Wanting what we can't have is a common thread in the shared human experience, and the thread has rarely been stronger for us than in the case of the Audi RS 3 Sportback.
Hatchback? Check. Hot? Check. All-wheel drive? Check.
It ticks all the boxes.
This video includes tons of static footage of the car, some rolling shots, plus the sound of the engine firing up and revving a bit. All of it just serves to enhance our green-eyed perspective on the absence of the car from the U.S. market.
Enjoy the bittersweet six-and-a-half minutes below.