Just a little little bit of floor clearance and a few tweaked physique panels set it other than the usual A1 hatchback.
[UPDATE, February 6] 14 new photos have been added in the beginning of the gallery, beneath.
The final time we noticed the forthcoming Audi A1 Allroad it was in a decidedly hotter local weather, turning laps on the Nürburgring. Testing has clearly moved north – method north – for cold-weather analysis and low-traction efficiency on snowy roads. Little question Audi is placing the Allroad’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system by its paces.
See The Earlier Sighting:
How do we all know it’s an Allroad and never another A1 variant? There’s a bit extra floor clearance for starters, and the camo wrap down low on the automotive is there to assist conceal wider aspect sills. Camouflage on the fenders additionally tells us this mannequin could have a bit extra flare to raised accommodate wheel journey, although the modifications are possible so small it could be powerful to note in a side-by-side comparability. The Allroad will put on barely totally different entrance and rear fascias as in comparison with the usual A1 as nicely. The roof-mounted spotlights are clearly for testing functions solely, but it surely certain can be cool to have them as a manufacturing unit choice.
We aren’t anticipating any modifications inside from the present A1, which Audi revealed final 12 months on the Paris Motor Present. The brand new inside format is pleasantly enticing with angular strains and a properly built-in touchscreen for the infotainment system. Some Allroad badging or distinctive trim choices may serve to set it other than the bottom mannequin hatchback, however that’s about it. Equally, energy ought to come from the present A1 choice bin, although being a beefier Allroad the range-topping 200-horsepower (147-kilowatt) turbo 4 may very well be the one selection.
The A1 In Element:
As of now, Audi intends to maintain the A1 out of the North American market. A European debut is predicted later this 12 months with a beginning value of round €30,000, which might be roughly $34,200 in U.S. dollars.
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