Car and Driver: Going for a Spin in Audi’s New Flagship SUV

[source: Car and Driver] It is extremely bold, with a gaping front grille, a wide body, sculpted fenders, a crisp coupelike profile, and a slim horizontal taillight strip: We are standing in front of a prototype of the 2019 Audi Q8, which is poised to lead the growing SUV portfolio of the Volkswagen Group’s premium luxury brand. Read the rest of the story HERE

Important Awards for Audi

[source: Audi AG] Ingolstadt - “Auto Zeitung”: Audi A7 Sportback wins Design Trophy More than 13,000 readers of “Auto Zeitung” cast their votes for the best new car designs in five classes in the Design Trophy competition. The new Audi A7 Sportback won in the “Sedans/ Station wagons/Minivans” category with 13.5 percent of the votes cast. The large four-door coupé also took third place in the overall “Champion of All Classes" standings. With this victory, ...

Drag Race: Audi R8 vs Ducati Panigale V4

[words: Bill Cho, video: Autocar] As we head into the weekend, let us take in the glory that is this ridiculous (but awesome) drag race: Audi R8 V10 vs Ducati Panigale V4. The lads over at Autocar have pitted these corporate cousins against each other for no other reason than because why not? Enjoy. [embed]https://youtu.be/g1A_nijCVqs[/embed] [gallery size="large" ids="14631,14632,14634,14635,14636,14637,14638,14639,14640,14641"]

Autoblog: 2019 Audi S8 Spied Completely Uncovered at the Nurburgring

[source: Autoblog] The extra-fast version of Audi's flagship A8, the 2019 Audi S8, is basically ready to go if these spy shots are any indication. The super sedan was spied without any camouflage at all, sliding around on the Nürburgring. Though subtle, there are a number of visual cues that give it away as the performance version of the full-size Audi... Read more at Autoblog

Auto Express- Audi R8 RWS vs Porsche 911 GT3: Which Is Fastest In The Wet?

[video: Auto Express] Well, that didn't take long. Auto Express put the new Audi R8 RWS against the Porsche 911 GT3 in a very wet drag race. Normally, the wet conditions would be no problem for the R8 V10 but remember, this one is rear wheel drive. How will it fare against its corporate rival? [embed]https://youtu.be/qSRDbAQlqzQ[/embed]   [gallery size="large" ids="14499,14500,14501,14502,14503,14504,14505,14506,14507"]

Jab and Counterjab…Audi South Africa vs Mercedes-Benz SA

[source: Audi South Africa Twitter, Mercedes-Benz SA Twitter] The Audi vs BMW billboard war is legendary and some say Audi won that war so when Audi South Africa  spotted Mercedes-Benz SA using a Q7 as a camera vehicle, they couldn't help themselves: [embed]https://twitter.com/audisouthafrica/status/996727000638386177[/embed] Mercedes-Benz SA wasn't the type to take that lying down so they counter attacked and threw an ad in for good measure: [embed]https://twitter.com/Mercede...

The New A6 Sedan With Full Gallery And Video

[source: Audi AG] The new Audi A6 is more versatile than ever before – with end-to-end digitalization, enhanced comfort, more sportiness and a technical, elegant design. The all-digital MMI touch response system provides intuitive operation and even more personalization. The extensive connectivity and assistance systems demonstrate intelligent automotive connectivity. The suspension combines smooth ride comfort and unshakable stability with enhanced sportiness. All engines use an effic...

Audi Starts Second Quarter With Sales Growth

[source: Audi AG] Around 160,900 deliveries worldwide, up 3.1 percent China and North America provide important sales momentum Sales chief Bram Schot: “Set to more than double our local model range in China” AUDI AG delivered around 160,900 premium cars in April. Global sales increased by 3.1 percent. Customers took delivery of around 624,650 units across all models since January, an increase of 8.0 percent. As such, the Four Rings once again beat its previous reco...

All-Electric Combination: Audi e-tron prototype at Wörthersee Meet

[source: Audi AG] Audi e-tron prototype tows trailer with Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car Long range and trailer hitch demonstrate suitability for everyday use The popular GTI Meet at Lake Wörthersee will be held from May 9 to 12. In on the action: the Audi e-tron prototype. As a towing vehicle for the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo, the sporty electric SUV proves its excellent suitability for everyday use. This year’s GTI Meet ...

Autoblog: Audi S8 Due This Year with 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8

[source: Autoblog, A8 photo: Audi AG] A 621-hp S8 E-Tron could follow Autobild reports that the next-generation Audi S8 will be introduced later this year, and we've pieced together intel from various reports for an idea of what we'll get. Autocar says the coming D5 sedan will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 sourced from the Porsche Panamera Turbo, ditching the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that Audi developed with Bentley and put in the current D4 S8. According to the report, the V8 will make 535...

