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Audi S1 prototype enflames hot hatch speculation

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Dec 3rd, 2012 at 7:28PM

Another day, another spate of hopped up Audi A1 photos. This time, shooters nabbed a five-door S1 Sportback prototype out for testing. Boasting the hallmark quad exhaust outlets of the Audi S models, this car is the best indication we've had so far that the automaker is considering an S1 in both three-door and five-door guises in the EU. Word has it the sporterized A1 would bow with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with between 220 and 240 horsepower. That's a tick under the wicked A1 Quattro with its 252 horsepower mill. As you may recall, that machine was a limited... Read More

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