The new Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI is now available to order in Standard, Sport and S line specification. First deliveries will be in late May. The new Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI, features the smallest capacity petrol engine ever to power an Audi. Prices start at £19,985.
This new model is set to replace the 1.6 litre MPI model, the compact engine, weighing just 89.5 kilograms with the help of an aluminum crankcase, combines the latest turbo charger technology with direct petrol injection to ensure that optimum efficiency isn’t achieved at the expense of drivability. It generates the same 105PS output as the 1.6-litre naturally aspirated unit it replaces, along with 175Nm of torque between just 1,500 and 4,100 rpm which is a 27Nm increase over its predecessor. The A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI can achieve 0- 62mph in 12.2 seconds, and continue to a top speed of 118mph. This is an increase of 0.3 seconds and 4mph over the 1.6MPI.
The Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI boosts combined fuel economy by 9.2mpg to 49.6mpg, and drops CO2 output by 35g/km to 132g/km. Standard equipment on the Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.2 TFSI feature a generous equipment list that includes 16-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, powered windows and mirrors, a Chorus radio with single CD drive and semi-automatic hood operation, the hood is attached to and released from the windscreen rail manually but retracts and raises at the touch of a button.