German manufacturer of a series of high-end automobiles, Audi is set to launch the strongest and fastest hatchback in the market in the spring of 2011. The 2012 Audi A3 exhibits a subversive makeover of the previous generations with fresh styling, larger dimensions, bit more power and new features. The fascinating aspect of 2012 a3 is that it boasts off a five-door sportback, which was never a part of the previous generations. Audi A3 2012 is also available in three-door coupe version. The A3 2012 has an MMI control system that incorporates state-of-the-art navigation system with high-resolution map graphics along with a powerful stereo.
In addition, there is also voice activation with the control system to ensure that your eyes are always on the road. The Cabriolet is more compact and elegant than its competitors. 2012 Audi A3 has a cluster 2 and 4 cylinder engines that may range from 1.2 litres to 2.0 litres. Boasting off a 300 bhp bi-turbo engine, it ensures a high-performance and comfortable drive. 2012 a3 has some tweaks to the style of its body and features tauter surfacing. The Audi A3 2012 is much similar to the style of Audi A4, for instance, eagle-beak tail lamps and body side sculpting. A3 2012 will also feature a grill shape that is similar to the Euro-market A1 subcompact.
The new LED running lights will also highlight the design of 2012 a3. The car is equipped with a variety of standard safety features, namely, daytime running lights, electronic stability control, pretensioner, head airbag-front, trunk release, airbag features, an adjustable upper belt-front. The 2012 Audi A3 has an extensive range of standard features, like, climate control with sun sensor, one-touch up and one-touch down feature for four windows, four spoke steering wheel, windshield wipers with four-position intermittent control, electronic cruise control with coast, power windows with power retention when ignition shut-off, aluminium on center dashboard air vents, electric rear window defogger with a feature to automatically shut it off, power central locking system, dust and pollen filter, anti-theft vehicle alarm system with blinking theft deterrent lights on the front doors, comfort close as well as open with the key in driver door, concert AM/FM radio with a CD player, digital odometer with a trip odometer and a service interval indicator, cloth upholstery et cetera.
As far as the engine of 2012 Audi A3 is concerned, the car meets with options of a series of four-cylinder power plants ranging from 1.2 to 2.0 litres in displacement. The base engine is 1.2 litre TFSI with the ability to produce 105 horsepower and 130 pound-feet of torque followed by a 1.4 litre TFSI that has the ability to produce 125 horsepower and a 148 pound-feet of torque and finally a 1.8 litre TFSI that can produce 160 horsepower and 185 pound-feet torque. In addition, the cylinder comes up to 2.0 litre TFSI producing 211 horsepower and 258 pound-feet torque. This certifies Audi A3 2012 as one of the most high-performing sports cars launched by the company. 2012 a3 will be available at a starting price of $ 25,000, which can be bargained at various showrooms against the limitation of certain mobile features.