2018 Audi S3 is a hot hatchback based on the Audi A3, produced by the German automaker Audi AG since 1999. The first generation of the Audi S3 was introduced in spring 1999. 2018 Audi S3 carried 154 kW (209 hp) through a four-cylinder in-line four-cylinder engine, turbocharger and five-valve technology.
Like all models of the Audi S-series , this modification is only available with the all-wheel drive quattro system. The most powerful among the cars of the third series of Audi hatchback S3 is made on the same platform as the VW Golf IV – with a transverse arrangement of the engine, with a compact front suspension type McPherson and with a drive to the rear wheels via an electronically controlled interaxial coupling Haldex.
Shortly after the facelift in summer 2001, which was also sold with 154 kW, the power rose to 165 kW (225 hp). The only available with a 6-speed manual gearbox, the all-wheel drive Quattro and as a three-door vehicle, the normal A3 offered an extended basic as well as exclusive equipment modified bumper front and rear, Wider fenders, Wide side skirts, Roof spoiler, Visible exhaust tailpipes, 4-wheel drive system Quattro ( Haldex clutch ), Electrically adjustable Recaro port seats and Xenon headlights.