Audi Crosslane coupe concept car and 2013 Audi A1 Quattro ABT Sportsline makeover
Audi unveiled its Crosslane concept car at the 2012 Paris motor Show, which has been designed with improved use of technology and science last week. This concept vehicle features a number of interesting parameters which makes it and innovative build ay Audi’s design team. The car has a multi material space frame which makes it very light and sturdy, thereby reducing fuel costs and energy in the long run. This frame has been designed using aluminum, glass fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced polymer
A 1.5l TFSI three cylinder engine powers this car along with two electric motors which provide a suitable power output and lowered fuel consumption of only 1.1 liters per 11 km. superior drive train technology allows for systematic usage of electric motors and engine. Apart from this the car has been infused with appropriate infotainment systems and Audi connect which provides continuous internet connectivity that allows users to stay updated and connected with their friends and the outside world.Use of innovative hybrid technology, lightweight materials to lower fuel costs and improved exterior and interior designs make this car model stand out among its competitors.
German tuners ABT Sportsline have ensured that by giving the 2013 Audi A1 Quattro a major renovation the vehicle is more appealing and greater in demand. This limited run Audi A1 quattro in standard form pumps out 256 hp from its 4 cylinder 2.0 liter turbocharged engine while the tuned up versions now offers 307 hp. Torque is also increased from its earlier 258 lb/ft to 295 lb/ft between 2500rpm to 5000rpm. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph which originally was possible in 5.4 seconds is more about 0.3 seconds faster while the ABT Sportsline tuning kit has ensured more fuel efficiency and less CO2 emissions.
ABT Sportsline are worldwide leading tuners of cars from Volkswagen and Audi. The company is based in Kempten, Allgau and besides being the tuner of vehicles they are also one of themost successful German race teams. ABT Sportsline has been closely associated with car racing since 1996 and their first gigantic victory was winning STW Championship title in 1999. ABT Sportsline has also always been involved in other racing categories over the years, however, Hans-Jürgen ABT team concentrates solely on DTM program with Audi during current season.