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Audi Debuts Autonomous EV Idea at 2019 Shanghai Present

audi_ai_me_28-423692.jpg Slideshow: Audi unveils one of the simplest ways to get by way of a grueling commute in an overcrowded cityscape.

VIDEO: Audi RS6 Avant caught on the Nurburgring once more

For a while now, we’ve identified that the upcoming Audi RS6 Avant might be coming to the US market. It could mark the primary return of the nameplate in America for the reason that C5-generation RS6. Not solely would it not be the return of the RS6 to America but additionally the return of the Avant right here as properly. So it’s a really thrilling automotive for American Audi fans. Including momentum to the hype prepare is that this new spy video from Motor1 of the Audi RS6 Avant lapping the Nurburgring. It seems to be nice on this new video, regardless of carrying fairly a little bit of camo. It’s low, huge, indignant and imply wanting. Extra importantly, it seems to be quick, because it merely explodes out of corners. Underneath the hood it will likely be packing a four.zero liter twin-turbocharged V8 making over 600 hp. It’s rumored....

VIDEO: Joe Achilles drives the Audi e-tron

The Audi e-tron might use come optimistic press in the intervening time. Prior to now couple of weeks, we discovered that its EPA-rated vary dropped to 204 miles (decrease than its fundamental rivals’), it misplaced World Automobile of the 12 months to the Jaguar I-Tempo and points with Audi’s battery provider have led to manufacturing delays. So the e-tron might be begging for some optimistic suggestions in the intervening time. And Joe Achilles will need to have heard its calls. In his new video, Achilles drives the brand new Audi e-tron and appears genuinely impressed with it. What’s fascinating is that he’s usually extra of a BMW fan, proudly owning each a BMW 7 Collection and an M2 Competitors. Nevertheless, he has been driving extra Audis these days and the e-tron appears to be the one which impressed him probably the most. A couple of of the issues concerning the....

VIDEO: Audi Q3 vs Vary Rover Evoque vs Volvo XC40

After seeing the brand new 2019 Audi Q3 in individual on the NY Auto Present, I’ve to say that I used to be extraordinarily impressed with its inside. Not as a result of it’s extremely high-end however as a result of it’s extra high-end than we anticipated at its worth vary. It’s not alone, although. It has some severely powerful competitors, as all the section is shifting extra upmarket. And so they’re driving higher and higher as effectively. On this new video from Autocar, we get to try which new small premium crossover is finest: the Audi Q3, Vary Rover Evoque or the Volvo XC40.   These two different vehicles are clearly the Q3’s hardest competitors. The XC40 is over a yr previous now however it’s nonetheless a really recent, very fashionable trying automobile, whereas the Evoque is all-new and extremely spectacular. All of which even have very good interiors....

Three victories of the Audi R8 LMS in Thailand and Australia

The Audi R8 LMS was unbeaten on three events through the Easter weekend: in Thailand, the Audi Sport buyer staff B-Quik Racing achieved its first victory this season whereas two Australian Audi groups gained on the race monitor at Bathurst. learn on

Iconic Audi R8 might be changed by all-electric Audi e-tron GTR

We’ve identified for a while now that the Audi R8 as we all know it’s going the best way of the Dodo. With emissions laws getting stricter and gross sales getting worse and worse, the R8 simply doesn’t make a ton of sense for Audi anymore. Whereas it’s a bitter tablet to swallow, we at all times suspected that it would come again as an all-electric supercar. If this new report from Automobile Journal is correct, that suspicion will turn out to be a actuality, within the type of an all-electric Audi e-tron GTR. In response to Automobile Magazine, and their sources in Ingolstadt, the four-ringed model has an e-tron GTR in thoughts as a possible successor to the famed R8. Whereas nothing is official as of but, Automobile Magazine has some potential particulars for this potential Audi e-tron GTR. It’ll begin with an aluminum monocoque chassis and have a....

Audi Q2L e-tron Crossover Idea Hits Shanghai

e6960f27-2020-audi-q2-l-e-tron-422978.jpg The Chinese language market is getting an all-new Audi EV.

Formulation E Paris: Championship extra thrilling than ever

On Saturday (April 27), Paris marks the second cease on Formulation E’s European tour. With seven winners in seven races and intensely small gaps within the standings, the championship has by no means earlier than been as fiercely contested. For the spherical held within the French capital, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler crew are setting their sights on returning to the rostrum. learn on

Audi choose month-to-month subscription service expands to incorporate new pricing tier: the Core Assortment

Audi A4 Sedan     The Core Assortment consists of Audi A4 sedan, Audi S3 sports activities sedan, Audi Q5 SUV, and iconic Audi TT Coupe for flat month-to-month subscription payment of $995 Audi choose to proceed to supply Premier Assortment, together with Audi A6, Audi S5 Coupe, Audi A5 Cabriolet and Audi Q7 full-size SUV and all Core Assortment fashions, […] Extra »

Audi groups up with Marvel Studios on “Avengers: Endgame” digital quick that includes Captain Marvel

images_original_5694-Avengers1 Brie Larson as Captain Marvel will get a lesson on the previous and current in humorous video that includes the all-electric Audi e-tron SUV Audi e-tron Sportback idea and Audi e-tron GT idea, seem in Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” Audi to sponsor world premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” Audi and Marvel Studios are again collectively, this time […] Extra »

VIDEO: Evolve Automotive matches Audi RS3 with new MMS Adjustable Springs

One of many venture automobiles over at Evolve Automotive is an Audi RS3 Sedan. Sometimes, they do BMW tunes and builds however they do have this one Audi and it’s very fast. That’s as a result of it’s been given an engine tune and an Eventuri consumption, which is their very own product. Apart from the engine tune and consumption, there’s been nothing else executed to the RS3. Thus, it regarded inventory and, if Evolve, that simply received’t do. So Imran and his group determined to check out some new MMS top adjustable springs. In accordance with MMS, these new springs not solely enhance dealing with and efficiency but additionally enhance journey consolation, even when lowered. The great thing about them is that they’re top adjustable, so you possibly can have the automobile as little as you’d like, or as excessive as you’d like. So if you would like some....

