The basic versions of Audi A1 and A3 will equip with three-cylinder engines

April 24, 2014 at 10:08 pm

On the more expensive models Audi appearance three-cylinder engine is not planned. Compact models Audi A1 and A3 will be offered with a three-cylinder engine, the company told the publication AutoExpress Audi CEO Rupert Stadler during a meeting with reporters at the auto show in Beijing.

Audi A3 Pic

Audi A3 Pic


“For A1 and A3 base engine will undoubtedly be a three-cylinder engine. Such engines are pleasant to use and have a comprehensive stock of traction,”- said the head of Audi. On the more expensive models Audi appearance three-cylinder engine is not planned. “I think we are similar units will be equipped with only the entry-level Audi. I’m not quite sure that in the medium and long term market rate premium appearance triplex engines”- said a top manager.

Audi A1 image

Audi A1 image

“But remember that 10-15 years ago, the presence of six-cylinder engines in the lineup was almost mandatory, and now everywhere four-cylinder engines,” – said Stadler. New line three-cylinder engine of the Volkswagen Group includes, in particular, the 1.0-liter turbo and 1.4-liter diesel engine, which is equipped with an updated Polo hatchback in Europe.

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