2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet Debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show

2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet Debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show

Audi is planning to offer a a top-down experience at a more affordable price with the debut of the A3 Cabriolet today at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

While no retail numbers have been announced, Audi did confirm the latest generation A3 drop-top will be offered for sale in North America and it goes without saying that pricing will be somewhere south of the $43,000 A5 convertible.

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Larger than the last generation model with more passenger and cargo room it’s now better suited to the North American marketplace.

A fully automatic soft-top includes a glass rear window. The top comes in black as a standard color, while an upgraded top with better sound deadening will be offered in black, gray and brown.

While a selection of engines will be offered in Europe, expect the standard powerplant on this side of the Atlantic to be a new 1.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder making 180 hp. A 300 hp S3 Cabriolet is likely to follow.

GALLERY: 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet

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