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New Audi R8 LMX Limited Edition Gets Laser Lights As Standard

Audi has announced the the Audi R8 LMX limited edition model which is the most unique R8 for two strong reasons. The very first reason is that the R8 LMX is the most powerful version of this iconic sports car yet, and I know this is quite exciting. Now, the second reason is that it also happens to the be first production car to equip laser high beam lighting as a standard equipment. Audi plans to make only 99 models of the LMX limited edition and will debut the same in the UK at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Interested buyers can get the R8 LMX for £160,025 and upwards, with deliveries expected to begin in autumn. Talking about the specs now, the Audi R8 LMX is based on the V10 plus model and equips the same mid‑mounted, high-revving 10-cylinder engine. The powerful engine puts out 570 PS and



Audi TT Offroad Concept Unveiled At 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Audi has unveiled an all new hybrid concept car at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. This four door, radical looking concept is called Audi TT Offroad Concept and it is based on, you guessed it, the new generation Audi TT. The TT Offroad Concept is a capable utility vehicle which has a coupe-like styling and features a hybrid powertrain, meaning it would deliver astounding performance without sacrificing fuel efficiency. Powering the plug-in hybrid is a combination of drivetrains: a 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine and two electric motors.

The 2.0 liter TFSI petrol heart produces 292 PS and peak torque of 380 Nm. Paired to the internal combustion engine via a separating clutch is an electric motor that delivers an additional 40 kW and peak torque of 220 Nm. There is a second electric motor as well that is mounted on the rear axle and produces 85 kW and 270



Audi Exclusive RS7 Dynamic Edition Debuts In New York

Audi will debut its latest creation, the Audi exclusive RS7 dynamic edition at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Unlike other concepts which are only unveiled to show how potent a particular model can be and do not go into mass production, the RS7 dynamic edition will be available as early as this summer. The highlights of the special model include Crimson Red safety belts, Tornado Red brake calipers, DRC suspension, Carbon fiber elements and sport exhaust. The special edition model will be priced at $146,045 (including destination).

Powering the RS7 dynamic edition is the same engine that sits under the hood of the standard RS7. The twin turbocharged 4.0 Liter TFSI V8 petrol engine produces a mighty 560 hp which is good enough to catapult the car from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. The engine features cylinder on demand technology which deactivates select cylinders to



2014 Thruxton Easter Revival Early Birds To Get A Ride In Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin Or Audi

In the late sixties, Thruxton became one of the popular places for racing enthusiasts as F2 race meetings were held on Easter bank holiday. After more than five decades, the Easter meeting returned to Thruxton in 2013 and response was overwhelming. Called Thruxton Easter Revival, the race meeting will be conducted this year as well and is expected to be even bigger. Fans who are planning to buy the tickets for the event would be pleased to know that early ticket purchases could get the buyers a ride in of the six amazing supercars at the race track.

People who buy the Easter Revival tickets between now and April 11 will enter a draw, the winners of which will get a 2-lap ride as a passenger around the fastest circuit in Britain – the Hampshire circuit, in one of the six modern-day supercars. There will be 12 lucky winners for



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



2015 Audi TT and TTS Sports Cars With New Features And Optional Packages

Audi has announced the 2015 Audi TT and TTS coupe models with a couple of upgrades customers will definitely consider. In brief, there will be an optional S line plus carbon package available on the 2015 TT, another optional Competition package for the 2015 TTS and a few new standard features including heated front seats and new design 5-spoke alloy wheels. Coming to the performance part, the new TT coupe and roadster models have the highly acclaimed 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine under their hood.

The engine features Audi valvelift system, turbocharging and direct-injection technologies, and capably delivers 211 hp of power and peak torque of 258 lb-ft. The engine propels the coupe model from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds while the roadster version takes 5.6 seconds. The more performance-oriented, Audi TTS is powered by an uprated version of the same 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine. The four



Audi A4 And A5 Ultra Models Launched In UK

Last month Audi launched the A6 equipped with Audi ultra efficiency technology. The new technology seen on the A6 first ensures performance while cutting down emissions and fuel consumption by an appreciable amount. Yesterday, expanding the ultra models lineup in the UK, Audi has launched the A4 Saloon, A4 Avant and A5 Coupe. The Ultra model range is powered by a 2.0 liter TDI engine, which was earlier available on the A5 only but Audi engineers have reworked the same so that it burns fuel in a leaner manner.

The engine is capable on putting out 163 PS of power available between 1200 rpm and 3000 rpm and a peak torque of nearly 400 Nm available from 1750 rpm up to 2750 rpm. On the A5, the engine is mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox which helps the car accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 8.3 seconds and



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



2015 Audi A3 Sedan Is Here: Pricing And Details

After a long wait, Audi has finally announced the 2015 Audi A3 sedan for the US market. The premium sedan is claimed to set new standards in the entry level category with a host of convenience features including a segment-first on-board 4G LTE data connection. Starting with the A3 sedan as of now, Audi has confirmed that the remaining lineup, which includes A3 TDI clean diesel, A3 Cabriolet, A3 e-tron PHEV and S3, will be rolled out in the next 16 months. For the North American market, Audi will offer the A3 sedan with two powertrain options: 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI.

