Audi of America 2021 YTD Deliveries Up 5% to 196,038

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67620"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: It's not surprising to see that Q4 2021 sales are down 46.9% over Q4 2020. We've all felt the supply chain challenges from everything from food, medical supplies, to new vehicles. Still, it's encouraging to see Audi of America sales grow 5% and especially the e-tron SUV grow by a whopping 86% in 2021. SUVs dominate the sales categories  comprising 73% of sales for the year and 75% for Q4 2021 ...

‘Wheel of Fortune’ Loser is Made a Winner by Audi of America

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61991"] words: Bill, photo: Audi of America You may (or may not) have heard about the contestant on a recent Wheel of Fortune who lost out on a new Audi Q3 due to a technicality. That technicality was her not saying the winning phrase (CHOOSING THE RIGHT WORD) as one phrase. Charlene said "Choosing the right.....................word!" Winner? Unfortunately, you can hear the beep beep buzzing of a wrong answer. Host Pat Sajak had to tell Charl...

Audi Celebrates Final Model Year of the TT RS in the US Market with the Audi TT RS Heritage Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66733"] Audi TT RS no longer offered after the 2022 model year in the U.S. Five Audi heritage colors celebrate legendary five-cylinder engine and bids farewell to pinnacle performance of a design icon in the U.S. Limited number of just 50 (10 of each) color combinations available Today, Audi of America announces a limited offering of 50 special units of the 2022 Audi TT RS Heritage Edition that combines the power of the emotive Audi five-cylind...

The Worldview of Audi’s Silicon Valley Driver-Assistance Engineering Office

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65820"] source: Audi of America Audi is publishing a “Tech talk” series to share more about the people and technology behind their cars – who and what makes an Audi an Audi. They hope you enjoy the series! To see all "Tech talk" articles, click here. “Diversity gives you different viewpoints. It helps you make better products,” said Pilar Quiroz, senior engineer of Geofencing at the Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) Lab in ...

2022 Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback Models Coming to US This Fall

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63274"] source: Audi of America Three-motor, all-electric Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback are coming to the U.S. this fall with up to 496 horsepower and 718 lb-ft of torque Innovative concept drives rear wheels with separate motors for precise torque distribution and handling First fully electric Audi S models deliver perfect balance of performance, design, and luxury for drivers seeking engaging driving experience with zero direct emission...

The New Audi RS 3: Unmatched Sportiness Suitable for Everyday Use

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62444"] source: Audi of America 400 PS, five-cylinder engine with 500 newton meters of torque RS Torque Splitter and new RS 3 driving modes for even more agility Expressive exterior design and interior racing atmosphere *Please note:  U.S.-spec horsepower is 401 horsepower, and all other specs are European.  All other U.S. specifications and equipment will follow at a later date. From 0 to 100 in 3.8 seconds, up to 290 km/h top speed,...

2022 Audi e-tron GT Has Arrived: Make Summer Truly Electrifying

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62287"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT is on sale in the U.S. now and is ready to configure at audiusa.com Electrifying drive at 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds for the RS e-tron GT and fast-charging up to 270 kW charging capacity across the e-tron GT portfolio Audi electric ecosystem with 3 years charging at no additional cost and available white-glove in-home charger installation The all-new Audi e-tron GT – the spearhead of Audi’s e...

2022 Audi e-tron GT To Arrive With Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including Three Years of Complimentary DC Fast Charging

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="61581"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT to come with three years of complimentary DC fast charging sessions powered by Electrify America network at speeds up to 270 kW DC fast charging makes it possible to charge e-tron GT from 5-80% (approximately 180 miles) in about 22 minutes Available white-glove concierge home charger installation provided by Qmerit Audi is not only delivering a growing portfolio of premium elect...

The All-New 2022 Audi A3 and S3: More Spacious, More Powerful, and More Dynamic Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61552"] source: Audi of America All-new exterior design exhibits a muscular stance supported by dynamic profile Increases in length, width, and height create more spacious interior for both models Sporty, driver-oriented cockpit design integrates flagship-level technology for an innovative in-car experience Today, Audi of America announced two new models that define a refined sport sedan evolution – the all-new A3 and S3. The all-new A3 combi...

Audi of America Appoints Emilie Cotter as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61077"] New Audi of America SVP and CCO appointed May 24, 2021 Cotter to lead Audi U.S. communications strategy across corporate, product and lifestyle segments as well as government affairs SVP and CCO role reports to Daniel Weissland, president, Audi of America Beginning today Audi of America has appointed Emilie Cotter as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer to lead U.S. public relations. Cotter will report to A...

Function on Demand Navigation Subscription Now Available in 2021 Audi Q5, A4 and A5 Models; Light Function Package for 2021 e-tron Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60874"] source: Audi of America Function on Demand subscription allows drivers to purchase MMI® Navigation plus via the myAudi app for vehicles not optioned from factory Audi connect® adds key enhancements including satellite mapping, natural speech recognition, traffic light information and unlimited Wi-Fi™ 2021 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback models offer Light Function Package on Premium trim level; features continue as stan...

2021 Audi A7 Plug-In Hybrid Named Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid by U.S. News & World Report

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60520"] source: Audi of America 2021 Audi A7 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) recognized with 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars award from U.S. News & World Report U.S. News deems award winners to deliver best combination of quality, value and efficiency by segment The 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) has been recognized as the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of ...

Audi Announces Model Year 2022 Updates With Increased Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance and Personalization Options

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60359"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2022 model line Driver assistance systems and technology updates including Adaptive Cruise Assist and Top view camera system now available on even more models Additional digital personalization options, with several new innovative features available Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2022 model year, including full-line pricing, vehicle ...

Audi, Bleacher Report and MLS debut season 2 of “The ACADEMY” featuring New York Red Bulls MLS Academy

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60348"] source: Audi of America All-access five-part series, presented by Audi, will debut on the Bleacher Report app and across B/R Football Channels on April 27 Series chronicles lives of New York Red Bulls’ Academy stars vying to become MLS’ next homegrown pro Audi, along with Bleacher Report and Major League Soccer (MLS), today announced the return of the five-part, all-access documentary series, “THE ACADEMY”, with an a...

Best-Selling Audi Receives Sportback Treatment: 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57174"] source: Audi of America Audi Q5 Sportback captivates with powerful and progressive, coupe-like design Tailored offering brings elevated design and increased sportiness over the SUV model New generation of lighting technology with available digital OLED taillights Audi today announced two all-new variants for its best-selling, recently refreshed Audi Q5 model line, the 2021 Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. The arrival of these new variant...

Audi of America Announces Sara Whiffen as VP of Strategy and New Business

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55894"] source: Audi of America Whiffen will lead business strategy and new business efforts Whiffen brings more than 20 years of business strategy experience Previously, she held CEO position at data-driven tech startup Audi of America is pleased to announce that Sara Whiffen will join the company as vice president, Strategy and New Business, effective November 30. She will be responsible for driving forward the Audi of Ameri...

Audi Introduces R8 RWD Model Line with Exclusive 2021 R8 Panther edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55868"] source: Audi of America Unique to the US market and limited to 30 units, the R8 Panther edition features unique trim details including 20” milled wheels in matte black with red trim First units available in the R8 RWD model line; all R8 Panther editions are treated with Audi exclusive Panther Black crystal effect paint and a full Audi exclusive interior R8 Panther edition will be available at select dealers this month Just in time for...