Category: Audi UK

Audi Launches Plug-In Hybrid Q5, A6, A7 and A8 at Geneva

Audi will launch hybrid variants of the A8, A7 Sportback, A6 and Q5 with an electrical vary of greater than 25 miles within the WLTP cycle on the Geneva Motor Present. The brand new plug-in hybrid fashions can be out there for order later in 2019. The Audi Q5, A6, A7 and A8 TFSI e can be out there wil be out there in two variants with totally different efficiency and gear relying on the mannequin: A consolation mannequin and a sportier S line with a extra tightly tuned suspension and drive setup with larger increase efficiency of the electrical motor for extra dynamic dealing with. Any more, the brand new plug-in hybrid fashions carry the “TFSI e” badge. Sooner or later, the “e-tron” label will stay reserved completely for electrically pushed vehicles. The electrical-only vary of the PHEVs will account for greater than 25 miles within the WLTP cycle....




Audi RS5 Sportback out there to order in Europe

Audi is now taking orders for the brand new Audi RS 5 Sportback in Europe. Its 2.9 TFSI V6 biturbo engine produces 450PS (331 kW). Most torque of 600 Nm is offered between 1,900 and 5,000 rpm. The Audi RS 5 Sportback accelerates to 100 km/h (62 mph) in three.9 seconds on its option to an optionally available high pace of 280 km/h (174.zero mph). An eight-speed tiptronic with optimised gear altering transfers the facility of the two.9 TFSI to the quattro everlasting all-wheel drive with self-locking middle differential. It distributes the facility to the axles asymmetrically (40:60), guaranteeing dynamic dealing with with optimum traction mixed with the best attainable security. When slippage happens on an axle, many of the energy instantly flows to the opposite axle – as much as 70% to the entrance, and as much as 85% to the rear. This locking impact allows a clearly-defined torque distribution and exact cooperation with the management....


Driving within the land of fireside and ice

If you wish to profit from a vacation in Iceland you want a automobile. The one manner you may take your individual car is to catch the ferry than runs from Hirthals on the northern tip of Denmark to Seyðisfjørður, a distant location in jap Iceland. The journey entails a cease on the Faroe Islands on the way in which. We ran into a celebration of UK motorhomers who had made the journey. For those who can afford a couple of weeks for a leisurely journey, then perhaps test it out. Every part in Iceland is dear and that features automobile rent. As we have been trying to accommodate 5 adults plus baggage we would have liked one thing larger this 12 months. After a lot on-line analysis, we discovered a automobile rent firm which included some older fashions in its fleet, for a barely much less eye watering value.....




Driving within the land of fireplace and ice

If you wish to profit from a vacation in Iceland you want a automotive. The one means you’ll be able to take your individual automobile is to catch the ferry than runs from Hirthals on the northern tip of Denmark to Seyðisfjørður, a distant location in japanese Iceland. The journey includes a cease on the Faroe Islands on the way in which. We ran into a celebration of UK motorhomers who had made the journey. In case you can afford a number of weeks for a leisurely journey, then perhaps test it out. Every little thing in Iceland is dear and that features automotive rent. As we had been seeking to accommodate 5 adults plus baggage we wanted one thing greater this 12 months. After a lot on-line analysis, we discovered a automotive rent firm which included some older fashions in its fleet, for a barely much less eye watering....


Audi brings again diesel SQ5 with large torque

Audi has launched a brand new SQ5 TDI mannequin with an enormous 700 Nm (516.three lb-ft) of torque and an influence output of 347 PS (255 kW). The brand new Audi SQ5 TDI has a strong V6 engine identical to its profitable predecessor of the primary technology. An electrical powered compressor ensures that most torque is obtainable to the sporty SUV at simply above idle; a gentle hybrid system additional enhances effectivity. The three.zero V6 TDI engine affords its most torque throughout a broad vary from 2,500 to three,100 rpm. The V6 diesel accelerates the SUV to the benchmark 100km/h in 5.1 seconds on its solution to an electrically restricted high velocity of 250 km/h (155 mph). The SQ5 TDI is licensed in keeping with the Euro 6d-temp emission normal. Audi has refined the drive idea from the full-size SQ7 TDI for the brand new SQ5 TDI. The 48-volt most important electrical system contains an....




