Audi released a few days ago the official photos of the new Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro concept. The 1,968cc turbodiesel produces 221 hp and goes from 1 to 62 mph in 6.6 s, top speed 149 mph. The car is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission and it features the Audi's all-wheel-drive system. Audi has also fitted the concept with a its Drive Select system, which can change throttle response, exhaust sound, power steering assist, ESP settings and magnetic ride damping on the fly.
There is no official confirmation on whether this concept will make into productions, but if BMW decides to release their tii version, then this could be Audi's answer to that.
As far as the BMW tii, no official numbers have been released, but BMW's conservative 0-60 mph time for the 135i is 5.1 sec, so the tii could be tweaked to achieve even better results.
Once again, the Audi has managed to pull out of their magic hat an amazing interior design(yes, I have said that many times, Audi has definitely nicer interior designs). As much as I am bimmer fan, I need to give credit where credit is due and I am hoping that the next BMW 7 and 5 Series generations will be an improvement over the current interior features and design.
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So, what do you think? Audi A3 TDI Clubsport or the BMW tii?
Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro Concept Photo Gallery