New Audi S3 saloon is sleek, quick and stylish

Audi has expanded its already popular A3 line-up with new a new cabriolet version and S3 Saloon, writes Paul Healy.

24th November, 2013
The quattro four-wheel drive system in Audi's new S3 Saloon ensures there is no issue transmitting all 300hp Bavarian thoroughbreds to the tarmac below.

At 1,002 metres above sea level, the Col de Braus is not the highest mountain pass in southern France - but with tight, 180-degree hairpins in abundance over its 10.3-kilometre serpentine length, it is easily one of the most demanding.

Owing to its proximity to Monte Carlo, the road also features in the Monte Carlo Rally, one of the events on which the Audi Quattro built its legend. The ideal location, then, to launch a road-going...

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