Spied: Audi’s Big EV SUV for China

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63026"] photos: Audi Club North America The big Audi EV SUV for China comes closer to its debut! At the Shanghai Auto Show in April Audi debuted the Audi concept Shanghai, a big electric SUV aimed for the Chinese market. Riding on the same MEB platform as the Volkswagen ID.6, it will be positioned between the Q4 and Q7 , so basically the size of the Audi e-tron. Audi says the length will be about 16ft (4.87 m) and will offer a range of approxima...

Lamborghini Esperienza Giro “Journey into the Vast” Unparalleled Expedition of 42 Lamborghinis through the North West of China

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62119"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Lamborghini China launched the Esperienza China Giro “Journey into the Vast”, an unparalleled expedition of 42 Lamborghini cars across the majestic northwestern region in China, traveling more than 800 kilometers through the vast lands of Ningxia and Gansu. During the five-day journey, a fleet of 42 Lamborghini super sports cars and super SUVs departed from Yinchuan and drove through the colossal Helan m...

Audi Hints at Even More of Its Electric Future at Shanghai Motor Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60243"] If you blinked you may have missed a few underlying themes for Audi at the Shanghai Motor Show this past weekend. While cars like the "normal"-back long-wheelbase A7L and the Sportback configured A6 e-tron took all the headlines, Audi quietly revealed a second concept car and may have tipped even more of its model positioning with that China-only A7L. That Auto Shanghai is happening at all is kind of a big deal. When the COVID-19 curtai...

Long Wheelbase Audi A7 L Spied in Germany

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56439"] If you’re familiar with Chinese customer trends in the car market, you know they have a soft spot for rear legroom. Plenty of cars are sold in the People’s Republic with an extended wheelbase, including models such as the A4L and A6L sedans. The flagship A8 is sold locally exclusively in the stretched form, and there are even Q2L and Q5L models serving as roomier derivatives of the two SUVs. And now its time for yet another model...

Audi and FAW Establish New Company To Produce Electric Vehicles in China

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54124"] source: Audi AG Audi expands its presence in China together with its partner FAW Memorandum of understanding signed on the establishment of a company for the production of all-electric Audi models on the PPE platform Audi CEO Markus Duesmann: “This decision emphasizes the strategic importance of the Chinese market” Audi is expanding its presence in China. As an important milestone on the way to becoming a provider of sustainable ...

Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

[source: Audi Sport] The customers of Audi Sport customer racing continue their strings of success. While the teams with the Audi R8 LMS in the DMV GTC won at the fourth consecutive event the drivers of the Audi RS 3 LMS were even unbeatable on five occasions. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Two victories at the Nürburgring: On the fourth race weekend of the DMV GTC, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing once again presented themselves in top form. After the privateers celebrate...

Audi Sport Customers Victorious In All Categories

[source: Audi Sport] GT3 success for the Audi R8 LMS in Australia and China Audi R8 LMS GT4 wins in China Audi RS 3 LMS with 24-hour class victory and other successes June began perfectly for Audi Sport customer racing as the best customer teams celebrated victories in various competitions on four continents with the entire model range. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Triumph in Australia: Tony Bates and Daniel Gaunt jointly prevailed in a difficult race on the fou...

First SUV With A Long Wheelbase From The Four Rings: Audi Q5L At The Beijing Motor Show

[source: Audi AG] New model especially for the Chinese market Extra 88 millimeters (3.5 in) in length for opulent space in back seat 2.0 TFSI in two performance options, S tronic and quattro drive are standard Five equipment lines with generous offerings Beijing - It stretches 4.77 meters (15.6 ft) long and offers plenty of space for five people and loads of luggage: Audi is presenting the new Q5L at the Beijing Motor Show from April 25 to May 4. The long version of...

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,...

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...

China and North America Substantially Boost Audi Sales in January

Ingolstadt - Audi kicked off 2018 with substantial sales growth. In January, the brand delivered around 149,100 premium automobiles to customers worldwide, up 20.3 percent year-on-year. A sharp increase in China (+73.0%) in particular was a key factor, contrasting with the slowdown in sales a year ago as the company negotiated with its local partners. The brand with the four rings also again clearly increased sales in North America (+9.8%). In Europe (-2.2%), sales in January were, ...

First Customers Take Over New Audi R8 LMS GT4

source: Audi Sport customer racing Twelve race cars for four continents GT4 third pillar in Audi Sport customer racing program Audi Sport customer racing has acquired the first customers for the Audi R8 LMS GT4. The racers from America, Australia, China and Europe took over the first twelve sports cars of the most recent model range in Neuburg an der Donau. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 is Audi Sport customer racing’s third model. Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Audi S...