Audi A3 Cabriolet has been launched in India at Rs 44.75 lakh (Ex – Showroom, Delhi) via the CBU (Completely Build Unit) route. The A3 Cabriolet is available with a petrol engine which is borrowed from the A3 sedan. This 1.8 TFSI petrol engine churns out 180 PS power with 250 NM torque, mated to a 7 – Speed twin clutch automatic transmission. Capable of a 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 7.8 seconds with a top speed of 242 km/h. The A3 Cabriolet sports Audi-signature daytime running LED lamps, bi-xenon headlamps, hexagonal grille, dashboard layout and equipment are borrowed without any change from the A3 sedan.
The dual-tone interiors feature four Jet turbine shaped circular A/C vents, a 3.5-inch multimedia screen and a dual analogue dial instrument cluster. Safety features like ABS, ESP, Airbags are standard.
A3 Cabriolet is a 4-seater two door car with a soft top fabric hood which opens and closes in less than 18 seconds, up to a speed of 50km/h. This is the third cabriolet model in India after Porsche Boxster and Mini Cooper. Till now Audi R8 V10 Spyder was the sole convertible model by Audi in India.
“The launch of the Audi A3 Cabriolet, the first compact luxury convertible in India, is yet another example of our Customer-Centric approach. Skillfully blended with a unique body style and distinct design cues, the Audi A3 Cabriolet makes a perfect lifestyle statement,” Joe King, Head, Audi India said at the launch.
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