The 2018 Audi RS 3 races onto the scene in Metro Vancouver with race-car performance in a sleek sedan. Going a step above the Audi S3, the RS 3 breaks the boundary between race cars and the everyday driver. Audi Richmond is the only dealership in Metro Vancouver with a team of dedicated Audi Sport Specialists, and they are here to break down everything you need to know about the all-new 2018 The Audi RS 3.
The RS badge comes with a rich history of supremacy in the world of motorsport, and every detail of the RS 3 is designed to honour that heritage. Fun to drive and with impressive performance, it’s no wonder the 2.5 litre, 5-cylinder engine is the winner of the International Engine of the Year for the 7th year in a row.
The RS 3 features a wider track front and rear, flared wheel arches and RS-specific front and rear bumpers make the sedan look track ready – no matter where you drive it. The aluminum engine lightens the nose of the vehicle, allowing alert and responsive handling.
The power of the 400 HP engine emanates from the oversized tailpipes of the all-new RS 3, making sure you turn heads wherever you drive. Going from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds, there’s no questioning the RS 3’s racing heritage. But, the focal point of the RS3 is its beastly, turbocharged 2.5 L engine. With 400 horsepower, the all-new engine is the most powerful production five-cylinder on the market. Additionally, with 354 lb-ft of torque available from 1,700 to almost 6,000 rpm, the RS 3 is extraordinarily flexible. You’ll always be in control with the snappy 7-speed S -tronic gearbox and optional ceramic front brakes ensure the RS 3 stops with the same force it accelerates with. The high-performance RS’s are known for makes sure you get track performance, everywhere you go.
The Audi RS 3 is not shy about using technology to advance the driving experience. Beginning in the Audi Virtual Cockpit, which puts crucial information directly in front of the driver, to the RS sport suspension with magnetic ride, all the technology in the RS 3 is designed to deliver the sportiest, best drive possible. The RS3’s interior is similar to that of current generation A3 / S3 sedans. Ergonomically smart controls are available through Audi’s MMI infotainment system never cease to impress
The 2018 RS 3 starts at $62,900, Audi’s new RS3 sedan is a formidable machine. It’s ultimately fun to drive and its performance capabilities are very impressive. Audi Richmond are your Audi Sport Specialists when it comes to everything Audi Sport, and the Audi Sport Club powered by Audi Richmond are here to answer all your questions in the largest and most exclusive Audi Sport Lounge. Come by and custom design your future Audi RS 3, today.