The premium hatch’s range of peppy engines and well-weighted driving controls earned acclaim for making the A1 one of the most capable cruisers in this class. The Audi A1 feels incredibly well made and drivers in general tend to agree, with their cars consistently performing well in satisfaction surveys. Despite being the size of a VW Polo, it has been awarded a maximum five stars for safety in the Euro NCAP test. The award was presented to Jeremy Hicks, Director of Audi UK, by CarBuyer’s Editor Dan Strong on the Audi stand at the Geneva Motor Show.
In Singapore, the A1 is price at approximately S$127K for the 1.4 TFSI (122bhp) version. A top of the range 1.4 TFSI twincharged (185bhp) version is set to arrive in the next few months. In other parts of the world, a base 1.2 TFSI model is available as well. Audi better enjoy the A1's success while it can as BMW is rumoured to be developing its own microcar based on the MINI Cooper platform.