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Audi S1 gets upgraded by ABT Sportsline

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Audi S1 gets upgraded by ABT Sportsline

ABT Sportsline has officially introduced a new upgrade package, this time for the small Audi S1 Sportback, which is now becoming even more powerful.

If you think that the standard Audi S1 is underpowered than you will be glad to find out that ABT Sportsline is now offering a new upgrade package for the German “pocket rocket”. The model in question has received custom springs, which are lowing the ride height by 30 mm, 18-inch gun metal wheels wrapped in 225/50 tires, built-in entrance lights, bespoke floor mats and some other tweaks which are making it hotter than the standard vehicle.

The Audi S1 in question is still powered by the 2.0 liter TFSI four-cylinder engine, but this has now been upgraded and it is producing a total output of 310 HP (228 kW) and it has a peak torque of 440 Nm (324 lb-ft). This is significantly more than what the standard car has to offer, 231 HP (170 kW). The performance details haven’t been released yet but expect the S1 Sportback to be significantly faster than the regular one, which needs 5.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) and which can reach an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). The upgrade package is also available for the three-door S1.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Thursday, August 7th, 2014 - filed under Audi, News, Tuners. Image credit: .
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