Audi A3 Sportback AS3 by ABT Sportsline

20 Feb 2013 10:39 am | Audi, Cars

Here’s the latest package for the 2013 Audi A3 Sportback right from the experienced guys at ABT Sportsline. The package sport power boosts and bring better looks to this A3 model. There are reportedly two power upgrades available, for the 1.4 TFSI and 2.0 TDI motorizations.

The 1.4 delivers as standard 122 HP (90 kW) and 200 Nm (148 lb-ft) of torque while after some tweaks and fixes it manages to put out 160 HP (118 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. As for the diesel 2.0-liter version, the stock output maxes at 150 HP (110 kW) while the torque is able to get as high as 320 Nm (236 lb-ft). No worries, after it’s being done some simple rework, ABT Sportsline manage to squeeze 170 HP (125 kW) and 360 Nm (265 lb-ft) of acceleration.

The exterior of the car has been fitted with a large front spoiler lip, redesigned rear spoiler and rear skirt set with exhaust system that shoots out gases through four pipes. The brand has further installed a lowering kit, which brings the car closer to the driving surface by up to 35 mm.

The brake discs are also considerably larger, measuring 345 mm in diameter,  with matching steel-flex brake lines. Under the car, two sets of brand new wheels have been chosen, one of them measuring 18 inches in diameter, while the other an inch larger.

[ABT Sportsline]