Saturday, March 5, 2011

Audi A3 likely to launch at Rs 20 lakh in India

Audi is planning big for India, it is being speculated that the German auto company is likely to bring the Audi A3 sedan concept in the domestic auto market. As per the close sources the sedan will be unveiled in 2013-14 at a tempting price of Rs 20 lakh. If the German auto giant will launch the car in this price segment it is sure to take on the present established car models such as Volkswagen Jetta, Honda Civic, Maruti Kizashi and others in this premium luxury segment.

Audi recently at the Geneva Motor Show showcased the concept sedan loaded with 2.5 litre turbocharged five cylinder powertrain taken from Audi RS3 Sportback which is capable of churning out a power of 408 PS via its seven speed S tronic transmission and quattro the four wheel drive.
The manufacturing car model will be manufactured on the newly modified Volkswagen Golf platform. As per the speculations, it will be loaded with four cylinder diesel and petrol powertrain being developed to be around 150 bhp is expected to be affixed with automatic and manual transmission. If the German auto company decides to bring in the new concept sedan Audi A3 in India it will be imported as complete knocked down (CKD) unit.

Audi in India is enjoying a meaty chunk in the domestic auto market from enjoying upsurge in its sales growth it recently launched a super luxurious premium car Audi A8L in India. Audi owns 7 car models in India which includes premium cars like Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi R8, Audi TT.

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