Audi Q7 Earns 2019 Car and Driver “10Best Truck & SUV of the Year” Award for Third Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America, photos: Audi of America, Car & Driver (Michael Simari) 2019 Audi Q7 named Best Mid-Size Luxury SUV by Car and Driver for the third year in a row in its annual “10Best Trucks and SUVs” awards Car and Driver editors recognize Audi Q7 for its winning blend of luxury, functionality and driving dynamics “10Best” vehicles evaluated on value, performance and how well they fulfill intended mission HERNDON – The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named a 2019 C...

Car & Driver: Driving Audi’s e-tron GT Concept Gives Us a Taste of the Brand’s EV Future

source: Car and Driver Developed alongside the Porsche Taycan, Audi's sleek electric four-door is still a long way from reality. According to Audi, the Audi e-tron GT concept represents the logical next step in the brand's effort to grow its presence in the EV segment. While there is truth to that statement, logic rarely arrives wrapped in such a seductive package. After a short, low-speed excursion behind the wheel, we'd say the e-tron GT concept is a four-door EV missile launched on a prec...

Car and Driver: The 2019 Audi e-tron Is The Anti-Tesla EV

source: Car and Driver Audi's first mass-produced electric vehicle channels the character of its gas-powered cars. It seems odd at first, to be driving the all-electric 2019 Audi e-tron in the oil-rich Middle East. But even the United Arab Emirates, a country smaller than Maine sitting on 6 percent of the world's oil reserves, can't avoid the clean-energy future. Within a few decades, the UAE's near-bottomless oil wells could be as valuable as a basement full of AOL free-hours floppy...

Car & Driver: 2017 Audi Q7 Long-Term Road Test Wrap Up

[source: Car and Driver] Comfortable, capable, and quick, the Audi Q7 is one of the best luxury SUVs on the market, a distinction we made official by awarding it two straight 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards. Our long-term example arrived after the first trophy was handed out for 2017—the first year for the second-generation Q7, which improved upon its predecessor without abandoning its best attributes. Crucially, the current Q7 shed noticeable mass while retaining its family-friendly s...

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 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...

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...

Awards for Audi Since December 2017

source: Audi Ingolstadt - “Best Cars 2018”: Audi A5 Sportback best midsize model The Audi A5 Sportback (fuel consumption combined in l/100 km: 6.5 - 4.1*; CO2 emissions combined in g/km: 149 - 106*) won the “Midsize” category in the 42nd “Best Cars” readers survey conducted by the trade journal auto motor und sport. The five-door coupé topped its segment with the majority of votes. The prize was accepted by Peter Mertens, Member of the Board of Management for Technical D...

Audi Q7 Earns 2018 Car and Driver “10 Best Mid-Size Luxury Truck and SUV” Award for Second Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America Audi flagship SUV wins Car and Driver “10 Best Truck & SUV of the Year” award in the mid-size luxury category for second year in a row Car and Driver editors recognize the Audi Q7 for its practicality, driving dynamics and innovative suite of technologies and connectivity features Award contenders are evaluated based on engineering excellence, performance and overall value Herndon, VA -  For the second consecutive year, the Audi Q7, based o...

Audi RS 3 Sedan Named Car & Driver ’10 Best’

source: Audi of America HERNDON, VA – The all-new 2018 RS 3 has been named a 2018 Car and Driver 10Best Car of the Year recipient at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Car and Driver praised the RS 3 for its driving experience and stout, powerful body design. “The ride is the only aspect of the RS 3 that is forgiving. The car’s structure is unyielding,” noted Car and Drive editors. “The body is so stout, if you hit a pothole, you feel bad for the pothole. If the RS3 were a profess...