The well-known German automotive manufacturer recently confirmed the crazy rumours about the all new Audi RS1. This stunning pocket rocket will feature Audi’s iconic Quattro all-wheel drive system. Based of the S1 most components are the same such as a quicker version of the current EA888 2.0-liter four cylinder engine. The Audi RS1 will also be available in both bodystyles, three and five-door. (Similar to the S1).
The new 2017 Audi RS1 will produce 280 hp and is expected to do 0-100 km/h around 5 seconds as the S1 can already do it in 5.8 seconds. There is also a possibility of a new seven-speed dual clutch transmission being developed in order to handle the RS1 peak torque output. According to sources it will be unveiled around beginning of next year.
The rivals will be The all new RS1 rivals will include the Mini John Cooper Works, Ford Fiesta ST, Polo R… It’s going to be interesting battle.