The debut of the Audi A3, the fourth generation will take place in the coming months. It is believed that modifications to the usual “treshki” will be added to the version with increased ground clearance and protective body kit.
It seems like Audi decided that in their lineup, between the compact crossover Q2 and Q3, there is a gap. And decided to fill it. According to the publication Autoexpress, the new generation Audi A3 can get “cross modification”. The hatchback will receive increased ground clearance, more suspension dlinnobaznaya and arches of Nekrutenko plastic. But the version of Quattro is not worth waiting: the torque will be supplied purely on the front axle.
If we talk about dimensions, the new product will be located exactly between the “SUV” Q2 (4.2 m) and Q3 (4.5 meters). And, considering that Volvo is not going to create the successor of the current model V40 Cross Country, a raised “three rubles” will have to contend with models of mass brands such as Ford Focus Ambiente, Toyota Corolla and KIA Cross XCeed – the world premiere of this “cross-hatch” thunder on June 26.
The basis of the Audi A3, the fourth generation will form a modular platform MQB. The engine lineup consists of two petrol and pair of diesel units. It is not excluded the appearance of “mild hybrid” (the electric motor assists the internal combustion engine, but not able to bring the car in motion on their own). The premiere of the fourth-generation A3 Sportback may be held in September at the motor show in Frankfurt, however, the elevated version will appear later.