The best of open top driving comes to India with the Audi A3 Cabriolet. Launched in 2014, the A3 cabriolet is based on the design of the Audi A3 sedan.
The Audi A3 Cabriolet’s price varies across its different variants, however in India, there is, as of yet, only one variant available. The Audi A3 Cabriolet is available only in the 40 TFSI variant here, and its price begins at Rs. 47.83 Lakh with the on-road price dependent on the city and specifications.
The Audi A3 Cabriolet was launched in the Indian market towards the end of 2014,and is based on the design of the hard top A3 sedan which inspires heavy styling cuesin this two-door, four seater car with a retractable roof top. But unlike the A3 sedan, the Cabriolet has a distinct element of sportiness,along with a wheelbase of 2.60 meters, thetwo doors and the newly designed alloys set the A3 cabriolet apart from its sedan avatar. The main highlight of the Cabriolet has to be the soft fabric roof that is stretched over a lightweight mechanism, and can be hydraulically opened or closed at the touch of a button within 18 seconds at speeds of up to 50 kmph. The car also has a luggage capacity of 320 liters.Under the Hood
The Audi A3 Cabriolet is available in 1.8 liter TFSI automatic petrol engine that comes with a seven speed S-tronic twin clutch transmission that produces peak power of 177 BHP and an eye-boggling peak torque of 250Nm@1250 rpm. On the road, that translates to an acceleration of 0 – 100 kmph in 7.8 seconds.