The 2015 Audi A1 and the 2015 Audi A1 Sportback had their premieres recently. The new subcompact hatchback comes with some interesting new changes, which will surely make it more attractive and popular within its market segment. To start with, the new A1 will come with a refreshed style. The appearance of this model was changed a bit, so the basic design remained the same. However, thanks to some small details changes and a few bolder and sharper lines, the new model now looks more aggressive and modern. As for the interior, its design changes are not that important compared with the equipment changes the new model brings. The 2015 Audi A1 will come with extended list of gadgets and systems, all of which will belong to the latest technology generations. In addition, the new hatchback will also come with a new three-cylinder engine. Now, it will offer a total of six engine options, which will surely make it more attractive and versatile. To sum up, all the novelties made on the 2015 A1 hatchback make it a modern, appealing and fun car to choose for anyone.
Exterior Design Has Just Subtle Changes
The 2015 Audi A1 exterior hasn’t been radically changed, but we must say that its new appearance is quite a bit more appealing than the current one. The basic design remained the same, so the new model kept the current dimensions and overall shape. Also, this means that the new model doesn’t diverge much from the design of other Audi models, making it a part of the family and easy to recognize. In addition, despite the design being not so changed, there are some new features regarding the appearance of the new hatchback. On the front end, the new model will feature a restyled headlights and a brand new grille. This will make it look more aggressive and modern. There are also some other new features, such as colored air vents, new 18-inch wheels and taillights graphics. All this combined make the new hatchback look quite handsome. As for the interior, the 2015 Audi A1 will come with a fully-equipped cabin, which will feature all the latest technologies. The new extended list of systems this model has to offer will leave no one unsatisfied.
2015 Audi A1 Engine Lineup — Three-Cylinder Engines
The 2015 Audi A1 comes with a rather interesting engine lineup. There is a total of six units offered, with different characteristics to fulfill everyone’s requirements. To start with, the new model will come with four already seen units, three gasoline and diesel choices. The gasoline mills offer two direct-inject which generate 123 horsepower and 148 horsepower. Another gasoline option is a 1.8-liter engine which produces 190 horsepower – this unit is the most powerful engine offered. As for the diesel option, there is a 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine with 114 horsepower. As for the other two engines, these are the newly added ones. Both of the engines are three-cylinder mills, one gasoline and one TFSI diesel. They produce 89 horsepower and 94 horsepower, respectively. Although their power outputs are modest, they compensate that with impressive fuel economy. Add to that that this is a subcompact hatchback, not a performance vehicle, and you will see how good these engines actually are. The A1 is an urban model, built for busy city streets and fast life pace. As for the transmission, the new model will come with a six-speed manual gearbox as a standard, while the seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission will be offered as an option with every chosen engine. Also, some of the trims will have the option of choosing the Quattro all-wheel drive.
2015 Audi A1 Release
The 2015 Audi A1 will be released next year in Europe. Sadly, this awesome subcompact hatchback will not be sold in the USA, but its changes and novelties could help us predict the innovations and changes we might see in the future on model which made it across the pond. Also, there is no harm in hoping to see a unit of this great model on our streets on day, as well.