Tag: Audi 2014

New Audi R18 e-tron Quattro Unveiled For 2014 WEC

Making its first appearance in a rather unusual way, the new R18 e-tron quattro race care by Audi was seen burning the rubber on public roads and not on a race track. All set for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship, the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro did its initial kilometers in public traffic and driving it was Tom Kristensen, record holder of the Le Mans 24 hours with 9 victories to date. In the company of photographers and TV cameras, the new Audi LMP1 race car completed a close to 10 km run through city traffic in Western France and the special event was broadcasted live on the internet.

The new ten km distance covered city roads and a lap of the Circuit Bugatti. Apart from the special entry that the new race car made, Audi also surprised everybody with a new livery. New for 2014, while the body



2014 Audi RS 5 DTM Race Car Unveiled In New Livery

Audi has enjoyed great success at the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, also known as DTM, in the recent years. In 2011, Martin Tomczyk won the title at the race event while Mike Rockenfeller bagged the same title in year 2013. So for 2014, Audi is as positive to win the event as it was earlier and for the same the German manufacturer has revealed the new livery. The 2014 Audi RS5 DTM was unveiled a few days ago at the Geneva Motor Show and today the German giant has revealed the latest version of its yellow-green color scheme.

Called Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM, it is the first of the total of eight liveries the brand is going to compete the 2014 DTM in. Audi has retained the basic colors but made the body contours even more dynamic. Talking about the new race car, it features a number of improvements including



Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept With 420 PS At Geneva Motor Show

After plenty of sketches and unofficial renderings, Audi has finally unveiled the all new 2015 Audi TT and Audi TTS Coupe at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Alongside the two sports coupe, Audi also showcased a performance concept based on the all new TT. Dubbed the Audi TT Quattro Sport Concept, the car depicts how extreme the new TT can get. The most important thing about the TT Quattro Sport Concept is its engine which is a 2.0 liter, four cylinder TFSI petrol heart. It indeed is a regular sized engine but the power output is simply astonishing thanks to technologies like Audi valvelift system, dual camshaft adjustment, variable valve timing, and MPI plus FSI direct injection.

The 2.0 liter heart puts out a mind boggling 420 PS at 6700 rpm, meaning 210 PS per liter which is more than what 2001’s Le Mans R18 produced. It also produces 450



2014 Audi RS 4 Avant Nogaro Special Edition Ready For Geneva Debut

For the past two decades Audi has been known for its sporty estate cars and this year it is all set to debut a new special edition model in the performance estate category. At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is going to unveil the new RS 4 Avant Nogaro special edition which will arrive in a Nogaro blue paint finish and range of exclusive features. Before we talk about the features, let us get familiar with the powerhouse of the special edition model. The RS 4 Avant Nogaro is powered by a 4163 cc, high revving, naturally aspirated V8 engine that is capable for putting out a whopping 450 PS of power at 8250 rpm and 430 Nm of peak torque available between 4000 and 6000 rpm.

With such astonishingly powerful engine the RS 5 Avant Nogaro accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and can achieve



Audi Q3 With New TFSI Engine and New Trim Level For UK

Audi’s compact and successful car of the SUV category. the Q3 is all set to get even better. Audi UK has decided to not only add a new powerplant to the engine lineup but also improve the car on the features end by introducing a new top of the range trim level. The Audi Q3 has adopted a new, compact and more fuel efficient 1.4-litre TFSI petrol engine. The engine will be available with SE and a new S line Plus specification. Talking about the performance of the new engine, it has been introduced as an alternative to the 140 PS 2.0-litre TDI model so that customers get even more options at the time of buying.

The same can produce peak power of 150 PS between 5,000 and 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 250 Nm delivered between 1750 and 3000 rpm. As stated above, the new engine will



2015 Audi A3 Sedan Complete Pricing Announced For US

In spite of being an entry level premium sedan. the Audi A3 has managed to grab much of the attention. And over the next 16 months Audi will progressively roll out the entire A3 family that includes the cabriolet, the TDI diesel models, performance model S3 and the A3 e-tron PHEV. The latest news around the A3 is that Audi has announced the complete pricing of the 2015 A3 sedan. The A3 is available in two powertrains: the 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI and the pricing is as follows: 2015 Audi A3 sedan with 1.8 TFSI (base): $29,900 2015 Audi A3 sedan with 2.0 TFSI (base): $32,900 The A3 is aimed at the premium entry level market and offers a range of innovative technologies and craftsmanship found in its sister Audi sedans.

