The Audi car lovers in love with convertibles simply rejoiced when the brand launched its high performing convertible, Audi A3 Cabriolet. The eye-catching feature of this vehicle does not remain limited only to its external features and striking exterior tones. The same jaw-dropping aspect dominates in its functionality and driving pleasure too. You will hardly feel any bump at all when you drive past the bumpers owing of its high power shock absorbers and noiseless suspension. The charismatic on-road performance of this car is the feature that makes customers get flowed over it irrespective of their age and gender.
This convertible from the premium car manufacturer Audi has a shorter tail unlike traditional length of convertibles and measures 35mm only. The wheelbase of A3 Cabriolet has also got shorted and now measures 42 mm. However, it maintains the bulk of a convertible with its weight of hefty 75 kgs. The eye alluring appeal of this convertible has been maintained by its striking exterior colours Vegas Yellow. However, you can additionally get 12 other colour options like Tango Red, Nano Monsoon Grey Metallic, Cosmos Blue, Brilliant Black, etc, While the glamour quotient of the car is captured in its two-door system, you might still find this convertible a bit more expensive than what the competitors are offering at the same or lowered rate. Users also say that you might also not find the same driving finesse in A3 Cabriolet that its competitor species like Mini Cooper and Mercedes Benz offers.
The flowing flexibility prevails in the interiors of this convertible from Audi. You will not get to see an exterior as you get to see in a conventional car. But what you will actually spot in this vehicle is the sophisticated dashboard and deluxe finish of the cabin.
While the black dashboard comes will equip with four air vents and retractable screen, the cabin, on the other hand, presents the handsome juxtaposition of jade black interiors with minimal trims in shiny silver shade give it the urbane look that makes hearts melt over it. As you look up, you will not be able to find any B-pillar. What you will actually find in its place is a fabric coated soft roof with colour options like red, blue and grey. You will hardly have to wait for 18 seconds to ensure that it has been completely folded when instructed. The interiors of this car are quite roomy and give ample space for legs and thighs. The well-cushioned seats and ergonomically angled backrests add further to driving convenience. But users have issues with the rear seat which they find too cramped!
Audi has only launched a petrol version of A3 Cabriolet as of now that has an automatic transmission and 1395 cc engine capacity. It generates power of 150bhp@5000-6000bhp at 250Nm@1500-3500rpm torque. With 50 litres fuel tank capacity, the beast gives the mileage of 19 kilometres per hour on an average.
The Audi A3 model 35 TFSI comes with an ex-showroom price of Rs. 50.36 lakhs as of now. The premium vehicle is comparable with other premium road beasts like Mercedes Benz C Class Cabriolet, Mini Cooper Convertible, Audi TT, Mercedes Benz GLC and Jaguar XF. For the Audi lovers, this variant is well comparable with Audi 5 Cabriolet.
• Lavish interiors with stunning aesthetics. • Roomy interiors. • Stunning overall aesthetics.
• Too expensive than its competitors. • Cramped rear seats. • Driving pleasure not up to the mark.