Now yes, the Audi A1 becomes official and we already know all its data

Audi Sportback A1

Yesterday, first thing in the morning, the Audi A1 second generation was network filtering. Hours later, the brand made official and released the data of this new model that will be available at the end of this year 2018, also showing new images and in higher quality. Thus, we are going to discover what novelties this new model brings, which It is produced at the Martorell plant.

The first-generation Audi A1, which is still on the market today, hit the market in 2010. It is the only premium utility on the market in Europe, as rival brands such as BMW or Mercedes have not shown interest in this category. Although it is not the best seller in its segment, its sales data are not bad for a car that, in its access version, costs more than 18.000 euros.

more aggressive

Audi Sportback A1

El Exterior design of the new Audi A1 changes markedly compared to the first generation, although the general body shapes are nearly identical. A detail that we cannot ignore is that the second generation will not be available with a three-door body, only five.

If you are wondering about their outside dimensions, we are talking about 4,03 meters long, 1,74 wide and 1,41 high, being slightly longer and somewhat lower than its predecessor.

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. most striking exterior design cues They appear thanks to new optics, both front and rear, with greater character and differentiation compared to the rest of the Audi range. In the front, as we see in the images, on the singleframe grille, which has an exclusive pattern for this model, there are some air intakes towards the hood; while the false lower air intakes may even seem somewhat exaggerated.

Audi Sportback A1

At lateral We note that we can have bicolor bodywork, with the roof, the mirrors and the pillars (front and center) in black. The wheels will range from 15 to 18 inches, which is why the wheel arches are so generously sized. The rear It has also gained a lot of character, both for the shapes and lighting of the pilots and for the aggressive shapes of the bumper.

New interior, with the first digital instrument cluster in the segment

The Audi A1 Sportback too premieres interior. Following the schemes of the recent Seat Ibiza and Volkswagen Polo, the new Audi model is also committed to a fairly customizable, simple and nice, but also elegant. Look, for example, at the dashboard air vents.

Audi Sportback A1

On the other hand, there are no excess buttons on the dashboard, centralizing most of the functions in one touch screen up to 10 inches. To highlight, the digital instrument panel, the Audi Virtual Cockpit, which mounts this small urban. To tell the truth, it is clear that this is the most luxurious and highest quality car in the category, and also the most expensive.

According to the Loading capacity, the Audi A1 Sportback has a luggage compartment of 335 liters. The jump compared to its predecessor is enormous, gaining no less than 65 liters in this generational change. And it is that, the trunk of the previous generation was something fair, now being very well positioned with respect to its rivals.


The Audi A1 Sportback will hit the market offering versions mechanical gasoline between 95 and 200 hp. Some will be three-cylinder and others four, but all will have in common that they will receive supercharging by turbo and particulate filter in the exhaust. As standard, all versions have a six-speed manual gearbox, except for the 40 TFSI (200 hp gasoline) which will be associated with a seven-speed DSG as standard.

Later -probably- some diesel mechanical variant will be added and A sports version Audi S1 ​​Sportback will not be missing either with a power close to 250 hp, although it may take a little longer to arrive.

On the other hand, and leaving the engines to enter the chassis, the Audi A1 Sportback can be configured with three different suspensions. On the one hand we have the standard suspension, on the other a sports suspension and an adaptive suspension, which is the most elaborate.


Audi Sportback A1

El equipment is very complete in the new A1. The most important section, driving aids and safety systems, we find adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, automatic emergency braking with cyclist and pedestrian detection, involuntary lane change alert with correction on the direction and presence sensor in the blind spot. Optionally, the headlights can be fully LED.

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