Is the Audi AI:ME going to tackle the BMW iNEXT

There isn’t an enormous fanatic following for the upcoming BMW iNEXT, the Bavarian model’s highly-autonomous SUV. When BMW first debuted the iNEXT Idea, it was met with harsh criticism over its design and general autonomous nature. Nevertheless, regardless of fans disliking the iNEXT, it’s an vital sort of automobile for not solely BMW however different producers as nicely. In truth, BMW’s Bavarian neighbor now has its personal highly-autonomous idea automobile — the Audi AI:ME. Earlier than we focus on these two vehicles, their similarities and their variations, let’s first discuss how dangerous the Germans are at naming idea vehicles. Significantly, ‘iNEXT’ and ‘AI:ME’ are one of the best you two may up with? Then there’s the Mercedes ‘EQC’. Actually? Genesis named its funky idea automobile the ‘Mint’. That’s an incredible identify. Germans, cease with the alphabet soup, please. Now, on to the vehicles. Each vehicles are, in the mean time,....

R8 V10 Decennium Interprets to We Can’t Have This

2019-04-19-11_00_24-52319412_366747600834387_7116259716506037621_n-jpg-1024-768–423025.png Audi celebrates ten years of 10 cylinders with the 2020 Audi R8 V10 Decennium.

VIDEO: Captain Marvel drives the Audi e-tron in “The Debriefing”

I received’t mislead you, I’ve but to see Captain Marvel, sadly. So I don’t know precisely what occurs to her in between the ’90s, by which the movie is about, to current day, which is the place she appears to be in Avengers: Endgame (Or when she appears to be. Amirite? I’ll let myself out). Nevertheless she will get to the current day, although, she appears to have been away for a while and isn’t conscious of contemporary tech or traits. Which is why she wants a debriefing and we get to see that on this newest video from Audi. On this video, we see an agent of Defend, presumably, giving Captain Marvel the rundown of what’s modified since she’s final been on Earth. It’s really a reasonably humorous video, because the Defend agent tells her concerning the state of the Avengers utilizing motion figures and tries to elucidate each....

New Audi RS 5 DTM leaves sturdy impression

In the course of the “gown rehearsal” earlier than the DTM season opens at Hockenheim on Could four/5, the brand new Audi RS 5 DTM left a powerful impression. Within the ultimate pre-season checks on the Lausitzring, the very best time set on all 4 days went to an Audi driver. The Audi squad additionally reeled off the biggest variety of kilometers on the Lausitzring. learn on

Audi groups up on Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame for comical digital quick that includes Captain Marvel

Audi and Marvel Studios are again collectively, this time with a hilarious digital quick in anticipation of “Avengers: Endgame.” The video, referred to as “The Debriefing,” follows Brie Larson as Captain Marvel and her re-introduction to society after years away from Earth. The video additionally options the all-electric Audi e-tron. learn on

2019 NY Auto Present: Jaguar I-Tempo wins World Automotive of the 12 months over Audi e-tron

There have been two huge gamers in competition for World Automotive of the 12 months, an award that was handed out yesterday on the 2019 NY Auto Present; the Audi e-tron and the Jaguar I-Tempo. Earlier than we discuss concerning the winner, it’s vital to notice how unbelievable it’s that the 2 fundamental automobiles up for this award had been fully-electric SUVs from conventional premium automakers. Now, on to the winner, which was the Jaguar I-Tempo. In actual fact, the I-Tempo pulled off a really spectacular hat-trick, with the World Automotive of the 12 months, World Design of the 12 months and World Inexperienced Automotive of the 12 months. That’s one hefty trophy case to lug again to the UK however we’re positive Jaguar is completely satisfied to do it. We spent a while with the award-winning Jaguar I-Tempo on the auto present and we are able to see why....

2019 NY Auto Present: Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class reveals what Audi’s lacking

Audi has quite a lot of SUVs. There’s the Q2, Q3, This autumn-tron (coming quickly), Q5, Q7 and now the Q8. That’s quite a lot of SUVs and greater than an automaker wants. Nevertheless, it’s nonetheless lacking one. We are saying that as a result of there’s a phase of ultra-premium luxurious SUVs that’s really fairly well-liked and each of Audi’s two important opponents compete in it. The newest certainly one of which is the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class and it seems to be genuinely excellent. It’s additionally one thing Audi has no pure opponents for. The most important SUV in Audi’s steady is the Q7, which is simply barely larger than the Q8 and comes with seven seats as-standard. Nevertheless, the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class additionally comes with seven seats as-standard besides it’s a lot roomier and extra snug on the within. That’s very true within the third row. Whereas the third row....

Audi Nines offered by Falken: ski and snowboard freestyle occasion takes place for the second time in Ötztal

Audi continues its function as ambassador for the world’s hottest winter sports activities. For the second time, the premium model is title sponsor of the Audi Nines offered by Falken freestyle occasion going down from 22 to 27 April 2019. The world’s finest skiers and snowboarders will compete on specifically designed programs – high sportsmen on Sölden’s Tiefenbach Glacier and feminine champions in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. learn on

Audi 200 Avant Quattro is as Uncommon as it’s Superior

A-Rare-Sight-421461.jpg A uncommon 200-horsepower Audi that turned heads within the ’80s and ’90s, and nonetheless does as we speak!

