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New Audi A3 40 TFSI e PHEV revealed with 41-mile electric range

25 days ago   |   By Auto Express

Audi has confirmed details for a new plug-in hybrid variant of the A3 Sportback. Orders for the new model open this week, with prices starting from £33,060.
The new Audi A3 40 TFSI e shares its powertrain with plug-in hybrid versions of the new Volkswagen Golf and Skoda Superb ; the 1.4-litre petrol engine works alongside an electric motor to produce a total output of 201bhp which, S3 aside, makes it the most powerful powertrain option in the current A3 line-up.
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The petrol and electric units produce maximum torque figures of 250Nm and 330Nm respectively...
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New Audi A3 Sportback gains 201bhp plug-in hybrid

New Audi A3 Sportback gains 201bhp plug-in hybrid

25 days ago   |   By Autocar

Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSIe
A3 Sportback 40 TFSIe is first of two plug-in hybrid powertrains for new hatch; offers 48 miles of electric running
The first plug-in hybrid version of the recently launched new Audi A3 Sportback will go on sale later this year, offering 48 miles of electric-only running.
A dramatically overhauled new A3 went on sale earlier this year with a range of mild-hybrid, petrol and diesel engines. The line-up will be joined later this year by the A3 Sportback 40 TFSIe plug-in hybrid, with a higher-performance version due to follow soon after.
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