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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)...

2011 Audi A1 1.4 TFSI twin-charge for the UK

Audi has released the most powerful version of its new premium light car to date – the 2011 Audi A1 1.4 TFSI S line – in the UK. Powered by a twin-charged (turbocharged and supercharged) 1.4-litre petrol engine, its power and performance is almost identical to its sister car – the Volkswagen Polo GTI...

Audi A1 Quattro prototype snow testing in Canada

Since Audi launched the Audi A1 just a few months ago, the world has been waiting for an all-wheel drive variant to enter the lineup. The company itself has now released images of an Audi A1 Quattro prototype being tested in snowy conditions in Canada. Audi has said the car will be a part of the 'Fascination of Quattro' celebration event that will commemorate 30 years of all-wheel drive technology...