The Audi A3 Sportback g-tron is starting the new model year with a technology update. Thanks to its increased tank volume, the compact model can cover around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in gas operation. Longer range thanks to an additional steel cylinder filled with four kilograms (8.8 lb) of CNG. They reduce luggage space only marginally and are constructed from a composite material, making them very lightweight. The Audi A3 Sportback g-tron forms part of an integrated and sustainable mobility concept from the brand with the four rings. Equipped with a new 1.5 TFSI engine producing 96 kW (131 metric hp), the A3 Sportback g-tron sets standards for efficiency and economy. Presales at dealerships in Germany kicked off on March 7. The basic price will be EUR 30,600.