Audi provides petrol V6 to Q8

Audi is increasing the engine line-up for its Q8 luxurious SUV by including two V6 engine variations, a robust three.zero TFSI petrol and a decrease energy variant of the three.zero TDI diesel. The brand new Audi Q8 55 TFSI is provided with a six-cylinder spark-ignition engine with three litres of engine displacement and direct injection that produces 250 kW (340 PS) and most torque of 500 Nm (368.eight lb-ft). The turbocharged petrol engine Audi Q8 sprints from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.9 seconds. Its most pace is electronically restricted to 250 km/h (155.three mph). The second new engine is an extra model of the three-litre diesel. It gives 170 kW (231 PS) of energy and likewise develops ample torque of 500 Nm (368.eight lb-ft). From a standing begin, the Audi Q8 45 TDI accelerates to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 7.1 seconds and on to a prime pace of 233 km/h (144.eight mph). All engines within the Audi Q8 work at the side of the delicate hybrid system, which may scale back consumption by....


Audi to Debut This fall e-tron idea at Geneva

Audi is about to unveil its This fall e-tron idea electrical SUV on the Geneva Worldwide Automotive Present on fifth March. First design sketches of its subsequent all-electric mannequin to bear the e-tron badge have simply been launched. The compact SUV Audi This fall e-tron idea offers a glimpse of the following stage of Audi electrical mobility and is because of enter volume-production in late 2020/early 2021.




Audi e-tron obtainable to order in UK

Orders are actually being taken within the UK for the Audi e-tron, the primary absolutely electrical Audi , the e-tron and e-tron Launch Version – priced at £71,490 OTR and £82,240 OTR respectively. The brand new five-seat SUV shall be adopted by not less than 11 extra absolutely electrical Audi fashions between now and 2025. A 95kWh battery mounted beneath the passenger compartment is the lifeblood of the brand new e-tron. It feeds two electrical motors – one per axle – which collectively ship an output of as much as 300kW, facilitating 5.7-second Zero-62mph acceleration, a prime velocity of 124mph and a driving vary of as much as 241 miles. Normal adaptive air suspension ensures that journey is as clean as it’s near- silent, and thru subtle energy administration the 2 motors are all the time in a position to ship the suitable amount of drive to every axle for optimum....


Audi TT-RS tweaked for 2019

Audi TT-RS followers will quickly have the ability to order the 2019 mannequin with slight design tweaks, upgraded infotainment and a brand new vary of colors. Energy and efficiency kind the charismatic  5-cylinder engine stay the identical with 400PS and 480Nm of torque, enabling a dash time of simply Three.7 seconds to 62mph and as much as 174mph on the restrict. The quattro brand in a matt titanium-look is positioned within the decrease part of the gloss black grill with its matt black Singleframe. Lateral air inlets, which have been enlarged, are every divided by vertical strips on the within and outdoors and prolong nearly all the best way to the entrance wheel wells, making the brand new TT RS seem extraordinarily huge. For cooling functions there are extra radiators positioned behind the RS honeycomb grill. A steady entrance spoiler that’s drawn up steeply at all sides pulls the entrance....




ABT Boosts Audi A6 and A7 three.zero TDI to 330PS

Final yr, the brand new Audi A6 and A7  appeared on the scene powered by Audi’s  three.zero TDI, which has 286 PS (210 kW) .  forward of the Geneva Worldwide Motor Present,  ABT has introduced an influence improve for the engine, based mostly on the auxiliary ABT Engine Management (AEC) unit. It reaches 330 PS (243 kW) throughout the board. The torque within the two Audis will increase from 620 to 670 Nm. “Lots of our clients need one thing past the 300 HP threshold, which additionally has a psychological side,” explains CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. The AEC, specifically developed by the Bavarian tuner, offers most reliability and optimum energy supply. That is ensured by complicated calibration runs on the chassis dynamometer and on public roads in addition to complete measures for engine safety and intensive warranties. However ABT Sportsline doesn’t simply make the Audi A6 and A7 sooner, it additionally provides the automobiles a extra dynamic look. The world’s largest tuner for Volkswagen and....


