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Audi A1 quattro: 333 for production, none for Australia

Audi has confirmed a limited production run of the blistering, rally-themed A1 quattro hot hatch. Just 333 A1 quattros will be made, although Australian fans will be forced to admire from afar, as each one will be produced in left-hand drive. The Audi A1 quattro features the 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine from the Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R...

2012 Model Year upgrades for Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5

Audi Australia has announced a range of 2012 Model Year upgrades as well as the availability of a number of limited edition models for the new year. The 2012 upgrades apply to Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5 models, while the A1 and S3 limited editions add to the TT RS, RS 5 and R8 specials detailed in September. The 2012 Audi A1 1...

Audi A1 Samurai Blue to be auctioned off for charity

Audi has unveiled a special Audi A1 Samurai Blue one-off model at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. The car features the full livery of Japan's national soccer team, and will be auctioned off with profits going to charity. The blue and white colour scheme has been created to match the country's soccer shirt colours, with the red highlights symbolising the Japanese flag...

2012 Audi A1 Sportback unveiled

Audi has released details and pictures of its 2012 A1 Sportback – the five-door version of its Mini rival. The more practical version of the three-door A1 that was launched locally in December 2010 will go on sale in Australia in mid 2012. It will expand an A1 line-up that has already been a sales success both globally and in Australia and will become Audi’s best-selling model, according to the car maker...

Audi A1 1.6 TDI heading to showrooms

If the super quick and frugal 1.4-litre TSI Audi A1 didn't tickle your fancy, Audi Australia is adding a 1.6 TDI variant for diesel lovers. Powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged diesel engine, the little Audi produces 66kW and 230Nm of torque. To showcase the diesel A1's super frugal drivetrain, Audi Australia entered a model into the 3028km World Solar Challenge to demonstrate the car's low fuel consumption...

Audi A1 1.6 TDI on sale in Australia in November

The first Audi A1 1.6 TDI has landed in Australia ahead of the new model’s imminent launch. The diesel-powered Audi A1 is competing in the 2011 World Solar Challenge, where it aims to cover the 3028km journey from Darwin to Adelaide using an average of just 3.4 litres/100km. The new model is powered by a 1.6-litre TDI engine that produces 66kW of power and 230Nm of torque...

Audi A1 by ABT Sportsline

It might be one of Audi’s smallest and most economical models but that doesn’t mean you can’t get it going a little quicker. Making Audi’s go quicker is what German tuner ABT does best. They’ve been doing it for nearly 100 years and “nobody does it better”, as the song goes...

2011 Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport on sale in Australia

The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport has been launched in Australia, staking its claim as one of the hottest light hot hatches in the country. The Audi A1 Sport is available in just one variant in Australia: a three-door hatch with a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission, priced from $42,500. The front-wheel drive A1 Sport is powered by a 1...

Audi A1 clubsport quattro unveiled

The Audi A1 clubsport quattro concept show car has been unveiled at the annual Wörtherseetour meet with power and performance to rival some of the world’s great sports cars. The A1 clubsport quattro is powered by a modified version of the 2.5-litre TFSI petrol engine used in the Audi RS 3 Sportback...

Audi A1 vs Volkswagen Polo GTI: light car comparison

Audi A1 Attraction vs Volkswagen Polo GTI Model Overview Audi A1 Attraction three-door six-speed manual – $29,900 Volkswagen Polo GTI five-door seven-speed DSG – $28,990 Most people with their hearts set on purchasing the newest and smallest Audi to hit our shores – the Audi A1 – have probably given little consideration to the standard Volkswagen Polo range...

2011 Audi A1 1.4 TFSI in Australia by June, 1.6 TDI to follow

Audi Australia has confirmed it will launch the Audi A1 1.4 TFSI hot hatch by June, taking the fight up to the recently released Volkswagen Polo GTI. Like the Polo GTI, the A1 1.4 TFSI is powered by a 1.4-litre twin-charged engine (turbocharged and supercharged) developing 136kW of power and 250Nm of torque (4kW more than the Volkswagen)...