Audi has announced the 2015 S3 sedan will be priced from $41,100 in the United States.

Audi has announced the 2015 S3 sedan will be priced from $41,100 in the United States.

Priced $7,000 less than the S4, the S3 is a pocket rocket that features a sport-tuned suspension, an S tronic transmission, quattro all-wheel drive and a turbocharged 2.0-liter TFSI petrol engine that develops 292 bhp (217 kW).

In related news, Audi announced the A3 Cabriolet will be priced from $35,600. The entry-level model features a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170 bhp (126 kW) and 200 lb-ft (270 Nm) of torque. Buyers looking for something with a little more oomph can opt for the $38,600 A3 Cabriolet which features quattro all-wheel drive and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that cranks out 220 bhp (164 kW) and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque.

Last but not least, the A3 TDI sedan will be priced from $32,600. It features front-wheel drive, an S tronic transmission and a 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder engine that produces 150 bhp (111 kW) and 236 lb-ft (319 Nm) of torque.

All the aforementioned models will go on sale later this summer, so you'd better start saving.

Note: Prices exclude destination and handling fees

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2015 S3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet & A3 TDI Sedan pricing announced (US)