ABT Sportsline has released a teaser of its upcoming modified Audi A1, which will debut on July 28. Besides suspension upgrades, aluminum wheels and sports accessories, ABT will offer a line of upgrades for the A1.
To build up anticipation the launch, ABT will post three different designs versions of the car on their Facebook page.
We’ll bring you all the details and pictures once they are released.
Hit the jump for the press release.
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:
The ABT A1 is coming – spectacular action for spectacular designs
1.The next big ABT
What a year: following highlights like the AS8, the R8 Spyder and the extremely fast R8 GTR the next big ABT is now in the starting blocks. From 28th July the world’s largest tuner of vehicles from the VW group will be presenting the new ABT A1, a spectacular car based on the compact premium model by Audi. The Bavarian company from Kempten of course remains true to its reputation and ensures that the new recruit “flies out of the blocks” right from the start. ABT is about reveal how much more ABT POWER is available to the engines of the A1 at its presentation. In any case the beautiful cSpyderompact car will offer plenty of driving pleasure, particularly with its suspension components, dynamic aluminum wheels and other sports accessories. Brochures, the online configurator, fact sheets with technical data and much more will be revealed in August, the month of the ABT A1.
2.Choose your favourite design – the new A1 is already good in three versions
ABT Sportsline has of course also designed this Audi so that it retains its cool character – but is still recognisable as a true Bavarian sports car. Three fresh designs are available and as looks are a matter of taste, the tuner is letting fans choose the designs from 28th July to 11th August on its Facebook page. Will the cool Aloha win out or the funny and charming A1 called Klecks? Perhaps the ABT community will go for the evil High Voltage design with its “toxic” skulls? The result of this exciting contest will of course also be announced on Facebook. Anyone who wants to take part just has to enter “ABT Sportsline GmbH” in the search field of the social network site and become a fan. ABT will be giving away an exclusive journey in the DTM racing taxi, two VIP tickets for a DTM weekend and much more to some lucky participants, enough to make the hearts of real ABT fans skip a beat. So it’s worth taking part when the next big ABT is presented to the community.
ABT Sportsline on facebook.com: www.facebook.com/abtsportsline
– By: Omar Rana