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The Audi A3 Cabriolet has only just been released and already the German premium brand is adding to the range. A new entry-level 1.6 TDI makes the A3 Cabrio range more accessible while Quattro adds versatility.
The old Audi A3 Cabriolet was a popular car giving a taste of style and luxury within its compact proportions. The new Audi A3 Cabriolet is a little bigger than its hatchback shaped predecessor and comes in a more conventional 3 box form. It looks ready to compete with the BMW 1-Series Convertible – the A3 Cabrio’s natural competitor.
The Audi TTS competition is being launched as a limited edition car to celebrate half a million of the brand’s TT models being sold. The original Audi TT was launched as a Coupé back in 1998 and as a Roadster in 1999. The design kept close to a concept shown earlier in Frankfurt to much public acclaim.
Geneva is one of the biggest show of the motoring year and is often where we see the most new car launches. 2012 looks to be a particularly good year with a number of convertible cars being officially unveiled at the Swiss show.
A new (even) hotter version of the Audi TT RS Roadster is due to be launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Audi have squeezed an extra 20 horses out of the characterful five cylinder engine and hefty TFSI turbo to make the TT RS plus.
There has been talk of a family of small mid-engined roadsters from Volkswagen for some time and with the car now close to completion it seems to have fallen from favour among the companies senior executives. The car which was launched as the VW BlueSport Roadster concept in Detroit in 2009 is aimed to be a super-efficient low-carbon sports car.