Audi Club Auction Watch: 11.03.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78726"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. Have you got the blues?  The Nogaro Blu...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 08.11.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74878"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. Auction Watch is taking a four week brea...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.26.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72081"] Words: Steve Johnson Enthusiasts can and probably do spend many hours searching on-line for their favorite car or cars.  To save you time, Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date on Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction with this Auction Watch series.  We’re monitoring numerous auction sites for interesting finds and hopefully you, an Audi enthusiast, will be alerted to your dream car. Again this week there’s something...

Audi Announces Model Year 2023 Updates with More Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance, and Updates to Option Packages

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71061"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across 2023 model lines Driver assistance systems and technology updates now available on more models than ever before New sights and sounds emerge in A4/A5/Q5 models Audi Sport interior packages now available on select S models Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2023 model year, including pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and ava...

Audi Club Auction Watch: St. Patrick’s Day Edition 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69552"] Words: Steve Johnson With so many incredible auction platforms, both traditional and untraditional, enthusiasts could spend all day searching all these outlets for interesting cars hitting the market.  Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date with Ingolstadt’s finest as they are listed with this new series of stories.  We’ll monitor the auction houses looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthusiast member...

Refreshed 2022 Audi A8 and S8 Deliver Space for Progress Through Sharpened Design and Enhanced Technologies

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68687"] source: Audi of America Audi flagship reaffirms its position as luxury sedan leader with broad design refresh Simplified A8 model range features powerful 6-cylinder 3.0-liter TFSI engine, while S8 is outfitted with 563-horsepower 4.0-liter V8 Revised equipment offer across model line presents a tiered approach to personalization, from high luxury to high performance Enhanced design of the 2022 A8 and S8 models strengthens their presence...

Nine Audi Models Recognized on 2022 Car and Driver Editors’ Choice List

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64757"] source: Audi of America 2022 Car and Driver annual roundup listed Audi A3, S3, A5 Sportback, RS 7, A6, A7, A8, A6 allroad and RS 6 Avant among outlet’s top vehicle picks available in market today Audi models were named in Coupe, Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan, and Wagon categories after being tested using Car and Driver’s test data and on-road evaluation process Audi was praised for its innovative technology and unique design o...

Emotional Premium Mobility: Interior of the Audi A8 Affers a High-Quality Experience

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65886"] source: Audi AG Atmosphere of comfort and well-being play central role in the luxury segment How Audi responds to market conditions and customer needs Agility and driving dynamics are important characteristics of the flagship vehicle The needs of potential A8 customers are changing. They desire emotional and comfortable mobility experiences that fit their individual lifestyles. Values such as time, space, and indi...

Interview with Oliver Hoffmann: “The Audi A8 Defines What Premium Means for the Brand”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65640"] source: Audi AG The Audi A8 has always stood for the brand’s premium standards A pioneer in lightweight construction, light technology, and the MMI operating system All-wheel drive quattro and light construction: When it was introduced at the 1994 Geneva International Motor Show, the Audi A8 sent a clear message to the competition. In the following interview, Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Devel...

Sharpened Design and Innovative Technologies for the Flagship: The Enhanced Audi A8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65562"] source: Audi AG Digitized light for more safety and a progressive technology experience Extensive technology portfolio with many intelligent functions A8 L Horch as the top model for China With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the A8. For that reason, the company with the four rings is even more intensively working out the...

Spy Photo: 2022 Audi A8 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57202"] It's the New Year and that means it's time for some new spy shots again. We start off with the first photos of the upcoming Audi A8 facelift. And we spied not one but two prototypes out testing and even if they look pretty much the same, there are some small differences. The facelifted Audi A8 will get some new head lights in “A3” style as we can see and also a new designed grille. The grille just doesn't have new inserts but also has...

Plug-In Trifecta: 2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e Models Come Standard With Big-Engine Performance, Small-Engine Efficiency

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53984"] source: Audi of America On sale now, the 2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrids bring torque-rich, powerful plug-in performance and all-electric driving to Audi customers 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI e receives host of updates, A7 TFSI e is new to U.S. The three models represent ongoing commitment to Audi’s anticipated goal of 30% of its U.S. portfolio electrified by 2025 With high performance,  lower fuel consumption and an abundance o...

“PHEVs Should Be A Non-Conversation”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46492"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Anthony Garbis Anthony Garbis, A4/A5/Q5/R8 product manager at Audi of America, was recently interviewed by ABC News as part of an article about plug-in hybrids (PHEV). Sales of PHEVs are growing worldwide but few Americans are aware of them...or may be ignoring them. Audi of America offers two PHEVs at the moment: the Q5 TFSIe, the A8 TFSI e, and soon, the A7 TSFI e (all Audi PHEVs will be badged TSF...

New Audi MMI Infotainment Technologies to Offer Richer Entertainment Experience, Faster Processing Power and Greater Functionality

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47188"] source: Audi of America Anticipated introduction starting this fall for most 2021 Audi vehicles Audi to introduce its first vehicles with SiriusXM with 360L, including customizable settings and more than 10,000 hours of new content myAudi app adds digital marketplace for purchase of Audi connect® plans and future offerings Audi of America today announced a host of new Generation 3 infotainment technologies expected to arrive in most 20...

The Audi Q3 Sportback Wins The Readers’ Choice Award For “Best Cars”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43117"] source: Audi AG The SUV coupé prevailed against 62 competitors in its category Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Member of the Board of Management Technical Development: “Our concept is proving to be a complete success on the market” Four further Audi models successful in the competition organized by “auto motor und sport” The Audi Q3 Sportback**, which was introduced just a few months ago, prevailed against strong competition in i...

Pricing Announced For 2020 Audi A8 TFSI e: Premium Flagship Sedan Merged With Efficient Plug-In Hybrid Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42007"] Powerful 3.0-liter TFSI® engine paired with electric motor produce estimated 443* horspower and 516* lb-ft of torque 1 kWh battery allows for EPA estimated 17 miles of electric-only, direct emmissions-free driving range and 54 MPGe Plug-in hybrid joins A8 V6, V8 and S8 variants to round out model line Joining the flagship sedan model line, the A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. Combining the comfort and pre...

Video(s) of the Day: Volkswagen T3 Bus With Audi 6.0 W12 Power

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40063"] words: Bill, photos: tuningblog.eu/gtspeed.us, videos: MonGo OttO/Zurafta Productions While these videos may be several years old at this time, this is still a pretty wild build. I've seen people put a Porsche engine in a T1 Bus before but shoving a W12 into a T3 is that much more metal (or mental). [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40066"] This Bus came from the factory with a ~50hp engine but that wasn't enough for the o...

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...

2019 Audi A8 Flagship Sedan Named A Wards 10 Best User Experience Award Winner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33657"] source: Audi of America New-for-2019 MMI touch response infotainment system delivers robust, intuitive experience for driver and passengers Natural voice controls, as well as handwriting recognition and haptic feedback, provide multiple touchpoints that enrich experience The Wards 10 Best UX award evaluates vehicles based on user experience behind the wheel, including connectivity, infotainment, advanced driver-assistance sy...

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...