2012 Audi RS3 Sportback

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Big performance in a small package – the Audi RS3 Sportback is the newest member of the dynamic Audi RS family. Its turbocharged 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine pumps out 250 kW / 340 hp) and delivers 450 Nm / 331.90 lb-ft) of torque. The unit accelerates the Audi RS3 Sportback into the league of powerful sports cars while consuming just 9.1 liters of fuel per 100 km on average (25.85 US mpg).

Power from the 2.5 TFSI is transmitted to the road via a seven-speed S tronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive. 19-inch wheels and fenders made of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) underscore the Audi RS3 Sportback’s position of distinction.

Mighty five-cylinder gasoline engines have a long legacy in the service of the four rings. In the 1980s, they gave many Audi cars an edge on the competition. The brand is now carrying on the classic line: The 2.5-liter with FSI direct gasoline injection and turbocharging technology gives the Audi RS3 Sportback its blazing performance.

Source: Audi Press Release

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 2.5L Inline 5 Turbo
Weight: 1,575 kg / 3,472 lbs
Power: 250 kW / 335 hp / 340 PS
0-100 kph: 4.6 seconds
Torque: 450 Nm / 332 lb-ft
Top Speed: 250 kph / 155 mph

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