Audi A3 Clubsport quattro Concept Reviews
The A3 clubsport quattro concept was presented by Audi in Reifnitz (Karnten) at the 2014 Worthersee Assembly. The theory study relies on the S3 Sedan and contains a five-cylinder TFSI engine under the hood creating 386 kW (525 hp).
On the basis of the S3 Sedan, the show car has a strong five-cylinder TFSI engine. The turbocharged engine with direct injection boasts an impressive success story. The 2.5 TFSI powers the creation Audi RS Q3.
Extensive changes make this extreme operation potential. Included in these are a big turbocharger with up to 1.5 bar of comparative boost pressure and an altered intercooler.
The fundamental theory - cylinder makes it a particular engine. The 1-2-4-5-3 ignition sequence gives its own unique rhythm to it, which is strengthened by an exhaust and intake system. This TFSI engine's characteristic sound is a throaty snarl. The engine is covered by a hood manufactured from carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP).
The Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept features a seven-rate S tronic with a streamlined three-shaft layout. Fuel consumption is reduced by 4's tall seventh gear, and the closing gear ratio was altered so. The motorist can enable the dual-clutch transmission select to change gears using the paddles or the shift lever or to operate completely mechanically in styles D and S. Beginnings are managed by a launching control function with managed wheel slip and maximum power.
The quattro all-wheel drive system's center is a activated, multi-plate clutch on the back axle that is designed for the high torque of the strong five-cylinder. Like the engine management system, its electronic control is incorporated into the Audi drive select driving dynamics system and chooses the mix of "enjoyable to drive" and security into a completely new degree.
The clutch can steer some of the torque in the front to the back axle if the motorist turns into a corner.
The clutch's complex chassis empowers the Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept's enormous power to be delivered by It to the asphalt safely and dynamically. Aluminum parts reduce the weight. The four-link rear suspension can process the transverse and longitudinal forces individually. The progressive steering system's steering stand was created so the steering ratio becomes more direct with raising steering input signal. Additionally, steering increase falls as rate increases.
All four disks are made from carbon fiber-ceramic, making the lightweight and abrasion-resistant.
The ESC electronic stabilization control, which may be fully or partially deactivated, supports the show car's dynamic handling -quick reactions. At the cornering limit, torque vectoring via short uses of the brakes of the wheels that are inside ensures the Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept turns readily into the corner. It provides dependability and maximum control with the front axle straightening outside the show car again as it leaves the corner, for drifts.
This empowers a a low center of gravity and a delicately balanced distribution of axle loads, which will be a prerequisite for the dynamic handling of the automobile. Hot-molded steel parts in the ground form a powerful construction. The extreme durability allows for thin walls and hence quite low weights.
The lightweight body lays the basis for the show car's low curb weight (without driver) of only 1,527 kilograms (3,366.5 pounds). The result is a race car-like power-to-weight ratio of only 2.9 kilograms (6.4 pounds) per hp. 4's wheelbase measures 2,631 millimeters (8.6 feet).
The Magnetic Blue body's dramatic look instantly shows the dynamics. A quattro badge adorns the grille's high-polish black honeycomb insert, which continues to be optimized for high flow. The engine hood, whose front border goes somewhat over the LED headlights and the grille, sports the four rings.
A distinguishing part at the show car's front is open CFRP below the Singleframe grille's constant blade. Like the winglets on a model plane, its ends are bent up to structure the big air inlets framed in borders that are substantial. As with a race car, a splitter in the bottom raises the downforce.
The sedan's side view in addition has got some sharp emphases. Two straight borders above the wheels that stop in the doors contour the back sidewall and the fender. The "blisters" give the body wide shoulders while also evoking the classic quattro versions from Audi and the present RS 4 Avant. The round fuel cover in the C-columns and the side mirrors that are decreased are further Audi sports car components that are typical.
At the back, a big diffuser makes a daring statement. The rear's high divides -polish black honeycomb insert; two added grilles joined by a blade hide the tailpipes.
When the brakes are applied by the driver at high speed, the air brake is activated. Actuated, the trunk's back section goes to almost vertical in the spoiler place.
The Audi A3 clubsport quattro concept's cabin seats. Racing seats with side bolsters that are high expect front passenger and the driver. The backrests are not closed -worked below CFRP casings cover the backs and the integrated head restraints - a visual expression of the lightweight building theory of Audi.
Black faces, white amounts and red needles define the appearance of the device cluster. A shift light signals when 6,900 rpm's rev limit is reached, and the seven-inch computer screen plus system exhibits a particular image when the engine is started. Two big, individual buttons -spoke, multifunction sport steering wheel are employed to pick Audi drive select modes in addition to to start and stop the engine.
Black is the dominant color in the inside of the show car. The seat covers feature contrast stitching and light grey piping.
Fine aspects underscore the sportiness. Pedals and the footrest are manufactured from stainless steel; two open-worked bars form the handles. The selector lever -speed S tronic sports a CFRP badge, a reddish ring and a Clubsport symbol. The badge with the show car's name also can be located on the door and on the device cluster sill trims.
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