New – Audi RS 3 Sportback

Audi teased us about a potential new RS 3 model earlier in the year with the A3 Clubsport quattro concept. Fast-forward a few months and the real thing is here, albeit in five-door Sportback only form. So, what are the details of the new very hot-hatchback? Let’s get the headline chasing figures out of the…

New for 2014 – Audi S3 Cabriolet

It seems like we’re literally tripping over new performance cars from Ingolstadt here ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the regular hatchback, five-door Sportback and saloon models, Audi has now revealed a drop-top version of the S3. Mechancially, other than losing the roof, there isn’t a substantial change to the package which sees service in…

News and Pics – Audi RS4 Nogaro Blue Special Edition

EngageSportMode is already a big fan of the Audi RS 4, naming it one of our top five estate cars back in September last year. There was, however, the feeling that Audi’s RS models had all become a little bit too grown up and sensible when it comes to colour choices. No old skool Imola Yellow,…

2014 Audi S3 Saloon quattro – UK Pricing and Specification Released

Ahead of its March 2014 launch date, Audi has now confirmed the prices and details of the S3 Saloon model for the UK.  Priced from £33,240 On The Road, 300 PS 2.0TFSI turbocharged engine, Standard quattro all-wheel-drive 0-62 mph 4.9 (S tronic) 5.3 seconds (manual), Limited 155 mph top speed, Over 40 mpg combined fuel…

Friday Photo from the archives #8

Today’s Friday Photo from the archives is a little bit of a cop-out, as it’s a car already featured previously. Yes, it’s that infamous Audi S3: It’s featured today for no reason other than it was exactly five years ago to date (July 19th 2008) that I collected the money-pit which would be my 225 bhp…

Well I suppose quattro is four in Italian

The previous post on that turbo-cento got me thinking about a new car which it’s very, very similar to. Well, similar in that it’s essentially a small city-car with a turbocharger attached. So like two peas in a pod then; yesterday’s Fiat and today’s Audi A1 Quattro: I have to admit I am a fan…