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Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport (2011 May)
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THERE are still big car makers more than happy to reach for the “small-is-beautiful” switch.In recent times the likes of BMW has delivered minimalist goods with the 1 Series and now Audi has followed suit with a venture into the world of the mini car... Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport

Audi A1 a real winner (2011 May)
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THERE can be few cars that have won so many accolades within such a short time of launch as the Audi A1.But having driven it and lived with it for a week, I can certainly see what all those judges mean.Audi’s last supermini, the A2, was a bit stodgy ... Audi A1 a real winner

Audi A1 1.6 TDI Sport (2011 Apr)
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I SWEAR when I stood in front of the Audi A1 it looked like it was going to run me over – rarely can a car have been given a more purposeful stance that hollers at the top of its lungs ‘move out of the way cos I’m coming through’.I couldn’t look at t... Audi A1 1.6 TDI Sport

Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport (2011 Mar)
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HAVING heard good things about the Audi A1 I have to confess I was rather excited about getting behind the wheel. And I wasn’t disappointed.There are those who might think Audi are over-reaching themselves in their drive to have a model in virtually ... Audi A1 1.4 TFSI Sport

Audi A1 Sport 1.4 TFSI 122PS S tronic (2011 May)
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STRIKING a balance when designing a small car with premium qualities is never easy.Few brands have got it completely right but Audi has come closer to the correct formula than most with its new A1.Firstly do not think that the latest A1 is a revamp o... Audi A1 Sport 1.4 TFSI 122PS S tronic

Audi A1 (2011 Jun)
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The Audi A1 undeniably turns heads and divides opinions. Sadly for me, I discovered this at the kind of social event where you really want to blend into the background: a funeral. Worse than that, I was giving a lift to some of the family, who rea... Audi A1

A1 class and fun (2013 May)
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THERE can be few cars that won so many accolades within such a short time of arriving as the Audi A1.And having driven two or three different versions I can see what all those car award judges meant.The A1 is Audi’s answer to the MINI Cooper and it d... A1 class and fun

Audi A1 Sport (2011 Feb)
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THE move to downsize in a bid to reduce costs in the current economic climate has left prestige car owners with a dilemma. What do you buy that’s small but has premium car qualities?One possible answer is Audi’s new baby, the A1.The smallest model in... Audi A1 Sport

Audi A1 1.6 TDI SE (2011 Jan)
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WHO are you trying to kid? A brand new shiny Audi straight out of the showroom for less than £13,500. Surely there must be some sort of mistake.Well, no, it’s now a fact of life, for the German manufacturer has added yet another model to its expandin... Audi A1 1.6 TDI SE

Audi A1 SE (2011 Feb)
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WHO are you trying to kid? A brand new shiny Audi straight out of the showroom for less than £13,500. Surely there must be some sort of mistake.Well, no, it’s now a fact of life, for the German manufacturer has added yet another model to its ever-exp... Audi A1 SE

Would you Adam and Eve it (2012 Nov)
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I HAd a first look round and sit in the Vauxhall ADAM city car the other day, and from the outside, the most striking thing for me is its similarity to the Audi A1.Those who have already driven early versions say it feels just as good as it looks and... Would you Adam and Eve it

ADAM a great city car (2013 Jun)
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VAUXHALL'S ADAM city car received all kinds of hype prior to its launch but it didn’t need it.This is one great small car and it comes with thousands of ways to add personal touches so that no two are ever likely to be exactly the same.I have mention... ADAM a great city car

Engines of change (2013 May)
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THE sharing of major components across different brands and markets, from engines to suspension, is nothing new in the motor industry.You only have to go back to the dark days of British Leyland to remember cars from different marques identical in al... Engines of change

Same under the skin (2013 Jun)
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WE know the major motor manufacturers share parts across their ranges.Co-developing expensive parts like engines and gearboxes makes a great deal of sense when you think of the millions of pounds it costs to bring such items into production.It comes ... Same under the skin

A beautiful noise - Audi's new RS5 (2010 Oct)
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FOR the past few years, it’s been Audi’s mission to create  a model to fill every possible motoring niche you can think of – and even some you can’t.From city runabout (the A1 goes on UK sale in a month or so) to Lamborghini-engined supercar (the fab... A beautiful noise - Audi's new RS5

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A1 Sportback on Audi spring board (2012 Jan)
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AUDI is well known for the number of new models it introduces and the latest is the stylish five-door version of its big-selling A1 hatchback.On sale in March, the stylish A1 Sportback offers the convenience of an extra seat and added doors, but not ... A1 Sportback on Audi spring board

Sportback boosts A1 appeal (2011 Nov)
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AUDI’S new five-door A1 Sportback will cost from £13,980 when it hits the streets next spring.That’s £560 more than the current three-door model but the new car boasts better convenience with more head and shoulder room, along with  seating for five ... Sportback boosts A1 appeal

Audi adds colour and clout (2011 Nov)
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AUDI is getting up front and personal to attract more small car fans with new Black and Contrast spec options on its popular A1 supermini.The duo can also be combined with a more powerful 2.0-litre, 143PS TDI diesel engine that complements the existi... Audi adds colour and clout

Fuel-saving boost from Audi (2013 Mar)
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AUDI has expanded its A1 and A3 ranges to include new high-tech Cylinder-on-Demand petrol models offering up to 60.1mpg.The new models, which start from £16,740, are capable of making a near seamless switch between two and four cylinder operation in ... Fuel-saving boost from Audi

Double boost for Audi A1 (2011 Jan)
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AUDI’S new A1 hatchback is getting a double boost in the shape of a 1.4-litre engine which is both turbo and supercharged.The 185PS A1 TFSI has a top speed in excess of 141mph and can sprint from 0 to 60mph in less than 6.9 seconds.Despite the nifty ... Double boost for Audi A1

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