Audi A1

  • Audi A1 1.4 TFSI live photos

    The unveiling of the Audi A1 1.4 TFSI left some a bit disappointed, despite its 185-horsepower output and sportier styling. We wanted an S1, and we got a front-wheel-drive hot hatch instead. But that may yet change, according to the latest reports. The PQ25 platform that underpins the Audi A1 and Volkswagen Polo is being re-engineered to accept all-wheel-drive powertrains, according to Autocar. That could eventually spell a true quattro-powered Audi S1, as well as Volkswagen's own all-wheel-drive variant, the Polo R. Whether such a car would ever make it to the U.S. is another question. The...

  • Justin Timberlake in a video campaign for the Audi A1
    SAT Prep: Mark Wahlberg Is To The MINI Cooper As Justin Timberlake Is To The...?

    Justin Timberlake has led a charmed life. He started his career on The New Mickey Mouse Club, where he sang, danced, and generally acted a foo' alongside poptartlets like Brit-Brit and Xtina. Then came 'N SYNC and enough earnings to buy the state of Idaho, including its stock of potatoes. That was...

  • Audi A1 teased ahead of 2010 Geneva Motor Show
    Audi Targeting Young Buyers For Premium A1 Minicar

    The Audi A1 is aiming at "urban mobility" and 80,000 sales its first full year.

  • 2011 Audi A1 three-door rendering
    2011 Audi A1 rendered

    We've known since at least September--when the A1 and A8 skipped the Frankfurt Auto Show--that Audi is considering the A1 compact for the United States. A recent report out of Germany even says the car may do without all-wheel drive throughout the lineup to save on weight and production costs...

  • 2011 Audi A8
    First Details On 2011 Audi S8, S7 And S1 Confirmed

    The new S8 will be a very important model in the automaker’s lineup as it will influence the design of future performance models wearing the four-ring logo.

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    Report: Audi A1 May Reach U.S.

    The Audi A1 would be positioned as rival to the top selling MINI range of premium compact cars.

  • 2008 Audi A1 Sportback Concept

    Next year will the launch of a new compact hatch in the form of the Audi A1, which is expected to arrive on the market as a 2011 model. The car won’t be an affordable city car in the same vein as the Toyota iQ and the production version of the Volkswagen up! concept, but rather a premium compact hatch designed to rival cars like the Mini Cooper. And just like the aforementioned Mini, which has a high-performance Cooper S model, latest reports indicate that the Audi A1 will have its own sporty S1 variant. According to AutoExpress, the S1 will be the flagship of the A1 range and will come...

  • New Audi A1 could save Brussels plant
    New Audi A1 could save Brussels plant

    Volkswagen Group’s new chief Martin Winterkorn has hinted that the company’s plant in Brussels could be used to build a new subcompact for Audi dubbed the A1. Germany’s Der Spiegel reports that Winterkorn is planning to meet Belgian Prime minister Guy Verhofstadt later this week...

  • Audi's MINI fighter coming in 2009
    Audi's Mini fighter coming in 2009

    Audi’s boss of Marketing and Sales, Ralph Weyler, has confirmed that the automaker is working on the A1 and that it’ll bring the fight to BMW’s MINI in 2009. The new car will be built using underpinnings from the previous Golf and current Polo, and is expected to cost around...

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