Audi has opened the order book for its new A1 supermini, priced from £13,145. The firm has also confirmed final specification for UK models, which should arrive in showrooms from October.
The entry-level model will be the five-speed manual 85bhp 1.2 TFSI model in SE trim. SE trim includes alloy wheels, remote central locking, electric front windows and mirrors and a six-speaker stereo system with iPod connectivity.
Also available in entry-level SE trim is the 104bhp 1.6 TDI equipped with a five-speed manual gearbox that will cost from £14,180. S
The 1.2 TFSI model can can get from 0-62mph in 11.7sec, has CO2 emissions of 118g/km and combined fuel economy of 55.4mpg. The 1.6 TDI engine helps the A1 get from 0-62mph in 10.5sec, has CO2 emissions of 105g/km and combined fuel economy of 70.6mpg.
Sport trim adds larger alloy wheels, sports suspension, sports seats and a 'Driver's Information System' over SE models. Sport trim levels cots from £14,945 for the 1.2 TFSI model and from £15,345 for the 120bhp 1.4 TFSI variant equipped with a six-speed manual ‘box. A seven-speed DSG gearbox is a £1420 option with this engine. The final engine available with Sport trim is the 1.6 TDI, which will cost from £15,980.
When equipped with the DSG 'box, the 1.4 TFSI model can get the A1 from 0-62mph in 8.9sec. It has CO2 emissions of 119g/km and combined economy of 54.3mpg.
Range-topping S Line trim is available from £16,460 for the 1.2 TFSI variant. S Line trim adds 17-inch alloy wheels, half leather seats and an S Line sports suspension system. The 1.4 TFSI is also available in this trim from £16,860; seven-speed DSG is again a £1420 option at this trim level. The 1.6 TDI costs from £17,495 in S Line trim.