Vehicles Axed in 2013

Vehicles Axed in 2013

Audi A3 Hatchback

Audi’s versatile A3 hatchback is no longer available. This platinum-edition VW Golf featured either a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine or an efficient clean diesel. The former delivered a spunky 200 HP with 207 LB-FT of torque; the TDI cranked out 140 ponies and 236 LB-FT of twist. With premium features, an available manual transmission and quattro all-wheel drive this is another car we’re sad to see go.

  • MistyGreen

    Wait a sec, the Tribeca came out as a 2013 model and is now out as a 2014.

  • Zack

    A simple list with descriptions and pictures is nice. I hate these slideshows you have to wait to load…

  • Verge Godemiché

    Regarding the Audi TT-RS, the article complains that 5-cylinder engines are not enjoyable and “go against physics.” Then it says the motor was fantastic in the TT-RS. Is your author schizophrenic?

    I seem to remember some awesome Audi Quattro 20-valve 5-cylinder rallye cars back in the 80’s. This motor is a VW-Audi staple. If I remember correctly Audi first employed the 5-cylinder engine in the 1976 Audi 100. Bullsh*t about “moaning like a camel.” I think they’ve got it working like a champ over the last 38 years.

  • ColumWood

    I believe Craig was complaining about the regular 2.5L 5-cyl used in the Golf and other cars. The Audi’s TT-RS’s 2.5T is amazing. We’re big fans!