Audi A3 Sedan is expected to arrive at the Indian shores by 2014. As an emerging market, India is now one of the most sought after auto markets in the world. With growing financially independent young population, the country has become favourite market for auto majors around the world. Launch on the sidelines of the New York Auto Show, the stylish sedan initial units are expected to be CBUs. Audi has plans to start the sedan to be assembled in local facility at Aurangabad. The luxury sedan will be placed under A4 sedan and priced competitively to grab the Indian auto market.
The new compact premium sedan A3 is likely to bring sharper design on its exterior and cozy ambience in its inside and a host of advance tech features to attract consumers. Built on the MQB platform, the sedan will be 4.46 m long and sits on 2.6 m wheelbase. The A3 sedan may come in two engine options - 1.8L TSI turbo petrol engine producing maximum power of 180 bhp and torque of 250 Nm and a 2L TDI turbo diesel engine generating power of 150 bhp and torque at 320 Nm. The Bang & Olufsen music system will keep drivers and passengers alike entertained all the way on the move.