The New Audi Q8 e-tron: Improved Efficiency and Range, Refined Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78803"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: To see more videos of the Audi Q8 e-tron, please visit our YouTube channel HERE. More battery capacity and higher charging performance Fresh exterior, new brand design, and dynamic driving characteristics Net-carbon-neutral production and the first-time use of recycled materials in a safety-related component With the Audi e-tron, the premium manufacturer entered the age of electromobility in 2018, mark...

All Roads Lead to Rome: the Lamborghini Urus Performante Makes its Dynamic Debut

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78018"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The new Urus Performante raises the bar at international launch The Lamborghini Urus Performante makes its dynamic debut with international media and dealers at Autodromo Vallelunga, Rome. In its home country, the new Performante version of the Urus Super SUV again proved its prowess on tarmac as well as dirt track, having set a new official benchmark even prior to its launch by taking the Pikes Peak recor...

Spy Photo: Audi RS Q6 e-tron Hits the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76864"] We spied the hotter version of the Audi Q6, the RS Q6 once again, and this time during some quick laps around the Nürburgring. Our last sighting was during the winter test season so its been a while since the last time. Visibly we can see the sportier looking front bumper compared to the more regular versions of the Q6. These prototypes also have the production lights as we can see revealing the split headlights up front together with th...

The New Lamborghini Urus S

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76830"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Defining lifestyle performance, luxury and versatility in the Lamborghini Super SUV New Urus S delivers power increased to 666 CV, matching output of new high performance-oriented Urus Performante 4.0 liter V8 twin-turbo engine producing 850 Nm of torque Improved acceleration of 0-100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and top speed of 305 km/h Six drive modes plus EGO mode for the most versatile, comfortable and sporty...

quattro Magazine: The Rock, The Vine, The Coast, and The Silvercar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75649"] words/photos: Aaron Plante Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. "Is he pitching a tent up here?" I asked as I brought the Q5 to a stop atop the Goat Rock Beach overlook of Sonoma’s Coast. "I don't think so…looks like he's going to jump off the cliff," my wife said pointing to the ra...

The Lamborghini Urus Performante – Raising the Bar on the Super SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75305"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The new benchmark for Super SUV ‘fun to drive’ performance New level of lightweight, aerodynamic design and sportier driving dynamics Lower, wider, lighter by 47 kg with increased power of 666 CV: the new reference for weight-to-power ratio in a Super SUV Acceleration 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and top speed of 306 km/h Specific drive mode calibrations and new RALLY mode for dirt tracks Automobili Lambo...

Spy Photo: Porsche Macan EV on the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75205"] Macan EV goes ”Ring running”! We have seen so many photos of the electric Porsche Macan out testing and it's still wearing the same camouflage so its actually getting a little boring. But I guess when the prototypes arrive for some Nürburgring testing for the first time, we need to send those photos out as well. So enjoy the photos showing 3 different prototypes testing in the Ring.

Lamborghini Showcases Pikes Peak Record Breaking Urus Performante at 71st Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75166"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Viewed on the Concept Lawn alongside the automotive industry’s latest innovations Automobili Lamborghini debuted the Urus Performante that set the record in the production SUV category on the track used during the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The new king of the hill, seen on the Concept Lawn of the 71st Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is an iteration of the Urus Performante that made it...

Lamborghini Takes SUV Record at Pikes Peak with the New Urus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74932"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The new Super SUV model covers 20 km and 156 turns in 10:32.064 Ahead of its premiere in mid-August, the yet-to-be-revealed new Urus model set a new record in the production SUV category on the track used for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: the famous uphill race that recently celebrated its 100th Running. Hillclimb champion and Pirelli test driver Simone Faggioli, holder of the rear-wheel dr...

Find of the Day: 2017 Audi exclusive Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74177"] words: Bill, photos: Land Rover Clear Lake Normally, I would not post a Q7 as a Find of the Day unless it was an ABT Q7 or something weird like the Q7 limo we featured a couple of months ago but this one...wait until you see the interior combined with the green exterior. This is an Audi exclusive build and somebody spent a lot of money building this Q7. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74171"] ONE OF A...

