With the facelift the A3 will be brought in line with the new Audi A4 and A5

Before an all new generation hits showrooms in 2009, the Audi A3 is yet again receiving a facelift. By the look of things, the facelifted A3 and all-new A3 Cabriolet might be revealed simultaneously and although there is no word on an exact date the A3 Cabrio is rumoured to make a Geneva debut early next year.

With the facelift the A3 will be brought in line with the new Audi A4 and A5, meaning a sharper front end, the newly designed single-frame grille and small fins on the low edge of the bumper.

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