Audi has unveiled the 2014 S3 Cabriolet before its official premiere at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, in March. The manufacturer says that the open-top four-seater is unrivaled in its segment. It boasts extreme power and impressive fuel consumption as well as dynamic exterior combined with stylish interior.

The engine is the well-known four-cylinder 2.0 liter TFSI – 300HP (221 kW) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. It is paired with a 6-speed S-tronic gearbox sending the power to Quattro AWD system. 0-100 km/h in 5.4 seconds and a top speed of 250  km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. The combined fuel consumption is just 7.1 liters / 100 km (33.1 mpg US or 39.7 mpg UK) with CO2 emissions of 165 g/km. The curb weight of the vehicle is 1,620 (3,571 lbs), which is pretty much.

The new S3 Cabriolet is lowered by 25mm and can be distinguished by the aerodynamics package – new front and rear bumpers. There are also aluminum mirror housings, a chromed windscreen surround and soft-top in three different colors. The last can be opened or closed in 18 seconds at speeds of up to 50 km/h (31 mph). The luggage compartment is decent – 285 liters.

Other highlights include a set of 18" alloy wheels fitted with 225/40 R18 tires. There is also an option for huge 19" rims. The exterior can be finished in twelve different colors.

The interior boasts Pearl Nappa leather and fabric, but according to customer's taste, it can be upholstered in various types of Alcantara, Pearl Nappa leather or Fine Nappa leather with contrasting stitching. There are also S-sport seats with built-in head restraints and shoulder panels with diamond stitching.

Last, but not least is the huge brake system including 340mm brake discs with black calipers for the front.

The price of this bijou is "just" €48,500.

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Source: Audi