It comes with a power output of 296bhp; this range-topping version of the latest Audi A3 Sportback will be one of the most powerful cars in its class.
The S3 Sportback’s turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol, Audi says. Peak torque is 280lb ft and four-wheel drive is standard.
It has lowered suspension and 18in alloy wheels give S3 Sportback a sportier look than other A3 Sportback models.
It also gets bespoke grille and air intake treatments, and metallic door mirror trim. Pricing is not yet announced.