Is Audi A2 a good car?

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Is Audi A2 a good car?

Interior fit and finish is as good as you would expect from Audi, and there’s enough room to seat four adults with a modest amount of luggage in comfort. Build quality is excellent, and the A2 has a fine reliability record so far.

Why was the Audi A2 discontinued?

Unfortunately, the cost of working with aluminium, particularly with small production runs, meant that the A2 was more expensive than other cars in its sector, competing with the A-class and losing.

Is the Audi A2 rare?

It’s the Audi A2, a remarkable little car most of us know to be a future classic but few have acted on. They love good engineering and they love their A2s. They look after them – and that’s rare in the used car market.

Why is the Audi A2 a future classic?

Audi A2 was from at least 20 years into the future. It boasted of a lightweight aerodynamic design when that was almost unheard of. A2 was the first mass-produced car with an all-aluminum body. The super-light frame in combination with a powerful engine gave way to brilliant performance on the roads.

Is the Audi A2 a future classic?

But as numbers continue to dwindle – and they are falling fast – that freshness will return; the A2 sits close to the top of my list of near-certain future classics. It is still one of the most space-efficient vehicles of all time, vying with the original Mini for packaging magic.

What is the top of the range Audi?

The Q7, SQ7, Q8 and SQ8 are the largest in the range, all offering 7 seats, as well as plenty of boot space making it great for large families and the perfect Audi family car. From the moment the first Audi TT launched, it quickly became one of the most popular sports cars in its class.

Will Audi A2 become a classic?

The Audi A2 is well on its way to becoming a classic car. The 1.6-litre warm-hatch will be first to reach, while early models will get there before late ones.

Did Audi lose money on the A2?

Audi lost a lot of money on the unusual A2. The top ten (ranked by total, not per unit, losses) are an eclectic lot, including the Bugatti Veyron (the world’s fastest production car) and the Audi A2 (small and economical, but not especially cheap). Altogether, Bernstein estimates, these ten lost about $27.16 billion.

Will the Audi A2 a future classic?

What does S stand for in Audi?

A and S Models Most Audi sedans and hatchbacks have a similar model beginning with the letter S. The letter S stands for sport, meaning a larger, more powerful engine with greater horsepower and torque.

What was the problem with the Audi A2?

When designing the A2, Audi’s engineers were faced with a dilemma. The car had to be steeped in the Audi brand values of quality and safety whilst wrapped up in slick design. Doors that thunk shut, cabins that drip with expensive mouldings and feel utterly bulletproof unfortunately tend to weigh a lot.

Is the Audi A2 a good car to drive?

Although the A2’s styling may have provoked debate, the car’s road manners are universally agreed to correspond to the VW/Audi template – not wildly exciting, but safe, sweet and imbuing the driver with a massive superiority complex.

What to look for in an Audi A2?

It’s a testament to the quality of modern Audis that most used guides have nothing to report. ‘no problems to report’ or ‘nothing significant’ are the usual commentaries on the A2. Just look for main dealers service stamps, a sheaf of receipts and check for the usual accident or misuse damage. Other than that, buy with confidence.

How much does an Audi A2 car cost?

Assuming the A2 is reliable, the engine cover should only need to be removed for routine service every 20,000 miles. -Ray Hutton. MANUFACTURER: Audi AG Ingolstadt, Germany. VEHICLE TYPE: front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 5-door sedan. ESTIMATED PRICE (Germany): $22,000.

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