Video of the Day: Audi e-tron vs Honda Civic Type R vs BMW X4 M40d Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61961"] words: Bill, photo: carwow Ok this has to be one of the oddest assortments of vehicles to ever drag race. First up is the Audi e-tron. Not exactly a speedster you want to put up against the next contender: the Honda Civic Type R. Finally, the BMW X4 M40d. Electric AWD SUV versus ICE FWD sedan versus diesel AWD SUV. The e-tron isn't the S model, it's the heaviest by far, and people don't drag them because...well because who would?...

Video of the Day: Chris Harris Drives: Audi RS e-tron GT vs BMW M5 CS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61088"] words: Bill, photo: Top Gear The all electric RS e-tron GT and the petrol BMW M5 CS…a titanic clash between the new and the old. If you are not familiar with the M5 CS, it is a monster. Powered by a 4.4l twin-turbo V8, it cranks out 627hp and 553 lb-ft torque which moves it from 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and is not only the fastest production BMW ever made, it’s the fastest BMW sedan around the Nürburgring. A very worthy opponent to ...

DTM Confirms Official Test Ahead of New 2020 Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47628"] source: DTM Four-day test at the Nürburgring confirmed for beginning of June Run along strict health and safety rules; no public allowed on-site Managing Director ITR, Mohaupt: “Extremely confident we’ll host exciting races in 2020” Ahead of the start of its rescheduled 2020 season, DTM organisers ITR have arranged an official test for all teams – which takes place at the Nürburgring between June 8 and 11. It’s the signal th...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 6 Avant v BMW M5 Competition v AMG E63 v Porsche Panamera

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44639"] words: Bill, video: carwow When it comes to Mat Watson and getting his hands on the latest and greatest, you know it's going to be fun. In this video, he takes the wheel behind an Audi RS 6 Avant and puts it up against an AMG E63, a BMW M5 Competition, and a Porsche Panamera. If you're familiar with Mat, he puts them through a drag race, a rolling race, and a brake test. So how did our favorite Audi do? Well...let's just say... ...

Video of the Day: carwow – BMW M8 vs Audi R8 vs AMG GT 4dr vs 911 vs Tesla Model X: Drag Race, Rolling Race, Brake Test

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42501"] words: Bill, photos/video: carwow We're back with an entertaining video from Mat Watson of carwow and as always, he's putting up our favorite OEM against rivals in a drag race, rolling race, and a brake test. This time he has an Audi R8 V10 performance, a Porsche 911 Carrera 4s, a BMW M8 competition, an AMG GT63s, and a Tesla Model X P1000. You can see the results in the video below but I think you'll like them...or at least a 1/3 of ...

CarBuzz: Audi’s New Vehicle Onslaught Should Concern BMW And Tesla

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31026"] source: CarBuzz With Audi heavily embroiled in the whole Dieselgate saga, and still paying for it even now, the German brand is wanting to ensure it has no such future troubles. To future-proof the brand, it's preparing a fully electrified onslaught of vehicles, including production EVs in the form of the e-tron GT and e-tron SUV. But the carmaker has now set an official goal for its green mobility, with the brand eyeing to cut down...

CarBuzz: Alpina Is Smack Talking The 354-HP Audi SQ5 TFSI

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31615"] source: CarBuzz, photos: Audi AG Actually, one executive described the Audi as "rubbish." Automaker executives love nothing more than competition. It drives both egos and adrenaline. Typically, this is friendly competition as automakers always attempt to outdo one another. This is especially the case with German luxury brands, specifically Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. But every now and then we hear about an automaker executive going p...

CarWow: BMW E30 M3 vs Audi RS2 – Drag & Rolling Race & Review

video and screenshots: CarWow It's 2019 and we can finally import the early Audi RS2s into the States! While scouring the European sites for an early RS2, I ran across this video from CarWow. They've taken two iconic cars from BMW and Audi and drag them. What are your predictions on which car wins? And which one of these cars would you want to have? Enjoy! [embed]https://youtu.be/9i7cOeOw9z8[/embed] [gallery size="large" ids="21313,21312,21311,21310,21309,21306,21314,21307,21308"]

Audi, Apple, Samsung & More Agree to Standard for Smartphones as Keys

Technophiles not fond of overly loaded pockets take note, yet another daily need may soon be managed by your mobile device. As part of the Car Connectivity Consortion, Audi has joined with tech companies such as Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Panasonic, plus car companies including chief rival BMW (not to mention any number of others) on a technological standard for mobile device to vehicle communications that could see your mobile more readily replacing the key fob to your car. The curr...

Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Confirmed to Join Audi Sport in Formula E

[source: FIA Formula E] LONDON, UK - The full list of manufacturers that will homologate powertrains from season six has today been revealed by the FIA - with a total of 11 manufacturers set to compete in the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche join the already impressive list of automotive brands and renowned names in the world of motorsport committed to the electric street racing series. The two German giants have a long history in racing ...

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]

Audi vs BMW Billboard War: Part Deux

words: Bill Cho Remember the BMW vs Audi billboard war several years ago? Audi put a billboard up challenging BMW with the then new B8 A4.  BMW replied and admittedly won with a brilliant response. Fast forward about a decade. A BMW dealer in Tunisia, obviously still basking in the long ago win, decided to place a billboard in front of Ennakl Automobiles, a VAG dealer who sells Audi, Volkswagen, SEAT, Porsche, and Skoda. As mon français is nonexistent, I had to ask my wife,...

Car & Driver: 2018 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2018 BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 2018 Kia Stinger 2.0T AWD

words: Bill Cho, source and photo: Car & Driver Car & Driver ran a comparison test recently against the Audi A5 Sportback, the BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe (that's a really long name), and the new kid on the block, the Kia Stinger 2.0T AWD. While the surprise may be that the Kia is even in this comparo, Kia is moving into the premium market and the Stinger GT is their answer to Audi and BMW. How will the NKOTB fare against the Germans and how will our favorite marque compare ag...

Drag Race: Audi RS 3 vs BMW M2

words: Bill Cho, video: Cars.co.az Yesterday, we brought you the RS 3 sedan vs the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG drag race by Cars.co.az. In that video, they mentioned the drag race between the RS 3 and the BMW M2. That got us looking for the other video and it did not disappoint. Cars.co.az had compared the two vehicles in the past. When their fans complained that the presenters never raced them, they decided to have a rematch. They had a small problem though. BMW did not have an M2 for them ...

AutoTopNL: TT RS vs BMW M2 0-250km/h Acceleration and Top Speed Autobahn POV Video

words: Bill Cho, video: AutoTopNL Recently, AutoTopNL took a TT RS and an M2 out on the Autobahn for an acceleration and top speed test. The M2 is powered by the 370hp N55 engine and the TT RS has the 400hp 2.5 5 cylinder. Numbers would indicate that the TT RS is faster but having a POV video really nails the difference between these two machines. [gallery columns="4" ids="6700,6701,6692,6693"] Watch the video below to see the clear winner of these tests. [embed]https://youtu...