Audi A7 is “2019 World Luxurious Automobile”

Audi A7 Sportback Audi wins prestigious award Tenth World Automobile Award for the model with 4 rings Member of the Board of Administration of Audi Technical Improvement Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler: “It’s a nice honor for Audi to win the “World Luxurious Automobile” award twice in a row”   The Audi A7 is the “2019 World Luxurious Automobile.” The A7 […] Extra »

2019 NY Auto Present: Audi A7 wins World Luxurious Automotive of the Yr

On the 2019 New York Auto Present, the World Automotive Awards introduced the winners of all of their main awards. One among which was World Luxurious Automotive of the Yr and the winner was the brand new Audi A7. We’re truly stunned the Audi A7 gained the award. Not as a result of it’s a nasty automobile or that it isn’t deserving as a result of it’s an ideal automobile and, apparently, it’s deserving. We’re stunned due to simply how good the entire different contenders and finalists have been. Among the many different finalists have been the Audi Q8, BMW eight Sequence, Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the VW Touareg. These are wonderful automobiles and all would have made sense as winners for this award. The automobile we’re most stunned by it beating is the eight Sequence, although. Having pushed the brand new eight Sequence, we all know that it’s an outstanding....

2019 NY Auto Present: Audi R8 Facelift — An Previous Good friend Drops By

Now that the Audi R8 is nearing its finish, seeing it on the NY Auto Present is kind of unhappy. That is going to be one of many final instances we’re going to see it right here. We might solely get yet one more probability. So we now have to deliver you a gallery of some reside images of it. Seen right here on the Auto Present stand, the Audi R8 seems to be surprisingly good. After I first noticed the images of the brand new R8’s facelift, I wasn’t in love with it. It was a bit too fussy and a bit too over-styled, I believed. After seeing it in individual, although, I’m a fan. The brand new entrance finish seems to be a lot decrease than earlier than, much less upright, making it seem to be a correct supercar. The brand new grille additionally seems to be higher,....

2019 NY Auto Present: Audi Q3 makes its North American Debut

We’ve been ready for this for awhile now. This new second-generation of Audi Q3 is poised to be an enormous step up from the disappointing first-gen automobile and we’re lastly in a position to see it in individual. Whereas it’s been launched in Europe already, the Q3 made its official North American debut on the 2019 NY Auto Present and we have been lastly in a position to see it in individual. It seems significantly better than the previous automobile, with extra aggressive physique strains, muscular wheel arches and offended headlights. It’s not attractive, per say, but it surely’s a good-looking little factor that’s much better wanting than its predecessor. The place the Audi Q3 actually shines is inside. Its inside is excellent, particularly for the phase. Personally, I used to be extraordinarily impressed with the construct high quality and solidity. Its doorways open and shut with a noise and....

LIVE PHOTOS: Audi e-tron involves the New York Auto Present

Right this moment marks the primary press day of the 2019 NY Auto Present and we’re going to kick it off with the Audi e-tron, after all. Whereas Audi has another new vehicles available right here in NY, the e-tron is by far crucial. We’ve seen it earlier than, and also you doubtless have as properly, however it’s all the time good to test it out and poke round it a bit. What’s fascinating concerning the e-tron in NY at present is the truth that it was one of many contenders for World Automobile of the Yr, the winner of which was revealed this morning. Sadly for Audi, the e-tron was not the winner, with the award as a substitute going to the Jaguar I-Tempo. Although, the I-Tempo is an excellent automotive as properly, so no exhausting emotions there. Nonetheless, the Audi e-tron is a formidable electrical automotive that stands....

Audi A7 Sportback is “2019 World Luxurious Automotive”

The Audi A7 Sportback* is the “2019 World Luxurious Automotive.” The A7 Sportback is the second Audi to take residence the award after the Audi A8* received it final 12 months. The awards have been offered in the present day on the New York Worldwide Auto Present. learn on

The Audi S5 fashions now with a TDI engine

For the primary time ever, the Audi S5 (Mixed gas consumption for Coupé/Sportback in l/100 km: 6.2 (37.9 US mpg)*; Mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: 163 – 161 g/km (262.three – 259.1 g/mi)*) has a V6 diesel below the hood. The three.zero TDI engine within the S5 Coupé and the S5 Sportback produces 255 kW (347 hp) and delivers as much as 700 Nm (516.three lb-ft) of torque to the crankshaft. An electrical powered compressor gives for robust off-the-line efficiency; a light hybrid system enhances effectivity. This mixture of energy, torque and effectivity makes the S5 distinctive in its phase. learn on

2019 Shanghai Auto Present: Audi Q2 L and Extra Shine in Shanghai

Whereas the Audi AI:ME Idea is the four-ringed automobile making the largest noise on the Shanghai Auto Present’s Audi stand, it’s not the one one. There are another nice merchandise representing Ingolstadt in Shanghai and we’ve a photograph gallery of a few of them. The necessary ones, at the very least. Most notably is the Audi Q2 L, one other Chinese language market-only automobile, together with the AI:ME. Very similar to the Audi A4 L, the Q2 L is a long-wheelbase mannequin of the usual automobile. It’s made particularly for the Chinese language market, as clients there worth rear seat house above all else. Due to that, lots of automakers supply long-wheelbase fashions of vehicles they wouldn’t in any other case. One other automobile on show is the refreshed Audi R8 V10 Efficiency, which replaces the outdated V10 Plus. We’ve seen loads of the Audi R8 earlier than however it’s....

