Find of the Day: 2001 Audi A4…TDI

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36443"] words: Bill, photos: eBay.com Yes we are featuring the second B5 in a row on our Find of the Day but the first was Paul Walker's S4 and this...this is another special one. While it may look like another B5 A4 quattro from the outside, it's got a TDI heart. The States didn't get a B5 TDI unless you're talking about the Volkswagen B5 (and B5.5) Passat and even then we didn't get an all-wheel drive version. [gallery link="none" co...

Audi SQ7 TDI in New Top Form

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31077"] source: Audi AG Superb performance thanks in part to the electric powered compressor Roll stabilization, all-wheel steering, and sport differential ensure great dynamics Sporty design with S-specific details and extensive equipment The Audi SQ7 TDI (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 7.6 - 7.4 (30.9 - 31.8 US mpg); combined CO2emissions in g/km*: 200 - 194 (321.9 - 312.2 g/mi)), with its 435 metric hp V8 diesel engine, has been ...

Gallery of the Day: Audi SQ8 TDI + Videos

words: Bill, photos/videos: Audi AG Recently, Audi AG unleashed the SQ8 TDI with the most powerful diesel engine on the European market. Sadly, we won't see the TDI in the States and maybe not even the SQ8. For the meanwhile, enjoy the photos and videos. Maybe...just maybe. https://youtu.be/BOA71mIC4Zw https://youtu.be/XyHj15PrPD8 https://youtu.be/nw8A28_O0K8 https://youtu.be/0Q6KUrp3AAY https://youtu.be/eF4OhNzINp4 https://youtu.be/QAjRHYgqO0s T...

Top Performance: The Audi SQ8 TDI

source: Audi AG Most-powerful diesel engine on the European market High vehicle dynamics thanks to roll stabilization, all-wheel steering and sport differential Touch response operation, extensive connection, many assist systems Audi presents the sporty top model of the Q family: the SQ8 TDI (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.8 (30.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 205 - 204 (329.9 - 328.3 g/mi)). Thanks to the eight-cylinder diesel engine with biturbo charging, the l...

Biturbo V8 with Titanic Torque – The New Audi SQ8 TDI

source: Audi UK Range-topping Audi SUV achieves ‘S’ model status through a V8 TDI with 900Nm and advanced chassis technology including active roll stabilisation Most-powerful diesel engine on the European market – biturbo V8 with 435 metric horsepower and 900Nm of torque Touch response operation, extensive connection, many assist systems Available in the UK from July in SQ8 TDI and SQ8 TDI Vorsprung forms Active roll stabilisation, all-wheel steering and sport differential for Vorsprung ...

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 S6 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

  photos: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S6 Sedan and Avant…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 S6 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the ...

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...

Gallery of the Day: Audi SQ5 TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new SQ5 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 SQ5 should be identical to the EU model and it's a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the photos and video. https://yout...

Agility For The Long Haul: Audi S6 and S7 Now As TDI Models with Electric Powered Compressor

  source: Audi AG Performance, presence and comfort – S6 Sedan, S6 Avant and S7 Sportback Impressive 700 newton-meters (516.3 lb-ft) of torque thanks to combination of electric powered compressor, 48-volt primary electrical system and V6 TDI engine S model design: sporty look and sophisticated pedigree Sportiness meets efficiency – the new Audi S6 and S7 models make their entrance with a torquey V6 TDI engine, offering customers in Europe the ideal performance models for ...

ABT Presenting The Speed-Style A6 3.0 TDI in Geneva

source: ABT Sportsline Ok...let's get this out of the way. We know we do not get the TDI in the States/Canada and probably will not see a new one in the future but we may get the A6 Avant so this still applies (at least in terms of everything but the engine management)? The Jet d’Eau fountain with its up to 140 meters (460 ft) high and bright white water jet is the best known attraction of Lake Geneva: Thanks to a pump performance of 1,000 kW, the cool water is jetted upwards with ...

Munich II public prosecutor concludes regulatory offences proceedings by issuing administrative order imposing a fine (Bußgeldbescheid) / AUDI AG accepts the fine and, by doing so, admits its responsibility

source: Audi AG Administrative order imposes a fine of EUR 800 million due to deviations from regulatory requirements in the context of certain V6 and V8 diesel aggregates and diesel vehicles manufactured or distributed by AUDI AG Regulatory offences proceedings conducted against AUDI AG by Munich II public prosecutor will thus be finally terminated  AUDI AG accepts the fine and, by doing so, admits its responsibility The Munich II public prosecutor today issued an adm...

Audi AG: North American Government Agencies Approve Technical Solutions for Diesel Automobiles

[source: Audi AG] Plan of action now also given clearance for the last of five engine generations Measures for already-approved models with 3.0 TDI already around 62 percent implemented in the United States and around 42 percent in Canada Almost three years on from the start of the diesel crisis, Audi can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the United States and Canada. The responsible approval authorities have now cleared the proposed package of measur...

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...