The all new Audi A3 Saloon will be on sale this summer, The engine line-up from launch will consist of 1.4- and 1.8-litre TFSI petrol units and a 2.0 TDI diesel. A flagship S3 model below will be added to the range in early 2014. It gets a 296bhp 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine and a range of cosmetic and chassis upgrades.

The A3 Saloon is 15cm longer than the five-door A3 Sportback, It's 9mm lower than the Sportback, and shares its 264cm wheelbase, which is longer than the three-door hatchback's. Boot space is 425 litres – 45 litres more than the Sportback's