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Audi A1 1.4 TFSI: 185bhp, supercharged and turbocharged, 40mpg, want!

Audi A1 1.4 TFSI

The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI will be shown at the Paris Motor Show and from this preview we can tell you it comes with some impressive numbers!

Here’s the important part: under the hood, there’s a 185-horsepower dual-charged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 185 lb-ft of torque. That’s right, this machine makes use of both a supercharger and a turbocharger, and as a result, Audi says that its new A1 1.4 TFSI can scoot to 60 mph in a quick 6.9 seconds.

By way of salting the wound even further, Audi says that the meanest of the A1 breed returns around 40 mpg U.S., effectively making the Honda CR-Z look both lethargic and overtly wasteful. A seven-speed DSG gearbox handles shifting duties and likely helps with that massive fuel economy number.