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Audi S1 to be Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

Jan 22 2014, 1:28pm CST | by

Audio will also unveil new TT at the show

Audi has announced that it will unveil the S1 hatchback at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The car will use a 230hp turbo 2.0L engine that is used in the Audi S3 and will have AWD standard. The...

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Audi S1 to be Unveiled at Geneva Motor Show

Jan 22 2014, 1:28pm CST | by

Audio will also unveil new TT at the show

Audi has announced that it will unveil the S1 hatchback at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The car will use a 230hp turbo 2.0L engine that is used in the Audi S3 and will have AWD standard. The picture here is from Autoexpress and is said to be the actual car. It looks nice, but it is hard to tell how large the car is. It almost looks like it’s Fiat 500 in size.

The car will have a dual-clutch S Tronic transmission offered with a 6-speed manual available. Most of the details on the car are unknown at this time since it hasn’t been officially unveiled.

Audi will also be launching a new TT at the show. The new S1 will hit dealerships in the UK in May. Pricing is unannounced, but it is expected to start at around £27,000. That would put it close in price to the VW Golf GTI.

 
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A Third Of Cars Need Suspension Fixes Every Year

Oct 25 2014 11:15am CDT | Source: Car Articles

The Audi RS6 and Mercedes R-Class are more likely to suffer suspension damage than any other cars in the UK, according to a new study by Warranty Direct. Fiat’s six-seater Multipla and the Jaguar XK sports car are the next most vulnerable, with 29 and 28.5 percent of Warranty Direct customers claiming for damage to axle and suspension components on their cars annually. Deteriorating, potholed roads in winter and the proliferation of speed bumps in ...
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LeMons New England: Many Audis, Many Forgotten GM Cars, and the World’s Most Evil Vanagon

Oct 24 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The 24 Hours of LeMons has returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the third annual Halloween Hooptiefest, and we’ve got some fascinating machinery among the 130 or so entries that rolled into the garage for our traditional Friday car inspections. Let’s take a look! First of all, the Mod Squad Vanagon made everyone stagger back in awe. The recipe: Take one third-gen Toyota MR2 that was wrapped around a shopping-mall light pole in a fit of ill-advised hoonage, take a Vanagon bod ...
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2014 Mini Cooper/Cooper S Hardtops drop in EPA mileage

Oct 24 2014 8:33pm CDT | Source: KBB

Fuel economy ratings for the 2014 Mini Cooper and Cooper S Hardtop models have been dropped as the result of a disparity in original testing discovered durin ...
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Car Review: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

Oct 24 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Overview: Five-passenger, mid-size, front-wheel-drive sedan Pros: Excellent front seats, new grille treatment adds some needed style Cons: Limited legroom in rear seating area; odd dash trim panel will be a dirt and grime magnet; manual shift mechanism is poorly designed. Value for money: Fair What would I change?: Make steering-wheel paddles available, find more rear legroom, Instrument cluster, dash trim panel, The Chevrolet Malibu has been revised for 2015 in an effort to bring its styl ...
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Report: Porsche working on turbo V12 for Putin limo project?

Oct 24 2014 4:50pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Technology, Porsche, Specialty, Russia, Design/Style Porsche is best known for building very well-regarded sports cars and better-selling utility vehicles. Come to the company with a big enough bag of cash, though, and the Porsche Engineering division can create just about anything. The group's past projects include working with Harley-Davidson, Mercedes-Benz and corporate cousin Audi, but i ...
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VW vs. Toyota—FIGHT! The Tale of the Tape as Two Behemoths Vie to Be Number 1

Oct 24 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

There is safety in sales numbers, and as it becomes more and more costly to turn a profit in the car industry, we’ll continue to see brands consolidate under immense corporate umbrellas, such as Chrysler’s marriage to Fiat. But while some fight to survive, others fight to rule. Today, Toyota and Volkswagen dominate as the world’s largest automakers. But economic crises, natural disasters, and recall hysteria can change fortunes rapidly. What follows is a look at the present posit ...
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Weekly Roundup: Most popular stories and new car reviews

Oct 24 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Most popular stories:  1. People, keep your feet off the dashboard: Not only is it kind of tacky, but it’s also very unsafe 2. Motor Mouth: Not everyone is rejoicing falling gas prices: Our wallets may finally be getting a break at the pumps thanks to dropping oil prices. But not everyone’s cheering 3. Dear John: I need an affordable AWD sedan under $35,000: This reader is looking to move on from his dependable, front-wheel-drive Corolla for a bigger, more winter-capable AW ...
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Here are the 10 safest SUVs you can buy

Oct 24 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

More than likely, you’re considering buying a new SUV or crossover to haul a bunch of people and their stuff around in a safe and comfortable manner. And to find out just how safe your next new vehicle could be, buyers can turn to the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Privately run, the IIHS annually conducts its own crash tests and safety ratings. The safest vehicles receive Top Safety Pick (TSP) and Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) awards. This year, IIHS upgra ...
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Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Audi A4, S4

Oct 24 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 102,000 model-year 2013-15 Audi A4 and S4 sedans The Problem: The front-impact airbags may not deploy as designed in a crash due to improper algorithm/coding within the airbag control module, according to The Detroit News. Front-seat occupants may not have the intended protection from the frontal airbag system in a secondary impact, putting them at risk for an injury, the newspaper reported. The automaker discovered the problem during ...
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