After a few photos on the internet, Audi officially unveiled the new A1 for the 2019 model. The renewed hatchback is distinct from its predecessor both in terms of design and technical innovations.
In the exterior, the highlights are the impressive radiator grille and the three specific openings under the bonnet. However, similarity to the previous model can be found in the silhouette and in general in the proportions of the car. The dimensions of the rims are also preserved – from 15 to 18 inches.
The new A1 will also be available with options such as LED headlamps, the S Line package, additional extras, a larger rear spoiler, and other than the standard side sills. The car can be ordered in 11 colors, and different colors can be selected for side mirrors, roof, sills and spoiler.
Inside, the new A1 will offer its owners a 10.2-inch display, a multi-function steering wheel, and equipment levels will be three.
The model is 4.03 meters long, 1.74 meters wide and 1.41 meters high. The volume of the trunk is 335 liters and it can be increased to 1090 liters if the rear seats are folded.
The seats are sporty and the front seats can be fitted with a heating option as well as a choice of 30 different colors. Another option available will be the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support package as well as 2 USB outlets. Customers will also be able to choose between two additional audio systems – 8 or 11 columns.
The engines for the A1 will have 3 TFSI units: 1-liter three-cylinder, 1.5-liter and 2.0-liter four-cylinder. So far, the capacities of each of them are not clear, but it is assumed that they will vary from 95 hp. up to 200 hp The gear boxes will be seven-speed with a twin clutch, as well as a six-speed S-tronic.
The car will also have driver assistance systems. Such will be a speed limiter, adaptive cruise control, parking sensors, a tracking system, the latter will even assist in returning the ribbon to an unintentional exit. An interesting novelty will also be a sensor for detecting potential dangers. If the system thinks there is a danger of a collision, it warns the driver, and if he does not respond, the car will stop automatically.