Category: Audi

Audi the general winner in “Finest Manufacturers in All Courses”

Audi A7 Sportback   The 4 rings received massive within the Auto Bild reader survey The model ranked first in high quality in seven out of 14 classes Further wins in rankings for design, worth/efficiency and reliability Audi is the large winner within the Auto Bild “Finest Manufacturers in All Courses” reader survey. The 4 rings received seven particular person […] Extra »

Audi driver Daniel Abt additionally scores factors in China

Audi driver Daniel Abt additionally scored factors within the sixth E-Prix of the season. On account of his fifth place in Sanya (China), Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler made up additional floor within the groups’ classification of the ABB FIA Method E Championship. Earlier than the European season of Method E begins in Rome (Italy) on April 13, the title defenders are just one level behind the entrance runners. learn on

Audi’s 2019 RS4 Avant is a True Tremendous Wagon

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CNET Evaluations the Audi Q8 three.0T

Because the model’s flagship, the brand new Audi Q8 is the model’s most high-tech and opulent SUV. Regardless of it being a bit smaller and sportier than the Q7, the newer Q8 packs extra expertise, options and luxurious than its older, bigger sibling. On this new overview from CNET’s Roadshow, we get to try that tech and luxurious in stark distinction to the baron panorama of Chile’s Atacama Desert.   A few of that tech is within the cabin and a few of it’s beneath the hood. An instance of the latter is the 48-volt Delicate Hybrid tech that helps energy the Audi Q8. Linked to that engine is what’s known as a BAS (Belt Alternator Starter), which is basically an electrical motor that may energy the crankshaft and different ancillary belt-driven elements, permitting the engine to close down at freeway cruising speeds. It could possibly additionally begin the engine....

SPIED: Audi A5 Cabriolet facelift caught in public

Audi is at the moment engaged on facelifted variations of the A4 and A5, retaining them recent to allow them to compete with their newer competitors. We’ve already see the facelift of the Audi A4, in each sedan and wagon kind, however now some spy images of the newly facelifted Audi A5 Cabriolet have surfaced. (We don’t personal them however they are often seen right here) Identical to the Audi A4 facelift, the Audi A5 Cabriolet will get a little bit of a brand new face and butt. On the entrance, its new Singleframe grille is a bit smaller and sportier trying, whereas its headlights additionally get a bit sleeker. Although, the A5 is much less modified up entrance than the A4, as even the pre-facelift A5 lacked the A4’s notched headlights. Out again, the up to date automotive’s taillights look newer and extra high-tech, extra in step with Audi’s....

Audi the general winner in “Finest Manufacturers in All Lessons”

Audi is the large winner within the Auto Bild “Finest Manufacturers in All Lessons” reader survey. The 4 rings gained seven particular person victories within the high quality evaluation – and simply took the general win. Audi additionally positioned first within the design and worth/efficiency classes in addition to within the “Dependable Automobiles” picture area. No model carried out higher within the core standards of the picture survey, during which over 70,000 readers participated. learn on

System E: newest information and miscellaneous information from Sanya

Resulting from extraordinarily excessive humidity, the primary E-Prix within the Southern Chinese language vacationer resort of Sanya (begin on Saturday at three PM native time/eight AM CET) will flip right into a sweat-inducing affair. learn on

Porsche Cayenne Coupe is right here to tackle the Audi Q8

Each Audi and Porsche are siblings beneath their dad or mum group, Volkswagen. Porsche may not prefer to admit it however the two manufacturers have so much in widespread. Regardless of that, they nonetheless compete in good quaint sibling rivalry. The newest sibling rivalry between each manufacturers would be the Audi Q8 versus the all-new Porsche Cayenne Coupe. It’s been a very long time coming, the Porsche Cayenne Coupe. We noticed extraordinarily early spy photographs of it a few years in the past. Then, it was only a rumor, an concept the parents in Stuttgart had been toying with. Now that it’s lastly right here, we have now to say that we’re impressed with the way it appears. Early spy photographs of the Cayenne Coupe weren’t nice wanting however the closing automobile appears fairly good. It’s nonetheless not stunning however no coupe-like SUV is, actually. Nevertheless, it does look sportier than....

VIDEO: Joe Achilles exams out the Audi A1 Sportback S-Line

In case you stay in a cramped European metropolis, the thought proudly owning a premium sub-compact automobile may be very engaging. Right here in America, not a lot. However in cities like London, Paris or Rome, one thing like an Audi A1 is an excellent thought. This new one particularly, because it combines the tiny footprint for straightforward maneuvering and parking with a brilliant fashionable exterior and a few real luxurious and expertise. On this new video from Joe Achilles, we get to see what all of the fuss is about. Sometimes, Achilles drives BMWs, as he owns an M2 Competitors. However on this video he exams the brand new Audi A1 to see how it’s as a enjoyable metropolis automobile. It’s a automobile he claims he was enthusiastic about when it was first introduced, so he’s in a position to check it objectively, whilst a BMW fan (we child,....

Low cost Methods to Make Your Outdated Audi Look Model New

When you have an Audi that you just love, then chances are you’ll discover it arduous to let it go. On the flip aspect, that it’s sporting out and that it simply doesn’t look nearly as good because it as soon as did. If this sounds such as you, then there are some things you are able to do to present your automobile some new life. Vinyl WrapPortray a automobile can price be costly. Vinyl wraps, alternatively, obtain a really comparable end result however for half the worth. You’ll be able to have your total automobile wrapped in vinyl in any coloration you need with out breaking the financial institution. If you wish to take issues to that subsequent stage, chances are you’ll need to look into patterns, graphics, logos, and so on. While you do that, you can also make your older Audi look model new once more, which....

