making it [b]70 kg (154 lbs) lighter[/b] than its [url="http://www.worldcarfans.com/10804241476/new-audi-s3-sportback-revealed"]predecessor[/url]. It comes with 18-inch wheels covered by low-rolling resistance tires measuring 225/40. [/size][/size][/font][/color]

[color=#333333][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3][size=3]Power is transferred to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system, while the S sport suspension lowers the ride height by 25 mm. The black front calipers measure 340 mm and can be optionally painted in red.[/size]

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BMW should really take interior design cues from audi.

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Wow that looks amazing. I also can't wait for the Mercedes Benz A45 AMG, these should be interesting cars. I definitely want to move from my giant CLS to a hot hatch like the A45/R(S3)

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Don't like those circular air vents. Ugly. Everything else is fine.

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Wicked interior!

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