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Audi S1 Coming to Geneva Motor Show

The new Audi TT will also debut there

 
 
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The A1 Quattro showed what a high performance A1 could be like

Audi’sAudiAudiGermany, 1909 > present83 models
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high performance S range is about to get smaller – in physical size at least. It will reveal the S1 in March at the Geneva Motor Show and have it on sale in Europe in the summer.

The S1 will be powered by a 230hp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that is also used by the S3S3 2.0 TFSI S tronicAudi S3 2.0 TFSI S tronicGermany, 2012 > present28 photos
. Quattro all-wheel drive will be a standard feature, and a dual-clutch transmission will be available.

The exterior changes over the standard A1A1Audi A1Germany, 2010 > present180 versions
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will be relatively minor. It will have larger intakes at the front and deeper side sills.

Audi has not said whether the S1 will be limited to one body style of the A1 or whether it will be offered on both the three-door and five-door versions.

Audi also plans to launch the next generation TTTTAudi TTGermany, 1995 > present3 series
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in Geneva.

The only previous high performance A1 was the 2012 A1 QuattroA1 QuattroAudi A1 QuattroGermany, 2012 > present22 photos
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with a 2.0 TFSI engine with 256hp and a six-speed manual transmission, but it was limited to 333 units. It could reach 100km/h in 5.7 seconds. All of the cars came in Glacier White Metallic paint with a gloss black roof. The cars carried the high price of 49,900 euros, about 10,000 euros more than Audi charges for the current S3 hatchback and over 30,000 euros more than a base A1.

The A1 Quattro is shown in the gallery above.

Source: Auto Express

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