Spy Photos of the Audi S3 Sedan in the Snow Plus Audi A3 Sedan (Almost) Uncovered

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41991"] Our photographers spied the upcoming Audi S3 sedan during cold weather testing in Sweden. They also captured it hot weather testing last year. There is not much changed regarding the camouflage on the S3 Sedan but it’s always nice to see some fresh photos during the development and the first winter testing. Well the first winter testing where Audi allows us to shoot some photos while driving on public roads, most likely these Audi A3/S3...

Audi And Cromodora: Cooperation For A Sustainable And Cost-Effective Wheel Plant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41977"] source: Audi AG Special long-term strategic cooperation of up to ten years Construction of a new wheel factory in Eastern Europe Focus on carbon-reduced production with optimized costs Working together in new ways: Audi and the wheel maker Cromodora have made an agreement for an especially long-term cooperative undertaking that will last for up to ten years. Cromodora will build a new wheel plant in Eastern Europe...

Audi and FC Bayern Heading Toward The Future Together

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41974"] source: Audi AG Premium brands extend collaboration until 2029 Players of FC Bayern München to drive Audi e-tron Hildegard Wortmann, Board of Management Member of AUDI AG for Marketing and Sales: “Linking of two strong brands that stand for premium experiences” Audi and FC Bayern München are heading toward the future together: The two premium brands have been forming a strong team since 2002, and have prolo...

2020 Audi A4: Brand’s Bestselling Sedan With Sharpened Design, Enhanced Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41796"] source: Audi of America First model to feature the brand’s all-new MIB 3 infotainment system Striking exterior design gives compact model more dynamic presence On sale now, 2020 A4 models highlight benchmark infotainment, driver assistance systems The A4 represents the bestselling sedan in Audi history and now for 2020, Audi has made the full model line – including the A4 sedan, A4 allroad and S4 – even sportier and more cutting e...

Find of the Day: New German Performance 2001 Audi B5 S4 Racecar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41730"] words: Bill, photos: New German Performance If you've ever been at a track day with the Audi Club Potomac-Chesapeake or Waterfest or H2Oi or etc etc, you've probably seen the big trailer of New German Performance (NGP)...it's kind of hard to miss. And with that trailer providing track-side support for the participants, you've probably seen a silver B5 S4 with blue/grey/black vertical strips snarling its way around the track and wished it ...

Sport, Meet Utility: 2020 Audi SQ7 And SQ8 SUVs Coming To The US Delivering Premium Performance And Utility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41664"] source: Audi of America Packing 500 horsepower, 4.0-liter TFSI® V8 engines, Audi SQ7, SQ8 to make late spring U.S. arrival Electromechanical active roll stabilization available for added dynamic capabilities and comfort as well as standard all-wheel steering SQ7, SQ8 receive full S model performance design elements like Alu-optic trim and quad exhaust pipes The 2020 Audi SQ7 and SQ8 premium SUVs are coming to the U.S. in late spring eq...

Audi Will Not Be Attending The 2020 New York International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41575"] words: Bill, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho, Denis Podmarkov For the past several years, quattro Magazine editor-in-chief, George Achorn, and I would make the trek up to New York City. The city in early-mid April is a great time to be there...the winter chill is mostly gone as is the snow, residents and tourists alike flood the streets, and the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center kicks off the auto show circuit in Nor...

Audi Closes 2019 With A Growth In Deliveries Of 1.8 Percent

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39462"] source: Audi AG Increase in all core markets, new record in China Global demand up by 13.9 percent in December Hildegard Wortmann, Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing: “We have set our course for further growth” Despite challenging conditions, Audi can report a positive performance of deliveries to customers for 2019: Approximately 1,845,550 cars represent an increase of 1.8 percent. In all thr...

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"]

How Audi And MLS Drove Progress For North American Youth Soccer In 2019

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="40659"] source: Audi of America The sport of soccer has come a long way in the United States over the last decade. In fact, a 2017 Gallup poll reported that soccer was the third-most watched team sport in the U.S., behind only basketball and American football. But despite the more than 100 million U.S. soccer fans and the continued growth in youth participation, American professional teams still face an uphill battle to stay on pace with their in...

2020 Audi Q7 Brings Significant Updates Including New Engine, Refreshed Design And Advanced Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40492"] source: Audi of America New 3.0-liter V6 engine delivers impressive driving dynamics and improved torque output over the previous generation New MMI® touch response added to Audi Q7 in a first for the model line Benchmark technologies and enhanced exterior and interior design among highlights of the 2020 Audi Q7 The 2020 Audi Q7 has received an all-encompassing update – from enhanced technologies and infotainment systems to exterior ...

