Video: Fifth Gear gets behind the wheel of the 2011 Audi A1

Fifth Gear's Jonny Smith test-drives the 2011 Audi A1

While the guys at Top Gear are busy helping Bugatti break the top speed record with the new Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, the folks at Fifth Gear are taking another Volkswagen Group brand’s newest offering – the Audi A1 – and giving the ‘normal’ car shopper a little taste of what the new compact hatch is all about.

Check out the video after the jump.

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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:

Fifth Gear test-drives the 2011 Audi A1:

2011 Audi A1:

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Source: GermanCarScene