Car & Driver: In-Depth Review 2018 Audi A5 Sportback

[source: Car & Driver] The A5 Sportback combines the features of several Audis: the sweeping lines of the A5 coupe, the four-door layout and cargo space of the A4 sedan, and the convenience of the Q5 SUV’s rear liftgate. Despite this Frankenstein formula, the A5 Sportback doesn’t look or feel cobbled together. Just the opposite. It’s rewarding to drive, with nimble sports-sedan handling and a spirited turbo four-cylinder. Its sheetmetal is Euro chic, and inside, its high-quality...

Audi City Paris Celebrates Formula E

[source: Audi France, translation by Audi Club North America] On the occasion of the E-Prix de Paris, which will be held on April 28th at the Invalides, Audi City Paris will take on the colors of the Formula E: showcars ​​exhibition, animations and live broadcast. Audi is the first German car manufacturer to be involved in Formula E. In this respect, and on the occasion of the E-Prix at the heart of the city of lights, its Parisian digital showroom, Audi City Paris - Audi Sport's s...

Garth Tander To Drive Audi R8 LMS in Australian GT Championship

[source: Audi Australia] Garth Tander joins Geoff Emery in the #1 Jamec Pem Audi R8 LMS GT3 V8 Supercar champion back behind the wheel of an Audi Round 2 of the Australia GT Championship at The Bend, South Australia Three-time Bathurst 1000 winner and former V8 Supercar champion, Garth Tander, will reprise his role with Audi Sport customer racing this weekend, when he joins the Australian GT field in Round 2 of the Australian GT Championship. Tander will join Geoff Emery in...

In Detail: The New Audi A6 Avant

[source: Audi AG] The new Audi A6 Avant combines dynamic design with superb everyday utility and excellent adaptability. The rear has a striking design, yet offers a flexible luggage compartment concept with 565 to 1,680 liters (20.0 – 59.3 cu ft) of capacity. The drive and suspension are designed with comfort and sportiness in mind. The standard mild hybrid system boosts efficiency while the dynamic all-wheel steering enhances maneuverability and agility. With its intuitive opera...

Audi Honors 101 Dealers with 2017 Magna Society Awards

Winners among the most outstanding Audi retailers in the U.S. Audi customer service and business performance benchmarks required to earn Magna Society status Thirteen dealerships named 2017 Audi Magna Society Elite winners Herndon - Audi honored 101 top-performing dealerships in the U.S. with the Magna Society Awards, a distinction for dealers who achieved excellent performance in 2017. To earn Magna Society recognition, dealers must demonstrate an exceptional level of custo...

More Than 463,000 Deliveries Worldwide: Audi Sets New Record For First Quarter

Sales up 9.8 percent between January and March Sales chief Bram Schot: “The record-breaking start to the year provides us with important momentum” Strongest March ever in China (+30.6%) and North America (+8.3%) New record-breaking figure for the Four Rings: Audi concluded its best first quarter in the company’s history. Between January and March the company sold around 463,800 automobiles worldwide, 9.8 percent more than in the same quarter last year. In particular,...

Awards for Audi since January 2018

  All awards at a glance: “What Car”: Audi TT voted “Best Coupé” for 16th time; Audi A4 winner in the “Executive Cars” category; Audi Q7 “Best Luxury SUV” “auto motor und sport China”: Audi wins award for best advertisements and best marketing Hong Kong: 25 awards for Audi in 2017 “U.S. News & World Report”: Audi A3 receives accolade for best value for money “Good Housekeeping”: Audi Q7 best new car in its class “CAR ...

Drag Race: Audi RS 5 vs BMW M4 Competition Pack

words: Bill Cho, video: Cars.co.za It's been awhile since we visited the guys at Cars.co.za. Last time, they dragged an RS 3 against a BMW M2. This time, they're pitting the RS 3's bigger brother against the M2's bigger brother. How does the RS 5 do against its rival? Will the race be close or a run away? What do you think? [embed]https://youtu.be/mpacFPnD3kI[/embed]

“From 0 to 100” at Audi museum mobile

As part of the "From 0 to 100" special exhibition, Audi museum mobile is presenting one of the most exciting moments in the history of AUDI AG: the company entering the upper executive class with the Audi 100. From March 28 to June 24, 2018, visitors can expect to see 15 variants of this historically important model which the company premiered 50 years ago. The Audi 100 won the "Golden Steering Wheel" award five times, was crowned "Car of the Year" twice and was also v...