LIVE PHOTOS: Audi AI:ME Idea on the 2019 Shanghai Auto Present

Whereas we’re in attendance on the 2019 Shanghai Auto Present, we had the prospect to see the all-new Audi AI:ME Idea in individual. Audi’s radical new thought for the way forward for megacity driving could be very fascinating. It may not be probably the most thrilling automobile for lovers however the concepts behind it is going to be essential sooner or later, particularly in dense city cities like Shanghai. In individual, the Audi AI:ME Idea is odd. It appears to be like extra like a robotic pod than an precise automobile and that’s as a result of it kind of is. It’s designed to be a Stage four autonomous automobile used to shuttle individuals round both dense city cities or lengthy stretches of freeway. Mainly, it’s purported to make the every day grind of attending to and from work a lot simpler and extra stress-free. So it’s been designed to....

WORLD PREMIERE: Audi AI:ME — Megacity Mobility of the Future

As we speak marks the start of the 2019 Shanghai Auto Present. For the time being, the Chinese language auto market is the quickest rising on the earth and it’s additionally probably the most essential. In China, with its excessive inhabitants and dense city cities, the thought of a complicated and autonomous metropolis automotive could be very intriguing. Which is why the Audi AI:ME made its official debut in Shanghai. We lately noticed the Audi AI:ME Idea in a quick teaser from the model however now it’s official right here. The concept for the AI:ME is to supply and superior autonomous automotive for the megacities of the long run. That may not sound thrilling for automotive lovers nevertheless it’s an essential idea for cities like Shanghai. Should you’re pondering that the Audi AI:ME appears so much just like the Audi Aicon idea from awhile again, you’d be proper and it’s....

All-new 2019 Audi Q3: design and expertise — in a bigger, extra premium package deal

Audi Q3 Compact SUV attracts entry-segment purchaser with recent design and on a regular basis performance Know-how enhancements embrace commonplace MMI® contact response system and commonplace digital instrument cluster All-new powertrain and commonplace quattro® all-wheel drive make Q3 a horny entry level to the Audi model Constructing on the success and fast development of the premium compact-SUV phase, Audi of America […] Extra »

New Audi RS Fashions on the Horizon

A-Not-So-Great-Year-Audi-2–421450.jpg After an unsatisfactory 2018, here’s what Audi has deliberate for you this yr.

Why we’re going to overlook the Audi TT when it’s gone

Whereas the Audi TT has been on sale, it hasn’t been essentially the most beloved of sports activities vehicles. Not that it’s disliked, so to say, neither is it a foul automobile. Nevertheless, it’s simply by no means been thought-about one in every of the go-to sports activities vehicles in the marketplace and even in its section. As a substitute, lovers would favor to spend their cash on vehicles just like the Porsche Boxster, BMW 2 Collection variants and the Volkswagen Golf R. Nevertheless, as soon as it’s lastly gone, we’re going to overlook the Audi TT and this text from Automotive Throttle reveals us why. Firstly, it’s an amazing wanting automobile. All the time has been. Every era of TT, of which there have now been three, has been probably the most fashionable and fascinating wanting vehicles on the street. Whereas a VW GTI or Golf R may supply....

2019 Audi Q3 to make North American debut at NY Auto Present

In a few days, the NY Worldwide Auto Present will kick off. We shall be there in fact and can carry you as a lot reside content material as we probably can, protecting as most of the new and attention-grabbing reveals as we are able to cowl, no matter model. One of many vehicles that shall be there, and one we’re very excited to see, is the all-new 2019 Audi Q3. Making its North American debut on the NY Auto Present, the Audi Q3 goes to be a giant hit amongst clients. Not solely is it all-new however it’s a drastic improve over its dreary predecessor, a automotive we had little or no love for. This new Q3 is much better wanting, sports activities one of many best interiors in its class and has driving dynamics and efficiency that vastly exceed these of the automotive it replaces. It’s an enormous....

Six victories for the Audi R8 LMS in membership racing

Within the Eset V4 Cup opener, the Audi Sport buyer groups remained unbeaten in Central Europe whereas in Germany Uwe Alzen celebrated his second victory within the DMV GTC season. learn on

Audi e-tron vs Tesla Mannequin X — Auto Specific Check

When the Audi e-tron was first revealed, the world knew precisely which automotive the parents in Ingolstadt was concentrating on — the Tesla Mannequin X. Positive, BMW is engaged on an electrical SUV and so too is Mercedes-Benz. Jaguar additionally already has the I-Tempo. But it surely’s the one from Silicon Valley that Audi needs to tackle greater than any of them as a result of it’s probably the most established. So how does the e-tron tackle the Mannequin X head-to-head? Auto Specific just lately came upon. On this take a look at, the Audi e-tron 55 Quattro took on the Tesla Mannequin X 100D. Now, that’s not precisely an apples-to-apples take a look at, because the e-tron extra comparable with the Mannequin X 70D, by way of vary, efficiency and, most significantly, worth. The as-tested e-tron got here in at £68,020, whereas the Mannequin X wore a sticker worth....