Audi Sport shoots for hat-trick in California

Audi Sport buyer racing holds a file within the Intercontinental GT Problem, the world’s most prestigious GT3 racing sequence. The Audi R8 LMS has been unbeaten to this point within the California eight Hours in the US. Following two straight victories, Audi is now aiming to proceed its string of success at Laguna Seca on March 30 when the brand new evolution of the Audi R8 LMS will compete on this racing sequence for the primary time. learn on

Modern water remedy at Audi saves as much as 500,000 cubic meters of recent water a 12 months

Audi has reached one other milestone on its technique to wastewater-free car manufacturing. The corporate has put a brand new service-water provide middle into operation on the Ingolstadt web site. Along with the prevailing remedy plant, about half of the wastewater produced on the web site can now be recycled and handled for reuse. On this means, Audi will saves as much as 500,000 cubic meters of recent water annually. The center of the service-water provide middle is the so-called membrane bioreactor (MBR). learn on

A Look Again at These Superb Motorsport Wins for Audi

180614-418310.jpg Listed here are the best victories in throughout their checkered flag racing historical past.

Audi Sport changed V8 with Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine for DTM

The present engine used within the Audi RS5 DTM race automobile is a naturally-aspirated V8 and a fan-favorite for its energy, noise and charismatic nature. Nevertheless, it’s additionally getting fairly previous and Audi Sport wanted to make a change. So it’s gone and developed a brand new turbocharged four-cylinder engine to exchange the previous V8. Which may not sound attractive till you see simply how highly effective it’s. This new engine is a liter turbocharged four-cylinder with direct-injection that makes 610 hp. That’s proper, a turbo-four that makes over 600 hp. It’s additionally very gentle, half the load of the outgoing V8 in reality, at simply 85 kg (187 lbs). So it helps the entrance finish of the RS5 DTM lose some weight whereas additionally including one other 100 horsepower or so. “Our drivers have been completely thrilled proper within the first check,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter....

SPIED: Audi Q3 Sportback caught winter testing in new video

The Audi Q3 Sportback is coming. When it arrives, will probably be the extra trendy, sportier model of the usual Q3 for purchasers that want a bit of additional area however nonetheless don’t need to let go of their sports activities automobile simply but. If that sounds such as you, get excited as a result of it’s on its means, as evidenced by this new spy video displaying off the Q3 Sportback within the snow. (We don’t personal the video however see it right here) It truly seems actually good, like a miniature Audi Q8 and never like a lobotomized Q3. The roofline is tapered towards the rear however not overly so and the again finish of the automobile nonetheless has sufficient junk within the trunk to appear to be a correct crossover and never like something has been chopped off. Although, from the B-pillar ahead, it’s all Q3. Judging....

Light-weight, environment friendly, highly effective: the brand new Audi turbo engine for the DTM

The start of a brand new period within the DTM: Beginning within the 2019 season, the Class 1 race automobiles of the favored touring automobile racing sequence will use fashionable and extremely environment friendly turbo engines. The 2-liter four-cylinder power-plant of the Audi RS 5 DTM delivers greater than 610 horsepower. By way of the “push-to-pass” operate, the drivers may even entry a short-term 30-hp energy increase. learn on

Ulrich Baretzky: “The followers will take pleasure in listening to the sound a four-cylinder engine can produce”

Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Improvement at Audi Motorsport, is satisfied that the brand new four-cylinder turbo engine is the fitting transfer for the DTM. learn on

Stefan Dreyer: “The format of the DTM is absolutely robust”

Stefan Dreyer, Head of Powertrain Growth at Audi Motorsport, explains the magnitude of the problem posed by the brand new DTM turbo engines. learn on

Need to Drive an Audi? Here is What You may Should Do First

A few of us know what sort of automotive we’d prefer to drive lengthy earlier than we’re even sufficiently old to use for a license and begin driving classes. A few of us will drive completely different makes and fashions for years earlier than deciding that they aren’t for us and that one thing else may go well with us a little bit higher. Both method, in the event you’re fascinated with driving an Audi, the next suggestions ought to assist you alongside the best way…Cross Your Take a look atFirst issues first, you’re going to must go your check. That is one thing that it’s a must to do to drive any automobile unsupervised on public roads. You’re going to have to check to familiarize your self with the principles of the street. You’re additionally going to must take sensible classes to familiarize yourself with dealing with a automobile.....

VIDEO: Audi e-tron Sportback Teased in new video

Audi confirmed off its e-tron Sportback in Geneva for the very first time, much like the way it debuted the unique e-tron SUV finally 12 months’s Geneva Motor Present. Identical to the unique, the Audi e-tron Sportback was seen sporting some funky camouflage however was in any other case production-ready. So whereas we couldn’t see too many particulars, we might see the general design of the automotive. On this new teaser video, we get to see it but once more. Audi took the e-tron Sportback to Finland to check it in some very chilly, very snowy circumstances. Sometimes, you don’t see a number of electrical automobiles being examined whereas sideways however we get to see a little bit of that right here. The Audi e-tron Sportback appears to play effectively within the snow, kicking its tail out and sliding round. It additionally exhibits off a few of its spectacular “Electrical....

