Audi A1 Citycarver is brand’s smallest crossover
Following the arrival of the Q3 Sportback, Audi has revealed yet another crossover in the form of the A1 Citycarver. Smaller than the Q2, it’s Audi’s smallest crossover-inspired model and gets a 2in bump in ride height and some chunky body cladding to mark it out from the regular supermini.
Externally, there’s a unique front bumper that incorporates higher air intakes. The grille has also been changed to resemble those used on the brand’s larger SUVs.
On the side you’ll find some chunky black wheel arch extensions and sill covers, while the alloy wheels have been given a boost in size too – they’re 16in as standard, but 18in wheels are available too.
Four trim levels will be available: Basic, Advanced, Design Selection and S-Line. Standard features across the range include LED headlights, Audi’s 10in infotainment system, park assist and adaptive cruise control.
The Edition One – pictured here – will be a special edition available from launch. It includes 18in alloys and a special paint package available in grey or orange along with tinted windows and lights.
Audi is yet to confirm the engine line-up, although it’ll likely mirror the A1’s selection. Expect to the range headed up by 1.0-litre and 1.5-litre petrol engines available with a range of power outputs. A sporty 2.0-litre option may also feature.
A Dynamic package will also be available to enhance the driving experience. It includes a sports brake system with sporty red calipers, Audi’s drive select dynamic handling system and adjustable dampers.
We’ll bring you more info as it is revealed, but the A1 Citycarver should arrive in the UK in the autumn. Size- and class-wise, it’ll offer an alternative to a number of cars including the Ford Fiesta Active and VW T-Cross.