Audi has launched its new A1 Sportback across Ireland, with prices commencing from €25,450. This second-generation A1 Sportback is available across a choice of ten different colours. There is increase space in the cabin, all the controls and touch-screen displays are strongly driver-oriented. Luggage capacity has increased by 65 litres to 335 litres, this increases to 1,090 litres with the rear seats folded down.
The new Audi A1 Sportback is built for the digital future and features a fully digital instrument cluster with a high-resolution, 10.25-inch display and a multifunction steering wheel as standard. The optional Audi virtual cockpit offers an extended range of functions and diverse information such as animated navigation maps and graphics of some driver assistance systems in the driver’s direct field of vision.
The Audi smartphone interface, which comes as standard, ensures everyone is always fully connected on board the new A1 Sportback. It integrates iOS and Android smartphones using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto into an environment in the MMI programmed specifically for them, and offers two USB interfaces. Music and acoustics aficionados will be pleased to find a Digital Audio Broadcasting tuner featuring as standard, and the Audi sound system and Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System available from the options list.
The Audi A1 is initially available with a three-cylinder unit of 1.0 litre capacity and 116HP – the 30 TFSI. Peak torque of 200Nm is available from 2,000 to 3,500rpm, enabling acceleration to 100km/h in 9.4 seconds for the 7-speed S tronic version (9.5s for the 6-speed manual) and a top speed of 203km/h in both variants. All engines are enhanced by turbocharging, direct injection and a particulate filter as standard, and can be linked to either a manual gearbox or the seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission with the exception of the 200HP variant, which is matched to a six-speed S tronic transmission. The chassis configuration of the new Audi A1 Sportback delivers agile handling and a compelling driving experience. As an alternative to the standard suspension on Attraction and SE, tauter sport suspension is fitted as standard to S line models.
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|1.0 TFSI 116hp 6 Speed Manual Attraction||€ 24,650||€ 800||€ 25,450|
|1.0 TFSI 116hp 6 Speed Manual SE||€ 26,550||€ 800||€ 27,350|
|1.0 TFSI 116hp 6 Speed Manual S line||€ 28,900||€ 800||€ 29,700|
|1.0 TFSI 116hp S tronic Attraction||€ 27,050||€ 800||€ 27,850|
|1.0 TFSI 116hp S tronic SE||€ 28,950||€ 800||€ 29,750|
|1.0 TFSI 116hp S tronic S line||€ 31,300||€ 800||€ 32,100|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp 6 Speed Manual Attraction||€ 26,750||€ 800||€ 27,550|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp 6 Speed Manual SE||€ 28,650||€ 800||€ 29,450|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp 6 Speed Manual S line||€ 31,000||€ 800||€ 31,800|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp S tronic Attraction||€ 29,150||€ 800||€ 29,950|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp S tronic SE||€ 31,050||€ 800||€ 31,850|
|1.5 TFSI 150hp S tronic S line||€ 33,400||€ 800||€ 34,200|
|2.0TFSI 197hp S tronic S line||€ 34,000||€ 800||€ 34,800|