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Audi A1 2015

Sales of the compact car of the entire Audi model range began in the fall of 2010, when the official dealer of the German company began to offer three new Audi A1 2015. All these years the model sold well in Western Europe, but, given the rapid development of the automotive industry, management kompanii- producer deemed it necessary to expose their younger model upgrade. However, before the change of generation is not reached - the Audi engineers and designers were limited to restyling of the current version of the hatchback.

New Audi A1 2015

An original donor design ideas to create a new compact three-door from Ingolstadt was "charged" hatchback S1, which premiered at the Geneva Motor Show in the spring of 2014. In this regard, it is not surprising that the exterior design of Audi A1 2015 model year, is strongly reminiscent of the appearance of the sports version. Novelty modified bumper, a relief which became smoother. New optics has LED sections lamps, LED true stuffing is intended exclusively for the high-end versions of the machine. Noteworthy is the modified radiator grille.

Conversion touched the rear of the machine. There was a spectacular car spoiler above the rear window, the rear lights made in the spirit of the popular crossover X3 and dual outlet exhaust system. In addition, the future owner of the premium compact hatchback can choose to your liking set easily alloyed rims completely new design. Bodies of the updated Audi A1 painted in a wide palette of colors.

It is worth noting that as a result of the works of the designers of the car began to look more mature and modern. In addition to changes in emotional perception restyled model entailed a change from a practical point of view. With the new bumpers and other body parts hatchback improved aerodynamic performance and, consequently, fuel consumption.

With regard to the external dimensions, that, despite the current trends, the Audi A1 2015-2016 has not changed. Only slightly increased length of the machine, an increase from the previous 3954 mm to 3980 mm. At the same wheelbase remained the same and is 2469 mm, the width of the car is 1740 mm and its height is less than 1416 mm. A small ground clearance of 125 mm directly indicates the purpose of the model as a means of transportation, created exclusively for paved roads.

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As to the restyled version of the compact three-door saloon model provides space for only four riders. If the owner of the car will order the installation of an optional special sports seats, you must keep in mind that a decent level of comfort is kept only for the driver and front passenger. Rear seat passengers will frankly cramped and uncomfortable, and the procedure for landing, the landing from the second row will be a very difficult process.

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The quality of materials, ergonomics of the driver's seat and the passenger compartment assembly level is difficult to present any claims. Of course, compared with the A1 interior luxury saloon sedan premium it is not necessary, but even in the basic versions of Audi A1 2015-2016 is among the leaders in its class. Perhaps the few minuses model include a small luggage capacity, which amounts to a useful modest 270 liters. Otherwise, the interior mini hatchback has all the usual attributes of a full-fledged car known premium brands. Here, as in all other models of Audi, a very convenient multifunction steering wheel, having almost perfect cross-section grip and comfort. In a small center console located a block entertainment system and air conditioning system. All useful information as well as multimedia data center are displayed on the monitor on the front panel directly above the center console of the machine. Despite its compact dimensions, the instrument cluster is very informative and rational. When this information is read from the instrument panel easily. Ventilation and air conditioning with stylish vents on the front panel provides quick heating or cooling of a small car.

Speaking of powertrains model, it should be noted that before the restyling of Audi A1 domestic dealers offered with three different engines - two petrol and one diesel.

audi a1 2015 engineaudi a1 2015 engineThe base engine is a 4-cylinder petrol turbo unit with 2 valves per cylinder, a working volume of 1.2 liters. Power initial engine was 85 hp The next in the list of engines for the "Russian» Audi A1 is a turbocharged diesel engine capacity of 1.6 liters. The maximum power of the diesel engine is equal to 105 hp and a peak torque figure cop corresponds to around 250 Nm. A distinctive feature of this turbo is its efficiency. In mixed mode, the owner of a vehicle with a diesel engine will need no more than 4.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers.

As the flagship engine for cars destined for the Russian dealers, developers install a 1.4-liter 122-hp turbo engine, which is the maximum torque of 200 Nm. This unit provides a hatchback very good momentum, accelerating a small little car from zero to 100 km / h in just 10 seconds with a minor.

As part of the restyling of the developers not only used upgraded powertrains, but also added to the range of a couple of three-cylinder engines fitted to the model Audi A1 Sportback. In addition, from the base 1.2-liter engine will be abandoned. Unfortunately, there is currently no reliable information on whether the new engines are available to the Eastern European, including Russian buyers model.

Depending on the engine the car is mounted 5 or 6-speed manual transmission, as well as 7-band robotized gearbox S Tronic, equipped with dual-clutch.

Getting acquainted with the other technical characteristics of Audi A1 2015-2016, it is worth noting that the machine is constructed on the platform PQ25, has only front-wheel drive and has a front independent suspension type MacPherson. Rear suspension semi-dependent set types, equipped with a torsion beam. In addition, the German engineers have seriously worked on suspension settings of the updated car, on request, for an additional fee, instead of the standard can be set sports suspension with special adaptive dampers. Regardless of the configuration of the machine all of a brake disc mechanism, the front pair of which - vented. Steering rack type has a new electric steering with variable force.

 

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Equipment

The new Audi A1 and A1 Sportback are launching on the market at attractive prices. The entry-level version, the A1 1.4 TDI, has a list price of 19,200 euros. Extra charges for the design and sport lines are 1,500 euros each; for the Design selection and the S line sport package it is 1,800 euros. The extra charge for the A1 Sportback is 850 euros.

Many individual options for the revised A1 models come from the full-size class. Exterior options include xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and the LED tail lights that come with them. The high-beam assistant switches automatically between low-beam and high-beam headlights. The automatic climate control system takes sunlight conditions and humidity into account in its work. For the seven-speed S tronic, shift paddles can be added to the multifunction leather-covered steering wheel.

The panoramic sunroof brings light and air into the interior; tinted privacy glass shades the rear seating area. The deluxe key makes entry into the car especially convenient. Two versions of a parking assistant are available.