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No model with the four rings is closer to motorsport, none is more striking and more dynamic: at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is presenting the second generation of its high-performance R8 sports car. The V10 mid-engine and a newly developed quattro drive ensure breathtaking driving performance, especially in the top-of-the-range version with 449 kW (610 hp): achieving 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 3.2 seconds, its top speed is 330 km/h (205.1 mph).
A high-revving mid-engine with superior performance, a consistently lightweight construction concept and an extremely dynamic chassis with quattro drive system and fully variable torque control – this is what makes the R8 the sporty spearhead of Audi. The high-performance sports car has been newly developed from the ground up – it is more taut, more striking and more fascinating both on the race track and on the road. Read the rest of this entry »
A design with dynamic elegance and the latest high end technologies: The Audi prologue Avant show car with its stretched roof which the brand is presenting at the Geneva Motor Show gives a look into the future – with the new and emotion filled design language that Audi has initiated with its study in the coupé, the prologue. Read the rest of this entry »
ABT Sportsline – that name stands for automotive creations from Bavaria that are sporty, elegant and extravagant in a unique way. And this extra touch, added even to top models, is also provided by the alloy wheel ABT FR. It doesn’t only combine sportiness and elegance but is also of the utmost quality, with a top sealant to boot. “After the new DR and ER the FR continues our wheel alphabet and adds new design characteristics,“ says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. Read the rest of this entry »
The latest in Lightweight Flow Forged Alloy Technology brings quality performance wheels at a fraction of the pricing of forged wheels. Exceptional strength to weight ratio with VIA & JWL safety certification. Our Flow Forged Technology is on average 25% lighter compared to a conventional cast construction, yet substantially stronger. Read the rest of this entry »
The Audi R8 LMS ultra is so popular in Australian customer sport that an amazing number of six cars will be competing in the 2015 GT Championship in Down Under. Next weekend, the new season of the series will open on the spectacular city street circuit in Adelaide.
Audi numbers among the most popular brands in the field. Four Audi R8 LMS ultra cars will be joining the race in the overall classification of the Championship class and two other sports cars under the banner of the four rings will be battling for class victories in the Trophy category. Read the rest of this entry »
The Audi A5 has been named winner of the 2015 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award in the Luxury Car category. The annual awards from Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used vehicle information, recognize vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs.
”High quality of build and efficient, yet powerful performance are two hallmarks of Audi vehicles that contribute to a lower cost of ownership,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “We’re proud to see the 2015 Audi A5 continue that trend with a 5-Year Cost to Own Award.” Read the rest of this entry »
In ten weeks from now, the ‘DTM 2015’ project will begin in earnest for the Audi squad. On May 2, the first in a total of 18 races of the new season will be held at the Hockenheimring. Audi’s mission for 2015: to defend the manufacturers’ title in the internationally popular touring car racing series and to bring the drivers’ title back home to Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.
“It’s the first DTM weekend to feature the new format we’re all very excited about and that we’re going to continue to intensively prepare for in the next ten weeks,” says Dieter Gass, Project Leader DTM at Audi Sport. “More than ever before, well-practiced routines and perfect form on the day will be crucial – and now not just in one but in two races per weekend.” Read the rest of this entry »