Audi S3 and S3 Sportback Get S-tronic Paddle Shift Transmission

Ready yourself for the inevitable screed of Clarksonian denigration ending in successively more nonsensical similes for how awful the Audi S3 and S3 Sportback featuring the flappy paddle shifters of the S-tronic transmission are. For the new model year, the S3s get the twin-clutch six speed selectable automatic… » 11/17/08 10:30am 11/17/08 10:30am

2009 Audi A3 Lineup Revealed

Audi has released an entire lineup of its freshened 2009 A3 lineup — the 2009 Audi A3, A3 Sportback and the much-more-fun 2009 Audi S3, and S3 Sportback. We're in a bit of information overload here, with a ton of new information and photos on the slightly angrier, slightly more powerful and probably all-around better… » 4/24/08 12:40pm 4/24/08 12:40pm

2009 Audi S3 Sportback Breaks Cover In Cat Carrier?

Though not the next generation of the Audi A3 line which winked at us from the cover of Autobild, this shot of what appears to be the new Audi S3 Sportback sure does look good in a shrunken, well-powered wagon sort of way. Snapped somewhere in Germany behind the oppressive bars of what we're assuming to be some sort… » 3/27/08 8:45am 3/27/08 8:45am