Bringing Sexy Back

At Audi Centre Bryanston, dynamite comes in many packages – not only because the magical little Audi A1 Sportback is totally lit¸ but also because of the incredible Sales Manager, Beleisha Moolman who heads up a fantastic sales team – all of whom are ready and waiting to help match you to your perfect A1. With an established reputation for her work ethic, Beleisha remains committed to the excellence of this German powerhouse brand.

The Concept:

The smallest vehicle in the Audi line-up at present, the A1 is the perfect city car for commuting in urban traffic – with a touch of class and sportiness included!

The Looks:

This four-door compact vehicle has that classic Audi look – assertive lines, an aggressive road stance, and a variety of customisation options to make this car your own. Sexy lines and angular, cheeky headlights make this the perfect vehicle for the young and young-at-heart woman who is vibrant and ambitious. Available in 15-inch, 16-inch or even 17-inch rims, the A1 can be personalised to reflect your very own style.

The Feel:

The interior is compact, with everything in reach that you may require – and with stunning upholstery choices (either funky, high-quality cloth or the racier leather options), you will feel both pampered and comfortable. Two-zone climate control will keep you comfortable as well, no matter what the weather.

The Features:

The A1 Sportback is available in three models – from the bottom of the range, the standard Sportback, which has basic infotainment features and a list of safety equipment, to the Sportback Advanced (where a more expressive exterior trim and matching wheels is added), to the top-of-the-range Sportback S line – where sportiness is everything: special air intakes, side skirts and a spoiler make this the really “naughty-but-nice” version of this vehicle. Power steering, hill start assist, a programmable speed limiter are all included, as well as USB interface, voice recognition infotainment and a six-speaker sound system.

The Drive:

There are seven different engine options when you buy this little powerhouse, starting with the 3.0 TFSI S tronic (which is the entry-level model priced at R359,900) that produces around 85 kW of power. It can get to 100 km/h in just under ten seconds, and is a really sweet, responsive starter car to drive. The most expensive model in the range is the 4.0 TFSI S line S tronic, which – at R488,000 almost doubles up on power (kicking out 147 kW) and reaching the 100 km/h mark in 6.5 seconds. If you love a little more sportiness and a nimbler drive, then the more powerful engine is the one you want. I loved the sense of agility, ease of driving and overall feeling of fun behind the wheel of the A1!

The Score:

For small cars with lots of attitude, the A1 comes in at the top end of our list – we award it 7 out of 10!

Where to Find It:

The dynamic A1 can be found at Audi Centre Bryanston – check it out on


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