What is it? Premium badges and superminis often don’t go together. Little cars designed for the city often fall at the bottom end of the new car price spectrum, and this is because it makes them easier to repair and maintain in an urban environment.
What is it? Audi, despite its myriad of SUV and crossover offerings, still makes produces two estate cars – the A4 Avant and this, the all-new A6 Avant. Though it’s hard to deny the appeal that the four-wheel-drive market is currently experiencing, the everyday estate car is still there for those who want space, practicality and ease-of-use wrapped up in a more road-friendly bodystyle.
What is it? The Volkswagen Group is brilliant at making the most of what it has – and the A1 is a chief example. Using the same MQB chassis and engine architecture enjoyed by the latest VW Polo and Seat Ibiza, it’s a really premium product that bears only a passing resemblance to its siblings – and every resemblance to its bigger brothers within the Audi range.