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We'd remarked earlier that the spec'd Audi A1 minicar on a recent cover of AutoBild could have its roots in the third-generation Ford Torino. But a reader identified what may be the missing link — that is, none other than the Datsun B210 of the mid-1970s. Will the A1 in three dimensions recall the same couple of me-decade wobblies, or will we be looking at something with all four wheels in the modern day when it debuts around 2010? Only Quincy M.E. may know for sure. [Thanks, Bob.]

Yikes! It s the Supposedly Non-Hoaxy Audi A1 [internal]