Electric Goes Audi: All-Electric Audi e-tron SUV Unveiled And Available For US Customers To Place Reservations

source: Audi of America First all-electric, fastest charging Audi e-tron SUV makes global debut and is available for customers to place reservations Audi e-tron is a spacious five-seater, electric mid-sized premium SUV that is very well equipped to meet premium buyer expectations Innovative battery design engineered for repeatable performance, longevity, and safety as well as highest levels of Audi infotainment and driver assistance systems Customers can enjoy the convenience o...

The e-tron As Starting Signal: Audi Launches e-offensive

source: Audi AG Twelve production e-automobiles by 2025 Electric drive in all key market segments Expansion of plug-in portfolio The brand with the four rings is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron. By 2025 Audi will offer twelve automobiles with all-electric drive in the most important markets worldwide and achieve roughly one-third of its sales with electrified models. The SUVs in this portfolio include the e-tron and ...

Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI Gets ABT Treatment Of Up To 410 HP

source: ABT America ABT is changing the “Sport” in “Sport-Utility Vehicle” to “Speed” with a power upgrade of up to 410 HP for the Audi Q7 equipped with the 3.0 TFSI. The standard output of 333 HP and 325 lb-ft torque might be enough for a smooth ride, but drivers who are looking for a sporty driving experience in a SUV will be happy to get 77 HP and 58 lb-ft more to play with. The power increase is achieved in a safe and reliable way through the separate ABT ECU that is...

First SUV from Győr: Start of Production of the Audi Q3 at Audi Hungaria

source: Audi AG Starting signal for second generation of the premium compact SUV Achim Heinfling, Managing Director of Audi Hungaria: “Production of a Q model secures the company’s long-term success” The first Audi Q3 of the second model generation drove off the assembly line at Audi Hungaria today: The color of the first premium compact SUV from Győr is Turbo Blue. Audi offers the new Q3 with four different engines: three gasoline engines and one diesel in combinat...

Uncompromising Design and Capability, 2019 Audi Q8 is the New Top Premium SUV

source: Audi of America Commanding on-road presence featuring a dynamic roofline and design cues from the original Audi Ur quattro Generous interior, with seating for up to five passengers and class-leading cargo capacity with rear seats folded New 3.0-liter V6 engine delivers dynamic driving, and suite of available driver assistance systems help drivers confidently navigate the road and traffic HERNDON, Va. – Offering the functional practicality of an SUV, the dynamic ...

Successful Model With New Strengths: The Second Generation of the Audi Q3

[source: Audi AG] Bigger dimensions, more comfort: compact SUV with outstanding everyday utility New operating concept: digital displays and MMI touch display Connected like the full-size segment: smart infotainment and clever assist systems The new Audi Q3 is a family SUV with great all-round talents. In the second generation it appears not only visually more self-confident, but also roomier and more versatile. Just like the Audi top-of-the-line models, it features a f...

Chill out: Audi e-tron prototype alone on the big stage + Photo Gallery

[source: Audi AG] Premium-class comfort: elegant interior design and lots of room Digitalization in a new form: optional virtual exterior mirrors Setting the tone: electric drive for first-class acoustics and superb sound experience Driver and passengers experience their surroundings in a whole new dimension in the Audi e-tron prototype. In addition to its generous space and the stylishly reduced design, Audi’s first electric car offers a high level of calm and, in ...

Motor Authority: 2020 RS Q8 Spy Shots

[source: Motor Authority] It must be "Spy Shot Tuesday". We just published Motor1.com's spy shots of the new S6 and now Motor Authority has shots of a camouflaged RS Q8 testing in the Alps. The Q8 was just revealed last week at the Audi Brand Summit so it seems like the wheels are churning in Ingolstadt. See the unedited photo and more after the jump HERE.

The Q8 Has Broken Cover At The Audi Brand Summit in China- Here Are The Official Photos

[source: Audi AG] This morning, photos were leaked online of the new undisguised Q8. Shortly afterwards, the Q8 was officially revealed at Audi Brand Summit in Shenzhen. Read the press release below. The new face of the Q family: the Audi Q8 Expressive design with new Singleframe and features from the original Audi quattro Generous, elegant interior, touch operating concept and high-tech navigation All-wheel steering and quattro drive for agile handling and best traction ...