Audi Plugs EEBUS Commonplace for Electrical Vehicles

Audi is concerned within the EEBUS initiative to advertise networking throughout producer and boundaries. The Audi e-tron is the primary electrical automotive whose charging system makes use of the brand new communication normal. On the “Plugfest E-Mobility” on the Audi plant in Brussels, builders are testing cross-industry compatibility earlier than the EEBUS normal for power communication is launched in February. The electrical automotive will play an vital position as an influence client within the digital power world. As an power storage system, the electrical automotive has nice potential to drive the power transition ahead and soak up peak hundreds ensuing from regenerative technology. Vehicles are stationary for a lot of the day, which leaves quite a lot of time for versatile charging. Due to this, the brand new energy customers not solely current an extra load on the facility grid, however can doubtlessly function versatile storage units within the context of the variable....




Audi Q7 and A5 Scoop What Automobile Awards

Audi has continued its run of success within the annual What Automobile? Awards by securing the Luxurious SUV of the 12 months and Coupe of the 12 months awards within the 2019 roll of honour. The Q7 SUV gained by means of in its class for the third successive 12 months, whereas as Coupe of the 12 months the A5 has occupied a place that has been a standard Audi stronghold because of the TT, which loved a nearly unbroken reign for the previous 16 years. Citing its all-round capability as a serious plus level, the What Automobile? crew praised the seven- seat Q7 ‘for merely outshining anything within the luxurious SUV class’. Singling out the 45 TDI quattro S line as their mannequin of selection, the panel admired its plusher journey, ‘nice infotainment system that’s simple to get together with’ and remarkably hushed street manners. In truth, it’s additionally....


Fleet of 50 Audi e-trons at Davos World Financial Discussion board

Audi is offering a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron automobiles for this yr’s World Financial Discussion board in Davos. The all-electric automobiles are totally powered by inexperienced electrical energy. And with cell charging containers, the corporate is demonstrating a possible utility of used batteries from electrical automobiles. The Audi e-tron is the primary all-electric large-series mannequin from the Ingolstadt-based premium automobile producer. Greater than 20,000 orders have already been made for this mannequin, which is able to arrive within the showrooms in Europe subsequent week. With the shuttle fleet of 50 Audi e-trons, the corporate is as soon as once more demonstrating the automobile’s practicality within the snowy Swiss mountains – additionally within the area’s difficult climate and topography. Three cell Audi charging containers with a complete output of 700 kW and a capability of 1.14 MWh will make sure the fast provide of inexperienced electrical energy for the intensively used e-tron fleet. With this Audi analysis mission, the corporate is....




Audi PB18 e-tron idea premieres at Pebble Seaside

Audi has launched the all-electric Audi PB18 e-tron idea automotive at Pebble Seaside Automotive Week in California. The Audi PB18 e-tron follows the standard structure of a mid-engine sports activities automotive with a cab that’s positioned far ahead. The automotive’s centre of gravity is positioned behind the seats and in entrance of the rear axle – which advantages the driving dynamics. A mixture of aluminium, carbon and multi-material composites ensures the physique of the Audi PB18 e- tron has a low weight, additionally helped by the  comparatively gentle solid-state battery. Audi claims a complete weight of lower than 1,550 kg. The PB18 e-tron is four.53 metres lengthy, 2 metres broad and 1.15 metres tall. The wheelbase is 2.70 metres and the overhangs are compact. Considered from the facet, the attention is drawn to the gently sloping roof line which is pulled far to the again and options huge C-pillars. Along....


