2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback: Specs, Interior, Price & Release Date

The 2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback is expected to bring a powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-5 engine 400 horses. Well, this hatchback looks promising!

When we’re talking about a luxurious drive, we couldn’t leave out the German company, Audi. For years, the manufacturer became the source of luxury vehicles from around the world. Therefore, many people couldn’t sit still while waiting for the new 2022 Audi RS 3 to come out.

The prototype of the compact Sportback hatchback from Audi was spotted for testing. Many believed that the 2022 RS 3 would look exactly like the tested car for the US market. Because it also happened with the previous model, where the launched product looked similar to the prototype for the States.

2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback Hybrid Specs

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2022 Audi RS 3 Design Exterior & Interior

Although we got a glimpse of the upcoming 2022 Audi RS 3, the detailed info about this car is still limited. But people pinpoint some details by filling the blank with comparing to the previous model. So, here are what we gather from the upcoming model of the Audi RS 3:

Exterior Look

Audi RS 3 has its signature look of a formidable drive for a city car. This is due to the effective combination of wheels and tires. Not to mention the flared wheel arches and enlarged intakes upfront. Also, we shouldn’t forget about the pair of oval exhausts at the rare side of the car that became its signature.

At a glance, you can say that RS 3 is pretty much resemblance to its sister cars under Audi flagship, the RS 6 Avant. But compared to the RS 6, RS 3 has a smaller size and, indeed, your type of compact hatchback with a sporty vibe. Yet taking a further look, almost all RS models has pretty similar built.

2022 Audi RS 3 Interior

There’s no detailed information about the interior look for the 2022 model of RS 3, and everything is in hush-hush. But we can suspect that Audi to give some upgrades to the internal aspect of the car.  Even though we don’t think there will be many differences in the cabin, it still has room for improvement.

Many foresee that Audi will pretty much keep the sports front seat made from Fine Nappa leather. This is that the seat is adorned with a diamond-stitched S-shaped sport seat for the current model. Just from the seat alone, it oozed with a sporty vibe for this car.

2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback Interior based on A3

Engine Specs and Performance

RS 3 was dubbed one of Audi’s supercars that many waited for the 2022 model to release. Although it came later in the States than in Europe, RS 3 gained some loyal fans. At least, it can hold its place, even though the market for this class is dominated by Mercedes-AMG A 45 S for its most powerful performance.

At the same time, the fact can improve the engine. The talk in the grapevine stated that it would have the 2.5-liter turbo. The 5-cylinder engine is a monster and deserves a shout-out because it can produce up to 450 horsepower (it would be 444 horsepower).

Technology and Entertainment

Again, we don’t have any information regarding the technology entertainment aspect of this model. But we suspect the standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration since the other cars today also have it. Also, if we’re looking into the current model, we can expect it will also have MMI Touch and Audi Connect.

MMI Touch allows you to handwrite where’s your destination. Thus, it’s also easier to select through the map just by a touch. Meanwhile, the Audi Connect allows you to integrate the information from Google Earth and even traffic and weather conditions.

For the entertainment side of this compact car, you will win big because even the current model uses Bang & Olufsen Sound System. This sound system was graded as one of the best for the compact car class and became a high standard. That way, you won’t suffer any boring drive and can jam off for any music that you would blast while in a drive.

2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback Release Date & Price

To get the Upcoming Audi RS 3 Sportback, you need to prepare for more than $56,000. This estimation cost came from the 2020 model that is currently in the market. Thus, we predict that the price will be starting from there and up. Also, usually, there will be different prices if Audi launches some special editions.

Some reports said that RS3 would greet Audi lovers in the 2022 calendar year for the release date. This is 2021 booked for Audi A3 launching, and the RS 3 is scheduled to follow suit next year. Thus, you still have more or less two years to wait for the Sportback Hatchback.

Audi is famous as one of the luxurious rides that you can always count on. Not to mention, with the upcoming 2022 Audi RS3, you can get more options to pick from this manufacturer. Therefore, if you’re opting for a sporty look on your hatchback, then you can give Audi RS 3 a try.

Pictures: Audi A3 Sportback