Audi Customer Team Wins Formula E Season Opener

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39089"] source: Audi Sport Difficult start for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler factory team Envision Virgin Racing clinches first victory for the Audi e-tron FE06 Second race of the season starts tomorrow (on Saturday) at 3 PM (CET) Sam Bird with the Envision Virgin Racing team clinched the first victory on the debut for the Audi e-tron FE06 in the Formula E season opener. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT ...

“The Most Extreme A1 In The World” at Essen Motor Show ABT Presents A1 1of1 at H&R Stand

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39067"] source: ABT Sportsline The one-of-a-kind A1 “1of1” created by influencer and racing driver Daniel Abt has already had over 800,000 views on YouTube. Now “the most extreme A1 in the world” makes its live debut in front of a large audience. From 30 November to 8 December, the stunning car will be a special guest of ABT chassis partner H&R at the Essen Motor Show. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39068"] In any c...

Orders For Audi A4 Avant g-tron And A5 Sportback g-tron With New Design Can Be Placed As Of November

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39040"] source: Audi AG Low emissions and high efficiency: Natural gas as fuel protects the environment and also saves costs 2.0 TFSI engine with 125 kW (170 PS) Orders for the A4 Avant g-tron2 and A5 Sportback g-tron3 can be placed in Germany as of November 21. Audi natural gas models combine ecology and economy: The Audi A4 Avant g-tron2 and A5 Sportback g-tron3 feature a new, sporty design and ...

Event: Los Angeles Auto Show 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38937"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, Anthony Garbis This year's LA Auto Show (and the run-up to) was a busy one for Audi: the reveals of the e-tron Sportback, RS 6 Avant, RS 7 Sportback, S8, and the RS Q8. We did however notice that Audi sneaked in one: the RS 5 Panther edition in Audi exclusive Panther Black paint. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38900"] A total of 100 RS 5 Panther editions (75 Sportb...

Photo Gallery: An Evening With Audi And The e-tron Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38693"] words: Bill, photos: Colin McCarty and Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, video: Paul Rivera Last night, Audi held a special event...the reveal of the e-tron Sportback. We were fortunate to have Colin McCarty and Denis Podmarkov from Imola Media and Paul Rivera from quattro Magazine there and here is what they captured. You can read the press release about the e-tron Sportback HERE. skip to 1:50 for Daniel Weissland's introduction ht...

e-tron connect: Audi Teases Sport e-tron at End of L.A. Auto Show Presentation Video

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38686"] Editor's note: This was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect Tonight, Audi pulled the wraps off of the e-tron Sportback at an evening event during the L.A. Auto Show. And, while that’s all highly newsworthy, we couldn’t help but notice the few seconds of teaser video run at the end of their presentation. Okay, so the upcoming “Sport e-tron”, “e-tron S” or whatever you want to call it isn’t exact...

All-New Audi RS Q8 Makes Global Debut At Los Angeles International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38674"] source: Audi of America All-new RS Q8 is the first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe Audi RS Q8 is fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds The all-new Audi RS Q8 will make its global debut today at the 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The Audi RS Q8 combines the ...

Further Worldwide Successes For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38651"] source: Audi Sport Title win in New Zealand and race victories in Australia for Audi R8 LMS Class win for Audi RS 3 LMS in Macau Class title and two podium finishes in America On the third weekend in November, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing celebrated race victories and a title in Australia, New Zealand and Macau, and successes in class in Texas. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Overall success in New Zealand: In GT racing in New ...

Audi Sport In South Africa With Two “Fast Zebras”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38645"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS competes in title race at Kyalami sporting a zebra livery Six Audi Sport drivers on the grid with two teams Chance for sixth title win in Intercontinental GT Challenge Grand finale at the debut in South Africa: The Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) is visiting the African continent for the first time from November 21 to 23, on the occasion of closing its season. Audi Sport customer racing will have t...

2019 Audi e-tron Achieves Five-Star US NCAP Rating

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37576"] source: Audi of America 2019 Audi e-tron receives a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) in its latest series of tests Vehicle performed impressively in all three NCAP tests including frontal, side and rollover tests The e-tron offers a comprehensive suite of standard and available driver-assistance technologies The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first fully-elec...