ABT Audi RS5 Sportback makes 503 hp in America

We’re massive followers of the Audi RS5 Sportback. With 444 hp, gorgeous beauty, 4 doorways and a sensible lift-back tailgate, it’s laborious to not be. Nonetheless, house owners could also be a bit involved with maintaining with its competitors. The Mercedes-AMG C63 S has 502 hp, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio has 505 hp and the upcoming BMW M3 Competitors will make over 500 hp. In case you’re an RS5 Sportback proprietor and also you’re frightened about now not being the quickest automotive on the block, go converse with the individuals from ABT Sportsline. The Audi RS5 Sportback is at present solely accessible in North America (how does it really feel, Europe? Sucks, doesn’t it?). In case you’re one of many fortunate American house owners, ABT Sportsline can assist you tackle these different pesky rivals by placing out comparable energy. As soon as give the ABT remedy, the automotive turns....

Motor Pattern drives the Audi A6 Avant — Not Forbidden Fruit For Lengthy

There have been fairly a couple of sources claiming that the brand new Audi A6 Avant will probably be coming to the US market. Whereas we don’t have any official data, it appears doubtless at this level, because of the consistency of the sources. Nevertheless, Motor Pattern went throughout the Atlantic to check out the A6 Avant, one thing they name “Forbidden Fruit”. Not for lengthy we hope. So what’s the Audi A6 Avant like? In brief, superb. Simply taking a look at it’s pleasant. Its tight, crisp physique strains and good-looking profile make it much more enticing than most boring crossovers. It’s additionally among the best trying wagons in the marketplace proper now, proper up there with the Volvo V90 and Jaguar XF Sportbrake. As MT’s Angus MacKenzie factors out, it ought to age properly additionally, which is sweet information for these of you trying to seize one in....

Why Electrification is the Greatest Transfer for the Audi R8 and Audi TT

We had been not too long ago shocked with some information that each the Audi R8 and Audi TT may stay on previous these present fashions due to electrification. Previous to that, it’d been stated that each vehicles can be killed off previous these present mannequin generations. Low gross sales and rising emissions considerations had been the the reason why Audi was going to present the R8 and TT the axe. But, it seems that inner love for each vehicles may need given each vehicles some extra life, solely as electrical vehicles. It solely makes enterprise sense to impress each the Audi R8 and TT or not proceed them in any respect. They’re too pricey, promote in too few of numbers and produce too many emissions to maintain them on as they’re. Nevertheless, electrification may save them and, to be trustworthy, we really feel that might have been one of....

Audi to launch a ton of recent efficiency vehicles, three new ‘RS’ vehicles

This 12 months is shaping as much as be a giant one for Audi. It’s solely March, three months in, and already the four-ringed model has proven off two new electrical idea vehicles, the This autumn e-tron and e-tron Sportback whereas additionally teasing future fashions. So there are 9 extra months to go and, apparently, we will anticipate loads from Audi in these months. Not solely is that this the primary 12 months that the brand new Audi e-tron SUV shall be on sale however we will anticipate as much as 20 new or refreshed vehicles by the top of 2019. In accordance with this new report from Automotive Buzz, the brand new A4 and Q7 facelifts are on their means this 12 months, together with 9 new ‘S’ fashions and three new ‘RS’ vehicles. Audi RS Q3 Prototype Whereas we don’t know each automobile that Audi shall be launching, we....

Audi A6 Avant Appears Sinister with New Bodykit and Wheels

11094085394_f15821d05d_b-2–417892.jpg Even the very best trying automobiles generally want a bit of aptitude. With a easy physique equipment, wheels, and paint, an Audi A6 Avant can go from “grocery getter” to “Instagram killer”.

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler within the thick of the Components E title race

Formel E is extra thrilling than ever earlier than: With 5 completely different winners within the first 5 races, the highest 4 drivers within the general classification are separated by simply three factors, and Lucas di Grassi is true in the course of the combo in third place. On Saturday, March 23, the sequence will race for the primary time on the Chinese language vacationer resort Sanya. learn on

WORLD PREMIERE: Tesla Mannequin Y — Barely Greater Mannequin three

Final night time, the Tesla Mannequin Y made its official worldwide debut. Whereas it’s been teased for a very long time, the most recent Silicon Valley product is lastly right here and it marks the model’s second all-electric SUV, after the now-famous Mannequin X. It needs to be an Audi This autumn e-tron competitor when it lastly debuts and it seems precisely like we anticipated it to. Now, nobody is allowed to mock German producers for his or her “similar sausage, totally different lengths” design language anymore as a result of Tesla is now by far and away the most important offender and it’s an all ‘Merican model. “Similar Massive Mac, Extra Patties”, maybe? The Mannequin Y seems similar to the Mannequin three and that’s a bit disappointing as a result of the Mannequin three, whereas spectacular as a automobile, was by no means nice trying. Positive, it’s tremendous trying....

Audi R8 and Audi TT could possibly be saved by going electrical

It’s been well-known for a while now that the Audi R8 is dying quickly. After this era R8’s life cycle is over, it’s stated that the R8 mannequin will likely be killed off altogether. We additionally not too long ago realized that the Audi TT will probably endure the identical destiny. Nonetheless, there’s new information popping out that claims each automobiles may really reside on by going electrical. At Audi’s latest annual convention, in keeping with Auto Categorical, the top of technical growth Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler not too long ago stated “The TT is emotional to us; we’ve been having emotional discussions on the board stage,” He went on to say that each automobiles may come again as electrical automobiles.  “Some folks say we must always cease it however I say that it’s a part of our DNA. We’re combating for it. We wish it. It’s our DNA and that’s what....