Mobility for Megacities: Audi AI:ME

At Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is introducing a visionary mobility idea for the megacities of the long run: The showcar, generally known as the Audi AI:ME, gives compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic inside, and the flexibility to drive autonomously at stage four. This enables the occupants to do what they like with their time on board. The Audi AI:ME gives a broad vary of high-tech options for communication, leisure, or just leisure. learn on

Mobility for Megacities: the Audi AI:ME

At Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is introducing a visionary mobility idea for the megacities of the longer term: The showcar, often known as the Audi AI:ME, presents compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic inside, and the power to drive autonomously at stage four. This enables the occupants to do what they like with their time on board. The Audi AI:ME presents a broad vary of high-tech options for communication, leisure, or just rest. learn on

Audi Sport R&D Boss Confirms Potential American-Market Audi RS6 Avant

For a couple of months now, there have been rumors of the next-generation Audi RS6 Avant coming to America. These rumors supposedly got here from sourced inside Audi and had been unfold by credible publications and journalists. So we believed them to have some kind of benefit, even when they may not have been 100 % true. Although, cautious optimism crept into our minds, even when it meant being upset afterward. Nevertheless now the warning in that optimism is beginning to fade and we’re turning into genuinely optimistic about an America RS6 Avant, as Audi Sport R&D Boss Oliver Hoffmann confirmed its risk. The Audi RS6 Avant hasn’t been bought in America for the reason that C5-generation. Wagons, particularly very costly, very highly effective ones, simply aren’t massive sellers on this aspect of the Atlantic. Curiosity in them is rising, although, and Audi is recognizing it. Which is why the....

Arduous-fought factors for Lucas di Grassi in Rome

With a hard-fought seventh place, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi scored essential factors for the Components E title race within the E-Prix in Rome. His teammate, Daniel Abt, completed out of the factors for the primary time this season. learn on

Photograph Gallery: All new Audi S6


VIDEO: F1 Champion Nico Rosberg likes the Audi e-tron

The Audi e-tron is a crucial automotive for the model, because it’s the first-ever all-electric automotive Audi has ever made. It’s additionally the automotive that Audi is attempting to make use of to tug mainstream patrons over to electromobility with. Which is why the e-tron seems like a traditional Audi SUV, has a traditional Audi SUV inside and seems like a traditional Audi SUV. That may not sound so thrilling nevertheless it appears to be thrilling sufficient for former System One champion Nico Rosberg. On this new video from Rosberg’s YouTube channel, he checks out the Audi e-tron whereas in Monaco and even takes it via the identical tunnel famously used within the F1 course. Even though the e-tron is a bit sluggish for Rosberg’s tastes, doing Zero-60 mph in 5.7 seconds, he appears to love the automotive fairly a bit. Certain, 5.7 seconds is fairly sluggish, even for an....

2000 Audi Steppenwolf Idea was wild

Audi has had fairly a number of oddball idea vehicles in its time. Sadly, although, most of them by no means noticed the sunshine of day. Most of them had been simply shiny ideas for auto present stands, by no means to really be developed into something resembling manufacturing vehicles. Due to that, most of them had been forgotten, very like this Audi Steppenwolf Idea that debuted on the 2000 Paris Motor Present. When you’ve by no means heard of the Audi Steppenwolf Idea, you’re not alone. Most fanatics are utterly unaware it ever existed. For good cause, too. It’s not as if it was ever realistically going to get made. Nonetheless, it was an attention-grabbing concept that finally ended up within the scrap heap. However what was the Steppenwolf? Effectively, it was mainly a jacked-up, hatchback model of the Audi TT. It had the identical styling because the Mk1....

Prime Gear Took a Journey with Walter Röhrl in a Quattro

Screen-Shot-2019-03-27-at-8-52-16-PM-420148.png If you happen to like rally racing and intense, snowy- mountain, situations, check out Prime Gear’s journey via the Alps within the 1984 World Rally Championship-winning Group B Audi Quattro.

Components E: newest information and miscellaneous data from Rome

Components E is again in Europe. ZDF will air dwell protection of the E-Prix from the Italian capital on Saturday. learn on

Picture Gallery: All new Audi S7

Dynamic photo,Colour: Daytona grey You’ve seen the press launch , now get pleasure from some extra photographs of the all new Audi S7 Sportback. We’re not 100% certain which engine we’ll obtain when this attractive automotive somes stateside, however it doesn’t matter what, it’s a spectacular trying automotive!  

VIDEO: Audi RS6 Avant caught lapping the Nurburgring

Simply yesterday, Audi unveiled its new S6/S6 Avant, which is presently essentially the most high-powered model of the A6. Nonetheless, there’s nonetheless extra to come back, because the upcoming Audi RS6 Avant will develop into the brand new top-dog when it lastly debuts and it’s simply been caught testing on the ‘Ring. Seen on this new spy video, the Audi RS6 Avant appears surprisingly quick on the famed Nurburgring. In fact we knew the RS6 could be quick in a straight line but it surely’s by no means been a scalpel-sharp observe monster. Right here, although, it appears very succesful, with tons of grip and sharp turn-in. It appears as if it’s suctioned cupped to the street and appears very quick by way of the tight corners of the ‘Ring. Audi S6 Avant for comparability It additionally sounds fairly good, too. Admittedly, it’s onerous to listen to its engine/exhaust noise,....

VIDEO: Audi R8 V10 — Nice First Supercar?

Everybody’s seen these used automotive adverts for a easy, on a regular basis driver that’s given the “Would make an important first automotive!” therapy. Nonetheless, one thing like that may really make sense for the Audi R8 V10. As a substitute of being an important first automotive, although, the R8 makes for an important first supercar. No less than that’s what Carfection says. On this new video from Carfection, Henry Catchpole flogs the Audi R8 V10 and we get to listen to a ton of that superb V10 engine noise. Nonetheless, regardless of all the rage and fury that comes from the brand new R8’s huge exhausts, it’s really fairly civilized to drive, fairly easy. Plus, its Quattro all-wheel drive makes the Audi R8 straightforward to make use of even in dangerous climate. That’s lengthy been one of many few criticisms of the R8. Regardless of being blindingly quick and....

