Audi RS Q1 in the works, could have 300 PS - report

According to a recent report, Audi is developing a high-performance RS Q1. It could feature a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine that develops 300 PS (220 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque.

According to a recent report, Audi is developing a high-performance RS Q1.

Set to be based on the 2016 Q1, the model is slated to feature a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine that develops 300 PS (220 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. Consumers looking for performance and fuel efficiency won't be left out either as Autobild is reporting there will also be an SQ1 TDI that uses a twin-turbo 2.0-liter TDI engine that develops 231 PS (170 kW) and 500 Nm (368 lb-ft) of torque.

At the lower end of the spectrum, we can expect a variety of petrol and diesel engines including:

  • A 1.4-liter TFSI with 140 PS (103 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque
  • A 1.8-liter TFSI with 180 PS (132 kW) and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) of torque
  • A 2.0-liter TFSI with 230 PS (169 kW) and 370 Nm (272 lb-ft) of torque
  • A 2.0-liter TDI with 150 PS (110 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque
  • A 2.0-liter TDI with 184 PS (135 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque

The 2016 Audi Q1 will be built in Ingolstadt, Germany and pricing is expected to start at roughly €25,500.

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