Audi AG continues to expand its high-performance “S” offerings with the upcoming launch of the S3, the next Audi model (following the TT coupe) to feature the company's new development of quattro all-wheel drive (see WEVTU — July 15, '98, p.5). The high-performance variant of the utilitarian A3 hatchback is powered by the same 1.8L DOHC I-4 found in a variety of Volkswagen AG/Audi models. In the S3 application, the 5-valves-per-cylinder engine is turbocharged and intercooled, developing ...
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