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Audi A1 quattro – 256 HP on the most powerful A1

Audi A1 quattro will be produced in a limited edition, which develops 256 HP. The model will be built in 333 units.

2012 Audi A1 quattro

2012 Audi A1 quattro

Audi has officially confirmed the entry into production of the new A1 quattro. The 2012 Audi A1 quattro will be built in a limited series production of 333 units, all painted in metallic White Glacier. The inspiration behind this model comes from Audi A1 Clubsport quattro concept presented at Worthersee 2011.

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Audi A1 quattro Engine

Audi has equipped this model with the four-wheel drive system from S3, also with its engine and transmission. The 2.0-liter TFSI turbo engine develops 256 HP (259.5 PS, 200 Kw) and 350 Nm (258 lb/ft) and it is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.

Audi A1 quattro can reach a top speed of 245 km/h (152 mph) and accelerates from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.7 seconds. The model will debut in the second half of 2012. Audi didn’t reveal additional details yet, but we expect to hear more information most likely before the Geneva Motor Show 2012, where this model could make its official debut.

Audi A1 quattro Design

The new sports car from Audi is painted in metallic White Glacier. In addition to an aggressive front, the black accents and the special alloy wheels, A1 quattro enjoys a dual exhaust system, LED taillights and a prominent rear spoiler.

Inside, the model is decorated in the Premium style with Nappa leather sports seats, piano black ornaments and stainless steel pedals. The steering wheel has a shape inspired by motorsport, and the dashboard gauges have a revised configuration. 2012 Audi A1 quattro enjoys an LED lighting system ambient and an Bose audio system.

Compared to a standard A1, the model resulting from changes is wider, it has a revised suspension and a raised track width. The ESP has been completely reprogrammed and can be disconnected and the all-wheel drive system has improved the weight distribution between axles.

In addition, because of the particularly powertrain and the exclusivity offered in a limited production series, Audi A1 quattro price will go over 30,000 Euros (~ $ 40,000 / ~ £ 25,000).

2012 Audi A1 quattro via | Audi

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