Talking in context of the features, the A3 comes with standard panorama glass sunroof, bi-xenon headlights, standard leather



Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake Concept Crossover Previewed

With the 2014 North American International Auto Show just around the corner, Audi previews its one of the most interesting concepts. The show car is dubbed Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake and is a concept crossover that is not only sport and compact but also versatile in nature. It is based on the e-tron quattro configuration, a new form which equips Audi’s all wheel drive system and a hybrid powertrain which is powerful and efficient at the same time. This is the first time Audi has combined quattro and e-tron languages together.

“The show car combines sex appeal, highly efficient e-tron-quattro technology that produces 300 kW of power yet only consumes 1.9 l/100 km (123.80 US mpg) of fuel and cutting-edge electronic applications,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of AUDI AG, Technical Development. “We are offering very concrete glimpses of the near future in this show car.”



2015 Audi Q3 SUV To Debut At NAIAS 2014

Audi’s highly popular Q3 SUV is going to be added to the brand’s American range soon. Audi is going to debut the 2015 Q3 at the 2014 North American International Auto Show, and the car will arrive in the US in the fall of 2014 to join the already successful Q5 and Q7. The Q3 is a well balanced machine offering advanced features, ideal performance and excellent driving dynamics. “Coming off the recent A3 family announcement we are now for the first time entering into the premium compact class of SUVs with the introduction of the Audi Q3 into our line-up,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America.

“Our growing SUV family will now offer three distinct products in the premium SUV category; and like the successful Q5 and Q7, the Q3 will continue with the established standards they started with regards to utility, technology, craftsmanship and performance.” The 2015



Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept To Premier At CES 2014

Audi is gearing up for the 2014 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) which is to be held from January 6 to 10, 2014 in Las Vegas where it plans to showcase a fascinating technology concept car. Dubbed the Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight Concept, the car is the modern avatar of the 1983 Audi Sport Quattro and packs the brand’s technological advances including user control and display interfaces, lighting technology and plug-in hybrid drive. The coupe concept is 4,602 mm (181.18 in) long,  1,964 mm (77.32 in) wide and 1,386 mm (54.57 in) tall, and features a wheelbase of 2,784 mm (109.61 in).

It will be presented in Plasma Red color that expresses power as well as emotional elegance. Being a Quattro model the car equips the dual headlights which, as per the German giant, is the future of lighting technology as it uses a combination of matrix LED and laser light



All New Audi S3 Saloon Produces 300 PS and 380 Nm

Audi is all set to set free the new S3 Saloon Version Quattro which will be on the floors till March 2014. This car will be featuring with lavish three door and five door models with Sportback counterparts. And they are also planning to launch the S3 Cabriolet soon followed by the S3 Saloon. This car is having a concept incorporated with Google Services (Google Earth and Google Street View) and Social Media services to keep you updated while driving and it is unique in itself. The car will be featuring exquisite factors of 2.0 TFSI four cylinder engines with great economy are incorporated with massive turbocharging and direct injection makes this car an untold story of fantasy, which will only be discovered after sitting on the driving seat.

You can experience the maximum power at the level of 5,500rpm, and the high power torque between 1,800 and 5,500 rpm,



Audi’s Compact Sports Crossover Show Car To Debut In January 2014

Audi has come up with a new avatar which has been introduced as the best car to suit all kinds of roads and tracks.  It will be showcased at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January, 2014. This car is fit for every driving and also can be used as a good recreational vehicle and enjoyable with friends. This car will be coming with two doors and with positive ground clearance and sporty design. This will cover up all the Audi typical all road concepts and known to be in a “Shooting Brake” style of body.

The car has a length of 4.20 meters and the road stance is very powerful. The car is beautiful sculpted in geometrical designs and the two door model is just made from a solid piece. The single frame grille which looks more like a Coupe from the rear portion has



Audi all-new 2014 Audi R8, now available on sale in United States

Adorned with race winning technologies and luxurious cosmetic characteristics, it is hard to imagine for many that Audi R8 is overdue for an update. As brilliants believe in constant improvement, Audi has unveiled the new 2014 Audi R8 for United States by premiering it in January 2013 at the NAIAS, in Detroit - representing the pinnacle of performance and technical brilliance. Audi makers are intelligent enough to bring cosmetic changes and technical advancements without messing with its overall design.

