First Look: Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48923"] source: Audi AG A world first in mass production: Drive with three electric motors mobilises up to 370 kW of power and 973 Nm of torque New quattro generation with electric torque vectoring Outstanding aerodynamics thanks to intelligent technology Audi is showing consistency and continuing with its electric offensive – with the new Audi e-tron S and the new Audi e-tron S Sportback. Both of the S models with fully electric drive use ...

2019 Audi e-tron SUV Wins 2020 ‘Wards 10 Best Interiors’ Award

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48629"] source: Audi of America Audi e-tron SUV recognized by industry analysts at Wards for quality, futuristic interior details The award-winning e-tron boasts everyday functionality, impressive EV performance The e-tron SUV among first of approximately 30 electrified models expected to join global Audi product portfolio by 2025 Audi of America today announced the 2019 Audi e-tron SUV was named one of the 2020 “Wards 10 Best Interiors” aw...

Innovative Aerodynamics Concept of the Audi e-tron S Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48486"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: this was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect by Audi Club North America. Top aerodynamic drag figure of 0.26 for the e-tron S Sportback prototype Wheel arch trims with air flow-through as new Audi patent, plus fully enclosed floor pan and controllable cool-air inlet Virtual exterior mirrors with OLED displays in the interior Aerodynamics is a key factor in range particularly w...

Audi e-tron Models With High Charging Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48078"] source: Audi AG The Audi e-tron 55** charges with maximum charging capacity of up to 150 kW over a large portion of the charging procedure The real charging duration depends largely on the ideal charging curve Unique charging curve: short charging duration even beyond 80% The Audi e-tron** is fully charged at a fast charging terminal in around 45 minutes The charging process is central to the everyday usabil...

Car and Driver: Audi Q4 e-tron Is Coming to the States and Will Start Around $45,000

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47184"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Editor's note: this originally appeared on our sister site, e-tron connect. Car and Driver is running a series called 25 Cars Worth Waiting For and the Q4 e-tron is on that list. The Q4 e-tron will be the first Audi to use Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform which will also be under the Volkswagen’s I.D series, SEAT el-Born, and Skoda’s Enyaq and a yet unnamed hatchback. [gallery link="none" columns="1" s...

Audi of America Announces Full 2021 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47102"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2021 model line Additional personalization options with interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems and technology updates include adaptive cruise assist, integrated toll module, and top view camera system, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2021 model year, including fu...

#quarantinequattro: Audi of America Releases Paper Cutout Sport quattro S1, R8, and e-tron Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47052"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Our 2nd installment of #quarantinequattro comes from Audi of America. This very Audi Holiday (quattro de Mayo) celebrates 40 years of quattro. First up (and in our hearts) is the Audi Sport quattro S1. This car dominated rally racing so much, it changed it. quattro was declared an 'unfair advantage' when it was introduced into touring car racing. You can download it HERE. [gallery link="none" colum...

Choice Gear: Audi Activity Books 2.0

[gallery link="none" size="full" columns="1" ids="46981"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. This is one of them. We're going into day XX of working from home and the kids have already played with everything in the house. Never fear...Audi has released two more coloring books and an update to the 1st coloring book for the young and the young-at-heart. ...

Audi e-tron Sportback Conquers The Virtual World

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46969"] source: Audi AG It is the next step in digitalization and virtual experience for the Four Rings: Audi is the first car manufacturer to use "Virtual Market 4," one of the world's largest virtual reality events, as a presentation and experience platform for the all-new Audi e-tron Sportback (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km* (62.1 mi): 26.3 - 21.6 (WLTP); 23.9 – 20.6 (NEFZ); combined CO2 emissions in g...

All-New e-tron Sportback Delivers Thrilling Addition to Electrified Audi Lineup

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46928"] source: Audi of America Editor’s note: This originally ran on our sister site, e-tron connect.  Second all-electric Audi, e-tron Sportback expected to arrive at dealerships in summer Fully electric e-tron Sportback adds dynamic coupe design to the e-tron SUV platform Audi e-tron battery engineered for repeatable performance, longevity and fast charging power with EPA-estimated 218 mile range The 2020 Audi e-tron Sp...

