Video: Audi A1, Justin Timberlake to do the Clive Owen and BMW “The Hire” thing

Before the Audi A1 made its world debut, the automaker named Justin Timberlake as its official ambassador for the upcoming compact luxury hatchback.

Well, it seems like Timberlake will be doing much more than just posing with the A1 in commercials. Audi today released a trailer of what it calls “The Next Big Thing,” a series of short films that also co-star Dania Ramirez.

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Refresher: The 2011 Audi A1 will go on sale in Europe later this year with prices starting around 16,000 euros ($22,062 USD). Power will come from a lineup of 4-cylinder engines, which consists of two TDI diesels and two TFSI gasoline units with output ranging from 84-hp to 122-hp. Mated to a 7-speed S tronic transmission, fuel-economy will range from 44 mpg and 62 mpg.

2011 Audi A1:

2011 Audi A1:

– By: Omar Rana