The Audi A1 has received a new range-topping model in the form of a 1.4-litre petrol engine TFSI version, which features both a turbocharger and a supercharger.
This 'dual-charged' engine makes 182bhp and 250Nm of pulling power, allowing for 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 141mph.
Despite the performance, Audi claims an average economy of 48mpg and emissions of 139g/km of CO2 - meaning company car tax will be payable in the 17% band in 2011/2012.
A rapid-shifting S tronic seven-speed twin-clutch gearbox is fitted, while power delivery and handling is kept in check by an electronic stability programme that also works to maintain traction by emulating a limited-slip differential.
Standard equipment includes remote central locking, air-con, electric front windows and mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity and an iPod connection.
It also gets S line trim, meaning it benefits from upgraded exterior detailing, 17-inch alloy wheels, sports suspension and part leather sports seats.
The Audi A1 1.4 TFSI S line is available to order now for £20,705.