Heat and Sandstorms: Morocco Test for the Audi RS Q e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64127"] source: Audi AG Extreme conditions during two-week test in the desert First test in the dunes for the electric drivetrain Andreas Roos: “We still have a lot to do before the Dakar Rally” On the way to its debut in the famous Dakar Rally in January 2022, Audi Sport has tested the Audi RS Q e-tron for almost two weeks in Morocco under the most extreme conditions. After testing in Germany and Spain, the team headed f...

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...

Audi skysphere concept – The Future Is Wide Open

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63097"] source: Audi AG Audi transforming the vehicle into platform for captivating experiences Electric-powered luxury roadster Redefining progressive luxury Audi has unveiled the first member of a new family of concept vehicles, a spectacular roadster. Audi skysphere concept is the name of the electric-powered, two-door convertible whose lines lead directly to the Audi design of tomorrow. With it, the brand is illustrating its vision for t...

Audi Hungaria: New Investment Projects in Technical Development

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62438"] source: Audi AG New testing equipment to develop electric engines and electric drives in the spirit of sustainable mobility Alfons Dintner, Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi Hungaria: “Our Technical Development is AUDI AG’s third-largest development and competence hub for simulation as well as acoustic and strength analysis testing" Forward-thinking investment: in the two years ahead, Audi Hungaria will...

E-Legend EL1 EV Harks Iconic Audi Sport quattro Era with New Electric Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61932"] It’s hard to know what to make of the new E-Legend EL1. From a design standpoint, this new electric car startup pays obvious homage to the Audi Sport quattro. However, its relationship to Audi beyond appearance remains to be seen. With its looks alone though, we figure it’s something our audience would want to know more about. The EL1 electric coupé is powered by three electric motors powered by a 90kWh battery pack. The firm behind ...

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...

Volkswagen ID.4 Is First Production-Based EV To Complete NORRA Mexican 1000 Off-Road Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60783"] source: Volkswagen of America ID.4 performed amazingly over a total of 840 miles of off-road racing Production ID.4 1st Edition RWD was modified by Tanner Foust and Rhys Millen Racing for off-road use Volkswagen EV technology proves super capable in challenging terrain A specially prepared Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV completed the National Off-Road Racing Association (NORRA) Mexican 1000 race on April 29 in the Baja peninsula of Mexic...

Porsche Macan EV Prototype Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54389"] The next generation Porsche Macan will go all electric and we spied the very first prototypes. This prototype was out testing on a test track in bad weather conditions such as rain and fog and the distance didn’t help either but never the less, we are happy to be able to show you the very first photos. The new Macan will ride on a new platform dubbed PPE, Premium Platform Electric, that is co-developed with Audi. While the platform...

Video of the Day: Audi e-tron vs Mercedes-Benz EQC

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51510"] words: Bill, photo: Lovecars So what happens when two of the oldest automotive manufacturers are pitted against each other in a decidedly modern way? Lovecars answers that question when they test the Audi e-tron against the Mercedes-Benz EQC. Tiff Needell and co-host, Paul Woodman, take both similarly priced and powered EVs on the road. There are no 0-60 sprints, no 1/4 mile drags but rather just drives through the countryside. Tiff d...

Tech Talk: How Audi Plans to Bring 20 All-Electric Models to Market in the Next Five Years

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45235"] source: Audi of America Editor’s Note: We are in some extraordinary times now. COVID-19 has caused many disruptions (to say the very least) and in terms of the automotive world, all industry and enthusiast events are on hold…but that doesn’t mean we have to stop learning. In quattro magazine, we have a column by James Benoit called Tech Talk where James talks about…well…the tech of Audi. Audi of America is releasing a series of...

Firefly Grill Joins Electrify America’s Electric Vehicle Charging Network

source: Electrify America The eco-conscious New American eatery provides EV drivers traveling through the Midwest with a new, convenient charging option in advance of summer travel Electric vehicle (EV) owners locally and EV motorists traveling between major cities in mid-America can now charge their vehicles while enjoying delectable local fare at Firefly Grill, a sustainable farm and eco-conscious New American eatery in Effingham, Illinois. Constantly innovating to improve the dinin...

Audi e-tron GT Concept Photo Gallery

photos: Audi AG I make it no secret that I think this is the best looking vehicle that Audi has shown in the last several years so I've decided that having a photo gallery of this beauty would be ideal...at least for me. So sit back and enjoy the gallery from drawing to reality. [gallery size="large" ids="21161,21160,21162,21158,21154,21156,21157,21159,21165,21166,21167,21168,21169,21163,21164,21174,21175,21176,21178,21179,21170,21171,21172,21173,21117,21118,21119,21122,21123,21124,21125,2...

Elaphe Propulsion’s R8 Is Not Mid-Engined – In Fact It Has No Engine

words: Bill Cho, photos/video: Elaphe Propulsion Nor does it have a transmission or gearbox. So how can it go from 0-60 in 3.5 seconds? Elaphe Propulsion builds motors into the wheels. The wheels on this R8 produce a combined 4,425 ft-lb of torque and 590hp. How well does this technology work? Well watch the video below and decide for yourself and read all about Elaphe Propulsion here.   [embed]https://youtu.be/NNM9LPgZWME[/embed] [gallery size="large" ids="19471,19...

Save The Date: World Premiere of the Audi e-tron Live from San Francisco on Sept. 17

source: Audi of America Livestream available for reveal of brand's first all-electric SUV Full e-tron specifications, pricing announced; U.S. reservations open More news on ecosystem Audi will deliver for U.S. customers HERNDON, Va. – Audi will celebrate the world premiere of the Audi e-tron, the brand's first all-electric vehicle, in San Francisco, California on Sept. 17, 2018. During the event, full vehicle specifications and pricing for the U.S. market will be announced, ...