Streamline: Audi e-tron prototype with Decisive Aerodynamics

[source: Audi AG] Electric car with sophisticated aerodynamics concept: drag coefficient of 0.28 Important factor particularly on long journeys: drag For the first time in a volume-production car: virtual exterior mirrors as a high-end option The better an electric car’s aerodynamics, the further it travels: With a drag coefficient of 0.28, the Audi e-tron prototype achieves a top result in the SUV segment. This figure is a decisive factor in the everyday range of m...

Car and Driver: Going for a Spin in Audi’s New Flagship SUV

[source: Car and Driver] It is extremely bold, with a gaping front grille, a wide body, sculpted fenders, a crisp coupelike profile, and a slim horizontal taillight strip: We are standing in front of a prototype of the 2019 Audi Q8, which is poised to lead the growing SUV portfolio of the Volkswagen Group’s premium luxury brand. Read the rest of the story HERE

All-Electric Combination: Audi e-tron prototype at Wörthersee Meet

[source: Audi AG] Audi e-tron prototype tows trailer with Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car Long range and trailer hitch demonstrate suitability for everyday use The popular GTI Meet at Lake Wörthersee will be held from May 9 to 12. In on the action: the Audi e-tron prototype. As a towing vehicle for the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo, the sporty electric SUV proves its excellent suitability for everyday use. This year’s GTI Meet ...

Ultra-High Voltage: The Audi e-tron prototype in a Faraday Cage

Fast charging with up to 150 kW in the Ionity network Wide-ranging options for charging at home and on the move Range of over 400 kilometers (248.5 mi) in the WLTP driving cycle The production version of the Audi e-tron prototype heralds the dawn of a new era for the brand with the four rings: The company is transforming from a classic carmaker to a systems supplier for mobility offering its customers tailored solutions for charging, whether at home or on the move. The pro...

Live From Geneva: Watch Here as Audi Live Streams The e-tron SUV

source: Audi AG Geneva - Audi is live streaming the e-tron SUV as it drives around Geneva. They are encouraging people to take pictures of it and use the #etron hashtag. Join in and hope you can capture it! [embed]https://www.facebook.com/Audi.AG/videos/1699137560121449/?hc_ref=ARSXuw78_X4yZVtrOJgC7ZIl0LHXruzpyJuuuNy6e2VhqLjUmHXtui31S2DtlPGWSYk&fref=gs&dti=909399225854482&hc_location=group[/embed]

Audi Patent Filing Hints at Q Crossover Cabriolet

photo: Fourtitude (drawing), Audi AG (Cross Cabriolet quattro) It appears that Audi is working on its own unique approach to a crossover-based Cabriolet. With models such as the Q5 and Q7 now Audi of America's top sellers (and crossovers red hot the world over), the idea of convertible versions was probably a foregone conclusion. As is typical of the brand of the four rings, Ingolstadt aims to create their own tech in order to create their own take on a planned market entry. This simplist...

Audi Q7 Earns 2018 Car and Driver “10 Best Mid-Size Luxury Truck and SUV” Award for Second Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America Audi flagship SUV wins Car and Driver “10 Best Truck & SUV of the Year” award in the mid-size luxury category for second year in a row Car and Driver editors recognize the Audi Q7 for its practicality, driving dynamics and innovative suite of technologies and connectivity features Award contenders are evaluated based on engineering excellence, performance and overall value Herndon, VA -  For the second consecutive year, the Audi Q7, based o...

Top Gear: Audi SQ7 vs Ford Focus RS Drag Race

words: Bill Cho, video: Top Gear UK SQ7 vs. Focus RS drag race...did I read that correctly?  My morning routine is to surf the web for interesting Audi tidbits and this classifies as interesting. Top Gear's YouTube channel just released this unusual drag race video. Soccer Mom vs. Boy Racer is what flashed through my mind as I read the description. Pictured above is the mighty Audi SQ7 TDI...something we don't have in the States and may never get. This 5,004lb 435hp 4.0L supercha...

2018 Audi Q5 and Q7 Earn 5-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA Following New Car Assessment Program Testing

source: Audi of America 2018 Audi Q5 received double safety honors in 2017, making it the most awarded Audi SUV of the year 5-Star Safety Rating program evaluates how vehicles perform in crash tests, with 5 stars as the highest rating a vehicle can earn NHTSA assessment includes frontal, side and rollover testing to account for the majority of crashes on U.S. roads HERNDON, Virginia – The 2018 Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 have been awarded 5-Star Safety Ratings – the highest possibl...