Audi RS 3 Nardo edition: Turning Grey Skies Blue

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45326"] source: Audi of America Equipped for maximum performance, the limited edition model is capable of a top track speed of 174 mph Sportiest iteration of the RS 3 comes to life with standard RS fixed sport suspension Starting at $59,900, just 200 models will be available in the U.S.  Audi of America has announced that the popular RS 3 will now be available in a special Nardo edition, now arriving at dealerships. As the fi...

Audi Virtual Backgrounds Take Your Video Conference From 0-60 in 3.5 Seconds

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44940"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America I don't know about you but I've been in video conference calls for awhile now and I'm pretty sure people are getting sick of seeing the same wall in my office... [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44941"] Uhhh...ok, back to our regular programming. Audi of America understands this so they've put together some virtual backgrounds to entertain yourself and your fellow Zoom attendees.  The...

Tech talk: The 2020 Audi S6 and S7 2.9-liter V6 TFSI engine and Electric-Powered Compressor

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44712"] source: Audi of America Editor's Note: We are in some extraordinary times now. COVID-19 has caused many disruptions (to say the very least) and in terms of the automotive world, all industry and enthusiast events are on hold...but that doesn't mean we have to stop learning. In quattro magazine, we have a column by James Benoit called Tech Talk where James talks about...well...the tech of Audi. Audi of America is releasing a series of Tec...

Color Your Audi World

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44678"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Stuck inside with nothing to do? Well, Audi to the rescue. In light of the current situation, Audi has re-released their Audi collection coloring book...for free. You can download the book HERE. Now there's no excuse for when boredom hits you. Stay safe and we'll see you on the other side. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44679"]

The All-New Audi RS Q8: The Beast Is a Beauty

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39407"] source: Audi of America, photo: Audi AG, Denis Podmarkov All-new RS Q8 first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and dynamic silhouette of the Audi Ur quattro Audi RS Q8 fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds Audi RS Q8 combines the genes of a high-performance RS model with the practicality of an SUV and the dynamic ...

Money Can’t Buy Happiness… But It Can Buy An RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44386"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality Capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, a 4.0-liter TFSI® twin-turbo V8 propels the Avant from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds Impressive wide-bodied, Avant silhouette with RS treatment Once unobtainable in the U.S. market, the RS 6 Avant is now a reality for U.S. customers. The RS 6 Avant defies all expectations of...

2020 Audi SQ8 Delivers Powerful V8 Performance and Bold Road Presence

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41686"] source: Audi of America 2020 Audi SQ8 4.0 TFSI® V8 engine generates up to 500 horsepower and 568 lb-ft of torque Twin-turbo V8 can propel SQ8 from 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds Bold design further accentuated by S model design elements The 2020 Audi SQ8 offers the perfect balance of SUV functionality and emotional design with exceptional S model performance. The SQ8 carries an all-new engine for the U.S. market, a 4.0-liter TFSI® V8, capabl...

2020 Audi Q7 Model Line Expands With Entry 2.0-Liter TFSI® Variant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43289"] source: Audi of America New Audi Q7 features advanced technologies including the MMI® touch response, Audi virtual cockpit and available adaptive cruise assist Striking design enhancements give the SUV a more powerful stance Audi Q7 45 TFSI® 2.0-liter engine generates 248 horsepower, 273 lb-ft of torque With the latest in innovative technologies including benchmark infotainment, as well as striking exterior and interior...

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...

2020 Audi A5 Brings Refreshed Design And Innovative Technology To Model Line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41851"] source: Audi of America A5 exterior design revamped to emphasize a sporty aesthetic and harmonious body line New MIB 3 infotainment system offers drivers a 10.1” touch screen and enhanced computing power Updated design and benchmark infotainment are just some of the highlights of 2020 A5 models, on sale in Q1 The second generation of the A5 model line has been updated in 2020 with elements of the new design language from flagship mode...

2020 Audi A6 allroad Configurator Is Live On AudiUSA.com

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40727"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Everyone is anticipating the arrival of the RS 6 Avant to the North American market but did you know the A6 allroad is also coming? Of course you did and for those who are looking to purchase one,  the configurator is now live on audiusa.com. How will you build yours? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40714"]

A Nepal Story

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40666"] source: Audi of America Two volunteers describe their experience giving back in Nepal For the last few years, employees of Volkswagen Group of America, including Audi of America, have had the privilege to collaborate with an organization called Kids of Kathmandu to travel to Nepal and rebuild schools in an effort to recover from the catastrophic earthquake of 2015. Though the mission to rebuild remains the same, each year the volunteers e...

Audi Cars & Coffee: Fourth Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37869"] words: Bill, photos: George Achorn Herdon, Virginia is a town right outside Washington, D.C. but to Audi enthusiasts, it's the site of the Mothership...Audi of America. Visitors can swing by and check out the Audi Forum located in the lobby of HQ or the vehicles in the parking lot but come Saturday, December 7th, Audi of America is rolling out the red carpet. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="11693"] The Fourth Edition of ...

e-tron connect: Audi Holds EV Cars & Coffee at Virginia Headquarters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35127"] words and photos: George Achorn Editor's note: this article was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect. As part of this week’s National Drive Electric Week, Audi of America and Electrify America joined forces to host an EV Cars & Coffee at the Volkswagen Group’s Herndon, Virginia headquarters. Given the event was largely planned by Volkswagen Group charging subsidiary Electrify America, and the event was pa...

Daniel Weissland to lead Audi of America as President

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32475"] source: Audi AG Weissland, after leading VW Group and Audi in Canada, appointed head of Audi of America Weissland with 20 years of work experience in the Audi and Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Canada achieved best sales year in company’s 67-year history under Weissland’s leadership Audi is pleased to announce Daniel Weissland has been appointed as President of Audi of America effective Sept. 1, 2019. ...