The two-liter TDI unit under the bonnet of the Audi A3 TDI clubsport quattro delivers 165 kW (224 hp) and musters up 450 Nm (331.90 lb-ft) of torque – the sort of pulling power normally associated with a sports car. The show car races from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 6.6 seconds and attains a top speed of 240 km/h (149.13 mph).

Engine

  • Four-cylinder TDI with common-rail injection system
  • Displacement of 1968 cc, output of 165 kW (224 hp) and torque of 450 Nm (331.90 lb-ft)
  • Optimized exhaust system, sonorous soundtrack
  • 0 – 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 6.6 seconds, top speed 240 km/h (149.13 mph)

Power transmission

  • High-efficiency six-speed manual transmission with a lightweight casing, open gear lever gate made of aluminum
  • quattro all-wheel drive with extremely fast-action multi-plate clutch

Chassis

  • Four-link rear suspension for dynamic handling and good comfort
  • Power steering with highly efficient electric drive
  • Wheels measuring 9 J x 20, tire size 265/30
  • Six-piston brake calipers and ceramic discs at the front wheels
  • Audi drive select driving dynamics system with Audi magnetic ride adaptive damper control

Body and interior

  • Length 4,254 millimeters (167.48 inches), width 1,825 millimeters (71.85 inches), height 1,385 millimeters (54.53 inches)
  • Motorsport-look design, large rear spoiler
  • Racing bucket seats and extra aluminum components in interior

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