Sporty, Practical, and Elegant: Audi Presents The Audi Q5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53265"] source: Audi AG The SUV coupe captivates with its powerful and progressive design New generation of lighting from Audi: rear lights with OLED technology Two all-new models on sale in the U.S. in the first half of 2021 Elegant and practical, progressive and sporty: the Q5 Sportback. The Q5 Sportback is a coupe with dynamic lines that addresses customers who appreciate not just expressive design and technical innovation, but also sporty c...

Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, the Sportier Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53039"] Meet the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, the sportier Q4 e-tron. We have some new photos showing both the Audi Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron testing. The Q4 e-tron is no secret anymore for most of you but for the Sportback version, its our first sighting. We spied both Q4 versions testing together in the Austrian Alps. And as usual with most Sportback versions it’s a more coupe-ish looking sibling of the regular car. [gallery link="...

Find of the Day: 2017 Audi exclusive A3 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52785"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Fremont For our first Find of the Day on e-tron connect, we present this. You may wonder why we are featuring an A3 Sportback e-tron. It’s a Premium so not well equipped but there’s a story about this one…we think. The 1st thing you’ll notice is the color. We rarely, if ever, have seen Audi exclusive on an A3 e-tron. We confirmed with Audi of America’s Audi exclusive manager that this one was ordered...

Southern Fried Turn-Key RS 5-R by ABT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52744"] words: Tim Enders, photos: Mike Kuhn & Adam Hummel Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. It is a good time to be an owner of a modern Audi, and in particular those of the performance-oriented S and RS range. There is a panoply of different choices on the market for those in search of a little more performa...

New Generation with CNG Drive: the Audi A3 Sportback 30 g-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52611"] source: Audi AG Operation with natural gas or biomethane, range up to 495 kilometers 1.5 TFSI with 96 kW (131 PS), sophisticated efficiency technologies Low fuel costs and CO2 emissions Audi adds a new member to the A3 family: the A3 Sportback 30 g-tron2. Operation with natural gas or biomethane makes the compact model particularly economical and climate-friendly with very low emissions. Like all variants of the new A3 mode...

Audi Accessories S5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52082"] words: Bill, photos: Marcus Inge, Will Barber Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. When it finally arrived in the USA, the B9 Sportback range immediately became a popular addition to the Audi lineup. The A5 Sportback is a good start but the fruit higher up the branch is what the enthusiast wants. Of course, t...

More Dynamic, More Power, More Driving Pleasure: The Audi S3 Sportback and the Audi S3 Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50376"] source: Audi AG Powerful 2.0 TFSI engine with 228 kW (310 PS)2 of output and 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) of torque Seven-speed S tronic, S-specific sport suspension, and quattro all-wheel driveas standard Driver-focused cockpit, technology from the full-size class Limited-edition model in Python Yellow or Tango Red A good 20 years ago, Audi opened up the sporty premium compact market segment with the first S3. Now the brand is presenti...

A5 and S5 Facelift Gets ABT Attractive Accessories

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49791"] source: ABT Sportsline With the 2020 model year the Audi A5 and S5 were brought up to date with the latest facelift across all body styles. While buyers can enjoy design upgrades like new headlights and a new front grille as well as several technological improvements the pleasure of driving a performance car like the Audi S5 hasn’t changed. ABT is catering to those driving enthusiasts that want to sharpen the responsiveness of the Audi ...

Round 3: Audi Q5 Sportback Spotted on the Ring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49767"] words and photos: Audi Club North America Our spy photographer has captured the Q5 Sportback again...this time turning some laps at the Nürburgring. Since the spy debut was not so long ago, the amount of camouflage hasn’t changed yet but we still have a pretty good thought on how it will look. The Q5 Sportback will look just as the recently facelifted Q5 but with a slooping and sportier looking roof. The technical parts of the Q5 Sport...

Audi e-tron Is World Market Leader in Its Segment

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49479"] source: Audi AG Audi e-tron the top-selling electric SUV in Europe Deliveries of the model increased by 86.8 percent as compared to previous year Electric offensive continues to gather pace with e-tron GT and Q4 e-tron models The Audi e-tron is the worldwide market leader in its segment. The first fully electric series production model from Audi is popular all over the world with customers...

