The 2015 Audi A1 will have its premiere at this year’s Paris Motor Show. Even though the first generation of this model arrived only three years ago, and at the time represented a modern, quality vehicle, the manufacturer decided that it is time for its upgrade. The new model received a beauty treatment and has gone up with a new, redesigned exterior. The hatchback now has a much more aggressive and performance-oriented appearance, similar to the one seen at the Geneva Auto Show on the 2015 Audi S1 earlier this year. In addition, the new car will feature another new engine, while its current powertrain should be a bit tuned up and improved performance wise. Also, the interior will be refreshed and slightly redesigned, while the new A1 will add new technology gadgets to the list of offerings. All in all, the new model will be an improved version of itself, with all the already amazing features pumped up to be even more astonishing. This redesign had perfect timing: the new, improved model will arrive just in time to tackle the fierce competition that also got redesigned and improved. This will be a vicious fight between fantastic models like Audi A1, Mini Cooper and Ford Focus, among others.
2015 Audi A1 Exterior
The 2015 Audi A1 looks better than ever before. The new hatchback will keep basic lines similar to those on the current model, but it will enrich its appearance with bold and distinctive details. To start with, the front end of the new model will hold a new, updated grille and a pair of big fog lights. The headlights, as well as taillights, will have the same shape as those seen on the 2015 Audi S1. This will give the hatchback a more dynamic and aggressive appearance. In addition, the front and rear bumper have been refreshed with the new styling cues which will probably be used for the future models. The new car will have a really fantastic appearance. From the rear end, the model will look just as attractive as it does from the front end, so the exterior will be rounded and well-designed. The 2015 Audi A1 will surely appeal to more customers than its predecessor as it now has a more wicked and aggressive appearance.
The 2015 Audi A1 will also have its interior refreshed. The cabin of the new model will now feature a new upholstery and a redesigned central console. In addition, the cabin will be equipped with certain styling cues, such as metallic trim and similar, that will contribute to a more appealing and interesting look. The cabin will also feature some of the newest technology gadgets developed by the world famous car companies, so the 2015 Audi A1 will have an improved safety and entertainment experience. One of the latest systems installed in it is the new Volkswagen radar system, which keeps track of the ongoing traffic. The list of equipment has been severely extended, so there is no need to stress how well prepared the new A1 is.
2015 Audi A1 Engine Options
The 2015 Audi A1 will have a couple of engines offered. The basic engine will be a 1.2-liter TFSI unit that comes in two variations that generate either 90 horsepower or 120 horsepower. Another engine offered will be a 1.4-liter TFSI with either 123 or 148 horsepower, which is a slight power output increase. As for the diesel option, there will be a 2.0-liter TDI engine that can generate 141 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. This engine will have an amazing fuel economy, returning 68 mpg combined, which is fantastic. The new engine added to the list will be a new turbocharged 1.8-liter TFSI engine which can produce 192 horsepower. This unit will, according to some unofficial reports, accelerate the car to 60 mph from a standstill in 6.8 seconds.
2015 Audi A1 Release And Price
The 2015 Audi A1 will be released shortly after its premiere which is scheduled for Paris Motor Show this fall. As for the price, there is no official announcement yet about this matter, but some rumors say it might even cost less than the current model, so its base price should be less than $26,500.