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Audi RS 3 Coming to America

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Audi RS 3 Coming to America

Audi’s high performance RS 3 will be available for the first time through U.S. dealers.

The model is currently available in Europe as a hatchback, but Audi of America CEO Scott Keogh said in an interview with Automotive News that the sedan will be a better for the U.S. where that body style is the only currently version currently available. Currently the RS 3 uses a five-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine to make 367 hp.

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Keogh said Audi of America wants the car and that he is “very confident” the German luxury brand’s American arm will sell it here. He didn’t offer a timeline for when the hotter model might start showing up, but by offering it Audi will be able to compete directly with the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG that is already on sale here.

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[Source: Automotive News]