Audi CO2 Program: Sustainable Aluminum for Audi e-tron GT Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59409"] source: Audi AG 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT2 made of CO2-reduced aluminum Innovative aluminum smelting technology releases oxygen instead of CO2 Marco Philippi, Head of Procurement Strategy: “This lets us increase our sustainability performance in the supply chain and ensure that our models arrive at the customers with a smaller carbon footprint” AUDI AG is systematically continuing its CO2 program i...

Full Details: Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58115"] Audi has revealed full details of its new e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT models. Below is the full press copy and photography released along with the Celebration of Progress reveal event. Electric, sporty and Progressive With the e-tron GT, Audi is demonstrating how fascinating electric mobility will be. The four-door coupé combines emotive design with a powerful drive and dynamic handling. This is the start of a new era, the gran turism...

U.S. Market Details: Introducing the 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58051"] Attached are U.S. market specific details for the launch of the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT. The full press release is below with European photos available at launch time. • Beautiful design, captivating performance and progressive technology come together in the all-electric Audi e-tron GT • With launch control and overboost, the e-tron GT produces up to 390 kW (530 PS); the RS e-tron GT distributes up to 475 kW (646 PS) to all f...

No Way. Audi Norway and General Motors in Big Game Electric Car Fish Slap Fight!

This year's Super Bow.... we mean Big Game is literally tomorrow, and the advertisements are getting plenty of attention. This year's Super Bowl in Roman numerology is "LV", but maybe it should be "EV" given the international incident that seems to have stemmed from this year's ads. Yeah, yeah... LV is roman numerology, not an acronym. In a world of electric cars dubbed "Turbo" (love you Porsche) or electric Mustangs with aeronautical speeds as represented incorrectly by letters (Mach E...

Discover the Neckarsulm Production Site Virtually and Interactively with AudiStream

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57610"] source: Audi AG Insights into the production of the Audi e-tron GT and much more Tour guides accompany virtual tour and answer questions in real time Effective immediately, interested parties can now experience the production world of Audi at the Neckarsulm site online and in English via AudiStream. Tour guides accompany the virtual tour and answer questions in real time. One particular highlight: Participants also...

Marc Lichte: “Aesthetics Arise From Efficiency”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57482"] source: Audi AG Interview with the Head of Audi Design in the run-up to the presentation of the e-tron GT Pioneer for the design of future electric models World premiere of the fully electric gran turismo on February 9 “The most beautiful car I have ever drawn.” Marc Lichte, Head of Audi Design, chose these words in the fall of 2018, when the brand presented the Audi e-tron GT concept as a show car in Los...

Santa’s Got A Brand New Sleigh

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56270"] words: Bill, photo: Audi AG A couple of years ago, Santa decided to get into shape and for this, he was rewarded with the then-new RS 5 Sportback. Flash forward to today, and it looks like Santa has a new sleigh: the electric Audi e-tron GT concept (which has just entered production). This is the latest in a string of Audi holiday commercials and I'm not going to lie...I'm jealous of Santa's sleigh. Enjoy the video below and everyon...

Audi e-tron GT Enters Series Production: Carbon-Neutral Production Begins at the Böllinger Höfe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56236"] source: Audi AG Neckarsulm site producing the first fully electric Audi to be built in Germany Accepting orders from spring 2021 Audi Board of Management Member for Production Kössler: “Net carbon-neutral production at the Böllinger Höfe is another step toward the achievement of our sustainability goals” At the Böllinger Höfe, passion meets precision, innovation and sustainability: Series production of the fully electric-pow...

e-tron GT #FutureIsAnAttitude

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54931"] source: Audi Sport The suspension: Dynamism meets composure Dynamically sporty Gran Turismo meets high-end technology. The suspension of the Audi RS e-tron GT prototype combines controlled damping, air suspension, and all-wheel steering. Large brakes provide powerful deceleration. Four heating and coolant circuits regulate the temperature in the interior and the high-voltage components. The result is high power output on the road and h...

Passion for Quality and Progressiveness: The New Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53806"] source: Audi AG First electrically powered Audi produced in Germany Production in Neckarsulm combines high tech and craftsmanship e-tron GT and Audi R8 travel through the same assembly line Gran Turismo sounds powerful and progressive thanks to own e-sound Passion for detail, maximum precision, and top quality: The new Audi e-tron GT reflects all the passion with which Audi develops and builds cars. For the production ...

