Available now in Germany for the price of €38,900 and €39,800, the S3 and S3 Sportback respectively receive the fast shifting S tronic dual-clutch transmission for its 2.0-liter TFSI engine. Producing 195 kW (265 hp) and maximum torque of 350 Nm (258 lb-ft), which remains constant from 2,500 to 5,000 rpm, the S3 reduces its sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) by two-tenths of a second, in just 5.5 seconds for the S3 and 5.6 seconds for the Sportback. Meanwhile, fuel consumption has improved to 8.3 liters/100km (28.34 mpg) with CO2 emissions of just 193 g/km (310.60 g/mile) (A3 Sportback: 8.4 liters/100km (28.00 mpg) and 195 g/km (313.82 g/mile).

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