Okay here's what it is: The Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro is a small hatchback with the same power to weight ratio of a Ferrari 599GTB, a better power to weight ratio than an AMG SLS or even a standard Lamborghini Murciélago. How is that possible!?

The answer: the beast uses the 2.5-liter in-line five from the TT RS that has been tuned to produce 503 hp for a car that weights just 1,390 Kg (3,064 lb). Power is delivered to all four wheels through a six-speed manual transmission. That leads us to some serious performance numbers: 0 to 100 Km/h (62 mph) comes right after 3.7 seconds and 200 Km/h (124 mph) in 10.9 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 Km/h which is okay since all the fun lies under that bar where the car has rocket like acceleration.

Aesthetically, the car features an aggressive body kit, a carbon fiber roof, side exhaust and 19-inch wheels. At this stage, the A1 Sportback Quattro is just a show car. But a limited production run would be nice especially if those performance figures are concretized. Check out more high res pictures of the beast in the gallery below.

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