The Audi A1 with a three-cylinder engine
The subcompact Audi A1 was first launched in 2010 for the auto market abroad but finally, the smallest car gest some updates in the middle of cycle. Currently, the car has not only additional features but also the sports version the S1, which has been introduced at the auto show in Geneva this year.
Most updates are visually. The upgraded version became more angular and got redesigned bumper and headlights. Moreover, the auto manufacturer offers different variants of the roof color for the novelty.
Inside, there is no significant changes, but now the interior is available in two different trims: Sport and Design.
The technical updates include electric steering power and a system allows controlling suspension firmness and throttle response. The renewed A1 is available with wheels to 18-inch. Moreover, the novelty is equipped with the brand’s infotainment system and the MMI navigation system as well.
The upgraded A1 is available with six powertrains including the new three-cylinder engine. Their outputs are from 90 to 192 horsepower. However, the S1 version produces the power of 231 horsepower. The maximum speed is 155 mph. The car needs 5.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph.
The novelty is offered with the standard six-speed manual gearbox and the brand’s seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission as an optional feature. Meanwhile, some versions will be available with the quattro all-wheel-drive.
Currently, the Audi carmaker has spent about one million dollars to launch the new A1. Unfortunately, we do not have confirmed information that model is planned to be delivered in the U.S. or not.
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