Photograph Gallery – Audi on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present

Audi at the Geneva International Motor Show 2019

The Drivers and Races That Formed Audi’s Motorsport Legacy

234226-417313.jpg Audi has been in motorsport since its first automobiles, and racing innovation, plus founder August Horch’s ardour result in some very spectacular feats.

Pioneering work: Audi México produces fully with out wastewater

Audi is the world’s first premium producer to supply cars fully freed from wastewater. At its web site in San José Chiapa, Mexico, the corporate is utilizing a brand new water therapy course of that collects 100 p.c of the wastewater produced there, purifies it and feeds giant volumes of unpolluted water again into the plant’s water provide system. On this means, Audi México ensures the sustainable use of the water as a useful resource and minimizes the environmental affect of its automobile manufacturing. learn on

Audi Q3 Sportback set to debut late 2019

We only recently realized of the existence of the Audi Q3 Sportback, a coupe-like model of the usual Q3. Don’t get it confused with the Audi e-tron Sportback, which shall be an all-electric coupe-like crossover. As a substitute, the Q3 Sportback shall be a sportier, barely extra thrilling model of the common Q3 in the identical vein because the Audi Q8. And count on to see it quickly. In response to this report from CNET’s Roadshow, the Audi Q3 Sportback shall be making its debut this 12 months in truth, debuting late 2019. When it hits the street, it’ll compete with automobiles just like the BMW X2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class. Although, we count on it to look higher than each of these two automobiles as a result of, effectively, something does actually. Very similar to these automobiles, although, the Audi Q3 Sportback is designed to carry a sportier edge to....

American dream: the primary ABT RS5-R Sportback is a “US citizen”

ABT_TAG_RS5-R_Sportback_-07 The USA and Canada are the primary markets worldwide to get the Audi RS5 Sportback – even earlier than Germany. With an US workplace in Miami, Florida and about 50 North American sellers ABT Sportsline is very happy to take part within the hare and tortoise recreation. That’s the reason the primary ABT RS5-R Sportback can […] Extra »

After important hostile components in 2018 monetary yr: Audi accelerates its realignment

Audi Q4 e-tron concept Working revenue earlier than particular objects falls to €four.7 billion; Working return on gross sales earlier than particular objects of seven.9 % Monetary base confirmed: €2.1 billion internet money circulation; €20.four billion internet liquidity Board of Administration to disclose new technique at 2019 Annual Normal Assembly CEO Bram Schot: “Making Audi environment friendly, agile and stress resistant once more” CFO Alexander Seitz: “Growing […] Extra »

SPIED: Audi A6 Allroad caught but once more

We’ve recognized the Audi A6 Allroad was on its manner, and even coming to the US market, for a while now. So that is actually no shock, particularly contemplating the success of the A4 Allroad within the ‘States, however some new spy images have lately surfaced displaying off the upcoming A6 Allroad in some snow. (We don’t personal the spy images however you possibly can see them right here) In these images, we see camouflaged Audi A6 Allroad performing some winter testing. We are able to inform it’s an Allroad variant judging by its barely taller trip peak and its plastic cladding on its wheel arches. Whereas most of mentioned plastic is roofed in camo, there are uncovered bits on the wheel arches, making a gift of its Allroad nature. Audi A6 Avant — Think about this, solely taller Don’t count on this to be a lot totally different than....

Audi S5 may acquire 342 hp TDI V6 variant

In terms of glossy, horny sports activities coupes, it’s arduous to do higher than the Audi S5. It’s been a couple of 12 months since we final examined one but it surely stays the most effective sports activities vehicles in its phase. With attractiveness, agile dealing with and a punchy turbo-V6, the S5 is a dynamite sports activities coupe. Now, it would truly be getting a bit extra fascinating. At the least in Europe. This information comes from the French Car Journal, who claims that Audi is planning on including a diesel engine to the S5 lineup. Based on this report, the Audi S5 may acquire the identical liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine, with mild-hybrid tech, as the brand new Audi SQ5 TDI. Apparently, the thought is to supply an Audi S5 mannequin to prospects that stay in congested cities with C02 emissions restrictions. Audi’s new diesel engine truly....

6 Methods To Extend The Life Of Your Audi

Most individuals spend a big quantity of their annual earnings on their automobile. In the event you’re an Audi proprietor, then it’s more likely to be a good larger proportion. As such, you’ll need to take steps to make sure that you’re getting as a lot bang to your buck as doable. To do that, you’ll want to just remember to’re protecting the automobile in tip-top situation for so long as doable. It’ll assist in two methods: it’ll make the automobile really feel “like new” for longer, plus it’s going to let you ask for extra money should you determine to promote it later. There could be a huge distinction between the worth of a well-looked after automobile and one which wasn’t handled as nicely. Let’s check out six methods you may make your Audi final so long as doable. Deal with It ProperlyYour automobile shouldn’t be a toy. You....