Happy Bricks: LEGO’s Newest Speed Champions Set Is A Familiar And Welcomed Sight

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38622"] words: Bill, photos: LEGO Oh boy...times three and squealing like a little boy. LEGO has announced a new kit for their Speed Champions line: the Audi Sport quattro S1. It joins such Audi kits as the Audi R18 e-tron quattro and the Audi R8 LMS ultra (both which are sitting on my desk as I type). [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38626"] The brick Sport quattro S1 is in the legendary yellow and white livery made famous f...

A Dream Comes True: Four Audi RS 5 DTM In “Dream Race” In Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38612"] source: Audi Sport First joint DTM and SUPER GT races at Fuji 1.5-kilometer straight poses special challenge DTM Champion René Rast: “Am excited to see what’s in store for us” At the conclusion of an extremely successful season for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to a unique treat for dessert: On Saturday and Sunday (November 23/24), the first two joint races of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT will be held at the foot of fam...

Audi Ambitiously Begins The New Formula E Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38586"] source: Audi Sport Season opens with two races in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on November 22 and 23 Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi enter their sixth joint season as teammates Team Principal Allan McNish: “Intend to battle for both titles” The new Formula E season kicks off with a double-header: On Friday and Saturday, the all-electric series will hold the first two in a total of 14 races this season on the outskirts of Riyadh. Daniel A...

Save The Date: Audi e-tron Sportback To Be Unveiled In LA

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38546"] source: Audi AG The second member of the e-tron family will debut in Los Angeles. Follow the world premiere on November 19 at 6:00 p.m. local time (3:00 a.m. CET on November 20) on Audi MediaTV. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38568"]

Audi e-tron And Audi Q3 SUVs Receive ALG Residual Value Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32186"] source: Audi of Americ Industry analytics company ALG announced the Audi e-tron retains its value better than any electric vehicle All-new Audi Q3 is anticipated to carry a higher residual value than any other vehicle in the Premium Subcompact Utility class ALG's Residual Value Awards (RVA) recognize vehicles in 27 segments forecasted to retain highest percentage of their MSRP after a three-year period The Audi e-tron midsize SUV, the...

Audi Introduces 2020 e-tron Sportback, All-New RS Models, and S Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38541"] source: Audi of America Global debut of Audi e-tron Sportback, second fully electric production model from Audi of America First-ever RS Q8 makes world debut at Los Angeles Auto Show, November 20 New suite of RS models includes all-new Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Bringing the latest in electrification, the all-new e-tron Sportback will make its global debut on the stand in Los Angeles. The first electric Sportback from Audi merges thrillin...

Audi USA with e-tron-Based Holiday Contest

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38482"] Editor's note: this originally appeared on our sister site, e-tron connect As you consider plugging in the holiday lights, you may want to consider plugging in even more. Audi USA has launched a contest involving the Audi e-tron dubbed "Gift Tester". Basically, they're taking auditions for a lit-up personality to fly to L.A. in December and make some videos for social media channel involving the e-tron. The basics read something like this...

Car & Driver: 2020 BMW X1 vs. 2019 Audi Q3: Which Is the More Compelling Compact SUV?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38458"] source: Car & Driver Audi has completely redesigned its smallest SUV, but is it finally better than its aging BMW rival? Compact premium SUVs have become red hot, with virtually every luxury manufacturer now playing in this rapidly growing segment. One of the fiercest rivalries within the class is between the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1—and it just intensified. This year, the all-new 2019 Audi Q3 finally replaces the first-generation mod...

High-Performance Audi S8 To Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show, 2020 A8 Model Line Expanded

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38343"] source: Audi of America All-new 2020 S8 joins model line blending S model performance with the comfort of a long-wheelbase 2020 A8 luxury sedan receives 4.0-liter V8 engine offering with elevated torque and more usable power Audi continues committment to electrification by offering the first A8 plug-in hybrid in the U.S. Joining the flagship model line, in a first for the U.S. market, the high-performance twin-turbocharged S8 will exclu...

At The Wheel Of The Champion

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38398"] source: Roland Löwisch for Audi Sport 610 turbo horsepower, the Hockenheimring and rainy weather: challenging preconditions for motoring journalist Roland Löwisch doing his test laps in René Rast’s championship-winning Audi RS 5 DTM. Löwisch has been reporting about the motoring sector since 1990. The ‘Auto Bild’, ‘Auto Forum’ and ‘STERN’ magazines have been the most important stints in his professional career during whi...