You will be happy to hear the online configuration for the 2015 Audi S3 is now live for those of you who are in the market for a premium compact and powerful sedan. Prices kick off at $41,400 for the Premium Plus version whereas the Prestige can be had from $47,000. Both of them are equipped with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine delivering 292 bhp and a peak torque of 280 lb-ft.
If you opt for the more premium Prestige model, the S3 will come equipped with a tri-zone climate control system, full LED lighting, S model upgrades such as four exhaust pipes along with a Bang & Olufsen sound system. Clients can choose from nine exterior paint schemes, including Brilliant Black which is the only hue that doesn’t imply additional costs. One of the paints, called Panther Black Crystal, is available for an extra $1,075. All three interior colors come without any additional costs.
Once you have settled upon a trim level, the 2015 Audi S3 can be further equipped with a $1,400 technology package or a $1,500 performance package. The former brings emergency city braking, front camera with distance sensor, adaptive cruise control and lane assist system. The latter adds 19-inch five-spoke rims and a magnetic ride control system. Lastly, by paying $350 you will get rear side airbags.