Audi Club Auction Watch: 12.01.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79815"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. So, have you started your Christmas shop...

Audi Now With More Fully Electric Models Than Any Other Manufacturer With Start of Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron Sales

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76954"] source: Audi of America The Q4 40 e-tron arrives as a new rear-wheel drive variant of the Q4 e-tron SUV for the 2023 model year Audi Q4 40 e-tron has an EPA-estimated range of 265 miles   Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron join Audi electric portfolio making premium electrification more attainable than ever Audi of America today announced that the anticipated on sale date for the 2023 Q4 e-tron portfolio has arrived. The Q4 e-tron...

#TogetherWeChange: Audi at the GREENTECH FESTIVAL 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73125"] source: Audi AG Strong voices at the GREENTECH CONFERENCE: In a fireside chat, Silja Pieh, Head of Corporate Strategy, will discuss “Circularity!”; Johanna Klewitz, Coordinator for Sustainability in the Supply Chain, will talk about “Supply Chain, Circularity, and Net-Zero-Industries” KOA22, Berlin’s first HR conference for women, will add to the conference: Miriam Mayer-Ebert, Head of General Services, will offer insights into...

An Ideal Basis for Planning: Range Display in Audi Electric Cars Gives a Reliable Picture

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72657"] source: Audi AG Numerous variables ensure realistic calculation of remaining range More precision with the e-tron route planner: Topology analysis, traffic data, or predictive driving speeds Time-optimized arrivals: HPC charging infrastructure minimizes charging times Whether you’re driving around the corner, commuting to work, or going on vacation: When you’re on the road in an electric car, reliable range indications ...

Audi Announces Model Year 2023 Updates with More Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance, and Updates to Option Packages

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71061"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across 2023 model lines Driver assistance systems and technology updates now available on more models than ever before New sights and sounds emerge in A4/A5/Q5 models Audi Sport interior packages now available on select S models Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2023 model year, including pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and ava...

Beginning in the Summer of 2022, Audi Will Become the First Manufacturer to Transform the Automobile Into an Experience Platform for Virtual Reality

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69359"] source: Audi AG Audi vehicles with the MIB 3 infotainment system will be holoride-capable from June 2022 Experience drives by the startup holoride with Audi at the South by Southwest music, film and tech festival New technology merges virtual-reality content with driving movements in real time Audi is the first automobile manufacturer in the world to bring virtual-reality entertainment from holoride into series production. Beginning ...

The Light Offerings for the Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69251"] source: Audi AG Headlights and taillights as defining elements of the exterior design Matrix LED headlights illuminate the road without glare Increased safety with night vision assistant The lights on an Audi have long provided more than just safety. They represent the interface between design and technology and they have an authoritative impact on every Audi model’s visual appearance. That is particularly distinct in the exterior ...

Why an Audi Drives Like an Audi: the Audi DNA in the Driving Characteristics

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69205"] source: Audi AG Development, tuning and calibration… all geared toward a distinctive Audi driving experience Fundamental criteria underline the typical driving behavior of each and every Audi model Intelligent control of an increasingly integrated network of mechatronic chassis components It’s a feeling most people recognize immediately: This is an Audi! The driving experience is unmistakable, a harmonious balance of driving...

World First: Start of the Audi charging hub as an Urban Quick-Charging Concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67153"] source: Audi AG Unique pilot project opens on December 23 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center Six reservable fast-charging points with up to 320 kW of charging power Exclusive lounge and extensive service offerings enhance the charging time With the continuously growing number of electric models, the demands made on charging infrastructure is increasing. Today at the exhibition center in Nuremberg, the first Audi charging hub is going...

Electromobility in Winter: Intelligent Thermal Management in Audi Models Preserves Range and Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67015"] source: Audi AG Audi embeds mechanisms to preserve batteries and charging capacity Preconditioning heats the high-voltage battery and interior before departure Heat pump generates soothing warmth and protects against loss of range In the winter, electrically powered cars have to bring the interior and the battery system to the right temperature. This double task already requires a lot of energy from them. Low exterior temperatures ex...

