Audi The Overall Winner in “Best Brands in All Classes”

source: Audi AG The four rings won big in the Auto Bild reader survey The brand ranked first in quality in seven out of 14 categories Additional wins in rankings for design, price/performance and reliability Audi is the big winner in the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey. The four rings won seven individual victories in the quality assessment – and easily took the overall win. Audi also placed first in the design and price/performance categories...

2019 Audi Q7 Named “2019 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families” by U.S. News & World Report

source: Audi of America 2019 Audi Q7 praised by U.S. News & World Report editors as “the best choice for families who want an SUV without compromise” Award based on automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and availabilty of family-friendly features Audi Q7 features advanced portfolio of available driver assistance systems, exceptional design, innovative technology and seating for seven Herndon - The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named “Best Lux...

After Significant Adverse Factors in 2018 Financial Year: Audi Accelerates Its Realignment

source: Audi AG Operating profit before special items falls to €4.7 billion; Operating return on sales before special items of 7.9 percent Financial base confirmed: €2.1 billion net cash flow; €20.4 billion net liquidity Board of Management to reveal new strategy at 2019 Annual General Meeting CEO Bram Schot: “Making Audi efficient, agile and stress resistant again” CFO Alexander Seitz: “Increasing the target for the Audi Transformation Plan to about €15 bi...

Audi USA Summons Avants via Twitter. Oh Boy!

Just in case you don't watch Twitter, you'll be forgiven for having missed this tweet. Even still, Audi USA has made a most interesting post about sixteen hours ago. It's about Avants. Eyebrows raised yet? Here's the tweet. — Audi (@Audi) March 8, 2019 Now, we're not experts on summoning circles, but we've been around the block a few times regarding Audi and Avants. No joke. We've circled their headquarters in our allroad seeking out Euro spec long roofs they might be hiding on numerou...

Audi Delivered Around 119,800 Premium Cars in February

source: Audi AG Number of deliveries below 2018 record-breaking figure (-8.5%) Brand continues to grow in China Vice President Global Marketing and Sales Martin Sander: “Systematically continue to expand and electrify our premium portfolio” The brand with the four rings delivered around 119,800 cars to customers worldwide in February, 8.5 percent less than in the same record-breaking month in 2018. Deliveries increased slightly in China (+1.8%). North America (-14.3...

New Evidence of Top Quality: Audi Now Ranks 1st and 2nd in Endurance Test by “Auto Bild”

source: Audi AG The A4 Avant 2.0 TFSI covered a distance of 100,000 kilometers without any problems and performed outstandingly, achieving a grade of 1 Audi places first and second in “Auto Bild” endurance test ranking: With a grade of 1+, only the A3 Sportback g-tron ranks higher than the A4 Avant Michael Neumayer, Head of Audi Quality Assurance: “This once again confirms our claim to be the best premium provider when it comes to quality” Since spring 2017, A...

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron: Starting the New Model Year with a Longer CNG Range

source: Audi AG Audi A3 Sportback g-tronavailable to order beginning on March 7 Noticeable power boost thanks to new engine with 131 metric hp Tank concept enables pure CNG range (WLTP) of around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) The Audi A3 Sportback g-tron* is starting the new model year with a technology update. Thanks to its increased tank volume, the compact model can cover around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in gas operation. Presales at dealerships ...

Audi Anniversary Dates 2019

source: Audi AG In their digital booklet entitled "Anniversary Dates 2019", Audi Tradition provides information about the most important products, records and milestones in the history of Audi. This year, the company will be able to look forward to more than two-dozen anniversary dates. It was 70 years ago that Audi history began in Ingolstadt. After the Second World War, the Auto Union AG plants in Saxony were seized under the orders of the Russian military administration ...

Advance Look at the Series: The Audi Q4 e-tron concept

source: Audi AG Compact electric SUV with all-wheel drive presented at Geneva Motor Show Range of more than 450 kilometers thanks to versatile efficiency technologies Production version to be launched at the end of 2020 as the Audi brand’s fifth electric model It has been roughly a year since the first series production Audi with electric drive made its debut at the same location: The Audi e-tron* was still covered in camouflage wrapping foil at that point. The bran...

Find of the Day: 2004 Goodwood Green S4

words: Bill, photos: Prestige EuroCars How do you follow up the much beloved B5 S4? Audi had the answer with the B6 S4 and stuffed the 4.2 V8 under the bonnet. The sound of that V8...oh man. So how do you stand out from other B6 S4s? You choose one in Goodwood Green (I have a thing for GG). This particular example has seen some mileage...107,580 to be exact. Aside from the Goodwood Green color, it has the desirable 6 speed manual transmission. The black leather interior has the normal wear ...

