2015 Audi A1 (facelift) showcased at Vienna Autoshow - Report

29/01/2015 - 13:28 | ,   | Paranjay Dutt

The vehicle was unveiled in November last year.

The 2015 Audi A1 (facelift) was showcased in the Sportback guise at the 2015 Vienna Autoshow in Austria earlier this month. Unveiled last year in November, the facelift brings minor design updates, mechanical changes, and new engine options to the car.

2015 Audi A1 facelift front three quarter at Vienna Autoshow 2015
The 2015 Audi A1 gets new headlamps, taillamps, revised grille and bumpers, and new side skirts.

On the outside, the Audi A1 facelift gets new headlamps and taillamps, refreshed grille, new paint choices, and added side skirts. Underneath it continues with the same drivetrain layout, offering front-wheel drive in basic models and all-wheel drive in the quattro-equipped versions.

There are a total of six engines available in international markets, with new additions made in the form of 3-cylinder units: a 1-litre petrol that makes 95 hp and a 90 hp-producing 1.4-litre diesel. The electro-mechanical power steering is new and the suspension is retuned and comes with adaptive damping, while the latest MMI infotainment system gets Wi-Fi hotspot functionality, too.

2015 Audi A1 facelift rear three quarter at Vienna Autoshow 2015
Mechanically it remains similar, except the inclusion of active dampers, an updated power steering system, and new engine options.

Also read: 2016 Audi A4 (India bound) spied

The Polo-based hatchback is not available in India, and the least expensive Audi available in the country is the A3 sedan, the first drive review of which can be found here.

[Source - autofilou.at]

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