Audi plans to release a small 300-hp hatchbackAugust 8, 2016
Audi has returned to the idea of a small 300 hp Hot Hatch RS1, whose creation two years ago denied the Head of the quattro GmbH Stefan Riley. This is with reference to its own source tells French TV channel TF1.
It is assumed that the most powerful version of the model A1 equipped with two-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine, which is equipped Audi S3 and Volkswagen Golf R. The engine, which develops 300 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, will be combined with a six-speed “mechanics” or 7-band “robot”. The hatchback will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmh for about five seconds and its top speed will be 250 kilometers per hour.
According to TF1, Audi RS1 will debut in March 2017 at the Geneva Motor Show, and its sales will start in the middle of that year. Prices for the novelty will begin from 42 thousand euro.