Audi announced the launch of its convertible Audi A3 Cabriolet in India priced at Rs 47.98 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The hood of the new Audi A3 Cabriolet can be raised or lowered even at speeds up to 50kmph. The bookings for the Audi A3 Cabriolet have also commenced across all Audi dealerships in India. The latest variant of the A3 offers best-in-class safety, comfort and performance.ALSO READ:Audi A3 facelift to launch in India this monthDesign:The extended rear overhang plays a key role in the harmonious proportions of the two-door car. Aluminum trim strips wrap around the windshield frame and the edge of the body; the car’s sides are defined by precise lines and athletically taut surfaces. The flat headlights give the face of the car a resolute look, just as the air intakes and bumper emphasize the width of the A3 Cabriolet. Audi also offers the headlights in LED technology as an option.Audi A3 CabrioletThe interior of the open-top four-seater features a light and clean design. The instrument panel is lean, and the centre console is angled towards the driver. The three-dimensional trim strips, large round air vents and elegant control panel for the climate control system give a full-size-class feel to the interior.Engine:The Audi A3 cabriolet comes with a 1.4 TFSI petrol engine that produces maximum power output of 150HP and maximum torque of 150NM, mated to a seven-speed S tronic transmission.Audi A3 CabrioletALSO READ:2017 MY diesel Audi A4 coming to India in FebruaryadvertisementDimensions:The A3 cabriolet comes with a wheelbase of 2595 mm and measures 4421 mm in length, 1793 mm in width and 1409 mm in height. The A3 cabriolet has a ground clearance of 165 mm and a boost pace of 425-litres.Fuel Efficiency:The new A3 cabriolet has a company claimed fuel efficiency of 19.20 Kmpl and a top speed of 250. It can zoom from 0-100kmph in 7.3 seconds.Audi A3 CabrioletFeatures:The Audi A3 cabriolet features sports seats, Audi drive select adaptive dynamics system with five operating modes to fine-tune driving characteristics, dual-zone climate control and a high-resolution colour driver’s information system.ALSO READ:Rahil Ansari appointed Head of Audi India, effective from February 2017Colors:The A3 cabriolet comes in 9 different color option- Floret Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black, Lotus Grey Metallic, Monsoon Grey Metallic, Dakota Grey Metallic, Amalfi White, Misano Red Pearl Effect, Glacier White Metallic and Daytona Grey Pearl Effect.Audi A3 CabrioletCompetition:In India, the Audi A3 cabriolet competes against the MINI Cooper Convertible.