High Performance and Innovative Design: The All-New Audi RS 7 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33522"] source: Audi AG New high-performance Sportback the first to feature a wide body Good-looking and suitable for everyday use: coupé-like grand tourer design V8 twin turbo: 4.0 TFSI producing 441 kW (600 metric hp) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) The new Audi RS 7 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 11.6 – 11.4 (20.3 – 20.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 265 – 261 (426.5 – 420.0 g/mi)) marks the mo...

The Audi A5 Is Now More Attractive Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33301"] source: Audi AG Sporty harmony and dynamic elegance in design New MMI touch operating concept The Audi A5 Sportback, the A5 Coupé and the A5 Cabriolet now feature a new, tauter look and the cutting-edge MMI touch operating concept. Mild hybrid technology offers greater comfort while also reducing fuel consumption. The 3.0 TDI engine with electric powered compressor and 48-volt main electrical system in the updated A...

Audi A5 Sportback S-line Facelift Hot Weather Testing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32100"] The facelifted A5 Sportback has been spotted hot weather testing by our spy photographers. This lightly camouflaged example looks to have an S-line front spoiler in addition to new grille, headlights, and bumper up front. The rear boasts a slightly revised rear bumper and freshened rear lights. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32106"] We don't have any interior photos but it's said that Audi will be carrying over a new ve...

Jalopnik: This Looks Like the 2020 Audi RS7 Sportback in Camo Running Around Denver

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31773"] source: Jalopnik Audi’s A7 Sportback is an attractive, interesting four-door full-size hatchback, a class of car sadly underrepresented here in America ever since everyone decided not to buy Merkur Scorpios. There’s a new version of the hottest variant of the Sportback coming out, the RS7 Sportback, and this seems to be it, testing in Denver... See more photos and the rest of the story HERE

All-New 2020 Audi S7: Sophisticated Design Meets Exceptional Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31487"] source: Audi of America Five-door coupe enhanced with S model design elements Twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter engine with electric compressor provides a wider range of torque over its predecessor S sport package with dynamic all-wheel steering and quattro® sport differential delivers enhanced driving dynamics With even more performance and innovative technologies than its predecessor, combined with a dynamic design, the all-new 2020 Audi S...

Powerful Elegance: The Audi Q3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31139"] source: Audi AG A compact SUV coupé with an expressive design and highly dynamic handling Sport suspension, progressive steering, and Audi drive select as standard All headlights in LED technology, networking at the full-size class level Audi is adding a compact SUV in coupé shape to its model range: the Audi Q3 Sportback. The new model combines the strong presence and versatile everyday convenience of an SUV with the sporty elegan...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S5 Coupe and Sportback TDI

words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S5 Coupe and Sportback TDI…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S5 Coupe and Sportback should be identical to the EU model and they are seriously good looking vehicles. ...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S7 Sportback TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S7 Sportback TDI…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S7 Sportback should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the pho...

After The Limited ABT RS4+, The RS5-R Sportback Takes Over

source: ABT Sportsline When one door closes, another opens. This famous quote from Alexander Graham Bell also applies to car doors. After all 50 of the strictly limited ABT RS4+ have been sold, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW now offers its fans an attractive alternative. The new ABT RS5-R Sportback, which will be available at the end of July, is based on an even more dynamic body and is equally practical a...

Forbes: Why The New Audi A7 Might Make You Rethink Buying That SUV

source: forbes.com Sure, passenger cars only account for around 30 percent of the new-vehicle market these days, and yes, some sport-utility vehicles are fun to drive and can be lavishly equipped. But not everyone wants to spend their daily commutes, let alone their precious free time, piloting a boxy people mover. If you fall into that narrowing category and have the means in which to indulge yourself, the redesigned-for-2019 Audi A7 might just be your antidote to vehicular monotony. As w...

American Dream: The First ABT RS5-R Sportback is a “US citizen”

source: ABT America The USA and Canada are the first markets worldwide to get the Audi RS5 Sportback – even before Germany. With an US office in Miami, Florida and about 50 North American dealers ABT Sportsline is more than happy to participate in the hare and tortoise game. That is why the first ABT RS5-R Sportback can say: "I'm already here!" The first vehicle in a limited worldwide run of 50 units was built together with the American partner TAG Motorsports from Vista, California. It...

Motor Authority: 2021 Audi S3 Sportback Spy Shots

source: Motor Authority Audi is working on a new generation of the A3, the nameplate's fourth, and included in the range once again will be a sporty S3. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new S3 in Sportback guise. While we won't likely see the S3's hatchback body style in the United States, many of the details you see here will end up on the car's sedan body style that we'll receive instead... Read more HERE

Autocar.co.uk: Audi Plots A3 Liftback Coupé To Take On Mercedes CLA

render: Autocar.uk.co Autocar.uk.co is reporting that Audi is working on a liftback (sportback) version of the A3. It's being built to compete against the Mercedes-Benz CLA and a future BMW 2 series Gran Coupe. Above is a render by Autocar and it looks pretty good. With rumors of the 4 door TT finally squashed, this model is said to hit the UK in 2020. Will it hit our shores? Read the rest of the article HERE

ABT Pushes The 2018 Audi S5 From 354 HP To 425 HP

[source: ABT America] The S5 combines form and function like no other car from the Audi company and ABT is offering just the right amount of upgrades to increase performance and sharpen the look of the elegant midsize all-wheel-drive. Leaving the S5 Sportback, Coupe and Cabriolet in the hands of ABT, the 3.0-liter V6 engine gets a boost of up to 425 HP and 405 lb-ft (stock performance: 354 HP / 369 lb-ft). Power is applied in a save and reliable way through the separate ABT E...

New Audi A1 Sportback – Ideal Companion For An Urban Lifestyle + Photo Gallery

[source: Audi AG] Eye-catching, masculine design with taut lines Infotainment concepts from the Audi full-size class New driver assistance systems for more safety and comfort In 2010, a brand-new Audi model line made its debut in the shape of the A1. And now the second generation of the successful compact car is rolling to the starting line. Its dynamic design characterizes the new Audi A1 Sportback. It is the ideal companion in the urban environment and is also very well s...

Car & Driver: In-Depth Review 2018 Audi A5 Sportback

[source: Car & Driver] The A5 Sportback combines the features of several Audis: the sweeping lines of the A5 coupe, the four-door layout and cargo space of the A4 sedan, and the convenience of the Q5 SUV’s rear liftgate. Despite this Frankenstein formula, the A5 Sportback doesn’t look or feel cobbled together. Just the opposite. It’s rewarding to drive, with nimble sports-sedan handling and a spirited turbo four-cylinder. Its sheetmetal is Euro chic, and inside, its high-quality...

Wallpaper of the Day – RS 5 Sportback

words: Bill Cho, photos: Audi AG The RS 5 Sportback was revealed at the New York International Auto Show last week and we just can't keep staring at it. So to scratch your itch, here is your daily wallpaper. Enjoy! [gallery size="large" ids="11401,11402,11403,11404,11405,11406,11407,11408,11409,11410,11411,11412,11413,11414,11415"]

Audi exclusive S5 Sportback in Nardo Grey

words and photos: Viktor Hadjiev, Continental Audi of Naperville 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. When the S5 Sportback was first launched at the Geneva Auto Show, the car was painted Nardo Grey, a well-known color amongst fans of Audi Sport’s RS and R cars, not to mention Audi exclu...