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Old 02-11-2006, 08:36 AM   #1
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Audi A1 - An Audi Mini?

The German Car Blog has a scan of the German car mag Autobild that shows a sketch of what the Audi A1 could/may/might look like when it will supposedly debut in 2010. The three-door hatch is expected to materialize with VWs Twincharger engine, as well as a diesel to please the Euro crowd.




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Old 02-11-2006, 08:41 AM   #2
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oh god.... i hope they never make that thing
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Old 02-11-2006, 08:42 AM   #3
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That thing is ugly.. it will sell like hotcakes. Is it me or is ugly now in vogue? examples.. honda element, scion xb, anything subaru, anything chevy......
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Dude, sorry, I'm all about that though. Saddly, because it's Audi, one thing it wont be is light, but it pushes the right buttons for me.

Of course, it'll probably be as expencive as a 1.8T GTI, which also looks pretty nice, now that I've seen one in person.
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im really interested in how VWs Twincharged engines are going to be, i think its pretty cool to shove a turbo and a s/c onto the engine from the factory. Supposly it might be in the upcoming GTI
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I think it is good to see lots of other designs taking shape in cars because right now we are falling into a serious look alike trend. Look at the new Ford Iosis concept and the new Mercedes and BMW's, they all have tough shoulder lines and they are starting to look the same. I presonally love the look and think this A1 is ugly, but at the same time it's good to break the norm.
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It looks like it might need a rabies shot.



Personally I like different looking vehicles, but this doesn't look different enough. It reminds me of modern Chrysler styling... which is a throwback to the 1960-62 Chrysler 300 series, and the 60-62 Valiant (My Favorite Martian car).
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I think its sexy!
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