Find of the Future Day is Here: Paul Walker’s 2000 Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40410"] words: Bill, photos: Barrett-Jackson, The Smoking Tire YouTube Channel A couple of months ago, we featured Paul Walker's 2000 Audi S4 as a Find of the Future Day. It was a FOTFD because we knew it was going up for auction but just didn't know when. Now we do. There is a collection of Paul's cars at the Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale auction that runs from January 11-19, 2020. Here's the list of the collection: 1963 Chevrolet Nova Wagon 196...

Find of the Day: 1992 Audi 80 quattro Fire Vehicle

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40325"] words: Bill, photos: GR Auto Gallery This Find of the Day ticks off so many boxes: Rad-era Audi [√], manual transmission [√], quattro [√], low mileage [√], fire engine red [√], actual fire engine...wait what? Ok so while it's not an actual fire truck, it did serve as a German fire department vehicle and it has all the bells and whistles still intact. Better yet, it's already here in the States. Here's the ad: GR Auto Gallery is...

New Sleigh, Who Dis? 2020 Audi A6 allroad Arrives In Time For The Holiday Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40232"] source: Audi of America 2020 A6 allroad arrives stateside in time to haul presents and gather the family High versatility and maximum comfort with enhanced capabilities on and off paved roads, enabled by standard adaptive air suspension Benchmark infotainment, full suite of standard and available driver assistance systems Whether making first tracks on the ski hill, arriving at the theatre, or transporting out of town guests, the 2020 A...

Being Tested: Audi Production Tests Exoskeletons For Overhead Tasks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40143"] source: Audi AG Comparative study of two exoskeletons in different production areas Audi Board of Management Member for Production Peter Kössler: “We want to use new technologies to improve our employees’ health and make production more innovative.” Support structure is designed to clearly relieve the burden on muscles and joints in the shoulder area Audi wants to further improve its employees’ er...

Find of the Day: Audi Sport quattro…Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40112"] words: Bill, photos: eBay.de So what do you get when you have an old Audi 90,  a speed shop, and an idea? A truly awesome Frankenstein Sport quattro...sedan. JEMO Motorsport in Germany did just that but their Frankenstein is a beautiful monster. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40082"] And guess what? It's for sale on eBay.de. Here's the (translated) ad: The conversion was completed in 2016/2018 to SportQuattroLimo incl...

Video(s) of the Day: Volkswagen T3 Bus With Audi 6.0 W12 Power

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40063"] words: Bill, photos: tuningblog.eu/gtspeed.us, videos: MonGo OttO/Zurafta Productions While these videos may be several years old at this time, this is still a pretty wild build. I've seen people put a Porsche engine in a T1 Bus before but shoving a W12 into a T3 is that much more metal (or mental). [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40066"] This Bus came from the factory with a ~50hp engine but that wasn't enough for the o...

Refined: Update for the RS 5 Coupé and RS 5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39907"] source: Audi AG RS 5 Coupé* and RS 5 Sportback* feature a tauter exterior design New operating concept with a large MMI touch display Twin-turbo V6 with 331 kW (450 PS) and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque, 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds Audi has revised the RS 5 Coupé (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9.1 (25.8 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 208 (334.7 g/mi) and the RS 5 Sportback (combined fuel consum...

Record-Breaking Figure For Audi In November: Deliveries Up 23.1 Percent To Around 163,350 Cars

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39738"] source: Audi AG North America and China close month with new records Worldwide around 1,669,600 units since January, beating last year’s figure Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing: “Our model initiative is gaining traction globally at the year-end” AUDI AG delivered around 163,350 cars (+23.1%) to customers worldwide last month, more than ever before in a single month of Novembe...

Motor1.com: New Audi A3 Sedan Rendered Based On The Latest Spy Shots

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39710"] source: Motor1.com, photo: Kolesa.ru Honey, I shrunk the A4. The Volkswagen Group has raised the bar with its new wave of compact cars kicking off with the eighth-generation Golf and the fourth iteration of the modern Skoda Octavia. It makes us wonder what Audi has prepared for the mechanically related yet fancier A3. The model carrying the iconic Four Rings surely has an ace or two up its sleeve to justify the significant premium it ...