Audi introduces two special-edition A1 models in UK, new 141-hp diesel

Audi’s UK lineup is getting some new variants for the A1, with the Contrast Edition and Black Edition, along with a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine that puts out more power than the 1.6-liter TDI.

The new 2.0-liter TDI tops out on torque at 236 lb-ft of torque between 1750 and 2500rpm, with 141-hp. The 0-62mph time comes in at 8.2 seconds, with six speed manual gearbox that shifts all the way up to the 135 mph top speed.

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The A1 Black Edition now comes with two engine options, either the new 2.0-liter TDI or a 182-hp 1.4-liter TFSI petrol. Priced around $1,500 USD, the S line package includes black styling for the exterior, dark tinted rear windows, Xenon Plus headlights, LED daytime-running lights, and 18-inch alloys. The interior is upgraded with a 180-watt speaker upgrade and full electronic climate control.

Audi’s Contrast Edition comes with a slightly higher price tag, but includes contrasting roof line colors, an aero package, 17-inch alloys and the option of a contrasting double-blade roof spoiler.

– By: Alexandra Koken