Audi e-tron exhibits off recuperative energy at Pikes Peak

The Audi e-tron prototype combines huge energy and excessive effectivity. With a system output of as much as 300 kW, the full-size SUV with a completely electrical drive accelerates from Zero-62mph in lower than six seconds. Within the WLTP check cycle, it covers greater than 248 miles on one battery cost. One vital issue for the lengthy vary is its extremely progressive recuperation idea. On the well-known  31-kilometre (19- mile) downhill drive at Pikes Peak within the Rocky Mountains, the electrical SUV feeds a lot vitality again to the battery that it might probably cowl roughly the identical distance once more. The distinction in altitude of about 1,900 metres (6,233.6 ft) offers the required circumstances for this. The Audi e-tron prototype recuperates vitality with as much as 300 Nm of torque (221.three lb-ft) and 220 kW of electrical energy – greater than 70 % of its working vitality enter. No....




Audi and Ericsson to pioneer 5G for automotive manufacturing

Audi and Ericsson are asserting plans to pioneer the usage of 5G know-how for automotive manufacturing. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the 2 corporations agreed on a spread of actions exploring the potential of 5G as a future-proof communication know-how that may meet the excessive calls for of automotive manufacturing. Specialists from each corporations will run discipline exams in a technical centre on the “Audi Manufacturing Lab” in Gaimersheim, Germany. Frank Loydl, Chief Info Officer at AUDI AG, says: “The absolutely networked manufacturing facility may have a major influence on the manufacturing of the long run. A robust community structure that may reply in actual time is of decisive significance for us. As a part of the mission with our associate Ericsson, we’re testing the alternatives provided by 5G know-how for industrial purposes within the sensible manufacturing facility.” Along with the Ingolstadt plant, Audi and Ericsson are exploring whether....


Prince Harry’s Audi RS6 for Sale on Auto Dealer

Prince Harry’s Audi RS6 Avant is on the market on Auto Dealer for £71,900. The storming property with 605PS of energy from its twin-turbo V8 engine was utilized by Harry to move Meghan Markle to Pippa Middleton’s marriage ceremony reception in Bucklebury in Could final 12 months. With slightly below four,500 miles on the clock, it’s clearly seen just a few different adventures, however the wonderful situation is a testomony to 1 earlier royal proprietor . The Audi RS6 four.zero Avant Tiptronic Quattro 5dr is the sportiest in its vary and has been filled with £11,330 of  extras equivalent to a panoramic sunroof and privateness glass. Heated entrance and rear seats are included within the spec as is the sports activities exhaust. Erin Baker, Auto Dealer’s Editorial Director, commented: “This can be a smashing automobile completely suited to any aspiring Royal. The Audi RS6 Avant is likely one of the....




Audi to launch PB18 e-tron electrical supercar idea at Pebble Seaside

Audi will reveal a world first in the course of the 2018 Pebble Seaside Automobile Week in California – a supercar idea automotive with electrical drive. Pebble Seaside Automobile Week, held each August in and across the Californian coastal metropolis of Monterey, has lengthy been thought of the world’s most vital discussion board for lovers of beautiful vehicles. Curiosity is just not restricted right here to classic automobiles however as an alternative contains modern design examine idea automobiles and visionary know-how. The abbreviated identify for the Audi premiere – Audi PB18 e-tron – refers back to the Pebble Seaside venue and the yr of the debut. It additionally recollects the LeMans-series winner Audi R18 e-tron, whose know-how impressed the options for varied particulars. The styling of the Audi PB 18 e-tronwas developed on the new Malibu Design Loft. The Audi PB18 e-tron shall be unveiled at 5 p.m. on August 23, 2018, on the Laguna Seca....


ABT Aerowheel Now Out there for Audi RS4 and RS5 homeowners

First seen on the Geneva Motor Present earlier this yr, Audi tuner ABT has introduced restricted run of its unique ABT Aerowheel shall be obtainable in 21 inch Racing Gold. After the particular version ABT RS4-R bought out and with solely restricted inventory of the ABT RS5-R coupés remaining, the Bavarian tuner has launched these wheels for different Audi RS four and RS 5 drivers . The overall value for a set of 4 is 11,690 euros. Aside type the distinctive gold end, seen carbon rims are the principle distinction between the ABT Aerowheel and the ABT SPORT GR alloy wheel, on which it’s based mostly. The historical past of the brand new alloy wheel is simply as unique. Initially the rim was solely an idea examine, which acquired extra backing by the particular venture ABT RS6+ Phoenix by Jon Olsson. With Olsson’s enter, the aerowheels for his ABT RS6+ “Phoenix”....




