Audi A3, A4, and Q7 to Get Plug-In Hybrid Variants, CEO Says

Audi A3, A4, and Q7 to Get Plug-In Hybrid Variants, CEO Says
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At the 2012 Audi Annual Press Conference, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler confirmed that the German automaker will be manufacturing plug-in hybrid variants of their A3, A4, and Q7 models. “While we are planning small-scale series production for this car, which is a vital element in our innovation and technology plans, the electric driving experience will… Continue Reading...

2013 Audi Q7 Spy Photos Don’t Show the Biggest Change

2013 Audi Q7 Spy Photos Don’t Show the Biggest Change
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The redesigned Audi Q7 will drop in 2013, and has been out testing its internal systems, as can be seen in our spy photos. The second generation Q7 will exhibit some serious weight loss, about 880 lbs., a byproduct of new lightweight aluminum construction. The supercharged 3.0L V6 would be the obvious choice for the base engine… Continue Reading...

Audi Introduces New Bi-Turbo Diesel V6 in UK

Audi Introduces New Bi-Turbo Diesel V6 in UK
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Audi is introducing their new line of bi-turbo diesel engines that will make their way into several A6 cars and the A7 Sportback. Those included in the list are the A6 sedan, A6 Avant, Allroad Quattro and A7 Sportbacks. Next spring U.K. customers can look forward to those cars sporting the option of Audi’s most… Continue Reading...

Audi Building BMW X6 Competitor

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Audi Building BMW X6 Competitor
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The luxury vehicle market is getting more and more ultra competitive. One manufacturer comes up with a niche, and its competition is quick to follow. Audi, which is looking to surpass BMW in the luxury vehicle segment is now aiming at the X6. BMW launched the X6 in 2008, and while it might not be… Continue Reading...

Audi Q7 To Lose 650 Pounds, New Crossovers On The Way

Audi Q7 To Lose 650 Pounds, New Crossovers On The Way
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Audi is continuing to dump money into the development of its next generation crossovers, with the brand selling 155,000 Q5s globally last year along with 47,700 Q7s. “There is no doubt…that crossovers are still selling like hotcakes even though the trend seems to be shifting toward more compact models,” says Audi chairman Rupert Stadler. The high-riding Q5 and Q7… Continue Reading...

Audi Q7 Pickup Truck: Real Deal or Photoshop?

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Audi Q7 Pickup Truck: Real Deal or Photoshop?
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Thankfully the BMW M3 Pickup was just a joke and won’t ever make it into production, but has it started a trend? Perhaps. Exhibit two is this Audi Q7, which has been transformed into a type of German luxury El Camino. With the wonders of photoshop, it’s not easy to say if this image is… Continue Reading...

Audi To Build Vehicles In the U.S.

Audi To Build Vehicles In the U.S.
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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed that the company will build a vehicle assembly plant in North America. In an interview with Automotive News, Stadler explained specific details about models, location and capacity will be made within three years. Audi may also be building a plant to specialize in the construction of engine and transmissions. “It is totally… Continue Reading...

Audi To Launch Q2 And Q6 SUVs

Audi To Launch Q2 And Q6 SUVs
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Audi is planning on launching the Q2 and Q6 sport oriented SUVs by 2016. Along with the Q2 and Q6 will be the new Q4 and today’s Q3, Q5 and Q7 to complete Audi’s lineup. “It’s clear that demand for SUVs and crossovers is still in an upswing phase and will remain so for some… Continue Reading...

Audi Q4 To Rival The Evoque

Audi Q4 To Rival The Evoque
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Audi is planning to rival the Range Rover Evoque with it’s own fastback-styled, sporty version badged as the Q4. Audi will likely launch the Q4 in 2014/2015 and will cost around £30,000 ($47,500). Audi also expects fierce competition from the BMW X4 by the end of 2014 with the growing demand for upmarket SUVs. Audi also… Continue Reading...

Audi Clean Diesel Q7 TDI V6 Coming To North America

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Audi Clean Diesel Q7 TDI V6 Coming To North America
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For 2010 the Audi Q7 lineup of SUVs will receive several updates, as well as the addition of a new engine option. Going on sale later this year, the 2010 Q7 will be available with two gasoline engines, as well as a clean diesel 3.0-liter TDI V6 powerplant. The move to bring clean diesel technology… Continue Reading...