German automaker conducted a virtual presentation of its new hatchback Audi A3. This model has completed the formation of the line of the Golf car -Classment of the VAG group. Previously, the Hatchbacks Volkswagen Golf, Skoda Scala, SEAT Leon were already presented. And the final chord of the internal corporate chord was the release of the fourth generation Audi A3. Our channel appreciated

Audi held a fourth-generation online premiere A3. The sale of the car in Europe should begin in May of this year. Prices for the car will be named later. So far, the Germans showed only a3 in the body five-door hatchback.

The novelty has grown in size, compared with the current model. Hatchbacks built on the MQB EVO modular platform. The length of the car is 4.34 m (+3 cm), the height is 1.43 m, and the width is 1.82 meters. The size of the wheelbase is 2.6 meters. The volume of the luggage compartment is 380 liters, with a folded rear seats, this indicator grows up to 1200 liters. In front of the new pendant type MacPherson, and the back is a torsion beam or multi-dimensional.

In the profile, five-door hatchback is recognized by unmistakable: except that the roof line has become a little more low, and the windows in the rear racks are slightly smaller. Among the competitors of the premium class BMW 1 and Mercedes-Benz a-klasse «Audi» looks harmonious and collected. By the way, the three-door version in the gamma will no longer (as well as at VW Golf and Seat Leon).

Audi A3 is equipped with matrix headlights, narrow lanterns, a new radiator grille with a pattern in the form of cells, a relief hood, massive air intakes and wheels of different diameters. A 10.1-inch display of the upgraded multimedia system and a digital dashboard is installed in the cabin. Manage many functions of the car can now be using voice.

As for the gamma of the engines, it will at first consist of 1.5 TFSI gasoline turbo turbogo (150 hp), as well as turbodiesel 2.0 TDI in two versions (116 or 150 hp). The choice is either a six-speed «mechanics», or a seven-step «robot» s Tronic with two clutches. At first, all Audi A3 will be offered exclusively with the front-wheel drive. Later all-wheel drive option and hybrids will appear. As before, machines with motors with a capacity of less than 150 hp Instead of rear multi-dimensions, a semi-dependent suspension is laid.

And further. In the upholstery of the seats of the Audi A3 family of a new generation, a fabric obtained from recycled garbage is used. Up to 89% of the matter used in the cabin is obtained from crushed and molten plastic bottles. A total of three main interior design will be available: Torsion with a yellow contrast seat, puls with leather sidewalls, as well as s Line with a combination of black and silver shade.

In Russia, hatchback will bring later. But they will be brought. It should be noted that among the German premium-triple, it was Audi that announced this year the largest number of new and updated models.