In celebration of Audi’s rich heritage at the 24 hours of Le Mans, the automaker launches a special edition A1 in South Africa - the R18 Le Mans Limited Edition.IMAGE GALLERY: Audi A1 R18 Le Mans Limited EditionA limited number of 100 units have been secured locally. The R18 Le Mans Edition includes styling elements from the R18 Le Mans race car, most notably the number “378” which represents the number of laps which led the Audi R18 to victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 2012.The limited edition also includes the winning drivers’ signatures on the rear window.The R18 package includes the following: • 17" cast aluminium wheels in '5-V-spoke' titanium design. • Competition front spoiler and side sills • Rear diffuser and roof spoiler. • Sport exhausts • R18 decals in red or grey • Exterior mirrors in silver or red. • Air vents, centre console, rear-view mirror, floor mats and door handles in decorative R18 Le Mans designThe model can be ordered in a choice of colours (white, red and black) and at an additional cost of R1 850.SA A1 AMBASSADORAudi South Africa has appointed local musician, ChianoSky, as its brand ambassador for the A1 range.Head of Audi South Africa, Ryan Searle, said: “We feel that ChianoSky is the perfect representation for the highly successful Audi A1 range. She is progressive in her approach to her music and has an innovative style and personality – all of these are qualities of the Audi brand and more specifically of the Audi A1.”The Audi A1 R18 Le Mans Limited Edition is available to customers on all A1 hatchback and Sportback SE models at an additional cost of R10 800 over the standard price of the vehicle.Prices:Audi A1 hatchback:Audi A1 1.6 TDI SE manual: R262 500Audi A1 1.4T FSI SE manual: R269 000Audi A1 1.4T FSI SE S tronic: R286 500Audi A1 Sportback:Audi A1 Sportback 1.6 TDI SE manual: R270 000Audi A1 Sportback 1.4T FSI SE manual: R276 500Audi A1 Sportback 1.4T FSI SE S tronic: R294 000Price includes a standard five-year or 100 000km Audi Freeway Plan.