ABT Sportsline has officially unveiled its appearance and performance package for the Audi A3 facelift known as AS3.
The ABT AS3 appearance package consists of modified bonnet, new front grille, front bumpers, fenders and front LED light. Apart from that, the car is fitted with new front spoiler insert, side skirts, fender inserts and a new rear apron.
The ABT AS3 Audi A3 stands on 18 or 19-inch AR or BR ABT Sport alloy wheels.
ABT fitted the modified Audi A3 with ABT Performance Springs which lower the car by 35 mm while its braking system has been improved with the installation of 345 mm diameter of discs.
The output power of the Audi A3 has also been increased whereby the standard 125 hp (92 kW) 1.4 TSI engine has been tuned to produce 160 hp (118 kW) and the standard 160 hp (118 kW) 1.8 TSI now produces 210 hp (154 kW).
The output of the standard 200 hp (147 kW) 2.0 TSI petrol engine has been boosted to 240 hp (177 kW). As for the 2.0-liter turbo diesel, 170 hp (125 kW) or 190 hp (140 kW) could be achieved.
According to ABT Sportsline, fuel consumption does not increase and the reliability of the engines remains the same even with the power increase.