The new conduct of a compress class: The Audi A1 quattro

Posted on 22. Dec, 2011 by in Audi Canada

Audi is crowning a successful A1 indication array with an disdainful top-of-the-line model. The energetic A1 quattro, singular to usually 333 units, moves to a conduct of a compress class. Its two-liter, turbocharged engine produces 188 kW (256 hp) and 350 Nm (258.15 lb-ft) of torque, that is delivered to all 4 wheels. The Audi A1 quattro sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 5.7 seconds and has a tip speed of 245 km/h (152.24 mph).

The A1 quattro is powered by a 2.0 TFSI engine. The 1,984 cc, four-cylinder engine combines gasoline approach injection with turbocharging in a classical Audi manner. Among a highlights are a tractable intake cam missile and a twin change shafts, that safeguard well-spoken operation. Maximum torque of 350 Nm (258.15 lb-ft) is invariably accessible between 2,500 and 4,500 rpm, and rise energy (188 kW/256 hp) is grown during 6,000 rpm.

Every fact of a sporty, grave four-cylinder engine has been optimized for high opening and low fuel consumption. Common rail injection, a turbocharger with intercooler and a regulated oil siphon are usually a few examples. The Audi A1 quattro is approaching to devour on normal 8.6 liters of fuel per 100 km (27.67 US mpg). Yet it performs like a top-notch sports car: The customary scurry takes usually 5.7 seconds, and tip speed is 245 km/h (152.24 mph).

The 2.0 TFSI delivers a energy to a quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate complement around a precisely changeable six-speed transmission, bringing Vorsprung durch Technik to a small-car class. The heart of this complement is an electronically controlled, hydraulically actuated multi-plate purchase whose package of plates rotates in an oil bath.

During normal driving, a purchase sends many of a engine’s energy to a front wheels. If traction decreases there, a purchase can send torque steplessly to a back spindle in usually a few milliseconds by forcing a packages of plates together by a tangible amount. A vigour fountainhead helps a electric siphon to rise a oil pressure. If a circle on one of a axles should slip, it is braked by a electronic differential close (EDL).

The chain of a multi-plate purchase during a back spindle provides for a agreeable placement of a spindle loads, and a framework of a Audi A1 quattro has been blending to a dynamics of a drivetrain. It is most some-more tautly tuned than that of a prolongation model. The front cessation is a McPherson construction; a four-link spindle is used during a rear. The supportive and fit electrohydraulic energy steering has a sporty, approach 14.8:1 steering ratio.

The Audi A1 quattro rolls on 8.0 J x 18 expel amalgamate wheels. They are Glacier White, underline an disdainful turbine pattern and are propitious with 225/35-series tires. The internally vented front stop discs magnitude 312 millimeters (12.28 in) in hole and are gripped by black calipers. The ESP stabilization module includes a competition mode and can be switched off wholly for a outing to a competition track, for example.

One demeanour is all it takes to see that a Audi A1 quattro is a really special vehicle. It is accessible usually in Glacier White metallic, and a roof is embellished high-gloss black. The front fender is muscular, a support and abrade of a single-frame grille are high-gloss black. The winding bars in a headlights – a wings – are red. The grille, a roof arch and a back induce competition quattro badges.

The back windows are tinted; a roof flows into a large, two-color wing. The tone black accentuates a back induce and a diffuser. The LED back lights are tinted; a back fender sports a particular look. The empty complement terminates in twin discriminating twin tailpipes on a left and a right, any measuring 100 millimeters (3.94 in) in diameter. The A1 quattro is 3,987 millimeters (13.08 ft) long, 1,740 millimeters (5.71 ft) far-reaching and 1,416 millimeters (4.65 ft) tall, creation it rather longer than a indication on that it is based. Luggage ability is 210 liters (7.42 cu ft); folding down a back seats increases this to 860 liters (30.37 cu ft).

Cool, sporty black dominates a interior of a Audi A1 quattro. The seats and a armrests on a doors are lonesome in Silk Nappa leather with resisting red seams. The S competition seats adult front have conspicuous bolsters, integrated conduct restraints and a quattro badge on a backrest covers. The seats underline multi-way adjustment. The reduce territory of a core console shines in high-gloss black; a footrest and a pedal caps are done of brushed immaculate steel. Red seams support a building mats, and a doorway sill trims bear A1 quattro badges.

The instrument cluster has a series of eye-catching features, including white needles, a red tachometer, a quattro trademark and a tone arrangement for a motorist information system. The multifunction competition steering circle is flattened during a bottom, wrapped in leather with resisting red stitching and sports a car’s sequence number. The change push doorknob is done of aluminum. Many control elements have an aluminum-look finish.

The Audi A1 quattro will be accessible from a second half of 2012 and will be granted to business with a full operation of equipment. It includes many facilities taken directly from a oppulance class, including xenon and headlights, high-beam assistant, adaptive stop lights, LED interior lighting package, light and sleet sensor, automatically dimming interior mirror, back parking system, involuntary atmosphere conditioning, alarm system, storage package, preference pivotal and journey control.

The infotainment apparatus further leaves zero to be desired. It includes a CD changer, a digital radio tuner, a Audi song interface and MMI navigation plus. The Bose sound complement drives 14 speakers with 465 watts of power; a woofers in a doors are indirectly illuminated with light beam LEDs. Audi bond uses a Bluetooth online automobile phone to bond to a Internet and broach special web services, including Google Earth, to a car. Passengers can also bond their mobile inclination to a integrated WLAN hotspot.

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