A3 Named World Car of the Year

Audi Korea announced on Tuesday that the A3 has been named World Car of the Year at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

The model was released in Korea in January as a compact sedan. It comes equipped with a 2.0 TDI engine that offers up to 150 hp and maximum torque of 32.7 kg-m.

Audi Korea will unveil the A3 Sportback e-tron, a plug-in hybrid, for the first time in Korea at the 2014 Busan International Motor Show, which will kick off on May 30.

englishnews@chosun.com / Apr. 23, 2014 10:00 KST