Sixt become first car hire company to offer the Audi A1

/ PRBuzz / April 1, 2011 -- The Audi A1, Audi's award winning supermini car, is now available to rent for the first time in the UK from leading car hire company Sixt rent a car.

Sixt added the stylish car to their fleet this week making them the first rental company in the UK to offer the A1. The A1 has already picked up a host of accolades including the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year 2011 award having only been released onto the market in November last year.

The A1 is available to rent from Sixt locations across London, Manchester, Cardiff, Bristol and Edinburgh. he A1 is a truly striking car that comes in a variety of models ranging from the 1.2 FTSI to the 1.6TDI. Its sporty appearance disguises a fuel efficient drive with the 1.6TDI engine cars offering a combined consumption of 74.3 mpg. A further benefit is the utilisation of stop start technology making it one of the most environmentally friendly cars of its type.

Sixt rent a car have a reputation for leading the market in terms of quality and technology and the Audi A1 underlines their commitment to offering a quality product at an affordable price. Announcing the news that Sixt will be the first car hire company to launch the Audi A1 Bob Baillie, Operations Director, at Sixt UK said: "We're delighted to be adding the A1 to our fleet and we believe it will be a clear favourite with our customers. For a relatively small car it is packed prestige features, and offers good efficiency without compromising on performance."

As long standing partners of Audi the deal highlights Sixt's commitment to quality, a reputation that has been built on almost 100 years in the vehicle rental industry. Speaking about Sixt's values Per Voegerl, Commercial Director, at Sixt UK commented: "At Sixt we have a strong belief in offering our customers the very best product at competitive prices. We take pride in offering a fleet of vehicles that are amongst the best in the market and the Audi A1 is no different. The fact that it won the What Car? Car of the Year award is a clear indication of the cars calibre".
 
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