Audi S3 v BMW M135i track video

The rear-wheel drive BMW M135i and the four-wheel drive Audi S3 face each other on track at the Bedford Autodrome

Audi S3 v BMW M135i track video

This week’s evo track battle pitches the 316bhp BMW M135i against the new 296bhp Audi S3 Quattro at the Bedford Autodrome.

With a basic price within £200 of each other (Audi S3 starting at £30,640 and BMW’s M135i coming in at £30,555) it’s hard not to compare the two ultra hot hatchbacks. The Audi gives up some power and to the BMW, but can a slightly lower weight and some extra traction from the four-wheel drive system make up the difference on track? Jethro Bovingdon finds out.

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