Subsequent-gen Audi A1 formally confirmed for 2018 launch

Larger, plusher Audi A1 on sale subsequent 12 months.

The Audi A1 arrived in 2010 and is due for a lifecycle change now. The Volkswagen Group has formally confirmed that it’s going to launch the next-gen Audi A1 in 2018, and it’s hiring employees for the challenge.

The following-gen Audi A1 will experience on the MQB A0 platform. Present Audi A1 pictured.

The following-gen Audi A1 will go greater in dimension and luxurious, due to the brand new MQB A0 platform that may kind its foundation and improved inside expertise. The redesigned mannequin is anticipated to develop in size and width to supply extra leg room, head room and boot area. Spy pictures have proven that the next-gen A1 would have a extra angular design and a slightly standard form.

The Audi A1 was initially launched in a 3-door model, and its Sportback 5-door model adopted a 12 months later. Nevertheless, for the second era mannequin, Audi has began improvement with the 5-door model and studies say that the corporate could not launch a 3-door. The all-new A1 is anticipated to have a tech-laden cabin with options like Audi Digital Cockpit, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a wi-fi hotspot and extra.

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The following-gen Audi A1 could not have a 3-door model however will likely be up to date with the newest Audi tech such because the Digital Cockpit.

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The following-gen Audi A1’s vary ought to embrace 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol, 1.4-litre four-cylinder petrol and 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel fashions. The 1.0-litre engine may produce over 94 bhp, whereas the 1.4-litre could get tuned to ship over 150 bhp.

An all-new Audi S1 with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine and a four-wheel drive system would as soon as once more prime the vary. Nevertheless, if the first-gen Audi RS 1 sees successful when it arrives, the next-gen A1 too may achieve a high-performance RS variant nearer to the top of its lifecycle.

The following-gen Audi A1’s manufacturing will happen at Seat’s Martorell plant in Spain. The Audi Q3 that’s at the moment produced right here would see its manufacturing relocated to Gyor, Hungary then.

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