Readers’ alternative “All-wheel-drive automotive of the 12 months 2019”: Audi wins in 4 out of ten classes

Audi celebrated a convincing success as a part of the readers’ alternative “All-wheel-drive automotive of the 12 months 2019” awards: The Q2, Q5, A6 allroad quattro* and the all-electric powered Audi e-tron* fashions received of their respective class, making Audi essentially the most profitable model among the many competitors. learn on

Audi R8 V10 Decennium to debut at NY Auto Present

The 2019 New York Worldwide Auto Present is shaping as much as be a very good one for Audi. Not solely is the brand new facelift of the TT RS going to make its North American debut however the brand new Audi R8 V10 Decennium goes to make its worldwide debut. Should you don’t already know, the Audi R8 V10 Decennium is a really limited-production, particular version R8 designed to rejoice ten years of the V10 engine. So, very like with the R8 itself, the 5.2 liter naturally-aspirated V10 is the star of the present. That screaming V10 makes a really wholesome 620 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque, which isn’t an excessive amount of greater than the usual automobile however nothing to complain about. Solely 50 of those Audi R8 V10 Decennium’s will probably be made and all 50 are painted Mythos Black Metallic. All of which additionally get....

Agility for the lengthy haul: three S TDI fashions with electrical powered compressor

Sportiness meets effectivity – three new S-models from the Audi A6 and A7 collection provide prospects in Europe the perfect efficiency fashions for the lengthy haul. For the primary time, Audi has mixed a V6-TDI engine with an electrical powered compressor and a 48-volt main electrical system. The S sport suspension with damping management, dynamic all-wheel steering and the ceramic brake system tick all of the packing containers for dynamic cornering and deceleration. The putting design with the delicate appears of an S mannequin lends these sporty full-size fashions specific presence. Audi S6 Sedan: Mixed gas consumption in l/100 km: 6.three – 6.2(37.three – 37.9 US mpg)*; Mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 164 (265.5 – 263.9 g/mi)*; Audi S6 Avant: Mixed gas consumption in l/100 km: 6.5(36.2 US mpg); Mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: 171 (275.2 g/mi); Audi S7 Sportback: Mixed gas consumption in l/100 km: 6.5(36.2 US....

Reside from Shanghai: AUDI AG Press Convention

Audi is presenting two world premieres at China’s most vital motor present in Shanghai from April 16 to 25. The model with the 4 rings is augmenting its all-electric product vary with the Audi Q2L e-tron, which was specifically developed for the Chinese language market. Audi can be presenting an idea automotive in Shanghai that illustrates its imaginative and prescient for automated driving in an city area. learn on

Audi at Auto Shanghai 2019

Audi is beginning the Auto Shanghai 2019 motor present with two world premieres and an entire sequence of nationwide improvements. The model is presenting the visionary Audi AI:ME idea automotive within the southern Chinese language metropolis. As well as, two electrical fashions will make their sequence debut in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron* and the Q2L e-tron, which was designed particularly for China and is constructed within the Foshan plant. The compact SUV, which will likely be delivered to the primary prospects in the summertime of 2019, is even experiencing its world premiere in Shanghai. learn on

WORLD PREMIERE: 2020 Audi S7 — Magnificence Meets Brains

Alongside the debut of the all-new Audi S6, we get to see the worldwide debut of the all-new Audi S7. Because the sleeker, sexier sibling to the S6, the S7 has at all times been a fan favourite amongst Audi lovers. Simply from a fast look at its supermodel physique type, it’s by no means been troublesome to see why. Nonetheless, with this new era of Audi S7, its magnificence meets brains. It’s Nonetheless Received Type On the skin, this new Audi S7 appears to be like nice. We have been genuinely shocked after we noticed the brand new second-gen Audi A7 and it ended up being higher trying than the first-generation automobile it changed. However this new Audi S7 takes it one step additional. Like all Audi ‘S’ vehicles, the S7 isn’t drastically completely different trying than the usual automobile on which it’s primarily based. Nonetheless, there’s sufficient additional....

WORLD PREMIERE: 2019 Audi S6 and S6 Avant — Is available in Two Flavors

Ever for the reason that debut of the brand-new Audi A6, we’ve been ready for a sooner, extra thrilling model. The brand new A6’s chassis and steering is a major step up from the automobile it changed however there appeared to be fairly a little bit of room for enchancment. So the thought of an Audi S6 based mostly on this new chassis was very thrilling. Fortunately, we don’t have to attend any longer to search out out. It’s right here — welcome the Audi S6 and S6 Avant. Two Engine Flavors That is fairly attention-grabbing, truly. For the primary time, the Audi S6 can be accessible with two completely different powertrains. It’s additionally the primary time that the S6 is obtainable with a diesel engine. The powertrain will rely available on the market the place it’s offered. For Europe, the Audi S6 can be powered by a three.Zero liter....

Refreshed Audi TT RS to make US debut at NY Auto Present

The Audi TT RS is among the most enjoyable little pocket-rockets on the highway at this time. It’s small, highly effective and shockingly quick. For 2019, the TT RS has acquired a little bit of a refresh, to maintain it youthful as its opponents get newer, and that refreshed automobile will make its US debut on the NY Auto Present subsequent week. What does this new refresh deliver? For starters, a brand new face. It will get a newly designed Singleframe grille, now completed in matte black, that additionally options matte titanium “Quattro” script on the backside of it. Behind that grille are new extra radiators for improved engine cooling, so the facelift isn’t solely beauty. Persevering with on the entrance, new entrance air intakes, a brand new decrease entrance lip and as-standard full LED headlights end off the facelift. It additionally will get full LED taillights with dynamic flip....

