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2014 Audi A3 sedan spied for the first time

 2014 Audi A3 sedan spied for the first time
2014 Audi A3 sedan spy photos 24.1.2013 / Automedia

Debuts later this year

Our spies have managed to snap some of the first photos of the Audi A3 sedan.

Designed to battle the Mercedes CLA, the production model closely resembles the concept that debuted at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. While the prototype is heavily camouflaged, we can see it will have a familiar front fascia with LED-infused headlights. The car also has a small trunk with an integrated spoiler.

Underpinned by the MQB platform, the sedan will measure roughly 4.44 meters (14.57 ft) long, 1.84 meters (6.04 ft) wide and 1.39 meters (4.56 ft) tall.

Engine options will likely carryover from the standard model, so expect choices to include:

  • 1.2 TFSI with 105 HP (77 kW) and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) of torque
  • 1.4 TFSI with 122 HP (90 kW) and 200 Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque
  • 1.4 TFSI with 140 HP (103 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque
  • 1.8 TFSI with 180 HP (132 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque
  • 2.0 TDI with 150 HP (110 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque
  • 2.0 TDI with 184 HP (135 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque

The A3 sedan will debut later this year, so look for a possible unveiling in Geneva or Frankfurt.

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BMariosW
Is this the new OCTAVIA??
Jan 27, 2013 5:06 am
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LWE7
It's written "2014 Audi A3 sedan spied for the first time"
Feb 28, 2013 9:52 am
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CoyRoy
I yawn and stretch, trying to come alive....then i saw this....I'd rather stay dead.
Jan 26, 2013 1:10 pm
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hunker7
It is heavy camouflaged, so hard to say whether cool or not. But it will sell, because loads of people like sedans over hatches. RS3 version would be a nice addition to the lineup. @v1p3r stock will probably, but s-line should fix it. But As I said, will see when camouflage goes.
Jan 24, 2013 5:56 pm
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Shyne
I love Audi, but... Hmmm..looks like a Jetta somehow... I think Id rather take the Skoda Rapid!
Jan 24, 2013 4:04 pm
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hunker7
Well, Skoda will be cheaper, but you loose quality tho. But Rapid starting from £13k-ish, I guess they are not comparable price wise.
Jan 24, 2013 5:57 pm
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Shyne
Youre right, but i meant baby sedan wise. i cant help myself but all those small sedans, like the CLA, the Jetta und this A3 doesnt look apealing to me porpotionwise. The Rapide still looks proper.
Jan 25, 2013 1:52 pm
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ElioBorrero
Read about the platform that this car uses... is a VW
Jan 25, 2013 2:45 pm
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v1p3r
This is going to be a horribly bland car....
Jan 24, 2013 3:16 pm
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Garais877
RS3 coupe plz :)
Jan 24, 2013 2:51 pm
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