The S3 Cabriolet has silver A-pillars and door-mirror caps, just like the other S-specific variants. Due to its 2.6 m (102.2 ft) length, the S3 Cabriolet had a 2+2 interior with restricted legroom for the rear passengers ") the wheelbase .The red and grey S-logo was emblazoned on the flat-bottom steering wheel.
Its leather-upholstered front sport-bucket seats with strong bolstering came standard, with the option of heating and ventilation. Audi added a new entertainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen "screen that appeared when the dashboard was activated.
The car comes standard with a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, as well as steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters for rapid changing and a tall top gear for better fuel economy. Power is sent to the car's permanent all-wheel-drive system through the transmission.
With its reputation still tarnished by the Dieselgate crisis, it attempted to rehabilitate itself by introducing sportier automobiles that would attract more customers and divert attention away from the scandal.
Along with the facelifted version, Audi debuted new headlights with LED trademark daytime running lights inside the MATRIX-LED headlamps. On the sides of the large, singleframe grille, they had a striking design with angular lines.
Under the hood, Audi used the same 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine as the rest of the S3 lineup. It had plenty of power for the little convertible, and it came with an all-wheel-drive system as standard.
The car will go from zero to 62 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds, with a top speed of slightly over 155 miles per hour, according to Audi. The automobile will also earn an average of 33 miles per gallon, which will be achieved in part by embedding the exhaust manifold inside the cylinder head, according to the manufacturer.
Audi said it was able to generate higher fuel mileage under full engine loads by snaking the manifold runners through coolant jackets for cooler operation and faster engine warm-up.