Agility for the lengthy haul: Audi S6 and S7 now as TDI fashions with electrical powered compressor

Sportiness meets effectivity – the brand new Audi S6 and S7 fashions make their entrance with a torquey V6 TDI engine, providing clients in Europe the perfect efficiency fashions for the lengthy haul. For the primary time, Audi has mixed an electrical powered compressor with a 48-volt main electrical system. The S sport suspension with damping management, dynamic all-wheel steering and the ceramic brake system tick all of the bins for dynamic cornering and deceleration. The placing design with the delicate appears to be like of an S mannequin lends these sporty full-size fashions specific presence. Audi S6 Sedan: Mixed gasoline consumption in l/100 km: 6.three – 6.2(37.three – 37.9 US mpg)*; Mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 164 (265.5 – 263.9 g/mi)* Audi S6 Avant: Mixed gasoline consumption in l/100 km: 6.5(36.2 US mpg); Mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: 171 (275.2 g/mi) Audi S7 Sportback: Mixed gasoline consumption....

Audi’s New 2.Zero-liter DTM Racing Engine

audi-dtm-car-420522.jpg After having put in additional than 1,000 hours into growing its new engine, Audi is happy with what it has in its new Audi RS 5 DTM motor.

2020 Audi RS4 Avant render seems correct

The present-gen Audi A4 goes to get a fairly important facelift fairly quickly. With that facelift will come new headlights, a brand new grille, new taillights and sure some new inside bits. But it surely’s not a completely new mannequin. Together with the usual A4, the Audi RS4 Avant will even be getting facelifted, as seen in some current spy pictures. Although, the RS4 in these pictures was carrying fairly a little bit of camouflage, to cover its new face and butt. So the parents at Kolesa.ru determined to render the upcoming Audi RS4 Avant and it seems fairly correct. (We don’t personal the renders however you may see them right here) On this new render, you may clearly see the small print of the brand new facelift. The grille is now shorter and wider and the headlights lack the little notch in them that the present automotive’s have. General....

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2019 Audi Q3 to debut in US this summer season, begin at $36,000

Because it was revealed, we’ve talked rather a lot about how impressed we’re with the brand new Audi Q3 from a far. We noticed ‘from a far’ as a result of we haven’t really had the possibility to drive it but. Nevertheless, that can quickly change, because the Audi Q3 will probably be launched in America this summer season and can include a really enticing price ticket. Beginning life at round $36,000, give or take a bit, the Audi Q3 will probably be a really enticing crossover to most Audi prospects. At that worth level, you’re getting a properly sized crossover that appears nice, with a recent and trendy design, and one which packs one of the vital fashionable interiors within the section. That beginning worth is a bit larger than its predecessor, which began at round $33,000. Nevertheless, it does include fairly a bit extra equipment. For starters, it....

Why would possibly the Audi e-tron have acquired a decrease EPA vary?

We lately discovered that the US EPA gave the Audi e-tron a a lot decrease claimed most vary than what Audi itself gave. This isn’t fully uncommon, as the identical factor occurred to Tesla, Jaguar and different automakers. The EPA is moderately strict with its testing and can typically charge batteries, and even inside combustion engines, as much less environment friendly than the producers declare. Nonetheless, within the case of the Audi e-tron, the EPA quantity and the producer quantity are fairly totally different. Audi initially claimed that the e-tron SUV may obtain a most vary of 248 miles. That will make it best-in-class. Nonetheless, after EPA testing, it’s rated at 204 miles in the US. Whereas not a nasty quantity in its personal proper, 204 miles is considerably lower than what Audi claimed and decrease than even the EPA-claimed ranges of the Jaguar I-Tempo and Tesla Mannequin X 70D.....

Audi delivered round 182,750 premium vehicles to clients in March

AUDI AG delivered round 182,750 vehicles to clients worldwide in March. As such, deliveries have been down simply zero.5 p.c on the prior-year stage. The corporate set new record-breaking figures in China and the USA. This contrasted with a fall in gross sales within the South America and Asia-Pacific areas because of mannequin changeovers. Audi additionally closed March in optimistic territory in its home market Germany the place the a lot sought-after Q fashions boosted gross sales alongside the market introduction of the Audi e-tron (mixed electrical consumption in kWh/100 km*: 26.2 – 22.6 (WLTP); 24.6 – 23.7 (NEDC); mixed CO2 emissions in g/km: zero). Total the primary quarter was nonetheless dominated by the detrimental results of the WLTP switchover: Within the first three months of the 12 months, Audi delivered round 447,250 vehicles (-Three.6%) worldwide. learn on

Audi This autumn E-Tron Idea Leads a Way forward for EVs

An-Electric-Audi-Crossover-420439.png The manufacturing model is predicted to debut in late 2020.

Audi SQ2 vs Mercedes-AMG A35 — Prime Gear Check

Whereas the Audi SQ2 is taken into account a crossover, in actuality it’s truly nearer to a hot-hatchback on stilts. Positive, it’s bigger than a hatchback however not by a lot and it barely presents any further inside or baggage area. The SQ2 isn’t alone, as there are tons of automobiles that match this description, together with the BMW X2 M35. These types of automobiles are form of the brand new sizzling hatchbacks. However can the a brand new sizzling hatchback just like the SQ2 tackle a extra conventional one, just like the Mercedes-AMG A35? Prime Gear lately discovered. On this new comparability take a look at, TG pit the Audi SQ2 and AMG A35 towards one another to see if considered one of these new sporty crossovers can actually be as enjoyable as a correct hot-hatch. It’s a tall activity for the SQ2, if we’re trustworthy. Not solely is....

