Three -cylinder engines in Audi

Ingolstadt, November 14, 2014

More than 500,000 vehicles sold since its launch in 2010 can post the three-door Audi A1 Sportback five-door and the A1. Now, the Ingolstadt have the models with fresh designs and finishes, new or improved engines, a new design concept and a new steering provided.

Revised Concept Amenities

The A1 and the A1 Sportback has grown in length by two centimeters to 3.98 meters. On request, Audi sets the roof off color. Overall, the program features with the lines " design" and " sport" has been restructured. In addition, there are the options " selection" and the S-line sports package and more options for customizing ?? of colored air vents to decorative films for the body. The line "active " includes, among other new attachments and new wheel designs.

First three-cylinder engines at Audi

The six selectable motors ?? four petrol and two diesel ?? make 90-192 hp. All units are completely new or further developed in terms of performance and efficiency. For all engines, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is erhältlich.Als beginners engine is the first three-cylinder engine in the history of Audi. The 1.0 - liter gasoline engine comes to a power of 95 PS and 100 kilometers to consume an average of only 4.3 liters. The also new three-cylinder diesel develops 90 hp from 1.4 liters. He is expected to reach an average fuel consumption of 3.4 liters in A1.

New steering and new suspension options

The electromechanical steering in the A1 models reduces the power assistance as the speed increases. When the equipment line newly created " sport" setup is also more tightly tuned. On the chassis side S - Line sports suspension should provide even more momentum. New here is the system " Audi drive select " With him "efficiency " and " dynamic", the engine characteristics, the switching times of the optional dual clutch transmission and the switchable damper in the three modes " auto", to be adjusted.

Wi-Fi Hotspot and Online Services

The infotainment system, the driver can continue to utilize online services from Audi, the front passenger can also connect their mobile devices to a wireless hotspot. The monitor can be opened from the instrument panel. Components such as the Bose surround sound system or voice control add optional in the new models, the infotainment program.

The top of the range with 231 hp

At the top of the series continue to be the Audi S1 and Audi S1 Sportback. Your two-liter gasoline unleash 231 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The A1 sprints in 5.8, the A1 Sportback in 5.9 seconds from zero to 100 km / h and then further up to the maximum speed of 250 km / h. The permanent all-wheel drive transfers the forces to all four wheels. The S1 has a base price of 29,950 euros, which is S1 Sportback with 30,800 euros in the base only slightly more expensive.

Prices for the standard models

Stand for the revised standard models of the small car yet fixed prices. Currently, the three-door A1 is from 16,750 euros for the Audi dealer. There are the previous four-cylinder entry-level petrol engine with 86 PS. The same engine equipped with five-door hatchback currently costs 17,600 euros . (ml)