Comments - Audi Builds A Super A1

Published: May 31, 2011
Description: Volkswagen likes to bring treats to their GTI fans every year when they gather for their annual festival in Worthersee, Austria. Previous years have seen such monsters as the W12 GTI, and since this y...
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Ian Richard Hendry May 31, 2011
They won't make it as it us.
Sam Harshaw Jun 01, 2011
Carson, you say I have no taste? Your three dream cars are all stretched out versions of the VW bug. Not exactly what I would call "tasteful".
Aj TheDark Artist Jun 01, 2011
I doubt they'll build it. Even though it would b totally awesome if they did. Refer to the GTI W-12.
Warren Colbert Jun 01, 2011
Sometimes living in the US sucks.
Eric Roberts May 31, 2011
Mercury villager.fan club below
Dale Fredriks May 31, 2011
Shut up Sam. I have a Mercury Villager.
Shane Carroll May 31, 2011
I actually really like the front end on this thing
Eric Roberts May 31, 2011
I usually don't like Audi but dang that's a good looking car
Sam Harshaw May 31, 2011
Ugliest car I've ever seen. I would rather drive a Mercury Villager.
David Bright May 31, 2011
I would shit my pants if that roared up next to me while I was crossing a street
Michael Palazzo May 31, 2011
its like the R8-R8GT, but its an A1! very cool.
Nick Smith May 31, 2011
Ha, thank you Ian. If you didn't say it I was sure as hell going too. And Carson it's a joke because on every damn post there's a comment from some jackass saying "Audi lights".
Ydj Young May 31, 2011
Love it! The lights are great, indeed!
Eddie Nash May 31, 2011
I kinda like it... Definitely looks aggressive
Description: What they did to make the A1 Clubsport Quattro, as it is called, was to squeeze in the 2.5-liter turbo five-cylinder engine from the TT RS and RS3. In those cars it produces 330 horsepower, but Audi h...
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Tyson Broadbent Jun 01, 2011
@ haha yeah. Unless mini comes out with a 500hp Cooper!
Dale Fredriks May 31, 2011
That's a frickin' lot of horsepower for a shoebox.
Patrick Schalk May 31, 2011
It's not. Refer to an article by MotorTrend explaining the difference.
Shane Carroll May 31, 2011
Good God, if it was FWD. Imagine the torque steer, it'd break the steering column
Ian Richard Hendry May 31, 2011
Chris, I think the mix up is the difference between PS and BHP. It's 503PS, 496BHP.
Patrick Schalk May 31, 2011
Meh. I don't care enough about Audi to know. And it's not 4WD it's AWD. There's a difference.
David Bright May 31, 2011
@ Tyson: haha, you mean it WAS a Mini competitor
Joseph Paventi May 31, 2011
GEEZUS that's a monster haha
Matteo Luppi May 31, 2011
Probably undriveable...I own the 185hp version of the A1 and is almost at its limit as it is :/
Joel Hayes May 31, 2011
It's quicker than a R8!
Patrick Schalk May 31, 2011
Are these AWD or FWD?
Chris Tietjen May 31, 2011
Fortitude reported it producing 503hp. Which is what I believe, no offense carbuzz but 503hp is more!
Phillip Fitchew May 31, 2011
No MINIs, but apparently this sick as A1.lol
Shaylen Kumar Patel May 31, 2011
This thing probably flies
Tyson Broadbent May 31, 2011
There saying it is a rival to mini AND has 500hp.
Anthony Noon May 31, 2011
And it has launch control! Wonder what 60' times this thing puts down.
Eddie Nash May 31, 2011
That's insane! Lol Nice tho
Jack Kraeutler Jun 02, 2011
The car is amazing but I'm not loving the wheels. Of course it's a concept car so the wheels have to be a statement too.
Jourdon Goetze Jun 02, 2011
Wow!! This thing looks great!!
Mitch Pchelarov Jun 01, 2011
I'd buy R8 rims haha
Francis Edward Ayala Jun 01, 2011
Great car! If I had this, I'd buy better looking rims right at the dealership!
