Audi launches A3 compact luxury sedan
Posted on Aug 07 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 : German luxury car manufacturer Audi Thursday launched first compact luxury sedan A3 with a price tage of Rs.22.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
"The launch of the Audi A3 Sedan, the first compact luxury sedan in India, is yet another first from Audi. In line with our customer-centric approach, we decided to launch the sedan version of the Audi A3 which is a segment up from the compact luxury hatchback," said Joe King, head, Audi India.
The A3 is powered by two engine option 35TDI and 40TFSI. Both the options are coupled with S tronic dual clutch transmission system which delivers fuel efficiency of 20.38 km per litre.
The Audi A3 35TDI is priced at Rs.22,95,000 onwards (ex-showroom Delhi) and Audi A3 40TFSI is priced at Rs.28,95,000 (ex-showroom Delhi).
According to the company, Audi A3 Sedan has a distinctive, coupe-like design, together with the dynamic shoulder line, distinctive wider wheel arches, striking side sill and the much narrower rear lights.
It also features a 2-zone deluxe auto air conditioning with sun position sensor, new jet turbine design air vents with spot and diffuse functions. The luxury compact car offers 425 liters boot space.
The vehicle also comes with infotainment modules control features which has reduced number of buttons resulting in a clean arrangement and include navigation with 3D maps, DVD player, card readers, jukebox and Bluetooth Interface.
Audi began the year with the introduction of the most powerful Audi model from its product range - Audi RS 7 Sportback. Audi also introduced the new Audi A8L in May 2014. The company plans to expand its network to 40 dealerships by the end of 2014.