With a potent engine and pin-sharp handling, the Audi S3 Saloon is a very special vehicle.
On sale at Jardine Motors Audi today you can experience the thrill and excitement of this brilliant car for yourself by taking it for a test drive.With showrooms across the UK, you don’t need to travel far to view the model.
By enquiring with a member of the team at your closest site, you can find out everything you need to know about the S3 Saloon.
Voice and steering wheel-mounted controls make it easier and therefore safer to drive the S3 Saloon.
Audi’s safety technology supports you further by taking action should the model become unstable in difficult driving conditions. Active rollover protection only engages if the vehicle tips over, but this situation is highly unlikely.
That is because Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and its incorporated technology corrects a loss of traction, oversteer or understeer, to keep you in command.
A rest recommendation system will alert you if it detects tiredness, so you can pull over and recharge.
A sharp looking exterior is characterised by the sloping windscreen that creates a slick overall shape.
Highly streamlined and aerodynamic, the design of the S3 Saloon provides evidence of the vehicle’s rapid performance levels.
Integrated within the rear diffuser are a pair of chrome dual exhaust pipes. The front bumper and air intake grilles are genuinely eye-catching, while behind the 19-inch alloy wheels are black S3-branded brake callipers.
In true Audi fashion the layout of the cabin and cockpit area is simplistic and intuitive. The leather on the heated front sports seats also finds its way around the flat-bottomed steering wheel.
Jet engine-style air vents have an aluminium look which replicate the door sill trim and pedals.
Like the rest of the S3 range the Saloon is equipped with a 2.0-litre TFSI quattro engine.
The addition of quattro means that all four wheels are driven by the
powertrain’s 296bhp, which generates 380Nm of torque. A six-speed S
tronic gearbox channels this to the road with no delay, and paddles
behind the wheel enable you to take manual control of up and down
shifting.In a straight line sprint the S3 Saloon can reach 60mph from a
standing start in approximately 5.3 seconds.
Added enjoyment comes from the car’s equipment. The MMI radio includes a single CD player and SD card reader for you to bring your preferred music into the vehicle.The Audi Music Interface (AMI) serves the same function.
Music stored on a smartphone can be played through the eight-speaker system when you link the device to it. Among the infotainment offering is a satellite navigation system that can be operated using the MMI controls or voice commands.