Audi A1 quattro 

  • 2012
  • 252 HP 2.0L
  • 151 mph
We estimate the sprint from 0 to 60 mph will take 5.0 seconds; top speed is a drag-limited 152 mph, the result of aerodynamics tuned for downforce.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2012)
Thanks to its excellent chassis, the A1 Quattro feels a lot lighter than its not-insignificant 3000 pounds would suggest.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2012)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Audi A1 quattro

Top speed

A1 quattro
151 mph

1/4 mile

A1 quattro
14.1 s
Cooper S S
17.79 s

Data points Key details of the Audi A1 quattro

Number built

A1 quattro
333 cars
Golf GTI


A1 quattro
252 HP

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Audi A1 quattro
The multifunction sport steering wheel is flattened at the bottom, wrapped in leather with contrasting red stitching and sports the car’s serial number.
The heart of this system is an electronically controlled, hydraulically actuated multi-plate clutch whose package of plates rotates in an oil bath.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Audi
Type of car Production car
Year 2012
Number built 333 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.48 lb/hp
Maximum hp 252 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 259 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 2,000 cc
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.2 in / 3.7 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,146 lb
Width 68.5 in
Height 55.7 in
Length 157 in
Wheelbase 97.2 in

road tests

Top speed 151 mph
1/4 mile 14.1 s
0-200kph 22.4 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:18.20


Drivetrain quattro 4WD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203
Rear wheels 457/? 203
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