The new car uses the same 394bhp five-cylinder 2.5-litre engine as the Audi TT RS, with tweaked exterior and new technology inside. Can it really blow away the BMW M2?
The Audi A3 Cabriolet is a mid-size four-seat convertible that majors on quality and style. It's also pretty good in a number of other areas, making it a brilliant all-rounder.
The Audi A3 Saloon is hugely impressive. It's stylish, refined, practical and good to drive. It's less spacious than full blown executive saloon, but more affordable to buy and run too.
The Audi A3 is a premium family car that places refinement, technology and comfort at the forefront, and takies on the BMW 1 Series, Mercedes A-Class and VW Golf.