A while back at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi officially revealed the fourth member of the A3 range, the A3 Cabriolet. It was well received by the media as well as Audi fans and made the brand proud of its latest creation. Unfortunately, when asked about the availability and pricing then, Audi remained silent.
Gladly, just recently, Audi has finally announced the pricing and availability details of the A3 Cabriolet for the European market. Audi has confirmed that the they have started taking orders for the A3 Cabriolet starting today, and the car’s pricing starts from £25,790 with the top of the line model costing £32,420. The entry level SE trim comes with a fully automatic black roof, 16″ alloys, AirCon, MMI radio, iPod connection, DAB, Bluetooth and an SD card Nav.
Completing the lineup are the Sport and S Line trims which sit 15 mm lower than the entry-level SE and feature 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels respectively. They also get an acoustic folding roof available in three choices: black, grey and brown. Audi is offering SE version’s more comfort-oriented standard suspension at no extra cost, while S Line models can opt for a 25 mm lowered S line sports suspension.
In addition to these the models feature sports seats, the Audi drive select adaptive dynamics system with five operating modes, dual-zone climate control and a high-resolution colour driver’s information system. The interior of the S Line specification include part-leather-upholstery embossed with the S line logo, an S line sports steering wheel with perforated leather grips and shift paddles complementing the S-tronic gearbox, 18-inch alloy wheels, S line body styling and xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lamps.
Customers who are going to order the car immediately will only get the following engine options:
- 1.4 litre TFSI producing 140 PS, with a six speed manual gearbox
- 1.8 litre TFSI with 180 PS and seven-speed S tronic twin-clutch transmission and
- 2.0 litre TDI with 150 PS of power
Whereas customers who can wait till February next year, will get an extended range of engines including the 1.8 litre TFSI, 1.6 litre TDI and the more powerful 2.0 litre TDI with quattro four wheel drive. The deliveries of the A3 Cabriolet will begin in April 2014.
2014 Audi A3 Cabriolet UK Prices
- 1.4 TFSI (CoD) SE: £25,790
- 1.4 TFSI (CoD) Sport: £27,015
- 1.4 TFSI (CoD) S line: £29,165
- 1.8 TFSI Sport: £30,270
- 1.8 TFSI S line: £32,420
- 2.0 TDI SE: £27,240
- 2.0 TDI Sport: £28,465
- 2.0 TDI S line: £30,615