The brand new Audi A1 is here in South Africa and we recently joined Audi South Africa in Gauteng to see what the automaker’s new compact hatch has to offer local customers… The new Audi A1 introduces more space (substantially so), a sportier design, and a fully enhanced and more digitally innovative cabin for modern buyers. My first impression when meeting it in the metal was that its become more playful too, with new quirky and bright colour options that look fantastic in summer settings and will undoubtably stand out in any environment. Colours aside, Audi’s new design language carries through in the new A1 with large 18-inch Audi Sport alloy wheels and black contrasting roof and exterior mirror housings and set powerful accents to create a sporty look. At its launch, Audi’s Asif Hoosen noted that inspiration for the design of the A1 was in fact drawn from Playstation’s game, Grand Theft Auto! Inside, Audi has shifted its focus and attention for detail towards the driver, so that you needn’t cast your eyes or hands away from road or steering wheel – it’s all about the drive! Audi says that its new A1 is “fit for the digital future”. The basic version comes standard with a fu...