Find of the Day: Former Audi of America Product Planning Q7 S line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35619"] words: Bill, photos: Daniel VanHeusden Product planners configure vehicles to see what they think will work or not. Occasionally, they will spec out a vehicle that that is loaded with options normally not seen on American shores. When the product planning team is done with it, it's reconditioned and sent out for sale. This Q7 S line is one of those vehicles. It truly is a 1 of 1 in this option in the US. In addition to this Q7 having t...

Gallery: 2019 Frankfurt IAA

Not only is the Frankfurt Motor Show (a.k.a. IAA) the largest car industry show in the world, it was also an considerably active one for the Audi brand. Maybe e performance does it for you in the form of cars like the new RS 6, RS 7, SQ8, S5 and more. Maybe you prefer the new world of electro mobility, in which case you may have found the new AI:TRAIL concept, the new FE06 Formula E car or the teased e-tron Sportback more your speed. Whatever the case, we've got nearly 100 shots from Frankfurt t...

Audi Makes Next Move in US Mobility Strategy with Silvercar, Inc. Leadership Announcement

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31315"] source: Audi of America Audi of America CFO Matt Carpenter appointed CEO of Silvercar, Inc., effective August 1, 2019 Integration of current operations and future strategy of Audi and Silvercar is key priority Role based in Austin, Texas at Silvercar, Inc. headquarters Audi advances its mobility strategy in the U.S. with the appointment of Matt Carpenter to CEO of Silvercar, Inc. In his role, Matt will drive the Audi mobility strategy i...

Taken to the Next Level: New Edition of the Audi Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31099"] source: Audi AG More powerful: new design with clear SUV characteristics and prestige factor More dynamic: active roll stabilization, air suspension and all-wheel steering More cutting edge: touch operating concept, HD Matrix laser light and 48-volt mild hybrid The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update – both visually and technically. The large SUV features the new design of the Q family and offers superb dynamics and excellent co...

Car and Driver: The 2018 Audi Q7 vs. the 2019 Porsche Cayenne: Which Luxury SUV Best Suits Your Needs?

source: Car and Driver The explosive popularity of SUVs in general, and of luxury entries specifically, meant that it was inevitable we'd line up the newly redesigned 2019 Porsche Cayenne against the Audi Q7, our reigning 10Best Trucks and SUVs winner in the mid-size luxury segment. While these very different-looking SUVs have a lot in common—both come from the same parent company, the Volkswagen Group, and are built on the same MLB Evo platform—each offers its own style and experience......

Taken To The Next Level: New Edition of the Audi Q7

source: Audi AG More powerful: new design with clear SUV characteristics and prestige factor More dynamic: active roll stabilization, air suspension and all-wheel steering More cutting edge: touch operating concept, HD Matrix laser light and 48‑volt mild hybrid The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update – both visually and technically. The large SUV features the new design of the Q family and offers superb dynamics and excellent comfort, in addition to its superior spaciousness. M...

Audi Receives Most “Good” IIHS Ratings of Any Manufacturer for Ease of Using LATCH Hardware on Child Restraint Systems

source: Audi of America Ten 2019 Audi models received “Good+” to “Acceptable” ratings across model line up 2019 Audi Q7 received highest “Good+” rating Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) measures ease of use of lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH) hardware on child restraint systems HERNDON – Ten 2019 Audi models have been positively rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for their ease of using lower anchors and tethers fo...

Rain Prisk: Fantasy Audi Model Renders

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 builds. How about the electrification future of Audi? While ...

2019 Audi Q7 Named “2019 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families” by U.S. News & World Report

source: Audi of America 2019 Audi Q7 praised by U.S. News & World Report editors as “the best choice for families who want an SUV without compromise” Award based on automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and availabilty of family-friendly features Audi Q7 features advanced portfolio of available driver assistance systems, exceptional design, innovative technology and seating for seven Herndon - The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named “Best Lux...

Awards for Audi

source: Audi AG Kelley Blue Book: Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 as Best Buys: The Audi Q5 received the Best Buy Award in the Compact Luxury SUV category and the Audi Q7 is the Best Buy in the Midsize Luxury SUV category for the 2019 model year. The winners were chosen by a panel from Kelley Blue Book, a leading market observer in the USA. The decisions in this competition are based on years of expertise, the organization’s own tests and extensive vehicle data. With the Audi Q5, which has now wo...

Audi Q7 Earns 2019 Car and Driver “10Best Truck & SUV of the Year” Award for Third Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America, photos: Audi of America, Car & Driver (Michael Simari) 2019 Audi Q7 named Best Mid-Size Luxury SUV by Car and Driver for the third year in a row in its annual “10Best Trucks and SUVs” awards Car and Driver editors recognize Audi Q7 for its winning blend of luxury, functionality and driving dynamics “10Best” vehicles evaluated on value, performance and how well they fulfill intended mission HERNDON – The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named a 2019 C...

Silvercar by Audi Makes Room for the Whole Family: Audi Q7 SUV Joins the Fleet for the New Year

  source: Silvercar by Audi - Silvercar expands to a four-model offering with the addition of the premium Audi Q7 SUV, with seating for up to seven passengers - Audi Q7 vehicles available at seven locations starting in February, with additional roll outs through June - Silvercar is now available in 25 locations across the United States AUSTIN - Silvercar by Audi is ringing in the new year with even more options for travelers. Today, the company known for offering exclusively silver Audi ve...

Autoblog: 2020 Audi Q7 Spy Photos Reveal A Facelift Is Coming

source: Autoblog Light changes should help the big crossover fit in with newer models It looks like the 2020 Audi Q7 will feature refreshed styling when it arrives on the scene some time next year. Having introduced completely new versions of the A8, A7 and A6, not to mention a new model in the Q8, it comes as no surprise that Audi will be applying the various new styling cues to existing models. We've seen this happen with the A4 and given these spy photos, it seems the Q7 three-row c...

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...