The 2017 Audi S3 Is For Tech Hipsters Who Need To Go Fast

At first the 2017 Audi S3 might just seem like an overpriced Volkswagen Golf R, and it kind of is. But that’s the wrong way to think of it. It’s better viewed as the experience of Audi’s larger, sportier models, distilled into a smaller, more affordable, more modest sedan. It’s a sprightly, luxurious compact car for your sprightly, luxurious, compact life.

(Full Disclosure: Audi wanted us to drive the refreshed 2017 Audi S3 so badly they invited Jason, who couldn’t go because it was his son’s birthday. I skipped three days of classes and went instead. They flew me from Charlotte, North Carolina to Durham, North Carolina, which is a two hour drive or a 40 minute flight that, in hindsight, really isn’t worth the trouble of going through airport security.)


The new #Audis3 looks like an interesting car… what’s your opinion? #Audi #TechHipsters 

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