All-paw warm hatch fettled by revered German receiver for hyper-hatch deserving power and also torque results.

German receiver Abt Sportsline has actually revealed its high-performance take on the new-generation 2021 Audi S3 warm hatch, 2 months after the Audi version’s sales launch in Europe.

Abt’s adjustments are focused under the hood, where the S3’s 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine has actually been retuned to generate 272kW of powe r and also 450Nm of torque, up from the common automobile’s 228kW/400Nm results– the brand-new numbers on the same level with ‘hyper’ hatches of a couple of years earlier, particularly the 270kW, pre-facelift Audi RS 3 Sportback and also Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG.

While efficiency numbers for the Abt-fettled S3 have yet to be validated, it’s most likely the tuned hatch will certainly boost by a couple of tenths over the 4.8-second 0-100km/ h sprint time declared by the common S3.

Various other upgrades over ‘normal’ S3 designs are restricted to a triad of brand-new 19- and also 20-inch wheel styles, plus an Abt-branded engine beginning switch.

A stainless-steel sporting activities exhaust will certainly be supplied from the north springtime of 2021, including 4 102mm-diameter tailpipes ended up in matte black.

The 2021 Audi S3 will certainly show up in Australia in common type in the 2nd fifty percent of 2021.

Offered Abt Sportsline’s main Australian importer, Scuderia Autoart, presently provides upgrades for the outward bound, third-generation S3, it’s most likely the Abt adjusting bundle for the brand-new version will certainly additionally make its means Down Under.

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Resource www.caradvice.com.au.