Audi A2: A Car Ahead Of It’s Time

The Audi A2, a compact MPV styled super-mini and 5-door hatchback with an availability of 4 or 5 seats and internally selected Typ 8Z. This sedan is introduced by the Audi AG, a Germany based company from Nov 1999-2005. This sedan was based on the Al2 concept car of the Audi, initially displayed at the event of the Frankfurt Motor Show in the year of 1997. The Audi A2 was prominent for being made from aluminum alloy which in grouping with its competent engines, built it an enormously economical sedan on fuel.

Different packages

There were different types of packages available that includes ‘Style’, ‘High Tech’, ‘Advance’ and later on ‘S line’ in Germany while the A2 was presented in numerous different levels of trim that includes ‘Sport’, ‘Standard’, ‘Special Edition’ for 2005 only or ‘Se’ for ‘Special Equipment’ in the United Kingdom.

The Audi A2’s specifications

The A2 was made at the factory of the Audi ‘aluminum’ Neckarsulm situated in Germany but on a particular line reason- built for it. This sedan was the initial 5 door motor vehicle to trade in Europe along with the presence of a standard fuel burning up less than 94.2 mpg-imp or 78.4 mpg-US (3 L/100 km), however these numbers only pertained to the special edition of ‘3 liter’ with a start or stop system, narrower tires, less power, automatic gearbox and a diesel engine. Due to its production, the standard Audi A2 has a weight less than 2,200 lb (1,000 kilograms). In August 2005, the very last Audi A2’s to be created were made.

The Audi A2 was astonished when it made its entrance for only 2 years after the study of the original Al2 concept. There were a number of primary reviews obtained that includes those from the What Sedan? And Auto Coup? in the United Kingdom, remarked on the design.

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Technical Characteristics of Audi A2

Technical Characteristics of 2003 Audi A2 1.4 TDi produced by Audi (DE).

Body Type Hatchback 5 doors / 4 seats
Weight 1030 Kg
Length 3826 mm
Height 1553 mm
Wheelbase 2405 mm
Front Track 1462 mm
Rear Track 1427 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 42 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System direct diesel inj.
Max Power 89HP (65 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 230Nm @ 1900 rpm
CO2 Emissions 116 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1422 cc
Bore 79 mm
Stroke 95 mm
Cam Design SOHC - Single Overhead Camshaft
Cylinders 3 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 2
Total Valves 6
Compression Ratio 18:1
Aspiration Turbo D.
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 5.5J x 15 / 5.5J x 15
Standard Tyres 175/60 R 15 / 175/60 R 15
Suspension Front I.MS.LW.
Suspension Rear I.TB.
Transmission manual
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 10.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 5.6 l/100km
Road 3.5 l/100km
Mixt 4.3 l/100km