Audi A1 Quattro - XCAR [video]
Audi A1 Quattro has been tested by XCAR.
The A1 Quattro is powered by a direct-injected, turbocharged 2.0 litre four-cylinder petrol with 265HP (195 kW) at 6000RPM and 350Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque from 2500RPM. 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and a top speed of 245 km/h (152 mph). The A1 Quattro is able to return 33.2mpg (combined cycle). The engine is mated to a quick-shifting 6-speed manual transmission.
The electronic stability program (ESP) also includes a sport mode which sets a higher threshold for intervention, and can be switched off entirely for track use.
The chassis of the Audi A1 quattro has been adapted to suit the dynamics of the drivetrain, and the multi-plate clutch has also been positioned on the rear axle in the interest of optimum weight distribution.
The exterior is finished in Glacier White metallic with a high-gloss black roof. It also boasts 18" turbine alloy wheels, redesigned bumpers, grille, red painted ‘wings' within the headlights, a large two-colour rear spoiler and two 100 mm polished exhaust tailpipes.
A1 Quattro also has tinted LED rear lights, tinted rear windows and a contrasting black colouring for the rear hatch and rear diffuser.
The hot hatchback is limited to just 333 units.