ABT Audi S3 tuning package announced

November 17, 2013

Renowned Audi tuner ABT has developed a new upgrade package for the 2013 Audi S3, boosting power and neatly enhancing styling.

ABT Audi S3 two-door

ABT is known for developing enhancements for Audi vehicles, often applying tasteful yet discreet styling along with decent engine computer tweaks.

For the cracking S3, the standard 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder is optimised through an ECU ‘new generation’ tune which takes power from 221kW to an impressive 272kW. Torque is also increased from 380Nm to 460Nm.

ABT Audi S3 rear

As a result, ABT says acceleration from 0-100km/h can be achieved in just 4.6 seconds while the top speed is 265km/h. These are some highly credible figures for a hatch.

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To give the car a distinguishing aftermarket look, ABT provides unique multi-spoke alloy wheel options for customers. The stylish and sporty items can be had in 18, 19, and 20 inch sizes.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.