Next Audi A3 hatchback sketches revealed, could come in all-electric variant

Audi A3 Hatchback (Sketches)
Audi A3 Hatchback (Sketches)

Following the release of some Audi Q3 sketches, which will debut at the 2011 Shanghai Motor Show next week, Audi has released sketches of the Audi A3 hatchback. The Audi A3 Concept originally made its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show lat month in sedan form.

The sketches show a more evolutionary look for the 3-door Audi A3, which currently looks quite boring when compared to its rivals. Nonetheless, the A3 is still Audi’s second best-selling model.

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Sources inside Audi say that the next-generation A3 will eventually be offered in many drivetrain choices. Besides the usual diesel and gasoline models, an A3 hybrid, plug-in hybrid and a fully electric version are all under consideration.

That’s nice and green and all but we still love the A3 Concept from Geneva, which was powered by a 2.5L 5-cylinder turbocharged FSI gasoline engine making 408-hp and a peak torque of 368 lb-ft.

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– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoCar