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Pocket-Rocket Redefined. The New Audi S1 Arrives in South Africa.

by on 12 December 2014 in Audi News

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The introduction of the new Audi S1 represents a definitive milestone in the Audi A1’s history. For the first time, quattro® all-wheel drive is offered in the A1, which also represents the first time an all-wheel drive system is offered in the premium A0 segment. The Audi S1 truly encapsulates the “pocket rocket” ethos and combines scintillating performance with superlative handling. In addition, it’s unique styling and specific “S” model design details ensure that the S1 is instantly recognisable. With performance, handling and design all covered, the new S1range sets a clear benchmark.
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Awards for Audi in October and November

by on 9 December 2014 in Audi News

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Sports cars of the year 2014: first place awards for Audi S1* and Audi RS 4 Avant* Top performance: In the “Sports Cars of the Year” readers poll sponsored by “Auto Bild” magazine, Audi scored a dual victory. The brand with the four rings impressed with the power of the Audi S1 and the Audi RS 4 Avant. The two automobiles with quattro […] More…

Sports Cars of the Year: First Place for Audi S1 and RS 4 Avant

by on 2 December 2014 in Audi News

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Top-performance: Audi claimed two wins in the reader voting for Auto Bild Sports Cars of the Year. The brand with the four rings won over voters with the power of the Audi S1* and the Audi RS 4 Avant*. Both vehicles equipped with quattro all-wheel drive claimed first place in their class.
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Awards for Audi in September

by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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The long list of awards won by the Audi brand during the month of September. More…

Bonkers Prospeed 770 hp Group B Audi S1 Replica at €185,000.00 is our Find of the Day

by on 18 September 2014 in In Market Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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We’ve no doubt we’ll both grab your attention and maybe throw up an air of skepticism when we tell you that what started life as a lowly European B2 Audi Coupe quattro will run you €185,000.00. Yes, that’s a stiff number and yes, it’s nearly as expensive as an original Sport quattro. Even still, this may be one of the most bonkers Audi S1 replica builds going.
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Sporty and Agile, with 310 hp – ABT Tunes the Audi S1

by on 7 August 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The Audi S1, trendy and sporty to begin with, has now even been uprated by ABT Sportsline, the globally leading tuner of cars produced by the Audi and Volkswagen Group. And it doesn’t stop there: suspension springs, perfect aerodynamics and the right wheels round off the package and turn this sporty Audi into a high-end […] More…

H&R Releases Suspension Components for Audi S1 and S3

by on 25 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s sport compacts S1 and S3 are able to keep many sports cars in check. The H&R engineers are aware of the “sporting spirit” of these top models in the A1 and A3 ranges and now offer tailor-made sport springs and TRAK+ Wheel Spacers for both. For the S1, the suspension specialists have developed a […] More…

Gallery: Stig Blomqvist, an Audi Sport quattro Rally and an Audi Sport quattro S1

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Ekstrom Wins Home FIA World Rallycross Round in Front of Sell-Out Crowd

by on 7 July 2014 in Motorsport

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Double DTM Champion Mattias Ekstrom has clinched his first-ever FIA World Rallycross Championship victory after a flawless drive in the Audi S1 Supercar at the fifth round of the World Championship presented by Monster Energy. Ekstrom is the fifth different winner and fourth different manufacturer to win in this year’s World RX. The EKS RX Team driver is also the first this season to score maximum points after being placed highest in the intermediate classifications and winning both the semi-final and final. Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and Petter Solberg were second and third, despite both drivers incurring punctures in a dramatic final race. More…

Mattias Ekstrom Previews Audi S1 Rallycross Livery

by on 13 June 2014 in Motorsport

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Mattias Ekstrom’s FIA World Rallycross campaign just got a bit more real, as the Sweed’s official Facebook page has revealed his Audi S1 Rallycross car wearing its racing livery.  Through the photos, it is clear that Ekstrom’s effort will be sponsored by Red Bull, GoPro and SpeedHunters among others. Mattias Ekstrom and his Audi S1 […] More…

Audi AG: US Sales Fuel Global Growth in May

by on 5 June 2014 in Audi News

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Around 152,000 deliveries worldwide – up 10.8 percent Sales chief Luca de Meo: “High demand for efficient ultra models” Sporty S1* celebrates market premiere in Europe AUDI AG again clearly exceeded its sales total from the prior-year month: Worldwide, around 152,000 customers opted for an automobile with the four rings in the last month – […] More…

Motorsport News Update: Privateer Audis

by on 28 April 2014 in Audi News

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The Rotek Racing Audi S3 sedan travelled to Donington Park for the second round of the BTCC where it met a premature end to one of the rounds following an impact caused by the other Rob Austin privateer Audi on the grid. Days later, Mattias Ekstrom announced an FIA World Rallycross entry based on the new Audi S1. More…