Geneva motor show: Audi A3 saloon



Audi has revealed the small saloon concept at the Geneva show which previews a future four-door production variant of the A3.

The show car's profile resembles a scaled down RS4 with obvious design cues taken from the latest A6 and A8. It sits on Volkswagen's newest platform, which will underpin the next generation of the A3.


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Described as "a glimpse of the future expansion of the A3 family", the concept is a high performance variant which boasts four-wheel drive and a 408bhp 2.5-litre engine mated to a seven-speed S tronic automatic transmission.

The car is designed to appeal to markets such as North America, China and Russia, where four-door variants are more popular than their hatchback equivalents.



There's no word yet as to what intentions the brand has for a potential European version, but the muscular show car does offer a tantalising glimpse of what a saloon version of the forthcoming RS3 might look like.


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Subaru Trezia

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Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport

Audi A3 concept car

Mitsubishi Concept Global Small Car

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Porsche Panamera hybrid

Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

SEAT IBX crossover SUV concept car

Concept car Volkswagen Giugiaro

Volkswagen Bulli concept car

Vauxhall Ampera

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Vauxhall Antara

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VW Tiguan

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Alfa Romeo 4C GTA

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak

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Ford Vertrek concept

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Honda EV Concept

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Lexus LFA Nürburgring

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Nissan ESFLOW Concept

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Porsche 911 Black Edition

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