70 Years Anniversary Audi Ingolstadt

The car producer’s early days in Ingolstadt – An tour to historic manufacturing websites in a DKW Schnelllaster van learn on

Working revenue margin confirmed at 7% for Ducati in 2018

The top of 2018 reveals Ducati to have consolidated the expansion development of the previous few years for the Italian motorbike producer. 53,004 (2017: 55,871) bikes had been delivered to shoppers everywhere in the world; a end result which stays over the 50,000 stage for the fourth consecutive yr, regardless of a 2.7% lower within the world marketplace for bikes over 500 cc. Situations proved to be particularly difficult in the US as Ducati’s primary market, declining by almost 9%. learn on

After vital hostile components in 2018 monetary yr: Audi accelerates its realignment

Audi restart: In opposition to the background of the transformation of the automotive business, the 4 Rings need to make use of accessible potential with a brand new, centered technique. Audi is thus additionally drawing conclusions from its unsatisfactory efficiency in 2018. Impacted primarily by the changeover to WLTP, working revenue earlier than particular objects amounted to €four.7 billion. The corresponding return on gross sales was 7.9 p.c and thus not inside the goal hall. With the inclusion of unfavourable particular objects of €1.2 billion from the diesel disaster, working revenue amounted to €three.5 billion, equal to a return on gross sales of p.c. With the profitable Audi Transformation Plan, the premium producer was in a position to offset a few of the excessive monetary burdens. Within the context of deconsolidating multi-brand import firms at first of 2019, the corporate elevated its long-term strategic goal hall for working return....

Automobili Lamborghini reaches file highs in all key enterprise figures 2018

In Fiscal 12 months 2018 (1 Jan – 31 Dec), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. achieved a brand new all-time excessive in all key enterprise figures: gross sales, turnover and profitability achieved ranges unprecedented within the 55-year historical past of the model. learn on

IN-Campus Strategic Funding: New Expertise Park for Future Initiatives

“IN” stands for innovation: With IN-Campus, AUDI AG and town of Ingolstadt have gotten a strategic funding off the bottom. The 2 events are renovating the location of a former crude oil refinery collectively and remodeling it right into a campus—with a deal with the applied sciences of the long run. Growth of IN-Campus as an open constructing near nature is already in full swing. The official laying of the cornerstone for your complete website will happen in Could 2019. learn on

IN-Campus – a hanging achievement: New Audi expertise park on remediated web site

Audi is constructing its future, and to take action, it’s revitalizing an industrial wasteland. Not removed from its important manufacturing unit in Ingolstadt, the corporate is creating the IN-Campus, a 75-hectare expertise park, on the location of a former oil refinery. IN-Campus GmbH, a three way partnership between AUDI AG and town of Ingolstadt, is working with companions to make use of innovated strategies of decontaminating land that’s polluted in locations. This remediation challenge is without doubt one of the greatest in Germany and unprecedented as an environmental challenge in Bavaria. The remediation, already underneath manner for greater than a 12 months, is because of end in 2022. learn on

Travall Liner Becoming Information (Video)

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Subsequent BMW M3 to get all-wheel drive to tackle Audi RS4 Avant

Whereas the rivalry between the Audi RS4 and BMW M3 hasn’t been as prolific as, say, Mustang v Camaro, it’s definitely one which followers get pleasure from. Plus, it’s all the time fascinating to see two very other ways to make a efficiency automobile from small, government sport sedans/wagons. Now, although, the 2 vehicles won’t have too many variations. The largest distinction between the Audi RS4 and the BMW M3 has all the time been of their drivetrains. Whereas the RS4 is clearly all-wheel drive, the BMW M3 has all the time been rear-wheel drive. That’s all the time given the RS4 a little bit of a traction benefit for straight-line efficiency and dangerous climate dealing with. Whereas the M3 has all the time been the sharper automobile on observe as a result of its rear-drive nature. Now, although, the bridge between the 2 vehicles could be closing. It’s stated....

SPIED: Audi RS4 Avant sporting new facelift within the snow

Simply two days in the past, we noticed the facelifted model of the upcoming Audi A4 Avant performing some winter testing within the snow. Immediately, we’re seeing the top-of-the-line Audi RS4 Avant sporting the identical facelift, additionally testing within the snow. (We don’t personal the spy photographs however they are often seen right here) In these new photographs, a surprisingly closely camouflaged Audi RS4 Avant facelift take a look at mule is seen performing some winter testing and it seems much like the A4 Avant facelift we only in the near past noticed. Meaning it will get a equally slim grille with the identical new headlights. The largest distinction on the entrance from this RS4 and the usual A4 is the grille insert, which has little hexagonal shapes in it. Out again, it appears to get new OLED taillights, although, whereas the usual automotive had common A4 taillights. Whereas the....

Audi to disclose two futuristic ideas in Shanghai and Frankfurt

It appears as if Audi isn’t completed with its electrical offensive. Simply yesterday, we discovered that Audi is planning on getting into every automotive section with an electrical providing. We might even see two hints of these future visions on the upcoming Shanghai and Franfurt Motor Exhibits, respectively. Based on this new report from Autocar, the four-ringed model is planning on unveiling two new electrical idea vehicles at these reveals within the close to future. Although, don’t count on them to be production-ready ideas, just like the This autumn e-tron that lately debuted. These will probably be far-out visions for the long run, just like the Aicon Idea. Audi This autumn e-tron “Now we have idea vehicles such because the This autumn e-tron that are, kind of, production-ready, after which now we have the other, vehicles which might be 10 or 15 years forward, just like the Aicon. There will probably be one in....

Audi VP calls e-tron electrical initiative “all encompassing”

Audi has been placing out some very thrilling electrical vehicles and ideas as of late. In actual fact, within the span of simply six months, Audi rolled out the e-tron SUV, e-tron GT, This fall e-tron Idea and e-tron Sportback. That’s a reasonably large inflow of electrical automobiles in a short while. In line with Audi America VP of product administration, Filip Brabec, it’s not executed but. Not even shut. When talking with InsideEVs on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present, Brabec stated that the model’s electrical initiative might be “all encompassing”. What does that imply, precisely? It implies that Audi goes to coming into “each section with absolutely electrical vehicles which are devoted, dedicated, determined, and in growth.” “We’re not stopping with what we’re exhibiting right here in Geneva,” Brabec instructed InsideEVs. “Within the short-to medium-term, we’ve got three extra electrical automobiles along with what we’re exhibiting right here.” Audi isn’t....

