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    1. First Photos of New Audi A1 competition kit for 2011 with Obvious R18 TDI Cues



      Though it didn't get us much billing or fanfare as the 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro, we did note one interesting new styling package from Audi for the A1 on the show stand at Worthersee . Contacts at Audi Accessories in Germany tell us this setup is a new 'competition kit' for Audi's compact offering.

      You may recalll the first competition kit released when the A1 first ...
    2. Photo Gallery: Audi Stand at Worthersee 2011 Courtesy of APR



      Earlier this week Audi revealed the A1 clubsport quattro, a lightweight 503 hp all-wheel drive take on its compact segment hatchback. Since then the car's been an unbridled success, garnering coverage across all sorts of automotive media. The A1 clubsport quattro concept is interesting to us on a number of levels.

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    3. Video: 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro Is Cool and All, But How Does It Sound?



      There's a lot to love about the 5-cylinder TFSI Audi A1 clubsport quattro. We can think of at least 504 reasons. 503 of those might just be the 503 horses residing under the car's hood and at least one more is the cool A4 DTM-inspired side exit exhaust that may not be good for long-term paint maintenance aft the outlets but who cares... it's a concept.

      So we're betting, ...
    4. Video: The Making of the Audi A1 clubsport quattro Worthersee Concept



      If you've been following along with news about the 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro , then you likely already know that you can test drive the car in Need for Speed World . That tie in also allowed for this fantastic 'making of' video from the folks at Need for Speed. Check it out below (and thanks Andy Blackmore of SpotterGuides.com for the tip!)

    5. New Audi S1 Renders and Spy Photos Reveal Upcoming Smallest S-car



      It's a little known fact that the Audi S1 was supposed to be revealed nearly a year ago at the Paris Auto show. Paris organizers even listed the car as a headliner on the show website for a while but for some reason not shared wtih us, sources at Audi AG tell us the car was pulled from the mix. Several months later though in January, we had a chance to test drive a prototype A1 1.4 ...
    6. Audi's Wolfgang Egger Talks quattro Concept, A1, S1, A2 and Possible X6 Competitor in Sicily



      Inside Line's European editor Alistair Weaver attended the first British wave of the Audi A6 launch event in Italy recently and, while there, had a chance to sit down with Audi Group design chief Wolfgang Egger. The conversation touched on several future product topics. Here's a quick rundown.

      A1/S1/A2
      The next-generation A2 that has ...
    7. Gulf Livery Audi A1. Michael Dick's New Ride?



      There's an under ground parking garage at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt and we'll admit that, for this editor at least, it's a must-see destination when I hit the Audi Forum Ingolstadt. Like minds have caught RS 5 test mules and RS-chinned S5 cabs in here from what we've seen and though we've spotted neither, a visit to the garage is always good for catching an Audi Exclusive painted high-spec four-ringer or a few executive ...
    8. Audi vs Volkswagen Argument Regarding EV Powertrains Bunk Says Automotive News



      Earlier this week Audi and its parent The Volkswagen Group were in the headlines in the Financial Times Deutschland because of an apparent debate between the management of the two companies regarding how to proceed with new EV and hybrid technologies. At the center of the supposed debate was the powertrain technology shown in the A1 e-tron with its rotary ...
    9. Virtual Holiday Mantle (VHM): Greetings from MTM in Snow-Covered Ingolstadt



      Our friends at Audi tuner MTM have dropped us their 2010 e-card, sharing just how snow-covered their headquarters just outside of Ingolstadt is. Alas, while quattro is in the cards for the Audi A1 we doubt their car has it. We're betting it could use all-wheel drive right about now.

      Visit MTM's website HERE.

      Check out more holiday greetings on our Virtual Holiday Mantle (VHM) HERE.
    10. Auto Express Publishes Rumor Piece on A1-based S1 Hot Hatch



      It was more than rumor that an S1 would display at last September's Paris Motor Show. Even the official website for the industry event listed an S-car version of Audi's hot-selling A1 3-door. In the end sources at Audi told us the car was pulled from the Paris lineup.

      In a new story by AutoExpress, the British automotive news magazine suggests that the original ...
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