German car manufacturer Audi has declared that the highly anticipated 2014 A3 Sedan has entered manufacturing at the Ingolstadt based company’s innovative plant in Gyor, Hungary.
The said vehicle is the first vehicle to be completely made in the Hungarian market, the auto firm disclosed today, adding that the facility will manufacture around 125,000 vehicle units on a yearly basis.
The model of the said vehicle made its debut at the highly anticipated Shanghai Car Show during the month of April 2013 and is presently the most budget car offering in the firm’s product collection.
The innovative 2014 Audi A3 Sedan will turn out to be the maker’s most low-priced 4 door coupe.
Made on the A3 Sportback’s podium, the car will hit markets with an option of 3 engines comprising the 1.4 ltr TFSI, the 1.8 ltr TFSI and the 2.0 ltr TDI, however it must obtain additional units by the coming year (2014).
In addition, the company is set to roll out an S3 edition with more forceful styling and 300 horse power (HP) under the cap.
Hinging upon the engine, power is channelized via either a manual 6 speed or the S-Tronic transmission.
Like its sibs in the model chain, the A3 car utilizes the innovative modular infotainment arrangement (MIB), a soaring-resolution seven inch screen, a section for digital radio reception, the company’s phone box as well as 705W Bang & Olufsen stereo system.
At first, it will be introduced as CBU (Completely Built Unit), however the company will surely have proposals to produce this entry-level car locally.
The said vehicle will be placed under the A4 to fight with the Mercedes-Benz CLA sedan boasting a value label that ranges between Rs 25 to 30 lakhs.
The company announced that an innovative sedan edition of its A3 compact model will outperform subsisting rear door and convertible editions to assist narrow the gap with market head BMW in international premium vehicle sales.