SPIED: Audi Q3 Sportback caught testing in some snow

We only recently discovered of the Audi This autumn e-tron and the e-tron Sportback fashions, two crossovers with sporty styling. Get used to such issues, although, as there’s a brand new one on the horizon and it’s simply been caught performing some winter testing within the snow — the upcoming Audi Q3 Sportback. (We don’t personal the spy images however they are often seen right here) Regardless of its comparable form to the e-tron Sportback, the upcoming Audi Q3 Sportback just isn’t going to be electrified. As an alternative, it’s going to be a coupe-like model of the brand new Q3 SUV and it’s simple to see that from the spy images. It wears nearly the very same face because the common Audi Q3 and appears mainly similar from the B-pillar ahead. Transfer backward from the B-pillar and issues change, although. The roofline tapers off towards the rear of the....

SPIED: Audi A4 Avant facelift caught in some snow

Whereas nonetheless recent trying, Audi is engaged on a facelift for the present A4. It does’t actually need one, because it nonetheless seems to be new and fashionable and is completely able to standing subsequent to its newer rivals with out seeming dated. Nevertheless, Germans aren’t identified for his or her complacency, so the Audi A4 is getting a facelift and the Avant model was simply caught performing some winter testing within the snow. (We don’t personal the spy pictures however they are often seen right here) It’s not wildly totally different, this facelifted Audi A4, but it surely does have some refined modifications that make it look a bit higher. Its Singleframe grille seems to be a bit smaller, with a fatter trim encompass, and its new headlights lack the little fangs that the present automobile has. It’s nonetheless simply recognizable as an Audi A4 but it surely’s sleeker....

Audi Has a Flying Taxi Idea So There’s That

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Audi TT formally going to be killed off

Over the previous couple of a long time, the Audi TT has been an icon within the sports activities automobile world. Whereas not all the time the sportiest automobile and by no means actually the perfect in school, the TT has been beloved for its mix of efficiency fashion and luxury. Each iteration has been an awesome general sports activities automobile, even when different vehicles in its phase had been extra enjoyable to drive. So it’s unhappy to be taught that the little Audi TT can be making its final rounds quickly sufficient. In keeping with a latest report from Autocar, who spoke with Audi CEO Bram Schot, the TT is on its approach out but it surely may be changed with one thing else. When requested if there can be a future for the TT, Schot mentioned “That’s an excellent query. I believe there’s a future for an [Audi] icon....

Save the date: Dwell streaming of the Audi Annual Press Convention

On the Annual Press Convention on Thursday, March 14, AUDI AG will current its annual steadiness sheet and provides an outlook on the upcoming yr. Viewers can watch the occasion stay worldwide beginning at 10:00 a.m. (CET) on www.audimedia.television. learn on

Audi teases the return of Avants within the US

For years, Audi followers have been begging their favourite model to convey wagons again to the US market. Whereas we’ve had some wagons in America, such because the A4 and A6 Allroads, our precise record of Audi Avants has been relatively slim. Although, we’ve not too long ago heard that the Audi A6 and RS6 Avant can be making their means throughout the Atlantic within the close to future. That information had us cautiously optimistic, as we have been excited concerning the prospect however uncertain of its eventual actuality. Although, it could be getting nearer, as Audi not too long ago teased the concept on Twitter. In a latest Tweet, Audi posted a bit summoning circle made from candle Emojis with the phrases “Avants within the U.S.” in the course of the circle. It additionally had the caption of “summoning circle, hope this works”. So somebody at Audi needs Avants....

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi celebrates runner-up end at Formulation E’s “golden anniversary”

The 50th race of Formulation E and one other podium end for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: Maintaining a cool head, Lucas di Grassi completed the turbulent E-Prix in Hong Kong because the runner-up. His teammate, Daniel Abt, fought again from twelfth on the grid to fourth place. In whole, all 4 Audi e-tron FE05 automobiles completed within the prime six. learn on

Method E: newest information and miscellaneous data from Hong Kong

The weekend celebrating the 50th Method E race in Hong Kong started with a presentation of the brand new Audi e-tron* on Friday night time. learn on

The Audi RS2 Avant can now be imported to the US — Jalopnik says you need to

If you happen to’ve been to our website earlier than, you in all probability know we just like the Audi RS2 Avant. Loads. It’s an unimaginable automobile with attractiveness, an odd historical past and a few hilariously ’90s efficiency. Personally, it’s one among my bucket-list automobiles, one which I have to drive earlier than I die. If I had oodles of cash, it’d be one of many first classics I put in my storage. The issue with American followers of the RS2 Avant, equivalent to myself, was at all times that it wasn’t obtainable right here within the US. It was by no means offered right here and it was by no means sufficiently old to import. Till now that’s. The Audi RS2 Avant has lastly reached that golden age of 25 years, when it may be legally imported to the US and pushed on the highway with out having....

