Audi looks in the future. The Ingolstadt-based company will have hard times. Unexpectedly low earnings reports in the past, scandals, pressure from the mother in Wolfsburg. Then you began to clean up in the case of Audi, the dash some models that turned unprofitable motors to the discussion.

But now it’s time for Good News: Audi’s pure fruit carries finally. With the second Generation of the A1 comes pleasant fresh air into the business. Because Audi puts a Small Image of the entry-level model, it could be with the second edition to the Hit. On the one hand, Ingolstadt has listened to the customers and offers the A1 as a Sportback. On the other hand, the three-door Version is no longer in the program, the Diesel was cancelled in time.

electronics of the upper class

Stylistic interventions to make the A1 a extremely good looking “companion for an urban environment,” as Audi calls it, a young automobile. The formulation serves more as an elegant euphemism for a car that will appeal to a much younger audience, because as a functional objective. The Sportback is quite for long-distance trips, and there are Luggage fits neatly inside, without the interior comfort must suffer. In the Figures, The Luggage volume has increased by 65 liters up to 1090 litres.

Infotainment and driver assistance system in the Audi-upper class comes from: the Optional MMI Navigation plus features a 10.1-inch touch screen that blends seamlessly into the glass look of the Virtual cockpit with extended scope of functions. The Audi Smartphone Interface, integrated with iOS and Android Smartphones via Apple Carplay and Android Auto in a specially developed area in the MMI and provides two USB ports (1 x USB-A, 1× USB-C will increase the charging current). The MMI Navigation plus offers features such as, for example, the Hybrid route guidance. And the latest Generation of voice control makes the trip to the children’s game. The Audi Phone Box provides an improved quality of reception with LTE support and the phone is charging the whole range of Wireless.

Longer and higher

Okay, you should Akcebet have understood everything, they are the ideal Audi A1 owners. Less Millennial language you are accustomed to may be interested in Bang & Olufsen Premium System and its 560 watts. Or to the driver assistance systems that Audi is transferred also from one of his top models to the A1 universe. Adaptive Cruise Control, lane departure warning detector with speed limiter, Front Pre-Sense, to the pedestrian (and other) in fog detects. And finally, a Parking assist including reversing camera. All of this turns the compact four-door in a tech-oriented pet.

One can customize everything that can keep a car key in Hand. Because Audi has transformed its A1 in a veritable chameleon. On the A1, the lower Bavaria individualization offer levels never seen before in this vehicle class. The Ingolstadt-based company have calculated that there are for the A1, a Million options. So far Audi is around 900’000 A1 has a built in, this means: basically, every new A1 could drive customer to its unique A1. In the offer among other things) a selection of ten colours, on request there is the roof in contrast colour (. Three trim lines – basic, Advance or Audi classic S-Line – run the add-on parts from the outside in different ways. Audi also offers “interior design Advanced, interior Design Selection” and “interior S-Lline” options, colors and materials accordingly. This means that the A1 interior is also more individualized. There are basic seats and sports seats. A choice of an optional contour and Ambient lighting package, which sets in the darkness of the interior by LED light elements in the thirty-selectable colors in the scene.

Good looks he already has. The muscle mass of the wheel has sections increased, the A1 is a little longer and taller than the predecessor. The wide track and the pronounced wedge-shape turn him into an athlete. The C-pillar is flat, inclined, reminiscent of the Sport Quattro, as well as the now typical three vents on the front hood. The S-Line’s 18-inch wheels, which gives the A1 an even more dynamic appearance.

And sufficiently Power he has. The to launch 3-cylinder engine delivers 116 BHP, later, a beginner follows the model with 95 HP (25 TFSI). And anyone who knows Audi knows that against the top, well what will go. As a gear with both a hand switch as well as a six-speed Stronic to choose from, and buyers can choose between the equipment lines the “base”, “Advanced” and “S-Line”. Who selects the new A1 with DSG (S-tronic) and in the equipment line “S-Line” on it but about 5000 francs.

all of This is not a cheaper of Fun, because Audi requires for the A1 30 TFSI a minimum of 27’600 Swiss francs, and the many customization options can move the price significantly upwards. Who can afford in the intended target group, it will show. An attractive Alternative to the A1 is so or so.

(editing Tamedia)

Created: 26.11.2018, 19:08 PM