The Audi S1 and a Audi S1 Sportback

Posted on 12. Feb, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Back in a 1980s an Audi S1 garnered a mythological repute – it was a automobile that would see a code browbeat a World Rally Championship in a day. Now a shortening is entrance behind – though this time as a road-going version: a Audi S1 and a S1 Sportback consecrate a new flagship models in a compress A1 indication line, adding an entry-level chronicle to a Audi S indication portfolio.

“The Audi S1 offers all a virtues of a sports car, good performance, approach doing and permanent quattro expostulate that puts a energy to a highway in a higher way,” says Prof. Dr. Hackenberg, Audi Board Member for Technical Development, adding: “The quattro expostulate has a vast following of fans, that is certain to turn even incomparable interjection to a charity in this segment.”

A high-performance four-cylinder section provides a drive. The 2.0 TFSI propitious with a turbocharger develops 170 kW (231 hp) and produces adult to 370 Nm (272.90 lb-ft) of torque. The two-liter engine accelerates a Audi S1 and a S1 Sportback from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 5.8 and 5.9 seconds respectively. The tip speed is 250 km/h (155.34 mph). On normal a sporty, grave TFSI consumes only 7.0 (33.60 US mpg) or 7.1 (33.13 US mpg) liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (162 and 166 grams CO2 per kilometer [260.71 g/mile / 267.15 g/mile]) respectively.

Like all Audi S models, a S1 and a S1 Sportback also come with quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate onboard. At a heart is a hydraulic multi-plate purchase located on a back axle. Its privately tuned control program boasts a decidedly energetic setup. The electronic differential close with a fine-tuned wheel-selective torque control is a duty of a Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC). It facilities two-stage deactivation and supplements a work of a multi-plate purchase with additional finely metered braking involvement on a inside wheels – a communication of both systems creates for intensely agile, accurate and fast handling.

The cessation on a dual compress competition models has been extensively revamped. The electromechanical energy steering has been developed. Modified focus orientation on a front spindle raise impetuosity when turning. At a back a four-link pattern replaces a devalue couple back cessation used on a A1 models. The setup is sporty and firm; a Audi expostulate name energetic doing complement comes with a operation of settings to change a response of a engine, involuntary atmosphere conditioning and a serve customary non-static startle absorbers.

A incomparable stop master cylinder as good as vast stop discs – front 310 millimeters (12.20 in) in hole – safeguard glorious deceleration. Red stop calipers with S1 trademark can be systematic as an option. The dual sporty compress models are granted ex bureau with 17-inch wheels with 215/40 R17 tires; Audi offers 18-inch wheels with 225/35 R18 tires as an option.

The Audi S1 and a S1 Sportback are now tangible as a flagship models in a A1 indication line. Their xenon and headlights are all-new while a LED back lights come with new, horizontally structured graphics. A horde of sum – quite on a front and back bumper, a side sills and a empty complement – exaggerate some-more distinguished styling. Four new extraneous colors addition a accessible paint finishes. The discretionary quattro extraneous styling package hones a demeanour further, pleasantness of facilities such as a vast roof spoiler.

The interior of a dual compress competition models is finished in dim tones; black dominates, including on a atmosphere opening sleeves. The instruments underline S-specific dark-gray scales; a pedal caps are done out of brushed immaculate steel. As an choice to a customary competition seats, Audi fits a S competition seats with integrated conduct restraints. The quattro interior styling package can be comparison as an choice to supplement distinguished tone accents.

The cost of a Audi S1 and a S1 Sportback, that will be accessible during dealers in Germany in a second entertain of 2014, will be €29,950 and €30,800 respectively. The endless customary apparatus can be supplemented with discretionary high-end facilities such as a preference key, a MMI navigation and with fold-out tone guard or a Bose approximate sound system. The Audi bond procedure including automobile phone provides a tie to a Internet, permitting passengers to entrance a Internet and send e-mails on their mobile inclination around a Wi-Fi hotspot, while a motorist enjoys in-car entrance to tailor-made services from Audi connect.

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