A New Name, Plenty of Sportiness, and More Equipment – Updates for the Audi A1, Audi A4 allroad quattro, Audi Q7, and Audi Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71734"] source: Audi AG The popular Audi A1 citycarver will get a new name in the 2023 model year: Audi A1 allstreet New Black Optics Pro Package for the Audi A4 allroad quattro New color options and a newly enhanced interior for the Audi Q7 and Audi Q8 No less than four of the Four Rings’ models will receive exciting updates in the new model year. The compact Audi A1 citycarver opens the quartet with a new model name – with immediate ...

Audi Announces Model Year 2023 Updates with More Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance, and Updates to Option Packages

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71061"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across 2023 model lines Driver assistance systems and technology updates now available on more models than ever before New sights and sounds emerge in A4/A5/Q5 models Audi Sport interior packages now available on select S models Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2023 model year, including pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and ava...

Ten 2022 Audi Models Recognized for 2022 IIHS ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ or ‘TOP SAFETY PICK’ Distinction

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69082"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, e-tron and e-tron Sportback receive “TOP SAFETY PICK+” - highest rating awarded by IIHS 2022 Audi A4, A5 Sportback, and Audi Q8 recognized with IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK” designations when equipped with available LED or Matrix-design LED headlights The 2022 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, e-tron and e-tron Sportback have been named the ...

Audi Earns Top-Ranked Honors in MotorTrend’s Ultimate Car Rankings

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60975"] source: Audi of America Audi earned first-place and top-ranked honors with more podium wins than any other luxury automaker in MotorTrend's Ultimate Car Rankings for first half of 2022 Eight different Audi models across various categories were recognized for elegant design and tech-rich interior MotorTrend updates Ultimate Car Rankings list twice a year; award criteria based on over 70 years of experience in ranking vehicle safety, value...

Spy Photo: Audi e-tron Sportback Facelift / Q8 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68623"] The Audi e-tron has been on the market since 2018 and now it’s time for a refresh. Back in December, we spied the first photos of the e-tron facelift and now it’s time for some new photos of the e-tron Sportbackfrom winter wonderland. Up front the grille seems to get a new and smaller shape or the camouflage is doing a very good job. Maybe the design will mirror more of the look from the e-tron GT? [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

Audi of America 2021 YTD Deliveries Up 5% to 196,038

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67620"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: It's not surprising to see that Q4 2021 sales are down 46.9% over Q4 2020. We've all felt the supply chain challenges from everything from food, medical supplies, to new vehicles. Still, it's encouraging to see Audi of America sales grow 5% and especially the e-tron SUV grow by a whopping 86% in 2021. SUVs dominate the sales categories  comprising 73% of sales for the year and 75% for Q4 2021 ...

Reviewed: Audi Accessories Roof Box

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63984"] words/photos: Ryan Compton Having recently purchased an Audi Q8 as a tow vehicle, we knew immediately that we wanted to start looking at roof boxes. While the Q8 isn’t an Avant or allroad, when you get the right roof box, it looks just right. Also important, of course, we needed the storage space for long trips. Thankfully, Audi of America has recently been including roof bars with new crossovers equipped with stability adaptation ...

Refined Details: Audi Gives the A1, A4, A5, Q7 and Q8 a Sporty New Look For the New Model Year

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60932"] source: Audi AG Attractive equipment packages and enhanced performance for the Audi A1 Sportback New S line competition and S line competition plus packages for Audi A4 and A5 Audi Q7 and Q8 head into the 2022 model year with new edition models Audi is launching sales on May 20 of attractive equipment packages for the Audi A1 and stylish appearance packages for the Audi A4 and A5 – the new Audi Q7 and Q8 edition models will follow ...

Audi Announces Model Year 2022 Updates With Increased Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance and Personalization Options

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60359"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2022 model line Driver assistance systems and technology updates including Adaptive Cruise Assist and Top view camera system now available on even more models Additional digital personalization options, with several new innovative features available Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2022 model year, including full-line pricing, vehicle ...