The 1.8 liter engine produces a decent 170 hp while the 2.0 liter petrol heart develops a more punchy 220 hp. As far as the standard features are concerned, the A3 sedan will come with signature Singleframe grille, leather seating surfaces, super-thin retractable MMI display and more. Other



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



All New Audi TT And TTS Coupe To Debut At Geneva On March 6th

Audi has released the first pictures of the all new Audi TT which is scheduled to make its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show on March 6. And sharing the stage with the new TT at Geneva will be the new TTS Coupe. The third generation Audi TT features a massively upgraded design which is significantly more dynamic than the previous generation TT. The front, instead of a curvy design, now features horizontal lines, a new singleframe grille, V bonnet bearing the Audi badge, and large air intakes featuring struts.

The most striking feature on the exterior is the flat Xenon headlights which come as standard, while Audi Matrix LED technology is an optional extra. Proportion wise the new TT is 4.18 metres long, 1,832 mm wide and 1,353 mm tall, and has a 2,505 mm long wheelbase (37 mm longer than its predecessor). The car is available with



All New Audi TT To Be Unveiled At The Geneva Motor Show

At the next month’s Geneva International Motor Show, Audi is going to take the wraps off its latest creation, the next generation Audi TT. Yes, it is going to be a completely new iteration of the car which made its debut back in 1998. Just recently, Audi has released the official sketches of the 2015 Audi TT, but the official car would be unveiled in Geneva. What we can collect from the sketches, the new Audi TT will boast a completely redesigned front end featuring a broader and flatter single frame grille, two contours forming a V-pattern on the bonnet, R8-like badge positioning, large air inlets divided by struts, divided headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights and more.

Audi will also offer all LED headlights or Matrix LED technology headlights should the customer wishes to pay for it. Other external highlights include wide wheel arches, sill contour, a tornado



Audi To Unveil All-New 2015 S3 Cabriolet At Geneva Motor Show

The 2014 Geneva Motor Show is going to be interesting as there are many concepts and new cars to be unveiled, and to make the exhibition a bit more interesting Audi is going to unveil the all new 2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet model. Almost two weeks ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Audi has released the official pictures and details of the car. With the beginning of summer, the Audi S3 Cabriolet will start selling in Europe, while it will take another few months to reach the US. Starting with the details of the S3 Cabriolet, powering the car will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged, 4-cylinder, direct injected TFSI petrol engine that is capable of producing 300 hp available from 5,500 rpm to 6,200 rpm, and  peak torque of 280 lb-ft available from just 1,800 rpm up to 5,500 rpm.

Matched to the powerful engine will be a standard 6 speed



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



2014 Audi Q7 S Line Style and Sport Edition Models: Details

The all new Q7 is significantly improved over its predecessor and based on the new and improved Q7 is the 2014 S line Style Edition and S line Sport Edition models that Audi has launched for the UK. Both the S line Sport Edition and S line Style Edition versions features an upgraded body and equipment list. Starting with the S line Style edition the car comes with two engine options: a 3.0-litre V6 TDI diesel producing 245 PS and a 4.2-litre V8 TDI diesel with 340 PS. Both the models of the S line Style edition cost £1,500 more than the equivalent Q7 S line plus model.

Coming to the features of the S line Style Edition now, the model gets five-arm rotor design matt titanium finish alloy wheels in place of the standard 21 inch five spoke wheels, a more rugged body courtesy of a comprehensive styling upgrade



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 Unveiled At 2014 NAIAS

A couple of days back we reported Audi is going to showcase an all new concept SUV at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Well, keeping its promise, Audi has unveiled the Audi AllRoad Shooting Brake Concept at the Detroit Motor Show. The Shooting Brake Concept is based on e-tron quattro configuration, which essentially is a new form Audi has implemented for the very first time. It combines Audi’s Quattro all wheel drive and a hybrid drivetrain, leading to an all new language. “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.” Being a concept the body of the



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



2015 Audi A8 and S8 At Detroit Motor Show

The 2015 iteration of Audi’s flagship product, the A8, is all set for its debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The 2015 A8 lineup has been subtly redesigned and now features a new LED headlamp design, redesigned hood, newly designed grille, new bumper, and new splitter. The rear of the car receives a new tail lamp and a new tailpipe design. “The Audi A8 sedan represents the pinnacle of Audi progressive luxury,”said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “Our flagship model was chosen by more customers every year since its introduction and the new 2015 A8 model line will continue to build upon that success.” Talking about the design of he car in specific the 2015 A8 and S8 boasts dynamic new front fascia.

It is featuring standard new LED headlights, hood, Audi Single frame grille, bumper, splitter, tail lamp and trapezoidal tailpipe design (oval quad tailpipes