Geneva 2014 Preview: Audi S3 Cabriolet revealed ahead of debut

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The open-top four-seater Audi model

Audi will be presenting the first convertible of the S series of performance models at Geneva: the S3 Cabriolet. The new S3 is an open-top four-seater vehicle and is the first S Cabriolet in Audi’s compact class.

The Audi S3 Cabriolet has a length of 4,430 mm, a width of 1,790 mm, a height of 1,390 mm and a wheelbase of 2,600 mm.

The front of the S3 Cabriolet has a single frame grill is surrounded by a chrome that features platinum-gray insert and double cross-struts with an aluminum look. The air intakes of the vehicle are designed with a double ribs and honeycomb inserts. The windshield frame and beltline of the S3 Cabriolet is fitted with aluminum. It is also equipped with an LED headlights and taillights. Rounding up the S3 Cabriolet’s look is the luggage compartment lid that has a spoiler edge.

The interior of the S3 Cabriolet finished predominantly in black. The upholstery of the vehicle is designed with a combination of Pearl Nappa leather and fabric. The standard package of the open-top four-seater vehicle also includes a sport leather steering wheel with the S3 emblem. The instrument dials are in dark gray metallic and the numbers are in white. It also has a power-retractable on-board monitor that powers up to display a special S3 screen. The luggage compartment of the S3 Cabriolet is 285 liters and 245 liters when the top is down.

The Audi S3 Cabriolet is powered by a 2.0 TFSI engine that is capable of producing 304 PS with 380 Nm of torque. It can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 5.4 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h.

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