Since 2005, after withdrawing from the production Audi A2, Audi brand has lost a compact car. In the current season, Audi returned to the European class "B" with a novelty - Audi A1, built on the platform of the latest generation WV Polo. First journalistic response chorus considering Audi A1 in the context of a comparison with the iconic MINI and assess its prospects only in terms of opportunities to move the MINI in established him as a consumer niche. Although common among them - only the size. Audi A1 with respect MINI is not a competitor, but rather an alternative, as its creators have followed a different ideology. It is not clear for what reasons Audi to create a new model took that amount of time when you have finished the platform and engine. It is no secret that the Audi brand has Concern Volkswagen, and almost all the cars are duplicated on the platforms. In 2007, the world saw the concept Metroproject Quattro, and only 2.5 years was followed by the release of series A1 (was shown in March 2010 in Geneva).
The three-door hatchback Audi A1 created both for young people and for older people. A1 endowed with all the family traits of Audi: the characteristic radiator grille singleframe, stamped lines on the sides, a special form and design of the rear lights and headlights. Wheels A1 placed at the corners of the body, making the short overhangs, which has a positive effect on handling. Audi A1 looks harmonious and aristocratic, it can be called a model of compact hatchbacks. Dimensions of new items are 3.95 m long, 1.74 m wide, 1.42 m high and 2.47 m wheelbase. The drag coefficient is 0.32 Audi A1, ground clearance - 125 mm. Inside the Audi A1 is also a discreet and refined at the same time, demonstrates the wealth of premium equipment, carefully designed ergonomics, excellent standard of quality in the selection of materials and assembly. Traditional style for Audi inherited three-spoke steering wheel with comfortable tides and the instrument cluster with large tachometer, speedometer and trip computer screen.
In conclusion, on the prices of the Audi A1. The most "simple" Audi A1 Attraction (with 1.2-liter engine) is planned to sell for as low as $ 22,500 Audi A1 in the Ambition line with the 1.4-liter engine will be available for as low as $ 24,000.
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