Deutschland's press has announced it as an unusual vehicle beyond conventional classes but as it came out, the Audi A3 Sportback appeared more ordinary, at least more than anticipated. The thing looks like a cross of station wagon and 4-door hatchback car, but it doesn't meet the promised uniqueness although it [ admittedly ] is an automobile of a distinctive personality.

Abt Sportsline [ Germany's most renowned Audi tuner ] is the first company to present its own, refined version of the expensive compact car from Ingolstadt. Fat wheels in 18 or 19inch, a body lowering of roughly 40mm and a rear muffler from stainless steel with two end-pipes emphasise the athletic design of the supposed sports car [ successfully ].

And, of course, an aerodynamics kit is in preparation too. Just as an engine upgrade for the 1.9 litre diesel motor as well as the one with an additional displacement of 100ccm. The current range of the German Audi refiner for the 3-door model provides [ certainly ] a good foretaste on how the premium compact car is going to look in full Abt trim. We'll show you more when the press photos are out and provide a link to the respective item so far: Audi 3-door A3 by Abt Sportsline

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