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e Plug-In Hybrid Captivates With Electrified Power and Sleek Sportback Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49137"] source: Audi of America Electric motor combined with TFSI® turbocharged 2.0-liter engine nets up to 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque A7 55 TFSI e can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds or can drive in nearly silent all-electric mode Standard S line® exterior design The 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) captivates with a broad stance and sleek, sportback design, confident driving dynamics and a su...

Are You Ready? Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept Reveal Today at 7:15 PM CEST / 1:15 PM EST

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49008"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Are you free today at 1:15 pm EST? Audi is premiering the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept. We will try to share the video on our Facebook page but in case we miss it, you can find it on Audi YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and AudiMedia.TV. Enjoy the reveal! https://twitter.com/audiofficial/status/1280177186842918941?s=21

Audi Q5 Sportback Spied Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49019"] Audi revealed the new Q5 last week but they seem to have left out something...like the sportier Q5 Sportback. We showed spy photos of the Sportback about a month ago and our spy photographers spotted it again. We could see this version make its debut in the 4th quarter of 2020. For right now, enjoy the photos.

First Look: Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48923"] source: Audi AG A world first in mass production: Drive with three electric motors mobilises up to 370 kW of power and 973 Nm of torque New quattro generation with electric torque vectoring Outstanding aerodynamics thanks to intelligent technology Audi is showing consistency and continuing with its electric offensive – with the new Audi e-tron S and the new Audi e-tron S Sportback. Both of the S models with fully electric drive use ...

Innovative Aerodynamics Concept of the Audi e-tron S Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48486"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: this was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect by Audi Club North America. Top aerodynamic drag figure of 0.26 for the e-tron S Sportback prototype Wheel arch trims with air flow-through as new Audi patent, plus fully enclosed floor pan and controllable cool-air inlet Virtual exterior mirrors with OLED displays in the interior Aerodynamics is a key factor in range particularly w...

Spy Photos: First Photos of the Audi Q5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47817"] Audi is working on a facelift for the Q5 as there have been prototypes seen running around for awhile but in addition to a refreshed look, there is a new body style. What you see here is the first photos of the Audi Q5 Sportback. Following the Q3 Sportback and the e-tron Sportback, this will be the third SUV/crossover with the sleeker and coupe-ish Sportback body style in the line-up (unless you count the Q8 that’s only available in the...

Audi e-tron Sportback Conquers The Virtual World

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46969"] source: Audi AG It is the next step in digitalization and virtual experience for the Four Rings: Audi is the first car manufacturer to use "Virtual Market 4," one of the world's largest virtual reality events, as a presentation and experience platform for the all-new Audi e-tron Sportback (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km* (62.1 mi): 26.3 - 21.6 (WLTP); 23.9 – 20.6 (NEFZ); combined CO2 emissions in g...

All-New e-tron Sportback Delivers Thrilling Addition to Electrified Audi Lineup

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46928"] source: Audi of America Editor’s note: This originally ran on our sister site, e-tron connect.  Second all-electric Audi, e-tron Sportback expected to arrive at dealerships in summer Fully electric e-tron Sportback adds dynamic coupe design to the e-tron SUV platform Audi e-tron battery engineered for repeatable performance, longevity and fast charging power with EPA-estimated 218 mile range The 2020 Audi e-tron Sp...

Production Version RS 3 Sportback Spied Tackling Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46213"] Editor's note: we found video! Thank you to Audicafe.it | Audi Blog Italia Yesterday, our photographers caught the RS 3 production version on the street. Today, they spotted it on a much more exciting location...the Nürburgring. Unbeknownst to me, the Ring is now open. Too bad we don't have video but maybe one will pop up shortly. Enjoy! [embed]https://youtu.be/RZRQ2easd1o[/embed]

Audi RS 3 Sportback Production Version Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46194"] We featured a heavily-camouflaged RS 3 at the Nürburgring awhile ago but this is the first time our photographers have spied a production version of the new RS 3 Sportback. The earlier photos were mules with a modified A3 body rather than the actual production ready prototypes. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46200"] These photos show less camouflage and wider fenders all around. Hidden under the camouflaged front fende...