Superior Performance: The Audi SQ7 and Audi SQ8 with V8 TFSI Engine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49396"] source: Audi AG 4.0 TFSI engine for superior performance: 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.1 seconds Sport air suspension and all-wheel steering standard European market launch beginning in autumn, new connectivity and assistance services Audi presents the SQ7 and the SQ8 with new TFSI engines. The brand is thus responding to the worldwide trend toward sporty gasoline engines in the high-performance SUV segment. The Audi SQ7 and SQ8 feat...

Innovation Leap in Logistics: Audi Develops First Supermarket 2.0 for the Automotive Industry

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49334"] source: Audi of America Goods-to-person principle implemented in series production for the first time in the industry Board Member for Production Peter Kössler: “Supermarket 2.0 and Audi Fleet Manager mark important milestones for smart logistics of the future” Software enables use of different AGVs in the same area in the future The Audi plants have been using automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for many years. These vehicles assi...

The Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49168"] source: Audi AG Audi presents Coupé variant of Q4 e-tron as a concept car Versatile efficiency technologies enable ranges over 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) Production version to be launched in 2021 as the Audi brand’s seventh electric model From a technical perspective, they are identical twins, but in terms of their shape, they each have their own unmistakable and characteristic features: The Audi Q4 e-tron&...

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e Plug-In Hybrid Captivates With Electrified Power and Sleek Sportback Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49137"] source: Audi of America Electric motor combined with TFSI® turbocharged 2.0-liter engine nets up to 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque A7 55 TFSI e can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds or can drive in nearly silent all-electric mode Standard S line® exterior design The 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) captivates with a broad stance and sleek, sportback design, confident driving dynamics and a su...

Find of the Day: 2014 Audi allroad Prestige

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49058"] words: Bill, photos: @thekidhodges There are a few cars that will make me genuinely say 'Wow' and when I came across this allroad on our classified page, that word slipped out. I'm currently looking for a new-to-me Audi and while this one is so very tempting, my wife doesn't want another long roof especially another red long roof. But there's a trick here...it's a wrap over Phantom Black Pearl. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full"...

Facelift SQ5 Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49037"] Audi revealed the new Q5 last week but didn't show us the SQ5 but our spy photographers caught it without camouflage. The front bumper has some more aluminum details as have the rear view mirrors. At the back, we see the S typical quad exhaust pipes with a smaller diffuser between them. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49042"] As we can see the lower part of the rear bumper is also framed in by some aluminum trim. Other...

Are You Ready? Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept Reveal Today at 7:15 PM CEST / 1:15 PM EST

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49008"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Are you free today at 1:15 pm EST? Audi is premiering the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept. We will try to share the video on our Facebook page but in case we miss it, you can find it on Audi YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and AudiMedia.TV. Enjoy the reveal! https://twitter.com/audiofficial/status/1280177186842918941?s=21

Audi Q5 Sportback Spied Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49019"] Audi revealed the new Q5 last week but they seem to have left out something...like the sportier Q5 Sportback. We showed spy photos of the Sportback about a month ago and our spy photographers spotted it again. We could see this version make its debut in the 4th quarter of 2020. For right now, enjoy the photos.

Cool Initiative: Audi Occupational Health Joins in the Tetris Challenge

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48981"] source: Audi AG What looks like a carefully unpacked toy from above is actually real. The paramedics from Audi Occupational Health have now taken the Tetris Challenge, too. What is the challenge? To completely clean out the service vehicle and neatly arrange the equipment next to the ambulance – including the paramedics themselves. A nice side effect of this fun inventory: The equipment gets checked and overhauled in the process. ...

That first quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48974"] source: Peter McKay, Audi Australia Magazine Leading Australian motoring writer and racing driver Peter McKay has driven everything on wheels in his illustrious career, but Audi’s quattro cars hold a special significance. It’s impossible to forget your first, and so it is with the first quattro Audi I ever drove, an example of the original limited volume coupe which began the all-wheel drive revolution. This car, known simply as the A...

First Look: Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48923"] source: Audi AG A world first in mass production: Drive with three electric motors mobilises up to 370 kW of power and 973 Nm of torque New quattro generation with electric torque vectoring Outstanding aerodynamics thanks to intelligent technology Audi is showing consistency and continuing with its electric offensive – with the new Audi e-tron S and the new Audi e-tron S Sportback. Both of the S models with fully electric drive use ...

