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...