Readers’ Choice for Best New Design Features: Audi Victorious in Five Out of Ten Categories

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54351"] source: Audi AG A1 citycarver, A3, A5, RS 6 and Q3 Sportback honored with “Autonis” Award Audi models impress in readers’ choice voting with some 16,000 participants Head of Design Marc Lichte: “At Audi, design is the number 1 reason for buying.” Audi won half the trophies awarded today at the “Autonis” Awards ceremony. In the readers’ choice by auto motor and sport, the premium brand took home the...

Drive up to 78 KM (48.5 MI) on Electric Power: The New Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53440"] source: Audi AG Premium compact model with improved plug-in hybrid technology High-voltage battery with larger capacity, more powerful electric motor Launch in fall, base price EUR 37,470.92 Up to 78 kilometers (48.5 mi) of electric range (NEDC) and 150 kW (204 PS) of system output: Audi presents the A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e2. The compact plug-in hybrid is locally emissions-free, offers sporty driving performance with high efficie...

Find of the Day: 2017 Audi exclusive A3 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52785"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Fremont For our first Find of the Day on e-tron connect, we present this. You may wonder why we are featuring an A3 Sportback e-tron. It’s a Premium so not well equipped but there’s a story about this one…we think. The 1st thing you’ll notice is the color. We rarely, if ever, have seen Audi exclusive on an A3 e-tron. We confirmed with Audi of America’s Audi exclusive manager that this one was ordered...

New Generation with CNG Drive: the Audi A3 Sportback 30 g-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52611"] source: Audi AG Operation with natural gas or biomethane, range up to 495 kilometers 1.5 TFSI with 96 kW (131 PS), sophisticated efficiency technologies Low fuel costs and CO2 emissions Audi adds a new member to the A3 family: the A3 Sportback 30 g-tron2. Operation with natural gas or biomethane makes the compact model particularly economical and climate-friendly with very low emissions. Like all variants of the new A3 mode...

Audi A3 Sedan Photo and Video Gallery

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49683"] words: Bill, photos/videos: Audi AG Today, Audi released more photos and videos of the new Audi A3 sedan. We've seen some shots of it for awhile but here it is in all its glory. You can read about the new A3 sedan HERE and all the technical data HERE. [embed]https://youtu.be/ANvrvCTCx5c[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/p5YuBecuOdI[/embed] [embed]https://youtu.be/8OXjkEfAQNA[/embed] Photo Gallery

Audi Is Preparing Its First Purely Digital Worldwide Market Launch for the New A3 Family

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46290"] source: Audi AG Roughly 35,000 sales and service employees from 90 countries using virtual technology to learn about the cars Formats range from web-based training, video tutorials and chats to augmented reality and virtual reality training Horst Hanschur, Head of Retail Business Development and Customer Services: “In view of the current situation, we are accelerating the shift to digitalization we had already initiated” Audi is...

Elegant – Efficient – Evolutionary: The New Audi A3 Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46263"] source: Audi AG Design with a focus on the extended lateral line and coupé-like roof TDI and TFSI engines with high efficiency and strong performance Digital cockpit and touch display as standard, multitude of connect services The second generation of an Audi success story is here – the A3 Sedan. The compact four-door model is digitally and fully connected – from the infotainment through to the assist systems. Beneath the elegan...

Quality Has Four Rings and Four Letters: Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45329"] source: Audi AG The big winner in the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey Audi wins seven out of 14 categories in the quality rankings Two additional individual victories and two overall class victories round out the results Quality has a name: Audi. This has been confirmed once more by the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey. The brand with the Four Rings won seven out of...

Marqued Man: Should Audi Create an RS 3 Avant?

With the new Audi A3 Sportback barely launched into the market, Audi is moving on to its next full generation offering of the A3 lineage. Given this new step in both technology and design, not to mention a fair amount of time by this author stuck at home during Covid-19 virus avoidance, it's gotten me to thinking about where this all goes. Discuss this in the new Audi Club Forums As you may recall, the new A3 was set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show earlier in March. Those were the ear...

More Dynamic Than Ever: The New Audi A3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45072"] source: Audi AG Audi established the premium compact class segment with the A3 in 1996. The fourth generation of the success model is now being introduced on the market – sporty, digitalized and fully connected. Beneath the progressive design of the body of the new A3 Sportback lie many innovations from the full-size class, for example the infotainment, suspension, and driver assist systems. Distinctive: design and lighting The new Aud...