Audi e-tron Earns 5 Stars from ANCAP Safety

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46522"] words: Bill, photos: ANCAP Safety Today, ANCAP Safety, Australasia’s leading independent vehicle safety authority, awarded the Audi e-tron a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. “The battery electric Audi e-tron is well-equipped with a range of safety features and technologies, and offers a high level of protection to child occupants. A score of 91% was achieved for its protection of adult occupants, yet engineers noted a slight concern for d...

e-tron connect: quattro Magazine Q2_2020: Project e-tron – Lowering Suspension & New Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46314"] by: George Achorn Editor's note: This article originally appeared in Q2_2020 of quattro Magazine and on our sister site, e-tron connect. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Though the Audi e-tron may mark just the beginning of a new electric era, we find some things simply don’t change no matter the method of propulsion. Improving upon elements like a car’s stance, and also th...

Early Audi Q4 e-tron Mule Spied Testing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46003"] Editor's not: this originally was posted to our sister site, e-tron connect What’s a Volkswagen ID.4 test mule doing out testing with Ingolstadt registration plates and in a line of other Audi test mules? It’s a pretty safe bet that this is no Volkswagen at all, but an early Audi Q4 e-tron test mule wearing ID.4 bodywork. We’ve already seen early variants of the Volkswagen Group’s MEB architecture coming to fruition over at Volksw...

Video of the Day: Fifth Gear Pits Audi e-tron Against Tesla Model X

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45919"] words: Bill, video: Fifth Gear It's a battle of heavyweights and I mean heavyweights: Tesla X vs Audi e-tron. Fifth Gear presenters, Vicki Butler-Henderson and Jonny Smith, go head-to-head in a drag race, walk around, road test, and finally a road course test. Which electric will win overall? No matter, I know which one I would pick. Watch all the action below. [embed]https://youtu.be/Mh9v7zludUs[/embed]

Video of the Day: Audi Presents Electric Wave

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44586"] words: Bill, video: Convicts The video starts with a black screen with Audi presents slowly fading in...giant waves and a full moon soon give way to three figures gracefully gliding across the surf. Those three figures are Stephanie Gilmore, CocoHo, and Leah Dawson...three of the surfing world's leading personalities. The video was shot at the Surf Ranch, a technological wonder created by Kelly Slater, himself a top surfer. The Surf R...

Dynamic, Agile, and Electric: Audi Presents Drive Concept for e-tron S-Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44212"] source: Audi AG Drive concept with three electric motors as a worldwide first in the future mass production New quattro generation with electric torque vectoring 370 kW of power and 973 Nm (717.6 lb-ft) of torque for high level of dynamic handling and agility Audi is systematically moving forward with its e-offensive: The Audi e-tron and the Audi e-tron Sportback are becoming more agile, sharper and more dyna...

Save the Date: Online World Premiere of the New Audi A3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44124"] source: Audi AG, photos: Audi AG, Colin McCarty (e-tron Sportback) Unveiling of the premium compact on Audi MediaTV and Audi social media channels on March 3 at 9:50 a.m. (CET) Brand with the four rings is continuing its electrification offensive Audi is going to broadcast the world premiere of the new Audi A3 Sportback online. Interested parties can follow the presentation on March 3 at 9:50 am (CET) on Audi MediaTV as well as Audi...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Winner Will Be Announced Today!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="7628"] **Editor's Note- we will be announcing the winner today! Sorry for the confusion. We will let you know on our Facebook page the time. After months of work and excitement, the Audi Club Sweepstakes came to an end last Friday. Today, we will be announcing the winner! Watch live on Facebook and if you should get a call from a strange number, answer your phone for crying out loud! Which will you choose? RS 5 Coupé, RS 5 Sportback, or e-tron...

Last 24+ Hours…Last Chance for the Audi Club Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43934"] Who will win and what will you choose if you do? In the past we've given away two RS 3, S5 Sportback, S3...now? You have the chance to win your choice of either an RS 5 (Coupé or Sportback) or the new e-tron. But you had better hurry...the sweepstake ends TOMORROW February 21st. There's still time to purchase your entries. Will you be smiling like the LEGO figurines above? Purchase your entries HERE [gallery link="file" ...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Is About to Cross the Finish Line…

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] The finish line is in sight...and we ARE giving away an Audi! Audi Club is getting closer to crossing the finish line on our very 1st sweepstakes and we ARE giving away an Audi! Sales ends Friday February 21 at midnight CST and the drawing will be held on February 28th at 12pm CST. Purchase 25 entries for $25, 55 entries for $50, or 120 entries for $100. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43399"] This is the highest value ...