Only a week after unveiling the Audi Q8 in Shenzhen, Audi is now gearing up for the 2019 Audi A1 Sportback’s world premiere in Barcelona. The corporate has launched the all-new small automotive’s first teaser video that provides a glimpse of its inside.
The unique Audi A1 was initially a 3-door-only mannequin, and the Audi A1 Sportback (5-door) adopted later. The second technology Audi A1 might be bought in solely the Sportback kind. Audi is dropping the 3-door model due to poor demand. The redesigned mannequin can have a sharper design with cues borrowed from larger Audis just like the Audi A8, Audi A7, and Audi A6.
The second-gen Audi A1 can have a roomier cabin. Reviews say that its size will exceed 4,000 mm and that its wheelbase will measure 2,564 mm – the identical as that of the sixth-gen VW Polo. The boot area can also be anticipated to go up from the present 270 litres. The outgoing mannequin is 3,973 mm lengthy, 1,746 mm broad and 1,422 mm excessive, and it has a 2,469 mm wheelbase.
The all-new Audi A1 Sportback has a totally redesigned inside, geared up with the newest applied sciences the Volkswagen Group has to supply for its small automobiles. The teaser picture exhibits options like rectangular AC vents, a big central show for the MMI contact infotainment system embedded within the dashboard and dual-zone computerized local weather management. The brand new technology mannequin is supplied with Audi digital cockpit as properly, though we anticipate it to be an non-compulsory function.
The all-new Audi A1 Sportback is underpinned by the MQB A0 platform. It is going to include a wide range of turbocharged petrol and diesel engines, in displacements starting from 1.0- to 2.0-litre. Transmission selections ought to embody 6-speed guide and 7-speed DSG dual-clutch computerized. Reviews say that Audi will provide the quattro AWD system choice in various configurations. At present, its availability is reserved to the sporty S variant (Audi S1 Sportback). An all-new Audi S1 Sportback powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine is deliberate.
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The 2019 Audi A1 Sportback might be manufactured at Seat’s Martorell facility in Spain. Sequence manufacturing ought to start within the fourth quarter of this 12 months.