Find of the Day: 1983 Audi Mars Red Ur-quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34991"] words: Bill, photos: Hemmings.com With the RADwood and Youngtimer movements, cars from my youth are climbing higher and higher in price. The silver lining though is that examples of these cars are popping up everywhere and in fantastic condition but...the price reflects this. Here's a fantastic example of an Audi Quattro for the low price of $85,000. Ok, now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's look at this time capsule. Here's th...

Reuters: BMW Engine Development Expert Duesmann Set To Become Audi Chief In April

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34945"] source: Reuters BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW’s (BMWG.DE) engine development and purchasing expert, Markus Duesmann, is set to become the CEO of Volkswagen’s (VOWG.DE) Audi premium brand, after BMW dropped its opposition to his early departure, a German newspaper reported on Saturday. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited a person with knowledge of the appointment as saying Duesmann will start as Audi chief on April 1... Rest ...

It’s Good For The Environment and Employees: Audi Trials New Sealing Process At The Paint Shop

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33692"] source: Audi AG Innovation makes it easier to apply sealing material Precise metering reduces material consumption and saves weight Improved ergonomics for employees At its paint shop in Győr, Hungary, Audi is testing a new method of body sealing. Before a car is given its paint finish, a paste-like sealing material is applied to areas such as the weld seams. This improves vehicle acoustics, guards against corrosion and seals off the...

Fourtitude: 2001 Audi TT Open Sky Concept by Magna Steyr

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33688"] source: Fourtitude Editor's note: This is an article from 2014. At that time, quattro Magazine's editor-in-chief was the editor-in-chief of Fourtitude.  If you’ve been to the IAA, you know it’s gigantic. Likely the biggest auto industry show in the world, the event is spread across a massive complex of show halls. The Volkswagen Group less Audi takes up an entire show floor. Audi builds its own makeshift structure in ...

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...

Victorious Weekend for Audi Sport at Brno

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33643"] source: Audi Sport Customer teams dominate FIA CEZ in the Czech Republic with the Audi R8 LMS First podium finish for Baporo Motorsport in GT Cup Open Europe Brink Motorsport leads teams’ classification with Audi RS 3 LMS in Scandinavia Audi Sport customer racing delivered a strong performance on the race track at Brno thanks to its customer team Olimp Racing. In the FIA CEZ, the GT3 sports cars of the Polish te...

The Off-Roader of the Future – the Audi AI:TRAIL quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33621"] source: Audi AG Emissions-free driving in the great outdoors Four electric motors and a quattro drive Aicon and friends: Audi bringing all four visionary vehicles to the IAA Audi is completing its quartet of visionary vehicles and will be at IAA 2019 to showcase an electric off-roader for the future of road transport: the Audi AI:TRAIL quattro, a comprehensive concept for sustainable mobility off the beaten track....

Heading For DTM At The Nürburgring Neck And Neck

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33581"] source: Audi Sport Championship leader René Rast last year scored the maximum number of points Immediate rival Nico Müller to contest 100th DTM race Home round for Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Who will be the 2019 DTM Champion? This question may be answered as early as on this weekend (September 14/15) at the Nürburgring (Saturday and Sunday live starting at 1 PM on German channel SAT.1). “Following the ea...

High Performance and Innovative Design: The All-New Audi RS 7 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33522"] source: Audi AG New high-performance Sportback the first to feature a wide body Good-looking and suitable for everyday use: coupé-like grand tourer design V8 twin turbo: 4.0 TFSI producing 441 kW (600 metric hp) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) The new Audi RS 7 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 11.6 – 11.4 (20.3 – 20.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 265 – 261 (426.5 – 420.0 g/mi)) marks the mo...

Video of the Day: CarWow – Tesla Model 3 vs Audi e-tron vs Jaguar I-Pace vs…Toyota Supra?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33480"] words: Bill, photos: CarWow The electric age is coming...in fact, the groundwork is been laid by Tesla. OEMs have followed suit and will eventually catch up and pass Tesla. But what about the section of the driving public who wants to cling onto the present? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33470"] CarWow has put the new guard against the old guard in their latest drag race, rolling drag, and brake test. Lined up agai...