Audi do Brasil Relaunches its National Production Line in Paraná with the New Audi Q3 and Q3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73630"] source: Audi AG With the new Audi Q3 quattro and Q3 Sportback quattro manufactured in São José dos Pinhais (PR), the manufacturer will have an SUV line that is fully equipped with quattro drive in Brazil The automaker is investing R$ 100 million to resume production with new machinery, technology and logistics infrastructure, in line with global Audi quality standards Resuming production reinforces Audi’s strategy to c...

Lamborghini Esperienza Avventura Islanda

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73622"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Eleven Urus, fifty customers, and over five thousand kilometers traveled to appreciate the versatility of the Lamborghini Super SUV Automobili Lamborghini has just concluded a program of new events under the banner “Esperienza Avventura”. Created for customers who are most eager to enjoy unexpected and remarkable experiences, the concept comes from the desire to combine the usability and beauty of the ...

An Ideal Basis for Planning: Range Display in Audi Electric Cars Gives a Reliable Picture

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72657"] source: Audi AG Numerous variables ensure realistic calculation of remaining range More precision with the e-tron route planner: Topology analysis, traffic data, or predictive driving speeds Time-optimized arrivals: HPC charging infrastructure minimizes charging times Whether you’re driving around the corner, commuting to work, or going on vacation: When you’re on the road in an electric car, reliable range indications ...

Lamborghini Urus Achieves A New Production Record

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72636"] source: Automobili Lamborghini 20,000 units in four years: the most produced model in the shortest time Automobili Lamborghini adds a new record to its list with its Super SUV Urus, as the best-selling model in the shortest time ever. Since its market debut in 2018, 20,000 units have been produced, setting sales records year on year. The twenty-thousandth Urus, in Viola Mithras with black calipers and panoramic roof, comes off the ...

Spy Photo: Porsche Macan EV Spotted Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72230"] We have some new photos to show you of the electric Porsche Macan out testing and decided 'Why not make it a big gallery?' As we can see on the photos showing the exterior of the Macan, we are dealing with two different front bumper designs, most likely indicating the regular model and the turbo model. As per usual Porsche model lineups, there will probably be other models in between these models. The prototypes where we think they could ...

Volkswagen Group to Launch All-Electric Pick-Up and Rugged SUV in the United States

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71971"] source: Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Group plans to electrify iconic U.S.-brand Scout Independent company to be founded to design, engineer, and manufacture pick-up and rugged SUV (R-SUV) for the U.S. market  Start of production planned for 2026 Herbert Diess, CEO: “Electrification provides a historic opportunity to now enter the highly attractive pick-up and R-SUV segment as a Group, underscoring our ambition to become...

Spy Photo: More Audi Q6 e-tron Photos

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70485"] Awhile back, we showed you photos of the Q6 e-tron. Today, a new batch of photos is giving us a little peek of the dash and also showing a less camouflaged prototype on the outside.

Handling the Norwegian Winter with Audi e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69042"] source: Audi AG The electric quattro even masters difficult winter road conditions Pre-air conditioning offers a large degree of comfort Intelligent thermal control system ensures that you can drive without any worries when it’s cold How does an electric car work in the Nordic cold? A Norwegian family who has driven the Audi e-tron since 2019 shares their experiences. Alongside explanations from Audi’s own technicians, ...

Spy Photo: Lamborghini Urus EVO

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67970"] We spied the Lamborghini Urus EVO in all its uncamouflaged glory during cold weather testing . Only matte Black and with no sort of camouflage, we can now clearly see all the changes Lamborghini has made to the Urus EVO. The front bumper has a new design , different air intakes on the sides and even the upper part of the bumper is changed to make the grille looking slightly bigger. We do also notice air outlets in the engine hoo...

Video of the Day: Audi RS Q8 vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67811"] words: Bill, photo: carwow American brute versus German elegance...raw power versus refined power...supercharged 710hp V8 versus twin-turbo 600hp V8. Mat Watson and his Spanish cohort go head-to-head with Jeep's brawny bruiser and Audi's executive super SUV. This RS Q8 may look familiar because it took on a *stifles laughter* Dacia Duster in a previous Video of the Day. Mat takes both through the normal routine: 1/4 mile drag, a rol...