Name us loopy, however this appears enjoyable – Turbo-Swapped 1991 Audi Coupe

1991_audi_coupe_15386302258764daS2_03-e1551744379362 We’ve nothing in any respect to do with this public sale, nor do we all know any of the again historical past on the automobile. We do know VEMS properly, and they’re superior, so at the very least that’s going for the automobile.   Both means, we love the B4 Coupes, and this turbo conversion positive appears legit. Have […] Extra »

Audi delivered round 119,800 premium automobiles in February

Audi-A7-1-316907.jpg Variety of deliveries under 2018 record-breaking determine (-Eight.5%) Model continues to develop in China Vice President International Advertising and marketing and Gross sales Martin Sander: “Systematically proceed to broaden and electrify our premium portfolio” The model with the 4 rings delivered round 119,800 automobiles to clients worldwide in February, Eight.5 p.c lower than in the identical record-breaking month […] Extra »

Audi TT RS: Particulars and Options

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Audi A3 Sportback g-tron features upgraded engine, additional CNG tank

In the event you forgot the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron existed, we don’t blame you. It’s not as if tens of millions of shoppers are speeding their Audi dealerships to purchase automobiles that run on compressed pure fuel (CNG). Regardless of the dearth of demand, the Audi A3 g-tron is definitely an attention-grabbing automobile and one that provides higher emissions than the usual automobile. Now, Audi has up to date its A3 e-tron on the verge of a brand new era of A3. Regardless of the current-gen Audi A3 being on its means out, the four-ringed model has determined to replace its worst-selling model of it. Now, the A3 g-tron will get an additional CNG tank and an all-new engine. Previous to this replace, the Audi A3 g-tron had two CNG tanks, each constituted of glass-fiber strengthened polymer (GFRP) and carbon-fiber strengthened plastic (CFRP), together with a standard fuel tank.....

Audi delivered round 119,800 premium automobiles in February

The model with the 4 rings delivered round 119,800 automobiles to clients worldwide in February, eight.5 % lower than in the identical record-breaking month in 2018. Deliveries elevated barely in China (+1.eight%). North America (-14.three%) and Europe ( 12.eight%) noticed deliveries fall. Cumulative deliveries throughout all markets within the first two months have been down 5.5 % (round 264,500 items). Audi’s new full-size fashions, such because the Audi A8 (+30.2%), did significantly properly worldwide in February. learn on

2019 Geneva Motor Present: Koenigsegg Jesko is brilliantly mad

Relating to quick hypercars, most hypercar manufacturers suppose they’re quick. However actually, they’re all simply taking part in catch-up to Koenigsegg. Its founder and proprietor, Christian von Koenigsegg is sensible and develops genuinely modern and distinctive creations, all within the identify of pace. His newest creation, the Koenigsegg Jesko, simply dawned on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present and it’s an ideal instance of his mad genius. It’s additionally fairly touching. Let’s begin with the identify — Jesko. It’s Christian’s father’s identify and he named his quickest hypercar but after his father due to what he means to the corporate. See, Jesko offered their household dwelling to offer Christian the cash to assist begin the Koenigsegg model and has been supportive ever since. In order a tribute, Christian named the automotive after his father. Greater than that, his father didn’t know the identify of the automotive till its unveiling in Geneva.....

LIVE PHOTOS: Audi This fall e-tron on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present

Now that the press days from the 2019 Geneva Motor Present are over, the general public is ready to take a look at all the vehicles on show. One of many extra thrilling and attention-grabbing vehicles to debut in Geneva was the Audi This fall e-tron Idea. Whereas it’s clearly not as thrilling as one thing just like the Koenigsegg Jesko or the Aston Martin Vulcan, it’s thrilling differently. The Audi This fall e-tron Idea represents a manufacturing automotive that will probably be launching this 12 months and one that may deliver reasonably priced electromobility to Audi prospects. The unique Audi e-tron SUV is a superb automotive however it’s very costly. It can price most individuals at the very least $80,000 out the door. Nonetheless, the Audi This fall e-tron ought to be considerably cheaper. That can make it a lot simpler for conventional Audi prospects to get into one.....

Why Audis Have Stayed On High Of The Property Vary

For a very long time now, Audi has been the king of the estates. These lengthy and huge vehicles have been a favourite for these with giant households, individuals who dwell out within the countryside, and naturally, businessmen. They deal with nice as a result of most of the Audi estates are purely four-wheel drive. The engines have matched the scale if no more so with turbo-charged V8 engines being the staple of most of these vehicles. Nonetheless, not too long ago the expertise that Audi is pushing out of their vehicles has allowed for a small engine to be made for the latest property fashions. Twin-turbocharged V6 engines together with small electrical motors have made these vehicles into what’s termed ‘mild-hybrids. The gasoline effectivity has gone up drastically, plus now there’s additionally higher low-rev response occasions due to the instantaneous energy of the electrical motors. The capabilities haven’t simply....

New Proof of Prime High quality: Audi Now Ranks 1st and 2nd in Endurance Take a look at by “Auto Bild”

Since spring 2017, Audi has been on the prime of the leaderboard within the endurance take a look at of the journal “Auto Bild” – again then, the A3 Sportback g-tron took the highest spot. In addition to 1st place, Audi is now additionally in 2nd place: The A4 Avant TFSI achieved one other prime outcome. learn on

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron: Beginning the New Mannequin Yr with a Longer CNG Vary

The Audi A3 Sportback g-tron* is beginning the brand new mannequin yr with a expertise replace. Due to its elevated tank quantity, the compact mannequin can cowl round 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in fuel operation. Presales at dealerships in Germany will kick off on March 7. The essential value will probably be EUR 30,600. learn on

This 1973 Audi is a Excellent 100 and a Uncommon Discover

audi100-front-415753.jpg What makes this 1973 Audi 100, listed on the market on eBay, such an excellent uncommon discover?