The Gran Turismo Among The Plug-In Hybrids: Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33449"] source: Audi AG 367 hp system output, 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft) of torque and quattro drive Electric range of over 40 km (24.9 mi), electric-only driving at up to 135 km/h (83.9 mph) Sportily equipped: S line, privacy glazing and sport suspension Convenient charging with the Audi e-tron Charging Service and myAudi app Audi is systematically pursuing its electrification strategy and is now offering its large ...

Audi at the IAA Frankfurt 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33446"] source: Audi AG Audi Press Conference on September 10, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. (CEST) Two world debuts – Audi AI:TRAIL and Audi RS 7 Sportback* Show debut for an array of new models Shown to a live audience for the first time: the Audi e-tron FE06 Audi is bringing two world debuts and an array of show firsts to Frankfurt in September 2019. The brand with the four rings is using the International Motor Show (IAA...

Audi Closes August With Around 150,100 Automobiles Delivered

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33440"] source: Audi AG Due to prior-year effects worldwide deliveries down 2.5 percent in the month Increasing demand in China and North America Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing: “New models will produce growth over the next few months” Audi delivered around 150,100 automobiles to customers worldwide last month. 2.5 percent less than a year ago. In August 2018, the sale of...

The Audi A5 Is Now More Attractive Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33301"] source: Audi AG Sporty harmony and dynamic elegance in design New MMI touch operating concept The Audi A5 Sportback, the A5 Coupé and the A5 Cabriolet now feature a new, tauter look and the cutting-edge MMI touch operating concept. Mild hybrid technology offers greater comfort while also reducing fuel consumption. The 3.0 TDI engine with electric powered compressor and 48-volt main electrical system in the updated A...

70 Years of Audi in Ingolstadt: Three Special Exhibitions at the Audi Forum

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33128"] source: Audi AG Insights into the success story of the four rings at the AUDI AG headquarters Exhibitions also depict long-time partnership with the city of Ingolstadt Audi has been building cars at the Ingolstadt site for 70 years. The heart of the Group beats in this Bavarian city on the Danube: Ingolstadt is where AUDI AG has its headquarters and operates its largest production site worldwide. To mark the 70th anniversary of the c...

Brand With The Four Rings Shines At World’s Largest Lighting Congress

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32946"] source: Audi AG Audi guest speakers on podium at ISAL 2019 Next-generation digital Audi OLED technology At the thirteenth International Symposium on Automotive Lighting (ISAL 2019), Audi presenters will offer insights into the next generation of OLED lighting technology. The new digital OLED technology enables customizable lighting designs and permits communication using the exterior lighting. The congress begins on ...

Ten Countries In 24 Hours: Audi e-tron On Tour

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32762"] source: Audi AG Long-distance test covering over 1,600 kilometers (994.2 mi) from Slovenia to the Netherlands Fast-charging with up to 150 kW in less than half an hour Range, efficiency, performance, comfort – the strengths of the Audi e-tron Ten European countries in 24 hours – the Audi e-tron (combined electrical consumption in kWh/100 km*: 26.4 - 22.9 (WLTP); 24.6 - 23.7 (NEDC), combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0 (0 g/mi))...

Confirmed: All-New Audi RS 6 Avant Is Coming to America!!!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32608"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality RS 6 Avant, with 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, sprints from 0-100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds RS 6 Avant eighth model in growing Audi Sport U.S. lineup coming in 2020 HERNDON, Va., August 20, 2019 – Audi of America announced today, the all-new high-performance wagon, the RS 6 Avant, is coming to the U.S. market. ...

Motor1.com: Audi RS Q8 Spied Completely Uncovered With Wild Red Accents

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32576"] source: Motor1.com Audi has done little to keep its king-sized high-performance Q8 SUV under wraps. Sightings of lightly camouflaged prototypes started occurring in mid-2018 after a year of rumors. The camouflaged covered the front fascia, wheel arches, the lower portion of the doors, and the rear bumper. It wasn't hiding much. Instead, the prototypes confirmed the RS Q8's development. We now have new spy photos that throw away the ...

Audi Launches “Always Audi” Program For New Customers Offering Seven Complimentary Rental Days With Silvercar by Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32514"] source: Audi of America New Audi customers offered seven Silvercar by Audi rental car days at no additional cost with purchase or lease of 2019 or newer Audi vehicle Audi A4, A5 Cabriolet, Audi Q5 or Audi Q7 available to Audi customers through the Silvercar by Audi network Program marks industry first for premium market; enhances customer experience linking ownership and on-the-go transportation needs Audi of America an...