Rally World Champion Stig Blomqvist: “The RS e-tron GT Gives Off a quattro Feeling Through and Through“

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64530"] source: Audi AG Two world champions from 1984 and 2017 swap cockpits What connects the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 with the RS e-tron GT Can emotionality also transfer to the electric age? Both are top athletes: Sweden’s Stig Blomqvist wrote rally history with the Audi Sport quattro S1 in the 1980s. It was an era that established the legend of what was then Audi’s revolutionary drive concept. Lucas di Grassi was Aud...

ALL FOUR LOVE

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64454"] source: Audi AG There is no she or he, no male quattro costumers and female quattro customers. There are more than 11.5 million of them. But there is one quattro feeling: the fine tuning between technology and emotion. And that has stretched across four decades. A simple congratulations to the pioneers would therefore be insufficient. If that's not worth a declaration of love... Don’t worry, we won’t gush. The real love letters are...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs AMG E63 S Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63850"] words: Bill, video: carwow.com ICE versus Electric Mat Watson and Carwow are back and this time he is bringing the heat. In this corner, the AMG E63 S and the opposite (in more ways than one), our hero, the Audi RS e-tron GT. Mat always tries to be in the car that he thinks will win and boasted that no Audi RS vehicle has won against the E63 S. Does this bode well for the RS e-tron GT? Watch below and find out. [embed]https:...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs Audi R8 V10

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62728"] words: Bill, video: carwow As the ICE era draws down for our beloved Audi, the electric one emerges and produces the new King of Audi, the RS e-tron GT. We can only imagine what is in store for us as the future gets closer.Mat Watson from carwow gives us a glimpse of the future versus the past when he takes on a pre-facelift Audi R8 V10 against the new hotness, the Audi RS e-tron GT. If you're not familiar with carwow, we've featured t...

Audi CEO Duesmann at Berlin Climate Conference: Accelerated Transition to e-mobility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61901"] source: Audi AG Starting in 2026, Audi will only launch new all-electric models on the global market Audi will phase out production of the last internal combustion engines by 2033 Audi CEO Duesmann at Climate Neutrality Foundation conference: “Audi is ready to make its decisive and powerful move into the electric age.” Production of Audi’s final completely newly developed combustion engine model will start in just four years. A...

2022 Audi e-tron GT To Arrive With Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including Three Years of Complimentary DC Fast Charging

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="61581"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT to come with three years of complimentary DC fast charging sessions powered by Electrify America network at speeds up to 270 kW DC fast charging makes it possible to charge e-tron GT from 5-80% (approximately 180 miles) in about 22 minutes Available white-glove concierge home charger installation provided by Qmerit Audi is not only delivering a growing portfolio of premium elect...

Audi Sport GmbH Now Has Largest Product Range Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61536"] source: Audi AG Delivery figures for R and RS models hit record high Systematic electrification strategy in the high-performance segment Audi Sport GmbH had an epic year in 2020, delivering more than 29,300 vehicles to customers – a new record for the high-performance carmaker. With more than 15 R and RS models currently available, it now boasts its largest product range ever. And with its RS e-tron GT, Audi Sport has als...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan Turbo vs Tesla Model S Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61522"] words: Bill, video: carwow A couple of weeks ago, we featured Chris Harris comparing the Audi RS e-tron GT against the petrol-powered BMW M5 CS...a battle between new and old. Today, carwow is back to the future with an epic drag race between the electric Audi RS e-tron GT, the Porsche Taycan Turbo, and the Tesla Model S Performance. We've seen the Model S in plenty of drag race videos beating the pants off traditional ICE-powered vehic...

Video of the Day: Chris Harris Drives: Audi RS e-tron GT vs BMW M5 CS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61088"] words: Bill, photo: Top Gear The all electric RS e-tron GT and the petrol BMW M5 CS…a titanic clash between the new and the old. If you are not familiar with the M5 CS, it is a monster. Powered by a 4.4l twin-turbo V8, it cranks out 627hp and 553 lb-ft torque which moves it from 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and is not only the fastest production BMW ever made, it’s the fastest BMW sedan around the Nürburgring. A very worthy opponent to ...

The Audi e-tron GT – a Gran Turismo Unlike Any Other – Now Available in Numerous Markets

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60531"] source: Audi AG In Germany, the e-tron GT starts at €99,800, the RS e-tron GT at €138,200 A new era of Gran Turismo: sporty, comfortable, and sustainable Audi received numerous preorders for both of these impressive electric models It’s an Audi unlike any other, and as of today, the e-tron GT is now on sale at dealerships across Europe. The fully electric Gran Turismo is available in two models, in both cases with all-whe...

Event: Audi RS e-tron GT U.S. Reveal at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60406"] words: George, photos: Denis Podmarkov Even though the traditional auto show events worldwide have been on an effective hold since the onset of COVID, that hasn’t stopped carmakers from bringing new cars to market or even sharing a special reveal. To that end, and with the car about to arrive in a few months, Audi chose to enjoy an American public reveal of its RS e-tron GT at Malibu Cars and Coffee. [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

Audi Hints at Even More of Its Electric Future at Shanghai Motor Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60243"] If you blinked you may have missed a few underlying themes for Audi at the Shanghai Motor Show this past weekend. While cars like the "normal"-back long-wheelbase A7L and the Sportback configured A6 e-tron took all the headlines, Audi quietly revealed a second concept car and may have tipped even more of its model positioning with that China-only A7L. That Auto Shanghai is happening at all is kind of a big deal. When the COVID-19 curtai...

Full Details: Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58115"] Audi has revealed full details of its new e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT models. Below is the full press copy and photography released along with the Celebration of Progress reveal event. Electric, sporty and Progressive With the e-tron GT, Audi is demonstrating how fascinating electric mobility will be. The four-door coupé combines emotive design with a powerful drive and dynamic handling. This is the start of a new era, the gran turism...

U.S. Market Details: Introducing the 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58051"] Attached are U.S. market specific details for the launch of the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT. The full press release is below with European photos available at launch time. • Beautiful design, captivating performance and progressive technology come together in the all-electric Audi e-tron GT • With launch control and overboost, the e-tron GT produces up to 390 kW (530 PS); the RS e-tron GT distributes up to 475 kW (646 PS) to all f...