Theme for the 2005 edition: Germany
The Audi A1 was designed as an alternative for commuter vehicles like the Audi A4/A6, BMW 3/5 and Mercedes C/E. Most commuters travel alone. And most of the time, they only carry a briefcase! In that case all they need is a small two-seater vehicle with the power, comfort and looks of a big commuter vehicle. The Audi A1 is small sized bullet (1.8 liter turbocharged rear engine* and measures only 3.15 meters in length. A Scale model of the Audi A1 was exhibited at the NAIAS (North American International Auto Show), Detroit (USA).
*) Now, it is most likely to equip the car with a full electric drive.
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