Audi S1 Sportback quattro – Full Review

We’ve been itching to get behind the wheel of the S1 since it was first announced earlier in the year. Luckily, the good people at Newcastle Audi were prepared to help; letting us find out if the S1 quattro lives up to that illustrious badge. So, what did our editor think? As predecessors go, sharing a badge with the…

2014 Audi S3 Saloon quattro – UK Pricing and Specification Released

Ahead of its March 2014 launch date, Audi has now confirmed the prices and details of the S3 Saloon model for the UK.  Priced from £33,240 On The Road, 300 PS 2.0TFSI turbocharged engine, Standard quattro all-wheel-drive 0-62 mph 4.9 (S tronic) 5.3 seconds (manual), Limited 155 mph top speed, Over 40 mpg combined fuel…

Friday Photo From the Archives #5

Continuing with the theme of ESM’s BTCC correspondent, here is a (fairly) recent photo of our two cars chilling out together: A few similarities; both black, both VW-group, both petrol-turbo and both with motorsport pedigree. Our correspondent’s is the rather rare Seat Leon TFSI, which existed for only a short period of time in the…

Well I suppose quattro is four in Italian

The previous post on that turbo-cento got me thinking about a new car which it’s very, very similar to. Well, similar in that it’s essentially a small city-car with a turbocharger attached. So like two peas in a pod then; yesterday’s Fiat and today’s Audi A1 Quattro: I have to admit I am a fan…