At first the 2017 Audi S3 might just seem like an overpriced Volkswagen Golf R, and it kind of is. But that’s the wrong way to think of it. It’s better viewed as the experience of Audi’s larger, sportier models, distilled into a smaller, more affordable, more modest sedan. It’s a sprightly, luxurious compact car for…
Audi launched its updated 2017 Audi S3 this week in Durham, North Carolina, claiming that the new car would be a little more playful in the corners. When pressed on whether or not the brand would ever consider a full-on “Drift Mode” for its cars, well, don’t get your hopes up.
Yep, totally thought this was the new S4. Same headlight kink, same Audi same-ness. But this is the smaller Audi sedan, the S3. And it’s new-ish.