A Bestseller Gets Even Better: Audi Unveils a New Look for the Q5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48774"] source: Audi of America Brand’s new SUV design language gives Audi Q5 stronger identity SQ5 models now feature available OLED lighting technology Updated design, infotainment just some of the 2021 Q5 model line highlights, on sale in the fourth quarter Combining sporty driving performance and SUV versatility, the 2021 Audi Q5 model line continues to set a new standard in the luxury SUV segment. The updated Q5 models, including the plu...

Resilience In Culinary During COVID-19

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48762"] source: Audi of America An interview with Chef Edward Lee When COVID-19 all but shut down the country, restaurants shuddered and their chefs and workers were left without anywhere to turn. After experiencing the impacts of the closures first-hand, Chef Edward Lee brought together his team at The LEE Initiative to provide relief and support to the culinary community during a time of uncertainty. Since the inception of the COVID rel...

Audi Trivia Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37842"] Editor's Note: Audi of America has released a quiz to keep your brain active. The 1st half is Audi trivia and the latter, general trivia. How well do you think you'll do? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48693,48695,48696,48697,48698,48699,48700,48701,48702,48703,48704,48705,48706,48707,48708,48709,48710,48711,48712,48713,48714,48715,48716,48717,48718,48719,48720,48721,48722,48723,48724,48725"]

2019 Audi e-tron SUV Wins 2020 ‘Wards 10 Best Interiors’ Award

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48629"] source: Audi of America Audi e-tron SUV recognized by industry analysts at Wards for quality, futuristic interior details The award-winning e-tron boasts everyday functionality, impressive EV performance The e-tron SUV among first of approximately 30 electrified models expected to join global Audi product portfolio by 2025 Audi of America today announced the 2019 Audi e-tron SUV was named one of the 2020 “Wards 10 Best Interiors” aw...

Video of the Day: AMG GT 63S vs Audi RS 7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48571"] words: Bill, video: carwow You know the drill by now with carwow...drag race, rolling drag, and brake test from 70mph. The AMG has more power, more torque, and it sounds pretty darn good. The RS 7 is down in hp, torque, is slightly lighter, and sounds muted but it's also £50,000 less than the AMG. Plus I think it looks a lot better, in my humble opinion. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48572"] How will our h...

Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition Episode 6: Volkswagen vs Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48557"] words: Bill Episode 6 was different. We've pitted chapters against chapters but this time, we went head to head with Team Volkswagen. Specifically Megan Closset (it's not pronounced like closet...think French), product manager of the Golf line and uber-enthusiast; Sean Maynard, marketing specialist at VWoA and builder of VWs I want, and finally returning guest, Jamie Orr, world traveller and also builder of VWs I want...there's a theme ru...

Innovative Aerodynamics Concept of the Audi e-tron S Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48486"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: this was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect by Audi Club North America. Top aerodynamic drag figure of 0.26 for the e-tron S Sportback prototype Wheel arch trims with air flow-through as new Audi patent, plus fully enclosed floor pan and controllable cool-air inlet Virtual exterior mirrors with OLED displays in the interior Aerodynamics is a key factor in range particularly w...

Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70: The First 2G Super Sports Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48441"] source: Donkervoort Dutch sportscar maker Donkervoort has paid tribute to its founder’s 70th birthday with the world’s first 2G production car. The Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 has been tested beyond 2G of lateral acceleration (cornering performance) on its standard road tyres. Only 70 JD70s will be built – one for each year of founder Joop Donkervoort’s life, so far – and more than half have already been sold. Donkervoort has...

You Can Now Get Selected ABT Carbon Fiber Parts Directly From Your Audi Dealer

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48463"] source: ABT America For decades ABT Sportsline is the go-to company when talking about aerodynamics, wheels, suspension systems and other products for your beloved Audi. And from now on selected carbon fiber parts that offer a visual upgrade can be ordered even easier as they are available directly from your Audi dealer in the United States. The shift knob cover is made from genuine carbon fiber and smooth leather and adds a motorsport-in...