The 2019 Audi Q5 and Q7 Earn Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards

source: Audi of America   2019 Audi Q5 named Best Buy in Compact Luxury SUV category 2019 Audi Q7 named Best Buy in Midsize Luxury SUV category Q5 earns Best Buy award for second consecutive year HERNDON, Va., November 13, 2018 – The 2019 Audi Q5 has been named winner of the 2019 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy award in the Compact Luxury SUV category, and the 2019 Audi Q7 earned the award in the Midsize Luxury SUV category. Announced ahead of the Los Angeles Aut...

Audi Launches Audi select, A Monthly Vehicle Subscription Service, In Dallas

source: Audi of America Audi select offers customers flexiblity with a selection of five Audi models, plus two days of Silvercar rentals for travel convenience, available for a flat monthly subscription fee of $1,395 The single market program will allow for quick optimization and scaling of Audi subscription-based model in U.S. The launch follows on broader efforts to build Audi mobility network capabilities HERNDON – Audi announces a new monthly subscription service called ...

Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI Gets ABT Treatment Of Up To 410 HP

source: ABT America ABT is changing the “Sport” in “Sport-Utility Vehicle” to “Speed” with a power upgrade of up to 410 HP for the Audi Q7 equipped with the 3.0 TFSI. The standard output of 333 HP and 325 lb-ft torque might be enough for a smooth ride, but drivers who are looking for a sporty driving experience in a SUV will be happy to get 77 HP and 58 lb-ft more to play with. The power increase is achieved in a safe and reliable way through the separate ABT ECU that is...

Car & Driver: 2017 Audi Q7 Long-Term Road Test Wrap Up

[source: Car and Driver] Comfortable, capable, and quick, the Audi Q7 is one of the best luxury SUVs on the market, a distinction we made official by awarding it two straight 10Best Trucks and SUVs awards. Our long-term example arrived after the first trophy was handed out for 2017—the first year for the second-generation Q7, which improved upon its predecessor without abandoning its best attributes. Crucially, the current Q7 shed noticeable mass while retaining its family-friendly s...

Audi AG: North American Government Agencies Approve Technical Solutions for Diesel Automobiles

[source: Audi AG] Plan of action now also given clearance for the last of five engine generations Measures for already-approved models with 3.0 TDI already around 62 percent implemented in the United States and around 42 percent in Canada Almost three years on from the start of the diesel crisis, Audi can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the United States and Canada. The responsible approval authorities have now cleared the proposed package of measur...

Awards for Audi since January 2018

  All awards at a glance: “What Car”: Audi TT voted “Best Coupé” for 16th time; Audi A4 winner in the “Executive Cars” category; Audi Q7 “Best Luxury SUV” “auto motor und sport China”: Audi wins award for best advertisements and best marketing Hong Kong: 25 awards for Audi in 2017 “U.S. News & World Report”: Audi A3 receives accolade for best value for money “Good Housekeeping”: Audi Q7 best new car in its class “CAR ...

ABT Vossen Q7 1 of 10

The ultimate luxury SUV, strictly limited - Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 ABT, the worldwide leading tuner for cars from Audi and VW, and Vossen Wheels, one of the trendsetting wheel brands in the industry, are taking the progressive and powerful design of the Audi Q7 to a whole new level with an impressive and strictly limited edition of the SUV – the Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10. ABT has taken the elegant body of the Q7 and outfitted it with visually striking aerodynamic parts. The wide...

#FBF – Feature Car: ABT Sportsline Audi Q7

words and photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the Fall 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. If you don’t receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. There is no doubt that the Audi Q7 is one of Ingolstadt’s hottest selling models in North America. With awards such as Consumer Reports’ 2016 Top-Rated SUV and IIHS’ 2017 Top Safety Pick + under its belt, there are a...

Audi Q5 is CAR Magazine’s Best Premium Mid-Size SUV for 2017

source: Audi South Africa The Audi Q5 has been awarded the best premium mid-size SUV in the annual CAR Magazine’s Top 12 Best Buys Awards for 2017. Officially launched into the South African market in July 2017, the all-new iteration of Audi’s best-selling SUV was considered as having the best overall package in terms of personality, performance and price. The vehicles which are considered in the premium mid-size SUV category come from aspirational brands and are seen to be offerin...

