The long-awaited RS 3 models



The RS 3 Sportback and RS 3 Saloon are now available in four unique specifications the RS 3, Carbon Black, Launch Edition and Vorsprung.

When speaking of the eagerly anticipated RS 3 models, Sebastian Grams, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH said “With the third generation of the Audi RS 3 Sportback and the second generation of the Audi RS 3 Sedan, we now offer premium sports cars that are suitable for everyday use and equally thrilling to drive on public roads and racetracks. They represent the entry point into our RS world and, thanks to the torque splitter, the ultimate in outstanding performance in the compact segment.”

On the standard trim, every model comes equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels, heated front Sport seats with 'RS' embossed logo in Fine Nappa leather, dual-zone climate control, cruise control, Audi’s 12.3-inch Virtual cockpit with RS-specific display, a 10.1-inch MMI Navigation plus infotainment system, and the all-new RS Torque splitter.

The RS 3 Carbon Black brings darkened Matrix LED headlamps, five-spoke 19-inch matt black alloy wheels, a gloss black front spoiler as well as a carbon fibre finish to the exterior mirror housings, rear spoiler, side skirts and engine cover.

Above that sits the RS 3 Launch Edition, which offers a wealth of additional standard kit such as the Driver Assistance pack, adaptive suspension with Drive Select and Audi’s Comfort & Sound pack. A glass panoramic roof, heads up display, electric front seats, phonebox lite, sports exhaust, red brake callipers and a gloss black finish to various interior and exterior elements also appear. The top speed also increases to 180mph.

Rounding off the line-up is the RS 3 Vorsprung. This flagship model benefits from black 19-inch alloy wheels with graphic print, an electric boot lid and a 360-degree camera.

Audi’s RS Dynamic pack is one of the highlights of the range of optional extras. It comprises adaptive suspension with Audi Drive Select, RS ceramic brakes with brake callipers in gloss anthracite grey, a class leading top speed increase to 180mph and Audi’s RS sport exhaust system.

RS 3 Sportback
RS 3 Saloon