More than 5,000 New Fast Charging Points by 2025: Massive Expansion by IONITY Strengthens Audi’s Charging Offering

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66477"] source: Audi AG IONITY investing 700 million euros in its own high-power charging network Number of fast-charging points growing from 1,500 to around 7,000 across Europe Up to 350 kW of power for future-proof charging “Plug & Charge” functionality for Audi e-tron models makes charging even more convenient A well-developed charging infrastructure forms the very backbone of electrified mobility. That is why IONITY is ...

Success for Audi: The e-tron GT Wins the Golden Steering Wheel as the Most Beautiful Car of the Year

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65685"] source: Audi AG Fully electric Gran Turismo receives the prestigious prize The award is the result of a vote among readers across Europe Audi e-tron GT emphasizes the claim as a “flagship model from Audi” In Germany’s 2021 Goldenes Lenkrad (Golden Steering Wheel) awards, the Audi e-tron GT won in the Most Beautiful Car of the Year category. The winner in this category prevailed against 69 other car m...

The Legendary quattro: Setting the Pace in e-mobility as Well

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64427"] source: Audi AG Latest development: torque splitter and electric torque vectoring Track record of success: approx. 11.8 million Audi vehicles with all-wheel drive manufactured since 1980 Drive system 2.0: electric quattro in the e-tron models The quattro drive system is synonymous with dynamic handling, driving stability, traction, and safety, as well as technical expertise and top performance – in short, with “Vorsprung durch ...

Did You Know…?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63543"] source: Audi AG ...that there are up to 45 1.5-liter PET bottles in the seats of an Audi A3? Another 62 PET bottles are recycled for the carpet. ...that the Audi Q4 e-tron has a seat cover made of 45 percent recycled material? The Dinamica fabric looks and feels like suede, but is nearly half recycled polyester. This comes from textiles and PET bottles, for example. By the way, the trunk cover is also made of recycled materia...

2022 Audi e-tron GT Has Arrived: Make Summer Truly Electrifying

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62287"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT is on sale in the U.S. now and is ready to configure at audiusa.com Electrifying drive at 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds for the RS e-tron GT and fast-charging up to 270 kW charging capacity across the e-tron GT portfolio Audi electric ecosystem with 3 years charging at no additional cost and available white-glove in-home charger installation The all-new Audi e-tron GT – the spearhead of Audi’s e...

2022 Audi e-tron GT To Arrive With Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including Three Years of Complimentary DC Fast Charging

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="61581"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT to come with three years of complimentary DC fast charging sessions powered by Electrify America network at speeds up to 270 kW DC fast charging makes it possible to charge e-tron GT from 5-80% (approximately 180 miles) in about 22 minutes Available white-glove concierge home charger installation provided by Qmerit Audi is not only delivering a growing portfolio of premium elect...

Charging Stations and E-Cars: Audi Electrifies FC Bayern

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61001"] source: Audi AG FC Bayern’s electrification initiative with Audi continues Charging infrastructure for electric cars at the Allianz Arena to be expanded Member of the Audi Board of Management for Sales and Marketing Wortmann: “Together with FC Bayern, we embody progress.” FC Bayern and its partner Audi have installed 21 charging points for electric vehicles at the Allianz Arena. As of this summer, the charging infrastructure wi...

The Audi e-tron GT – a Gran Turismo Unlike Any Other – Now Available in Numerous Markets

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60531"] source: Audi AG In Germany, the e-tron GT starts at €99,800, the RS e-tron GT at €138,200 A new era of Gran Turismo: sporty, comfortable, and sustainable Audi received numerous preorders for both of these impressive electric models It’s an Audi unlike any other, and as of today, the e-tron GT is now on sale at dealerships across Europe. The fully electric Gran Turismo is available in two models, in both cases with all-whe...

Event: Audi RS e-tron GT U.S. Reveal at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60406"] words: George, photos: Denis Podmarkov Even though the traditional auto show events worldwide have been on an effective hold since the onset of COVID, that hasn’t stopped carmakers from bringing new cars to market or even sharing a special reveal. To that end, and with the car about to arrive in a few months, Audi chose to enjoy an American public reveal of its RS e-tron GT at Malibu Cars and Coffee. [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

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...