Drive the More Luxurious Audi with A1
Audi is all set to renew its A1 hatchback. 2018 will see the all new second generation model with extra style, classy interior and more technology. The new A1 needs to be more upmarket and classy as the plusher models of Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo will be in the market before the new Audi A1. It is also being said that Audi A1 can borrow its styling cues from Q2 SUV.
2018 Audi A1 Styling:
SUV Q2’s angular and chunky styling is going to influence the design of the new A1. It will be having contracting trim pieces, a more pointed headlights and larger grille lined by two boxy air intakes that will help the renewed A1 look more aggressive than the rounded style of the previous model. The rear end will be squared with the roofline a little flatter than before and new LED head and brake lights.
2018 Audi A1 Interior:
It is rumored that the all new Audi A1 will be offered as five door sportback model. But Audi could also decide for a three door version, in that case it could still boost more spacious boot and roomier cabin than the outgoing three door model. The current A1 has somewhat old fashioned interior and should be renewed thoroughly. Its 6.5 inch infotainment screen will be replaced by a larger and more modern unit. While, inspired by Q2, a new, simpler center console can feature bright body colored trim pieces. A1’s virtual cockpit display might have a high definition screen instead of conventional analogue instruments.
2018 Audi A1 Engine and Driving:
The details about engines have not been let out yet, it is rumored to be having three cylinders of one litre and four cylinder petrol engine of 1.4 litres alongside a 1.6 litre Diesel engine. A new 1.5 litre, which will be first seen in updated Volkswagen Golf, could also be there in the new Audi A1.
It will have a six speed manual gearbox with the optional extra of seven speed DSG automatic. Audi has not yet confirmed on whether it will develop a faster RS1 version but it will be Quattro equipped S1 which will be powered by turbocharged 2 litre petrol.
2018 Audi A1 Price and Release Date:
The three door model of of the all new Audi A1 is expected to cost approximately £15,000 while the sportback will cost you approximately £ 500 more than the three door model, placing it at £15,500. The top spec model can hit you hard with the price of £23,000 approximately when it comes into the market in the year 2018.
Audi has been known for making prime cars that are high end and elegant looking. The change in style, interior and the engine in the all new Audi A1 will create a whirlwind in the market for sure. But it will be worth watching how much market it captures after the launch of Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo before it. Whatever said and done, the new Audi A1 is going to be the most awaited cars in 2018.