Audi in April unveiled a new generation of the A3, the nameplate’s fourth, and included in the range once again will be a sporty S3.
Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new S3 in sedan guise. There will also be a hatchback body style, which Audi refers to as a Sportback.
We know this prototype is for the S3 because of the more aggressive aero kit and quad-exhaust tips. And given the fact there’s zero camouflage gear, the reveal must be coming up soon. Both the new A3 and this S3 variant should be in showrooms early next year as 2021 models. Unfortunately, only the sedan body style is expected to reach the United States.
The current S3 features a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 delivering 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, with the engine driving all four wheels via a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission. A similar configuration is expected for the new S3, since the…