Ryan Chamberlain May 31, 2011
I like the car but dump the wheels
Shane Carroll May 31, 2011
I liked it until I saw the rims. Put some black ones on it and that'd fix it. Everything else I like, I'm a sucker for side exhausts
Spencer Peles May 31, 2011
Wait.... Yup I just creamed myself
Pierre E Jean May 31, 2011
the back from this angle w/out the spoiler looks like a fiat 500 and the rims should be more like the g-power's x5, black with some red on it
Kenneth Williams May 31, 2011
Loving those rims. They're like modern versions of the O.Z's of the past
Abe Merboth May 31, 2011
For some reason I love the rims. They also seem fairly practical if this car was used for rally
Ydj Young May 31, 2011
Change the rims and it's beautiful
Victor Takhanov May 31, 2011
The rims are pretty unique
Patrick Crompton May 31, 2011
They should use this for rally
Eddie Nash May 31, 2011
Yeah... Rims aren't working
Ori Haviv May 31, 2011
Just change the rims
Landon Combass Jun 01, 2011
I love the shape but it's like overdone with all the detailed styling.
David Bright May 31, 2011
I agree with the Fiat comparison
Stephen Christofi May 31, 2011
That spoiler is like a Honda Civic spoiler on steroids!
Phillip Fitchew May 31, 2011
So fresh and so clean.
Francis Edward Ayala Jun 01, 2011
Looks clean -looks good
Aj TheDark Artist Jun 01, 2011
Wow, one piece of carbon fiber gets in the way as an engine cover. How many cars have carbon fiber engine covers? Plus it's so small does it matter? I don't all engine covers very much either but guess what... they're removable. Shhh, it's a secret.
Shane Carroll May 31, 2011
@Johnathan I couldn't agree more. When I pop the hood, I want to see engine, not plastic
Jonathan Bowen May 31, 2011
I agree. Engine covers look worse to me. I don't want to look at my engine and see plastic.
Sean Michael Hartman May 31, 2011
The engine cover is required by all new cars
Matteo Luppi May 31, 2011
Awsome. Simply awsome
Jessica Peterson May 31, 2011
It's not fake. It's real. And your not working on a di five cylinder turbo engine buddy.
Phillip Fitchew May 31, 2011
It's not pointless. It's all about aesthetics. It just looks cleaner; makes a better presentation.
Michael Rathbone Jun 13, 2011
What's with only one gauge Being litup
Aj TheDark Artist Jun 01, 2011
LOVE THIS INTERIOR!!!!! And dude do you really think those r clocks? If u do u have more problems than any car enthusiast can help u with. Cars aren't for u.
Landon Combass Jun 01, 2011
Why do Germans alway make ugly steering wheels.
Jessica Peterson Jun 01, 2011
Yea. They put three clocks in the car so you always know what time it is. Jesus people are dumb.
Dale Fredriks May 31, 2011
Now that is cool. Love the red accents and the door handle.
David Bright May 31, 2011
Even the interior looks mean. Awesome
Stephen Christofi May 31, 2011
I hate those cloth strap door handles, they stick out and look terrible. They should have made the rev counter AND the speedo in red, it would look tones better
Mitchell Phillips May 31, 2011
I prefer a manual transmission but they should at least offer it with a dsg
Jessica Peterson May 31, 2011
Why doesn't Ferrari give you four wheel drive air suspension? They are charging you 300 grand..for that price they can afford it. There's your logic.
Jessica Peterson May 31, 2011
It has nothing to do with the money. Are you that thick in the head? Its supposed to be a focused "race car", a radio doesn't go along with that.
Jessica Peterson May 31, 2011
Again Audi builds the best interior. Much better then the BMW made mini that looks like a clown designed it.
Phillip Fitchew May 31, 2011
Forget a damn radio. Exhaust noise from this is prolly better than anything from Mozart to Michael Jackson...
Kenneth Williams May 31, 2011
Don't kno about the paddle shifters. I guess maybe if they went with a real rally set up but street no.
Abe Merboth May 31, 2011
It should really come with an option for paddle shifters
Andrew Hubbard May 31, 2011
Best door handles ever!
Ori Haviv May 31, 2011
Love the color change in pedals