VIDEO: Vehicles.co.za drives the Audi RS4 Avant for the primary time

The brand new B9-generation Audi RS4 Avant isn’t really a new automotive anymore, because it’s been on sale for a while now. It’s additionally been examined and overview numerous occasions. Nevertheless, It’s taken awhile for the RS4 to make its solution to South Africa (we’re nonetheless jealous, by the best way. Let is best than by no means…), so that is the primary time that Vehicles.co.za’s Ciro De Siena was in a position to check it. What kind of first impression does it make? Effectively, it definitely proved that it’s quick. Each bit as quick as its ominous black-on-black colour scheme makes it look. On this video, we see the Audi RS4 Avant examined for its efficiency on an open drag strip and it doesn’t fail to impress. With constant Zero-60 mph runs of simply over 4 seconds, with the final one checking in a Four.1 seconds, the RS4 keep....

Audi expands polymer 3D printing in Manufacturing

Audi is increasing using 3D printers in Manufacturing. Customized and regionally printed, auxiliary instruments from the 3D printer assist workers on the manufacturing strains. A separate division will likely be accountable for implementation on the Neckarsulm website sooner or later. learn on

Sturdy weekend for the Audi RS three LMS with three victories

The Audi RS three LMS on scoring two second locations not solely clinched trophies within the WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup. Final weekend clients gained two races in Italy and one in France with Audi Sport buyer racing’s entry-level touring automobile. Plus, buyer groups claimed additional podium finishes. learn on

Audi reaches for Method E lead in Rome

Method E arrives in Europe: Following occasions in Asia, the Center East, and South and Central America, the electrical racing collection will race on the streets of Rome on Saturday (April 13). Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are within the thick of the struggle for the highest spot. With their staff, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, they’re separated from the leaders of the standings by just one level. learn on

Good begin for Audi Sport to 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automotive Cup

Audi Sport buyer racing managed a formidable begin to the 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automotive Cup season with the RS three LMS. Frédéric Vervisch from Comtoyou Crew Audi Sport secured a pole place for the primary time on the circuit at Marrakesh. Within the third race, the Belgian Audi Sport driver completed runner-up. His fellow driver Jean-Karl Vernay from Leopard Racing Crew Audi Sport accomplished the great workforce consequence by claiming place two within the second race. learn on

The Audi TT is 20 Years Previous!

Small-TT-20th-Anniversary-Edition-5523lmm-420461.jpg Paying homage to the TTS Roadster Idea from 1995, the Audi 20th Anniversary Version is now accessible for all of your prime down, Nappa leather-based wants.

Need a real B5 RS four? Right here’s your likelihood

2001_audi_rs4_15543146426b34c9898front_quarter_passenger Caveat Emptor. Lets get that on the market… For those who’re in search of a real RS four which will or might not have traveled across the globe in its journey to the USA, right here’s one on Convey a trailer. The automobile appears spectacular within the images, however I’d actually need a skilled specialist to present it a […] Extra »

VIDEO: Audi RS3 vs Mercedes-AMG G63 vs Porsche Cayman GTS

The Audi RS3 is a surprisingly quick automobile. It’s not essentially the most highly effective, most costly, most high-powered efficiency automobile on the street but it surely’s sufficiently small, gentle sufficient and punchy sufficient to be significantly fast. I don’t imply fast for its value however fast for the trade interval. On this new drag race from Prime Gear, we get to see whether or not or not it’s fast sufficient to tackle some attention-grabbing competitors. On this drag race, the Audi RS3 takes on the Mercedes-AMG G63 and a Porsche Cayman GTS. Nothing about this drag race is smart. The RS3 is a five-door hatchback with all-wheel drive, the G63 is a monstrous off-road SUV and the Cayman is a lithe, light-weight, mid-engine sports activities automobile. So these automobiles shouldn’t be drag racing one another. Which is precisely why they need to. Regardless of not making sense, this race....

Autocar tells us why we have to save the Audi TT

By now I’m certain you’ve heard the information that the Audi TT may very well be becoming a member of the Audi R8 in its final trip. As soon as this mannequin technology is gone, there may not be one other technology of TT. There’s rumor that each the TT and R8 may dwell on as electrical sports activities automobiles however there’s nothing official as of but. Although, Autocar feels as if it ought to dwell on and that we should put it aside from extinction. When the first-gen Audi TT debuted, there was nothing else on the street prefer it, by no means thoughts in Audi’s personal lineup. It was a particular automotive that introduced tons of followers to the Audi model. Admittedly, it wasn’t good to drive and was mainly a Mk4 VW Golf with some fancy garments. Nonetheless, these new garments regarded nice, it had an incredible....

EPA claims the Audi e-tron solely has 204 miles of vary

When the Audi e-tron was first unveiled, it boasted some very spectacular specs. Most significantly of all was its claimed most electrical vary of 248 miles. That greatest most of its competitors, with the one EV SUV having an extra vary being the way more costly Tesla Mannequin X 90D. Nonetheless, now it appears as if it may not have that max vary in any case. In keeping with the US EPA, the Audi e-tron is definitely solely able to 204 miles of max vary. That’s nonetheless so much but it surely’s considerably lower than claimed. It’s additionally fairly a bit lower than its rivals now. The e-tron’s most direct rival, the Jaguar I-Tempo, has an EPA-certified vary of 234 miles. So that is really a fairly vital blow to Audi’s first-ever electrical SUV. Having mentioned that, this new shouldn’t flip individuals off of the Audi e-tron. Not solely does....