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Jan
24

Audi Sport TT Cup Field Confirmed

Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Front Angle Audi Sport TT Cup Field ConfirmedThe first decision in the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup has been made. The 18 permanent slots for the season have been awarded. A high-caliber jury that included Audi Sport TT Cup coach Markus Winkelhock, Le Mans winner Marco Werner and the former rally driver Sepp Haider selected 15 young international male and three female drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
23

Popular Science Honors Audi Virtual Cockpit and MMI with “Product of the Future” Award

Audi Q7 2016 white Popular Science Honors Audi Virtual Cockpit and MMI with “Product of the Future” AwardThe virtual cockpit, available in the all-new 2016 Q7 and TT, is an entirely digital dashboard designed to enhance the driver-centric experience with 3D graphics and brilliant clarity. The display combines the functions of traditional gauges with the central MMI monitor in one unique, 12.3-inch TFT display. A quad-core Tegra 30 processor from NVIDIA renders up to 60 frames per second and ensures the gauges and other functions are displayed with absolute precision. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
22

Audi Sport TT Cup: 100 Days Until the Start

Audi Sport TT Cup Audi Sport TT Cup: 100 Days Until the StartIn exactly 100 days from now, the inaugural race of the Audi Sport TT Cup will start as part of the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring. The selection process for the 18 permanent slots has been nearly completed by now.
“In making the selections, we were spoiled for choice and, due to the high quality, could even have easily filled two fields,” says Project Leader Rolf Michl. “The large number of worldwide applications confirms our expectation that the Audi Sport TT Cup will not only attract huge national but international attention as well.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
21

Audi at the CES Las Vegas 2015 [VIDEO]

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Jan
20

Season Starts for Audi at Daytona

Season starts for Audi at Daytona Season Starts for Audi at DaytonaThe 2015 season opens with an endurance classic in the USA for Audi customer racing. Two Audi R8 LMS will start at the 53rd running of the 24 hours of Daytona. Following the first victory for an Audi at Daytona two years ago, and a second place last season, the two customer teams Flying Lizard Motorsports and Paul Miller Racing will fight for class honors on 24 and 25 January.

“We will give our customer teams the best possible support so that they can bring home a good result in this race, which is one of the world’s five most important endurance races,” says Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport customer racing. “I hope that an R8 LMS finishes on the podium again.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
19

More Power from TDI-Tuning

TDI Tuning Audi RS7 Front Angle More Power from TDI TuningEssex-based TDI-Tuning closes 2014 with a 37% growth year-on-year and more demand than ever for its long-established diesel tuning boxes and other services.

The company’s plans for 2015 include further product development for diesel road cars, and a continued focus as a brand name for design and manufacturing of tuning boxes specific to agricultural vehicles and motorhomes.

The company’s growth is made more poignant by the deployment of its four-man technical team: led by ex-Ford Technical Director Steve Legon, the division is one of the largest for a UK-based tuning box company, giving a very strong product line-up and very quick response to any development opportunities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
16

Awards for Audi in December

Audi TT 2015 Front Angle Awards for Audi in DecemberTop Gear: Audi TT is “Coupé of the Year 2014”
The British magazine Top Gear has declared the Audi TT as its Coupé of the Year 2014. The jury praised the Audi TT 2.0 TDI ultra, developing 184 hp, as an especially smooth, quiet‑running and evocative car. (December 28, 2014)

Top marks for Audi A3 and S3 Sedan* in US NCAP
The Audi A3 Sedan and the Audi S3 Sedan achieved the highest overall grading of five stars in the US NCAP, signaling the maximum level of crash safety. The A3 Sedan was the only European model in the premium compact segment to be awarded five stars and the title of “Top Safety Pick+” of the “Insurance Institute for Highway Safety”. (December 15, 2014) Read the rest of this entry »

Jan
15

Hat Trick for Audi in What Car? New Year Honours

Hat trick for Audi in What Car New Year Honours Hat Trick for Audi in What Car? New Year HonoursReaffirming its status as an enduring What Car? favourite, the Audi TT in its recently launched, all-new form, has once again been crowned Coupé of the Year in the respected magazine’s annual awards. Equally importantly, two new variations on the theme of the A3, itself a winner of the overall Car of the Year Award in 2013, have also secured important category victories – the A3 Cabriolet dominates its class for a second successive year, and on its debut entry the new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid proves its mettle by taking on and beating critically acclaimed EV contenders to the title of Electric Car of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »