More and more automakers are offering all-wheel-drive than in the past. This extra choice is great news for consumers but it can lead to confusion; the number of technologies on the market is practically vertigo-inducing. Each manufacturer’s system is unique, and a lot of times the underlying hardware is different. Not every all-wheel-drive setup was… Continue Reading...
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Spy photos are revealing an uncovered Audi S1 prototype — the smallest in the brand’s line of performance-oriented vehicles. Continue Reading...
Audi’s tiny TT sport coupe might be getting a serious performance boost soon, but not in horsepower. Continue Reading...
Audi just opened its largest “terminal” yet – a massive three-story showroom in Dubai catering to high-end clients. Continue Reading...
The Audi Quattro concept that was shown off two years ago at the Paris Motor Show will never see the light of production, as the German automaker has decided to axe the vehicle. Continue Reading...
It eats tires faster, drinks more gas and comes at a price premium, but demand for all-wheel drive equipped luxury sedans is still growing. Continue Reading...
It’s every driver’s nightmare to lose grip in slippery conditions, but is that a good enough reason to buy a new car with all-wheel drive? Continue Reading...
For the 2013 model year, Audi will re-introduce the allroad which has been absent from the U.S. market since 2005. Continue Reading...
Audi announced today that it will debut its SQ5 TDI performance SUV at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend – an appropriate backdrop for its latest high-performance diesel. Continue Reading...
Fuel efficiency is quickly becoming one of the most sought after elements in a new car. However finding a car with good fuel efficiency usually means you have to make a few compromises. Continue Reading...
Just as BMW has begun drumming up attention with the release of their new 3-series, Audi quickly answered back with their A4 update for the 2013 model year. Since the A4 is Audi’s best selling model, it is important to be evolutionary, rather than too revolutionary, in design. While Audi has made updates to every… Continue Reading...
The all-new 2012 Audi S7 is the latest edition to the automaker’s lineup of swoopy pseudo-hatchbacks, and it will be nothing less than a beast. The S7 will use the same engine as the S6 and S6 Avant, the new twin-turbo 4.0-liter TFSI V8 producing 420-hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. The five-door coupe can… Continue Reading...
Audi has won the “International Engine of the Year 2011” award for the second year in a row in the 2-liter to 2.5-liter category and seventh category award in a row for Audi TFSI technology. This engine is fitted in the RS3 Sportback and the TT RS . The engine produces 340-hp between 5,400 and 6,500 rpm… Continue Reading...
Audi will make the final decision to build the beautiful Quattro concept in six months. But in the meanwhile, they’re pushing ahead with further developing it…you know, just in case. The company first mentioned that they would decide whether or not to produce the Quattro in two or three months. But now, the decision has… Continue Reading...
The Audi A3 might be a fancy Golf in its current form, but the Audi A3 Concept shown at the Geneva Auto Show is a complete 180 from that formula. Packing a 408-horsepower 5-cylinder engine and a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox, the A3 sedan has more in common with the fearsome Audi Quattros of yesterday… Continue Reading...
North Americans only received the small Golf-based A3 hatchback a few years ago, but Audi is planning to expand the lineup with a fastback four-door sedan at the Geneva Auto Show packing 400+ horsepower and quattro AWD. The power comes courtesy of a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine, attached with precision to a 7-speed S-tronic transmission. Stylistically,… Continue Reading...
Audi‘s Quattro Concept was revealed ahead of the Paris Auto Show today, ending speculation that this car was actually the long rumored R4 baby sports car. Harkening back to the light-weight Ur-Quattro of the 1980’s, the Quattro concept weighs in at around 3,000 lbs and features a 5-cylinder turbo motor, pumping out 408 horsepower and… Continue Reading...
According to a recent report in Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, Audi is set to bring back the Quattro Coupe. The new model will be based on the Audi A5 and debut next year to celebrate 30 years since the launch of the original Quattro. Weight of the new Quattro would be closer to 3,000… Continue Reading...
With the new A3 due out in 2011 rumors of performance and hybrid versions of the car have already emerged. In the performance category Audi is expected to release an RS3, which will be powered by the same turbocharged five-cylinder currently found in the TT-RS. Output won’t be quite as significant, but expect lots of… Continue Reading...
Audi released all the information on the new V10-powered R8 months ago but until now they have never shown the vehicle – to the press or anyone else for that matter. The 525-hp version of the R8 was the first of two world premieres at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The… Continue Reading...