First drive: Audi's all-new, SA-bound A1 hatch

Instead of stretching budgets to jump into an A3, traditionally the smallest and cheapest Audi hatchback for quite some time, the A1 made it possible for many people to drive a ‘cheaper’, yet still ‘premium’, Four-ring car.


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SA launch drive: Mercedes X-Class powers up with V6

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