Here is a glimpse of technical upgrades, styling tweaks and other power packed characteristics featured in Audi R8 2014 model introduced in United States: Available in two basic body styles: Coupe, and Spyder, the interior of Audi R8 is tweaked with many styling updates designed around the monoposto driver-oriented cockpit. It cuts a figure on any curb with its exotic looks and dramatic details. Audi R8 has also been embellished with several aesthetic changes



Audi launches its new compact and luxurious 2014 A3 Sedan for Europe

With the launch of four-door silhouette of the 2014 A3 sedan this spring, the German Auto Giant Audi brings excitement in the luxury market segment of compact Sedans. Powerful engine, lightweight design, advanced infotainment and dynamic wheels ranging from 16-inches to 18-inches cement the sporty appearance of this luxuriously compact Sedan with the technology of highly efficient engines. Competing with fresh premium Sedan models like the Mercedes-Benz CLA and the Acura ILX , the newly minted Audi is more up to a challenge for German automakers.

Exterior Renovations : The design of the sporty 2014 A3 Sedan is a cross between the classic three-box concept and the coupé philosophy. The four door sedan comes with a 2.6 metre wheelbase, 17-inch-alloy wheels and length of 4.46 meters (14.63 ft). A3 Sedan will have LED technology with an option of full LED headlamps to give it distinctive appearance. 2014 Audi A3 Sedan Front Side View



2014 Audi A8 L TDI fuel mileage and price announced by Audi in America

The Audi of America has just announced the prices and fuel mileage figures for the their most sophisticated sedan in TDI model – the 2014 Audi A8 L TDI clean diesel in Herndon, Virginia[U.S.]. The Audi A8 is known for its bench mark in the segment of luxury sedan by equipping the latest technology, impressive interior with eye-catching exterior design & best efficiency, and now dynamically growing the A8 segment by introducing TDI sedan in the form of 2014 Audi A8 L TDI, which is loaded with new 3.0 Litre TDI clean diesel Engine.

The Audi A8 L TDI clean diesel price is starts from a base price of $82,500, which with All-Wheel Drive quattro technology provides extra power and best efficiency in fuel mileage with EPA estimated 24(city)/ 36(highway)/ 28(city+highway), and delivering a horsepower of 240 and a torque of 406 lb.-ft., to make it sprint from 0 to 60 miles/hour in 6.4 seconds.



2014 Audi RS 7 Sportback – premiered at Detroit NAIAS 2013

At the North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013 in Detroit, 2014 Audi RS 7 has celebrated its debut with its sporty elegance, exclusive design and advance technology. The new RS 7 Sportback is a 5-door coupe featuring the innovative efficiency, dynamic power and great performance technology. In the engine configuration, it has the twin-turbo V8 4.0 Litre engine[TFSI], which quite capable of generating a horsepower of 560[i.e. 412 kilo-Watts] from 5,700 to 6,700 RPM and a torque of 553.17 lb.-ft[i.e.

750 Nm] from 1,750 to 5,500 RPM. The new RS 7 with the performance booster standard 8-speed tiptronic gear system, it can accelerate 0 to 100 km/hour[i.e. 0 to 62.14 miles/hour] in mere 3.9 seconds with a limited top speed standard configuration to 250 km/hour[i.e. 155.34 miles/hour] and with an optional dynamic and dynamic plus features configuration  it can easily sprint to a top speed of 280 km/hour[173.98 miles/hour] and 305 km/hour[i.e. 189.52



2014 Audi R8 and Audi RS 5 Cabriolet -debut at the NAIAS 2013

The Audi of U.S. has just announced that they are all set with the debut launch of their most innovative and technically advanced models – the 2014 Audi R8 model line and new Audi RS 5 Cabriolet at the North American International Auto Show 2013 in DETROIT on January. Audi has done excellent work in the area of performance and efficiency and in a statement by the President of Audi of America, he said – “We know that driving enthusiasts are excited to have these cars come to our shores, but they will be even more thrilled to know this is just the beginning.”.

To justified it, Audi are coming with the new 2014 Audi R8 which has the new S tronic® double-clutch transmission to deliver more on performance and efficiency. The new 2014 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet which will be now available for U.S. public, has the option of open