The A1 Quattro is covered in awesome little design details.

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Like its massive white wheels, spoiler and black boot cover.

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The A1 Quattro's heart was nabbed from the last-generation S3.

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Its wheels are quite striking, a definite highlight.

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Its massive air dams are big enough to fit your head in. Trust us, we tried.

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Its paint job is pretty cool, isn't it? Shame you can't get it on a normal A1...

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Only 333 were made worldwide.

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And they're all left-hand drive.

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Its gearbox is awesome.

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Red details pepper the car. It's pretty cool.

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You'd think throwing over 250bhp into an A1 would make it unruly...

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...but add four-wheel drive and you end up with a miniature rally car.

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The highest-power A1 currently made has around 180bhp...

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...which means any possible S1 would have around 220bhp. The same as a Golf GTI.

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There are plenty of racing tweaks to the car...

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...which make it handle incredibly well.

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We only had access to the car for a day, but we fell for it. Hard.

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Its burbly noise, sublime handling, and scary-quick pace are rather endearing.

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It's a shame Audi won't be making more than 333...

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