Audi Upsizes Q3 SUV for 2018

Sharper strains and a wealth of subtle know-how carry the perennially standard Audi compact SUV proper on top of things The correct quantity of house for a demanding household, the correct quantity of SUV street presence with out feeling overbearing on tighter city streets and the proper mixture of tolerating high quality, practicality and effectivity – the Audi Q3 has struck the proper steadiness all through its best-selling seven-year lifespan, and its all-new successor maintains that very same equilibrium whereas taking over board completely up to date Audi design, know-how and connectivity. A completely digital cabin incorporating the Audi Digital Cockpit and a big MMI contact show makes its debut, as do quite a few infotainment options connecting the compact SUV with its surroundings and all kinds of driver aids providing assist when parking, on the town and on lengthy journeys. Sharper creases and sleeker strains lend the newest Audi....


Unitronic Launches Stage three Twin Pulley Improve Equipment for Audi three.zero TFSI Engines

Unitronic has launched of its Stage three Crank Pulley Improve Equipment for Audi three.0TFSI* engines. That includes a rise to 493 HP/441 lb-ft of torque. Unitronic’s Stage three Crank Pulley Improve Equipment contains its 187 mm Crank Pulley, 7PK1300 Belt, and its Stage three Twin Pulley Efficiency Software program calibration. This may be bought as an Improve Equipment for customers who have already got Unitronic’s Stage 2+ Supercharger Drive Pulley Equipment or as a whole equipment with the Supercharger Drive Pulley. Unitronic’s Stage three Twin Pulley Efficiency Software program calibration is engineered particularly to be used with each its Supercharger Drive and Crank Pulleys to make sure most efficiency is achieved whereas sustaining full OEM-like reliability and drivability. Unitronic recommends combining its Stage three Twin Pulley Improve with an efficient Supercharger Cooling System/Warmth Exchanger Improve to make sure most efficiency. Unitronic noticed as much as a 30 hp variance in engine output primarily....




Audi Launches New RS5 Sportback in North America

Audi Sport has chosen the New York Worldwide Auto Present to launch its new RS 5 Sportback for the US and Canadian market. That is the primary time the RS5 has been out there as a 5-door hatchback saloon, combining excellent efficiency with even larger practicality. The automobile is predicted to be launched within the UK and Europe later this 12 months, however Audi has but to verify any particulars for these markets. “The Audi RS 5 Sportback is extra than simply a global commerce honest novelty – it affords one thing new to our clients. Our progressive interpretation of a five-door high-performance coupé has neither predecessor fashions, nor a direct competitor,” explains Michael-Julius Renz, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH. “The brand new Audi RS 5 Sportback will carry the RS genes out onto the highway.” On the entrance, the Audi RS 5 Sportback includes a huge, flat single-frame....


Audi UK Taking Deposits for e-tron Electrical SUV

If you wish to be one of many first UK drivers to personal the all-new Audi e-tron electrical SUV, now you can place a £1,000 deposit on-line or by way of your native Audi UK supplier. 250 e-tron prototypes are at present being examined over 23 million miles globally and the primary buyer vehicles due later this 12 months. The £1,000 deposit in direction of the primary ever collection manufacturing full EV from Audi might be positioned on-line at audi.co.uk, the place it may be accepted by way of the Audi Retailer space throughout the web site (https://beta.audi.co.uk/e-tron.html), or it may be taken by any of the 116 Audi Centres throughout the nation. Depositors will probably be enrolled in a Precedence Order Members Membership which is able to entitle them to be the primary to order the collection manufacturing mannequin. They may even profit from common updates on the automobile’s journey....