New quattro sport differential diagram for Audi RS 2022

Ten years ago the first Audi RS3 was born. The third generation will be officially revealed on July 19 It was then marketed at the beginning of 2022. While waiting for the camouflage to be removed, the car already promises a driving feel. explanations.

The first generation of the Audi RS3
The second generation of the Audi RS3
The second generation of the Audi RS3

When does Quattro play “Uno”?

New quattro sport differential diagram for Audi RS 2022
Sectional presentation explaining the principle of operation of the active differential.

Audi has built its reputation on a four-wheel drive system that makes driving on slippery surfaces safer and facilitates comfortable levels of power on asphalt. But what about the sensations that customers are increasingly fond of? Also, To offer, under certain conditions, a slip worthy of sporty propulsion, the famous quattro system is in tune. The new Audi RS 3 sedan and Sportback offer an active differential that directs torque in a fully variable manner between the rear wheels. Thus it is possible to visualize up to 100% of the engine torque directed to the rear wheel located outside the curve. This technology is based on an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch on each wheel output shaft.

quattro sport differential, new diagram of the Audi RS 2022 in the left corner
The system is in the left turn configuration.
New quattro sport differential diagram Audi RS 2022 in the right corner
The system is in a right turn configuration.

In dynamic driving, the RS differential increases torque to the outside rear wheel, significantly reducing the tendency to limit steering. Concretely in left turns, it transmits torque to the right rear wheel, in right turns to the left rear wheel, and in a straight line to both wheels.

Drive well now!

Audi RS 3 Sportback Tango Red Camouflage, drift enthusiast
The quattro is for security but also new for fun!

Audi says that for “fun” on a racetrack or on a road closed to traffic, the RS active differential allows controlled cornering by applying all of the engine’s power to just one of the rear wheels – with a maximum torque of 1,750 Nm. Thus, the Audi RS 3 is equipped with a Drift mode, Which is now widely used in the competition AMG range, the A-Class bodybuilder has made it an asset.

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So the updated Audi and Audi Drive Select in RS 3 now has 7 driving modes : Comfortable, Automatic, Dynamic, Efficient, plus RS Individual, RS Performance and RS Torque Rear. This device works on the characteristics of the engine and transmission, steering assistance, adaptive dampers and exhaust valves. To choose between a subtle voice during the morning departure to the office or, conversely, a louder and hoarse singing during trips on the track.

A Vmax 290 km/h for the RS 3 2022!

Audi RS 3 Kyalami green camouflage and Audi RS 3 Sportback Tango Red
The Audi RS 3 Sportback and sedan will be marketed in France in 2022.

Do not wait for the strength to increase, The 2.5 TFSI five-cylinder engine still generates 400 hp and leaves this class to the Mercedes-AMG Class A 45 S the task of driving the race with 421 hp. On the other hand, the torque value of the new RS 3 ranges from 480 to 500 Nm to match its competition. Especially since the torque in the RS 3 is now available over a wider range of engine revolutions: from 2250 to 5600 rpm. Just like the maximum power is now distilled between 5600 and 7000 rpm, earlier and longer than the previous model. . Technical Sheet Audi RS 3 – which remains faithful to a seven-speed robotic dual-clutch gearbox – reports an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, or 0.3 seconds gained compared to its predecessor and also a tenth better than its stellar competition.

Audi RS 3 Kyalami green camouflage and Audi RS 3 Sportback Tango Red
And if that were not enough, the RS Dynamic package including ceramic brakes will allow you to spin at a speed of 290 km / h.
Audi RS 3 Sportback Tango Red Camouflage
The front axle width of the new Audi RS 3 2022 is more pronounced in bird’s-eye view.

As standard, the top speed of the new Audi RS 3 is electronically limited to 250 km/h, but as with the big sisters in the RS range, the rim can be removed, as an option, to 280 km/h in order. To match the competitor with 270 km / h chrono or 279 km / h. And if that’s still not enough for you, the RS Dynamic package including ceramic brakes will get you going at 290 km/h. And also “accidental” to effectively stop you.

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Launch control: la RS 3 en mode Dragster?

Audi RS 3 Sedan Pus 2 Kyalami Green Camouflage
…then the car reaches a first level characterized by a top speed of 280 km / h.

And those who have always dreamed of driving a tow truck, or simply dazzling the show, will give up launch control. According to AudiIt allows the Audi RS 3 to change gears very quickly, resulting in extremely fast starting and amazing accelerationSomething that makes your mouth water before spotting the brutal silhouette of the car. Still a bit of patience.


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