2018 Audi Q7 Awarded “Best New Car” in Luxury Mid-Size SUV Category by Good Housekeeping

Award based on safety, value, handling, design and comfort, and technology Winners determined by Good Housekeeping and Car and Driver Third consecutive “Best New Car" award for Audi HERNDON, VA - The 2018 Audi Q7 has earned the Good Housekeeping 2018 "Best New Car" awardin the luxury mid-size SUV category. The annual Good Housekeeping “Best New Car” Awards are determined by experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute, in partnership with Car and Driver, and are based ...

Awards for Audi Since December 2017

source: Audi Ingolstadt - “Best Cars 2018”: Audi A5 Sportback best midsize model The Audi A5 Sportback (fuel consumption combined in l/100 km: 6.5 - 4.1*; CO2 emissions combined in g/km: 149 - 106*) won the “Midsize” category in the 42nd “Best Cars” readers survey conducted by the trade journal auto motor und sport. The five-door coupé topped its segment with the majority of votes. The prize was accepted by Peter Mertens, Member of the Board of Management for Technical D...

Audi Smart Energy Network Pilot Project: Eco-Electricity Intelligently Managed

source: Audi AG Stationary home battery as energy buffer for electric car and grid management Unique: interaction with the power grid Ingolstadt - Automobile, home and power supply combined to form an intelligent energy network: In a pilot project the Audi Smart Energy Network for the first time interacts with the power grid. This marks a major advance for grid stability. As part of a research project, Audi is running a pilot project with households in the...

Audi Q7 Earns 2018 Car and Driver “10 Best Mid-Size Luxury Truck and SUV” Award for Second Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America Audi flagship SUV wins Car and Driver “10 Best Truck & SUV of the Year” award in the mid-size luxury category for second year in a row Car and Driver editors recognize the Audi Q7 for its practicality, driving dynamics and innovative suite of technologies and connectivity features Award contenders are evaluated based on engineering excellence, performance and overall value Herndon, VA -  For the second consecutive year, the Audi Q7, based o...

2018 Audi Q5 and Q7 Earn 5-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA Following New Car Assessment Program Testing

source: Audi of America 2018 Audi Q5 received double safety honors in 2017, making it the most awarded Audi SUV of the year 5-Star Safety Rating program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests, with 5 stars as the highest rating a vehicle can earn NHTSA assessment includes frontal, side and rollover testing to account for the majority of crashes on U.S. roads HERNDON, Virginia – The 2018 Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 have been awarded 5-Star Safety Ratings – the highest possibl...

Audi Integrates Infotainment Services with Amazon Music

source: Audi of America Amazon Music is now accessible through the Audi MMI® infotainment system via the Audi MMI connect® mobile application With Amazon’s Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited, Audi owners can access millions of songs and thousands of playlists and stations right from the road Integration of Amazon Music into the MMI offers customers access to more features including browsing or searching the music library HERNDON, VA – Audi today announced an integrati...

Audi Networks with Traffic Lights in The USA

source: Audi AG Traffic Light Information is the first true Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) service by an automobile brand The service starts up with variations on the Audi A4 and Q7 in Las Vegas Networking is essential for autonomous driving in cities Las Vegas - If you know in advance when a traffic light will switch from red to green, your driving is more relaxed and efficient. Audi is the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure – an important ...

Audi of America marks November sales increase as the new Q5, new-to-the U.S. A5 Sportback and Q7 lead consumer demand

source: Audi of America Q7 sales rose 26 percent; Q5 increased sales by 31 percent Sales of the new A5 Sportback totaled 1,130 SUV sales increased 23 percent HERNDON, Virginia – Audi of America reported a November sales increase of 12 percent to 19,195 deliveries, as the Q7, new Q5 and the new-to-the U.S. A5 Sportback, lead consumer demand. November was the 83rd straight record sales month for Audi of America. The previous November record was set last year with 17,118...