2019 Geneva Motor Present: Bugatti La Voiture Noire — Priciest New Automobile Ever

This 12 months’s 2019 Geneva Motor Present was large for supercars and hypercars. With all the pieces from the Aston Martin Vanquish Imaginative and prescient Idea to the breathtaking Pininfarina Battista, Geneva is the place to be for hypercars. Nonetheless, there was one which stood out among the many relaxation, for each good and unhealthy causes, and was presumably probably the most polarizing automotive in Switzerland yesterday — the Bugatti La Voiture Noire. What’s the Bugatti La Voiture Noire? It’s a one-off homage to the Bugatti Kind 57SC Atlantic, which was additionally a one-off owned by none aside from Jean Bugatti again in late 1930’s. His Atlantic was dubbed “La Voiture Noire”, which accurately interprets to “The Black Automobile” and it was achingly stunning. Within the early 1940’s, Jean’s Atlantic disappeared, by no means to be seen once more to at the present time. Nobody is aware of the place it....

2019 Geneva Motor Present: Alfa Romeo Tonale takes on Audi Q3

Regardless of being achingly fairly, Alfas simply aren’t promoting in addition to Zee Germans. The Italian model wants one thing small, one thing entry-level to supply in order to herald extra clients (it additionally must bump up its high quality and expertise, however that’s a dialog for an additional day). To take action, the Italians debuted a brand new idea on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present — the Alfa Romeo Tonale. Pronounced “Toe-Nah-Lay”, the little Alfa Romeo crossover idea is one which, if put into manufacturing, will compete with the Audi Q3. Whereas it doesn’t look precisely manufacturing prepared; with its skinny little mirror issues, lack of windshield wipers and nonexistent door handles; it’s mentioned to really go into manufacturing round 2020.   In Geneva High Gear spoke to the top of Alfa Romeo in Europe, Roberta Zerbi, concerning the Tonale. In accordance with Zerbi, the Alfa Romeo Tonale Idea is....

Audi e-tron SUV is a World Automobile of the 12 months Finalist

On the 2019 Geneva Motor Present, the World Automobile Awards introduced their prime three finalists for the World Automobile of the 12 months. The three finalists will likely be proven on the 2019 New York Auto Present, the place the winner will likely be revealed. Of the three finalists is the Audi e-tron SUV, which has a superb shot at taking the win. Although, it received’t be simple, as the opposite two vehicles are wonderful as properly. One of many different prime three finalists is the Jaguar I-Tempo, one other all-electric SUV. To be sincere, the I-Tempo and Audi e-tron are the favorites to win, as they’re each electrical and fairly revolutionary. Plus, the I-Tempo is beautiful and thrilling to drive, so it might need the sting. Nonetheless, the e-tron has extra vary and a sooner charging battery, so it’s extra technically spectacular. The third and closing finalist is extra....

Watches & Vehicles: Promote Your Rolex with Bob’s Watches

We’ve lengthy been advocates for pre-owned watches. In actual fact, every time I discuss to a buddy or member of the family trying to purchase a watch, I at all times advocate shopping for second-hand. That’s as a result of, like with automobiles, you may usually get giant reductions for licensed genuine watches that solely have minor indicators of damage. Nonetheless, what about promoting your watch? These used watches have to return from someplace, so why not assist contribute to the market of used watches whereas additionally making a few bucks? That’s the place Bob’s Watches will help. Bob’s Watches focuses on used Rolex timepieces and is among the premiere Rolex Exchanges in North America. One of many the explanation why Bob’s Watches is the finest place to purchase a used Rolex timepiece is as a result of they’re additionally the most effective locations to promote Rolex to. Searching Bob’s....

Audi Anniversary Dates 2019

Of their digital booklet entitled “Anniversary Dates 2019”, Audi Custom gives details about crucial merchandise, information and milestones within the historical past of Audi. This 12 months, the corporate will be capable of stay up for greater than two-dozen anniversary dates. learn on

Audi installs used lithium-ion batteries in manufacturing unit automobiles

A second life for batteries from electrical automobiles: Audi is testing manufacturing unit automobiles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its fundamental plant in Ingolstadt. Like all car producers, Audi is obliged by regulation to take again vitality carriers after they’ve been utilized in automobiles. As a result of they nonetheless have a big proportion of their unique charging capability, an interdisciplinary challenge crew is now investigating how batteries from Audi e tron* check automobiles, for instance, or from hybrid fashions such because the Audi A3 e-tron and Audi Q7 e-tron, can proceed for use sensibly. A lot of different benefits have already develop into obvious in the course of the check part. learn on

VIDEO: 5 Issues You Ought to Know In regards to the Audi This fall e-tron Idea

Now that the Audi This fall e-tron Idea has lastly been revealed, each on the interwebs and within the flesh, there’s lots to study. It’s not only a shrunken e-tron SUV (okay, it form of is) and it has some persona of its personal. However not all of it’s essential to know, so we picked the 5 most necessary issues concerning the new Audi This fall e-tron and record them on this new video. The This fall e-tron simply made its debut on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present and it’s the third all-electric e-tron mannequin from Audi in a 12 months. This time final 12 months, on the 2018 Geneva present, the unique Audi e-tron SUV was on show carrying full camouflage. So only one 12 months later and there are three electrical fashions: the Audi e-tron, the e-tron SUV and the brand new This fall e-tron. Admittedly, the final....