Audi S3’s Enhanced Brake System

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The Audi S3 emerges with a comprehensive upgrade, showcasing enhanced driving dynamics and technological advancements. Amid the challenging terrains of Salalah, Oman, the S3 demonstrates its prowess, highlighted by significant improvements across its performance spectrum. Central to this advancement is the upgraded brake package, ensuring superior handling and safety.

The Audi S3’s latest iteration boasts a power increase to 333PS and 420Nm of torque, attributed to the refined 2.0-litre TFSI engine. This enhancement facilitates a robust acceleration from 0-62mph in just 4.7 seconds, with a top speed capped at 155mph. The engine’s tuning ensures a more responsive and exhilarating driving experience, especially noted in the dynamic plus mode.

Key to the S3’s agility and stability is the newly integrated torque splitter, mirroring technology from the Audi RS 3. This system optimizes torque distribution between the rear wheels, significantly improving cornering agility and stability. The addition of the dynamic plus mode further accentuates the vehicle’s dynamic capabilities, providing a more engaging driving experience.

The highlight of the S3’s upgrades is the enhanced brake system. The vehicle now features larger ventilated discs at the front axle, measuring 357mm in diameter and 34mm in thickness. This increase not only boosts the braking performance but also enhances thermal capacity, ensuring the brakes perform optimally under increased driving dynamics. The introduction of twin-piston brake calipers and larger pads further complements the vehicle’s improved handling and safety features.

The S3 sports new 19-inch performance tyres, contributing to its improved grip and stability, particularly under dynamic driving conditions. The progressive steering and sportier front axle alignment also receive fine-tuning, offering a more precise and engaging driving feel.

The comprehensive upgrade extends to the S3’s electronic stabilisation control, now fine-tuned for an even sharper turn-in response and superior handling dynamics. This ensures that the S3 not only delivers exhilarating performance but also maintains high levels of safety and stability, particularly when navigating corners.

For more details on the Audi S3’s upgrades and performance features, visit Audi Press.

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