Audi revealed today the impressive A1 Clubsport Quattro, the most extreme version ever seen of its smallest car. The new A1 Clubsport Quattro is powered by the 2.5-liter engine found also on the TT RS and the RS 3 Sportback and delivers an impressive 370 kW (503 hp) and 660 Nm (486.79 lb-ft) of torque.
The engine can push the vehicle, which has a total weight of 1,390 kilograms (3,064 lb), from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.7seconds. Moreover, the car sprints to 200 km/h 124.27 mph) in 10.9 seconds and has a top speed electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.34 mph).
The car also goes from 80 to 120 km/h (49.71 to 74.56 mph) in fourth gear in just 2.4 seconds. As expected, the A1 Clubsport Quattro features quattro permanent all-wheel drive and the engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
Audi says that the car features 19-inch wheels with a unique turbine design, and behind these wheels we find the large, internally ventilated disc brakes. Up front, six-piston calipers grab perforated carbon fiber-ceramic discs.
Large steel discs are mounted on the rear axle. Regarding the design, the A1 Clubsport Quattro features a roof arch in high-gloss black which supports a roof made of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP), new front and rear bumpers and a new exhaust system found on both sides of the car.
Inside, we see the lack of the rear seat, as well as storage for racing helmets and a weight-optimized starter battery used in racing. Moreover, Audi didn’t installed an an infotainment system, an MMI monitor or even a loudspeaker.