Save The Date: Live Stream of Audi Press Conference at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

source: Audi AG Audi continues electric offensive Compact electric SUV show car celebrates world premiere Live broadcast of Audi Press Conference via satellite, internet and smart TV The brand with the Four Rings is entering the next phase of its electric offensive at the 89th Geneva Motor Show from March 5 to 17, 2019. Audi is presenting a compact electric SUV in Geneva and offering a preview of the Audi e-tronSportback. Four new plug-in hybrid models mark the launch ...

ABT Sportsline 2019 Geneva Motor Show Preview Photo Gallery

photos: ABT Sportsline Yesterday, we posted that ABT Sportsline will show five vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show. Their press release had dozens of photos that we didn't include as we didn't want to bury the story. Never fear...we're going to show them here so you can see the full glory of these vehicles...unless you're headed to Geneva to see them in person. Enjoy!   ABT RS4+ ABT Audi A6 Avant 50 TDI  ABT Audi Q8 50 TDI SEAT CUPRA Ateca ABT ABT e-Transporter ...

Homage To Ten Years Of The V10 Engine: The Audi R8 V10 Decennium

source: Audi AG Limited series of 222 units, individually numbered Coupé with exclusive design highlights Edition model coincides with sales launch of the new Audi R8 A 456 kW (620 hp) V10 engine, bronze-colored highlights inside and out, and strictly limited: Audi is celebrating the success story of the V10 engine with the Audi R8 V10 Decennium (combined fuel consumption l/100 km: 13,1 [18.0 US mpg]; combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 297 [478 g/mi]*). The edition model wit...

Efficient and Powerful: The New Plug-In Hybrid Models Audi Q5, A6, A7 and A8

source: Audi AG Audi A8, A7 Sportback, A6 and Q5 as plug-in hybrids with a strong electric motor, high battery capacity and a new drive strategy An electric range of more than 40 km according to WLTP Convenient and networked charging with myAudi app In electric-only mode not just free of local emissions but also efficient and sporty – Audi is consistently pursuing its electrification strategy with its comprehensive plug-in hybrid offensive. Audi is presenting the hyb...

Find of the Day: 2017 Audi exclusive Avocado Green R8 V10

words: Bill, photos: StresslessAuto.com It's not easy bein' greenIt seems you blend inWith so many other ordinary thingsAnd people tend to pass you overCause you're not standing outLike flashy sparkles in the waterOr stars in the sky... As the wise Kermit The Frog once sang, it's not easy being green...unless of course, you just happen to be an Audi exclusive Avocado Green R8 V10. Our friend, Will, sent me a link yesterday that blew my mind. I've never seen an Avocado Green...well...anything. ...

Audi Starts 2019 With Around 144,650 Automobiles Sold

source: Audi AG January close down 3.0 percent Strongest start to the year ever in China Vice President Marketing and Sales Martin Sander: “Electrification as focus topic for 2019” AUDI AG delivered around 144,650 cars to customers worldwide in January. As such, sales performed positively in the two largest markets. In China the company achieved its best January result in its history, with sales up 5.1 percent to 64,000 units sold. In the German domestic market the ...

Big Photo Gallery of the New TT RS Coupe and Roadster

source: Audi AG Yesterday, we published the new TT RS Coupe and Roadster article with a few photos attached. There were over 80 photos attached to the press release...soooo I decided make a separate photo gallery so that you can enjoy the beauty without those pesky words in the way. Enjoy [gallery link="file" size="large" ids="22228,22229,22230,22231,22232,22233,22234,22235,22236,22237,22238,22239,22240,22241,22242,22243,22244,22245,22246,22247,22248,22249,22250,22251,22252,22253,22254...

Compact Sports Cars in Peak Form: The New Audi TT RS Coupé and the New Audi TT RS Roadster

source: Audi AG New front end and redesigned rear wing with side winglets Award-winning five-cylinder: 2.5 TFSI engine with 294 kW (400 metric horsepower) and 480 Nm (354.0 lb-ft) Audi Sport CEO Michael-Julius Renz: “TT RS shows even more of its strength.” Audi Sport hones the top model of the TT model series: With an even more dynamic look, the new TT RS (combined fuel consumption l/100 km: 8,1 – 7,9 [29.0 – 29.8 US mpg]; combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 18...

Motor Authority: Decision To Bring Audi RS 6, A6 Avant To US Coming Soon

source: Motor Authority Audi plans to make a decision on whether it will introduce a new generation of the A6 Avant and the hotter RS 6 Avant for the U.S. market soon. CarBuzz initially reported in January that its own source was told by Audi executives that the company had given both wagon models the green light for the U.S., and that they will arrive with the next RS 7 Sportback. However, Audi spokesman Mark Dahncke told Motor Authority on Monday that information is not correct. He s...