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...

GMG Has Four Cars Ready for SprintX Kickoff in Texas

source: GMG Racing Following a strong kickoff to the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season with a pole position and podium at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Global Motorsports Group (GMG racing) will head to this weekend’s Grand Prix of Texas at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) with four cars ready to tackle the first “SprintX” round of the season. Now in its third year of existence, the one-hour, two-driver format of SprintX will see GMG participate with three GTS entries in the Pro...

Audi Squashes Rumors of the V6 R8

words: Bill Cho, photo: Audi AG We reported on Monday that an entry level R8 would be powered by a twin turbo V6 but now that rumor has been officially squashed by Audi. When asked by Road & Track about the future of the R8, an Audi spokesperson "unequivocally" told R&T that "there is no V6 planned for the R8." When The Drive followed up to that with an email, an Audi spokesperson confirmed R&T's report. "We can confirm that there is no V-6 in the product plan an...

2019 Audi A6 Makes US Debut at NYIAS

source: Audi of America Eighth generation Audi A6 delivers innovative technologies to the mid-size sedan segment All-new MMI® infotainment system including touchscreen with haptic feedback New V6 turbocharged engine and standard 48-volt mild-hybrid technology deliver performance and efficiency Editor's Note - The staff of quattro quarterly will be on the ground at the New York International Auto Show on March 28 and 29. We will bring you Facebook Live videos and photos on our...

Autoblog: Audi R8 Spied With a Refreshed Face

words: Bill Cho, photo: Autoblog via S Baldauf/SB-Medien Back in December, we posted that the R8 may be dead in 2020 but it looks like she may not go down without a fight or at least a new look. Autoblog is reporting a refreshed look for the R8. The large oval exhaust suggest that it may be a GT variant. Could this R8 GT be the swan song for the R8? Check out the story and many more photos here

H&R Super Sport Springs for Audi Q5 (FY)

source: H&R The Audi Q5 is the luxury mid-size SUV to keep your eyes on, it’s a top seller! With so many Q5 owners, the H&R ride development team has introduced a special set of H&R Super Sport Springs with aggressive lowering for an over the top European stance. H&R Super Sport Springs feature a little more lowering than our sport springs and retain ride comfort – perfect for the seasoned enthusiast. H&R Super Sport Springs (part #: 50381-77) for the 2018 Q5 lo...

Volkswagen Group To Expand Production of Electric Vehicles Worldwide on a Massive Scale

source: Volkswagen AG “Roadmap E” is picking up speed: 16 production sites for electric vehicles by the end of 2022 Future partnerships with battery manufacturers agreed for Europe and China CEO Matthias Müller: “Things are really moving. A change of course for the Volkswagen supertanker – full speed ahead to the future!” Fiscal year 2017: record earnings despite billions in cash outflows from the diesel crisis CFO Frank Witter: “The results of the year 2017 de...

Following Victory in Mexico: Audi Travels To Formula E in Uruguay

source: Audi Sport Round six of the electric racing series along the beach of Punta del Este Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler determined to repeat success clinched in Mexico Daniel Abt: “Victory whets appetite for more”  Neuburg a. d. Donau - On triumphing in Mexico, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler wrote a piece of Formula E history. Daniel Abt was the first German driver to have clinched a victory in this racing series. In the next round at Punta del Este (Uruguay) on S...

H&R Sport Springs for the Audi A4 and S4

source: H&R  The Audi A4 and S4 have always been innovative and stylish vehicles – making them a huge hit with enthusiasts. To enhance the characteristics of these vehicles, H&R ride development engineers designed an all-new Sport Spring kit. H&R Sport Springs (part #: 50357) improve handling and provide superb ride quality to the A4/S4. Lowering on sport suspension models is approx. 0.80” front and rear, and on non-sport suspension models, approx. 1.6” front and...

On Sale Now, The All-New 2018 Audi RS 5 Coupe Joins The Audi Sport Model Line

source: Audi of America Second generation RS 5 coupe delivers 444 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque Featuring a newly developed V6 biturbo engine, the high-performance coupe sprints from 0-60 mph in a class-leading 3.7 seconds The newest Audi Sport model is on sale now HERNDON - The all-new 2018 RS 5 coupe builds on the heritage and success of the first generation, delivering even more performance, a refined design and everyday usability. As the newest model in the Audi Sport line...

Audi Sales Continued To Grow in February

source: Audi AG Worldwide around 130,950 deliveries (+4.6%) China and United States as growth engines Sales chief Bram Schot: “we keep on expanding our luxury-class” In February the brand with the Four Rings handed over around 130,950 premium automobiles worldwide, up 4.6 percent year-on-year. China (+22.4%) and North America (+13.1%) once again substantially boosted sales. With the new Audi A6 which just was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is entering...

Audi, Italdesign and Airbus Combine Self-Driving Car and Passenger Drone

source: Audi AG Pop.Up Next – a modular concept to solve traffic problems in cities Board Member for Procurement, Dr. Bernd Martens: “A vision that could permanently change urban life” The study employs lightweight construction, a 49-inch screen, facial recognition and eye-tracking At the Geneva Autosalon from 8 to 18 March, Audi, Italdesign and Airbus are presenting “Pop.Up Next”, an entirely electric, fully automatic concept for horizontal and vertical mobil...