In reaction to news that Audi put up an online petition to bring the TT RS to the U.S., a number of commenters opined that they'd rather have the S3. Well, you're no closer to getting it, but you can see its even hotter brother, the RS3, in spy shots taken in Austria.
2011 Audi RS3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
Audi's musically gifted S3 – Click above to watch the video after the break
All your dreams do come true - Click above for high-res image gallery
2009 MTM Audi A3 Sportback – Click above for high-res image gallery
Click above for a high-res gallery of the Audi S3 Sportback
In our recent Sibling Rivalry series, the Audi A3 demonstrated that it is an extremely competent and fun little car, though dynamically it's oriented more towards luxury than pure street carving. This is not a bad thing at all. Audi is, after all, a luxury brand. When they decide to create a sports model, they start over again, badging the car with their "S" moniker and giving it an identity all its own.