AUDI A3 CLUBSPORT QUATTRO

Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro at 27th annual Lake Wörther Tour in Austria

Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro

An exciting show car from Audi

16 May, 2008

BY OUR AUTOMOBILE CORRESPONDENT

After creating a revolutionary engine with the TDI, auto giant Audi is set to roll out the A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro. The car, which is being dubbed as a show model complete with an advanced four-cylinder TDI engine, is set to debut at the forthcoming 27th annual Lake Wörther Tour in Austria.

According to an auto news report, the A3 TDI clubsport quattro extracts an incredible 450Nm of torque and maximum power of 224PS from its 2.0-litre, common rail fuel injected TDI unit, allowing it to race from rest to 62mph in just 6.6 seconds and on to a top speed of 149mph. It added that the Audi A3 TDI clubsport Quattro comes with features such as a large DTM-look rear spoiler and the bolt-on wheel arch extensions that give the car a dynamic air.

Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro

A truly high-tech sports car, it features drive select driving dynamics system that allows the driver to vary the throttle response characteristics, the exhaust sound, the level of power assistance for the steering, the cut-in thresholds for the ESP stabilization system and the operating mode of the dampers, the report added. All of 4,254 millimeters in ength and 1,825 millimetres wide and 1,385 millimetres high, the car sports a motorsport-look design with large rear spoiler and racing bucket seats .


It has been reported that Audi has by now transferred the power of the TDI engines into its models such as the TT and TT Roadster. Both these vehicles feature a 2.0-litre common rail TDI unit delivering 170PS and 350 Nm of peak torque, coupled to the quattro all-wheel-drive system. Meanwhile, the Audi A3 TDI clubsport Quattro comes with four-cylinder TDI with common-rail injection system, optimized exhaust system, high-efficiency six-speed manual transmission with a lightweight casing, open gear lever gate made of aluminium and quattro all-wheel drive with extremely fast-action multi-plate clutch.

 

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