Generational Change: Start of Production of the New Audi A3 Sportback in Ingolstadt

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44336"] source: Audi AG Fourth A3 generation eagerly awaited Production since 1996 at the AUDI AG headquarters Plant Manager Heinfling: “Audi team in the starting blocks” The Audi A3 is a successful model: Today, Plant Manager Achim Heinfling unveiled the new, eagerly awaited fourth A3 generation in front of employees in the Audi Forum in Ingolstadt on the occasion of the world premiere of the new premium compact. Sin...

Success Model 4.0: The New Audi A3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44165"] source: Audi AG Five-door premium compact car with a sporty design Technologies from the full-size class – from infotainment to driver assist functions Powerful TDI and TFSI engines with high efficiency Audi established the premium compact class segment with the A3 in 1996. The fourth generation of the success model is now being introduced on the market – sporty, digitalized and fully connected. Beneath the progressive design of ...

Save the Date: Online World Premiere of the New Audi A3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44124"] source: Audi AG, photos: Audi AG, Colin McCarty (e-tron Sportback) Unveiling of the premium compact on Audi MediaTV and Audi social media channels on March 3 at 9:50 a.m. (CET) Brand with the four rings is continuing its electrification offensive Audi is going to broadcast the world premiere of the new Audi A3 Sportback online. Interested parties can follow the presentation on March 3 at 9:50 am (CET) on Audi MediaTV as well as Audi...

From Bottle to Fabric: Seat Upholstery Made of PET

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43996"] source: Audi AG New Audi A3 with sustainable interior concept Up to 45 PET bottles with a capacity of 1.5 liters used per seating system Many additional components made from secondary raw materials The fashion industry produces jewelry, clothes and bags from PET bottles. In addition, more and more furniture is being made from waste material such as paper shreds, plastic bottles and wood chippings. Audi is now offe...

New Audi A3 With Better Driving Dynamics Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43238"] source: Audi AG Top-of-the-line traction, thrilling dynamism, and tremendous driving pleasure: quattro drive Sporty and direct handling: progressive steering with a variable gear ratio Wide gear ratio spread between agility and comfort: adaptive damper control Audi will be celebrating the world premiere of the new A3 Sportback at the Geneva Motor Show. Prior to this, the premium manufacturer is sending the fourth generation of its su...

Spy Photos of the Audi S3 Sedan in the Snow Plus Audi A3 Sedan (Almost) Uncovered

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41991"] Our photographers spied the upcoming Audi S3 sedan during cold weather testing in Sweden. They also captured it hot weather testing last year. There is not much changed regarding the camouflage on the S3 Sedan but it’s always nice to see some fresh photos during the development and the first winter testing. Well the first winter testing where Audi allows us to shoot some photos while driving on public roads, most likely these Audi A3/S3...

Audi of America Announces Full 2020 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32937"] source: Audi of America Increased standard equipment and full model line improvements in 2020 Additional personalization offered through interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems including side assist, cross traffic assist and high-beam assist, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2020 model year, including full-line pricing, ve...

Autocar.co.uk: Audi Plots A3 Liftback Coupé To Take On Mercedes CLA

render: Autocar.uk.co Autocar.uk.co is reporting that Audi is working on a liftback (sportback) version of the A3. It's being built to compete against the Mercedes-Benz CLA and a future BMW 2 series Gran Coupe. Above is a render by Autocar and it looks pretty good. With rumors of the 4 door TT finally squashed, this model is said to hit the UK in 2020. Will it hit our shores? Read the rest of the article HERE

Important Awards for Audi

[source: Audi AG] Ingolstadt - “Auto Zeitung”: Audi A7 Sportback wins Design Trophy More than 13,000 readers of “Auto Zeitung” cast their votes for the best new car designs in five classes in the Design Trophy competition. The new Audi A7 Sportback won in the “Sedans/ Station wagons/Minivans” category with 13.5 percent of the votes cast. The large four-door coupé also took third place in the overall “Champion of All Classes" standings. With this victory, ...

Awards for Audi since January 2018

  All awards at a glance: “What Car”: Audi TT voted “Best Coupé” for 16th time; Audi A4 winner in the “Executive Cars” category; Audi Q7 “Best Luxury SUV” “auto motor und sport China”: Audi wins award for best advertisements and best marketing Hong Kong: 25 awards for Audi in 2017 “U.S. News & World Report”: Audi A3 receives accolade for best value for money “Good Housekeeping”: Audi Q7 best new car in its class “CAR ...