Eight 2021 Audi Models Recognized for 2021 IIHS ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ or ‘TOP SAFETY PICK’ Distinction

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58600"] source: Audi of America 2021 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, e-tron, and e-tron Sportback receive “TOP SAFETY PICK+” - highest rating awarded by the organization 2021 Audi A4, A5 Sportback, and Audi Q8 recognized with IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK” designations when equipped with available LED or Matrix-design LED headlights Models across the Audi lineup offer a comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance systems, innovative...

Plug-In Hybrid Rounds off Q8 Product Line: The Audi Q8 TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54030"] source: Audi AG Powertrain with three-liter TFSI V6 engine and powerful electric motor New battery with 17.8 kWh, electric range of up to 59 kilometers (36.7 mi) (NEDC) Variants with system output of 340 kW (462 PS)2 or 280 kW (381 PS) Electric range of up to 59 kilometers (36.7 mi) in the NEDC (47 kilometers (29.2 mi) in the WLTP cycle), a sporty character, and great everyday usability: Audi is presenting the Q8 with plug-in...

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...

Quality Has Four Rings and Four Letters: Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45329"] source: Audi AG The big winner in the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey Audi wins seven out of 14 categories in the quality rankings Two additional individual victories and two overall class victories round out the results Quality has a name: Audi. This has been confirmed once more by the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey. The brand with the Four Rings won seven out of...

2020 Audi A6 Named IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+,’ Audi A7 and Audi Q8 Named ‘Top Safety Picks’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44058"] source: Audi of America 2020 Audi A6 receives highest rating awarded by the nonprofit organization 2020 Audi A7 and Audi Q8 named IIHS "Top Safety Picks" when equipped with available LED Matrix-design headlights with high-beam assist All three models offer comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance systems, innovative connectivity features and benchmark infotainment The 2020 Audi A6 has been named an Ins...

Awards For Audi Since August 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36726"] source: Audi AG auto motor und sport: Audi wins for design and connectivity Audi took away two category victories in the “Autonis” competition where readers of the renowned automotive magazine auto motor und sport rate the best new car designs. The A1 claimed victory in the Compact Car category, attracting 24.2 percent of the votes; the A6 Avant (34.2 percent) won in the Full-Size category. The readers’ choice 2019 was the 15th...

ABT Sportsline – More Power for “Big Three” with 3.0 TFSI: 408 hp for A6, A7 and Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35055"] source: ABT Sportsline Audi A6, A7 and Q8: three characteristically different premium cars, each available with the 3.0 TFSI engine, delivering 340 hp (250 kW) as standard. That all sounds rather appealing, but ABT Sportsline boosts the turbo-charged trio beyond the 400 hp mark, now. This is made possible by the performance upgrade ABT Power, which is based on the high-tech control unit ABT Engine Control (AEC). To quote speci...

Audi of America Announces Full 2020 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32937"] source: Audi of America Increased standard equipment and full model line improvements in 2020 Additional personalization offered through interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems including side assist, cross traffic assist and high-beam assist, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2020 model year, including full-line pricing, ve...

quattro Magazine: Taking the 2019 Audi Q8 to the extreme in the American West

words: George Achorn, photos: Audi of America (Jim Fets) Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q2_2019 issue of quattro magazine. Is it a “crossover” or an “SUV”? I was in the weeds in more ways than one with an Audi of America product planner in remote and frigid Colorado philosophizing over just what the new Audi Q8 is. I’d called it a “crossover”. He argued “SUV”. From his perspective, an SUV is a more attractive term... at least in the American market. SUV in...

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...

Lumma CLR 8S: Conversion Kit For Your Q8

words: Bill, photos: Lumma Design All SUVs/CUVs look the same...I hear this all the time. Fortunately, there are some companies out there to make yours stand out from the crowd. Enter Lumma Design. Lumma Design's history goes back to 1987 and a vision from its founder, Horst Lumma. As with most of us, he had a fascination for anything automotive and so created Lumma Design. Here we see the results of his passion. The CLR 8S is based on the Audi Q8 and arguably, it makes an aggressive vehicle e...