Spied: Audi e-tron GT on the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52769"] Our photographers have been busy lately. Aside from the capturing the RS 3 sedan on the Nürburgring, they also spotted the Audi e-tron GT out testing there. Audi had two prototypes of the e-tron GT testing on and around the Nürburgring but both cars still wearing the same amount of camouflage. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52752"] The Audi E-Tron GT is based on the same platform as the Porsche Taycan a...

Audi e-tron GT Test Mule Spied in USA

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51185"] words: George, photos: Jason Diaz When you think of photographers shooting spy photos of test mules, you generally think of places like Nürburgring, or perhaps the roads around Audi factory towns like Neckarsulm / Heilbronn. You don’t often think of the Hudson Valley of New York. Maybe you should though, because that’s exactly where Audi Club North America – National Facebook Group member Jason Diaz recently spied a prototype of ...

Audi e-tron GT Spy Photos: Round 3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47531"] The Audi e-tron has been spied again…this time leaving a Porsche testing facility. We’ve featured other spy photos (HERE, HERE, and a video HERE) but this is the first time we are seeing on the road that doesn’t involve snow. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47535"] The Audi e-tron GT is based on the same platform as the Porsche Taycan and will most likely also share the same battery capacity. When the concept was...

Video of the day: Audi e-tron GT Spied Testing in Sweden

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46783"] Editor's note: This originally ran on our sister site, e-tron connect.  Earlier, we posted spy photos of the Audi e-tron GT here and here. Now, we have the video of the e-tron GT testing in Sweden. You can hear exactly how loud the GT is…quieter than the gravel it’s driving over. We can’t wait for this to hit our shores. [embed]https://youtu.be/JohN-_yxKCA[/embed]

e-tron connect: Audi e-tron GT Spy Photos: Round 2

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44459"] Editor’s note: This article was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect As it goes with test mules and spy photos, once a car has been seen… it tends to be seen again and again. Such is the case with the upcoming e-tron GT. We saw our first images of a production e-tron GT testing just last week, and now we have our second sighting. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44461"] What we know of e-tron GT has...

e-tron connect: Audi e-tron GT Road Version Test Mule Finally Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44284"] Editor's note: This article was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect When Audi revealed the e-tron GT little over a year ago, it did so suggesting that the road car would strongly resemble the production car. And while many car manufactures make such claims, Audi actually has a track record for doing just that. Earlier ICE Audi models like the first-generation Audi TT, the Pikes Peak concept that eventually became the Q7,...

AutoCar: Audi Sport To Go Electric With RS-branded e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40986"] source: autocar.co.uk, renders: e-tron connect Audi Sport to go electric with RS-branded E-tron GT Porsche Taycan sibling is one of four electrified Sport models in development alongside an RS e-tron and plug-in RS4 Avant Audi Sport is ramping up its electrification offensive under new management, and will next year introduce the RS branding to a battery-powered model in the form of the production E-tron GT saloon. The sister mod...

Autocar: Audi e-tron GT Set For 2020 LA Debut

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39253"] source: Autocar Design boss confirms production version of electric flagship to make first public appearance next year The long-awaited Audi E-tron GT will be unveiled at next year’s LA motor show, according to Audi design boss Marc Lichte. Although Lichte did not explicitly name the upcoming car, his promise that “in one more year here we will present our coupé” was almost certainly a reference to the production model of the GT, w...

Audi Tests Assembly Processes For The e-tron GT Entirely Virtually

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32080"] source: Audi AG Workflows on assembly line and associated logistics processes are being tested entirely virtually for the first time Use of virtual reality facilitates cross-site collaboration and saves resources Markus Moinot, Head of Production Planning Processes at Neckarsulm: “The Audi e-tronGT is the first car in the Group to have all its assembly processes and the associated logistics processes tested without an act...

Rain Prisk: Fantasy Audi Model Renders

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58964"] words: Bill, renders: Rain Prisk While others may be familiar with Rain Prisk, I just stumbled across him (?) her (?) the other day with the above R8 render. Rain is a talented concept artist who makes renderings of vehicles that OEMs can visualize but will never put into production. Can you imagine if Audi decided to build a pickup truck? Rain did with this Q7 pickup. Finally a competitor to the Lincoln Mark LT! Like I said, fantasy buil...